Australia now has its own "watergate" and there are calls for a royal commission. How did we get here?
With Australian rivers drying up, we need to take a look at the lessons of the past to try and avoid the same mistakes in the future.
Solving the problem of a common resource the Murray Darling Basin is not a new one. What can we learn from the rest of the world?
Irrigators have been getting hundreds of millions of dollars in taxpayer handouts to return water to the Murray-Darling when far less expensive, and more effective, ways of achieving the same goal have been ignored by governments.
Agriculture Minister David Littleproud is a microcosm of the National Party — his problems are theirs, and theirs are his.
With the plan now falling apart, experts are shining a light on its flaws and forging a new path towards meaningful action.
The Murray-Darling Basin Plan is falling apart as states back out, but were they doing much to begin with?
In this week's episode of our new Crikey Calling podcast, Jason Whittaker and Bernard Keane discuss asylum seeker policy and the federal government's Murray-Darling plan.