High and dry

Policy paper

Policies on the Murray-Darling Basin have cost Australian taxpayers billions. Quentin Grafton and John Williams ask, where did the money go and what did taxpayers get in return?

As tempers fray from the disallowance of an amendment to reduce the water recovered for the environment in the Northern Basin, we should spare a thought for what is actually happening to our rivers in the Murray-Darling Basin (MDB).