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Milestone for River restoration

December 15, 2023 8:43 am in by
Image by Kathryn Bowman (nee Selfe) from Pixabay

A program set out to restore Key River Murray locations has celebrated 20 years.

The Murray Darling Basin Authority’s ‘LivingMurray’ program was launched in 2003, and has number of local Icon sites such as the Chowlilla floodplain, and the Lindsay, Wallpolla & Mulcra islands.

MDBA Chief Executive Andrew McConville said the program had forged an enduring partnership between the Australian Government and Basin state governments to restore and protect the river system.

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Mr McConville added “The Living Murray is about sharing responsibility to restore and sustain the vital natural assets along the river system, harnessing community, farming, industry, and government goodwill to do the right thing, which is in all our interests,” 

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