Murray, Coorong & Lower Lakes

Project Coorong is taking action to restore the health, vitality and visitor experience of this precious place.

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Public Consultation: restoring the Coorong
23 Aug. 2019

Public Consultation: restoring the Coorong

South Australians have a unique opportunity to be involved in shaping the actions for the restoration of the state’s iconic, but struggling Coorong.

SA welcomes Inspector-General support
04 Aug. 2019

SA welcomes Inspector-General support

Across-Basin support for an Inspector-General was the major outcome from today’s Ministerial Council meeting in Canberra.

Murray Darling Basin Plan - water infrastructure programs
09 Jul. 2019

Murray Darling Basin Plan - water infrastructure programs

Water infrastructure programs that improve irrigation efficiencies and return water back to the environment should be accelerated under the Murray Darling Basin Plan not walked away from.

Project Coorong Update!
05 Mar. 2019

Project Coorong Update!

It was my pleasure to help announce the South East Natural Resources Management Board’s new Our Coorong | Our Coast project. With funding from the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program, …
Breaking news: huge funding boost for the Coorong!
13 Dec. 2018

Breaking news: huge funding boost for the Coorong!

I’ve just returned from Melbourne where I’ve been negotiating with the federal and state water ministers around the Murray Darling Basin. It’s been tricky and hard fought but we’ve landed …
Improve the health of the Coorong and the entire Murray-Farling Basin system
08 Dec. 2018

Improve the health of the Coorong and the entire Murray-Farling Basin system

We’re working with the Australian Government to improve the health of the Coorong. This week, I met with the Honourable David Littleproud MP, federal Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources …
We’re getting the Coorong back on track
08 Nov. 2018

We’re getting the Coorong back on track

For too many years the health of the Coorong has been in decline. It’s time to take action. This year, I formed an independent, expert, scientific panel to provide advice …