Dan Schulz’s interview with George Looney on Water Watch wins 2023 SACBA Bibly Award. Discover how this dialogue sheds light on Darling-Baaka River issues.
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An in-depth look into the NSW OCSE’s report on the Darling-Baaka River fish deaths. Discover how existing legal protections failed and what changes are recommended for the future
Learn how the OCSE team is involving the community in its review of the Menindee fish kill event. Read more here
The Broken Hill Art Exchange recently hosted a Water Justice Exhibition showcasing the urgency to preserve Australia’s waterways. Organised by the Water Justice Hub, it shed light on the dire state of our rivers.
NSW Chief Scientist launches an independent review into the Darling-Baaka River fish deaths. Join the inquiry or learn more here!
In an effort to remove competition for space, food and available oxygen for native fish, around 125,000 juvenile carp have been removed from near the Lake Pamamaroo Outlet during a five-day blitz by DPI Fisheries across four days.
Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) are today – Thursday – working with a contractor from South Australia and using specialised equipment – including booms – to snare and remove millions of dead fish from the river and weir at Menindee.
Seven women in five boats, a few good men and their supporters launched the second Darling Baaka River Convoy from Menindee weir yesterday.
A NSW Upper house committee report calling for further investigation into the impacts floodplain harvesting has warned that over licensing has contributed to environmental, cultural, economic and social impacts to the Darling-Baaka River, Menindee lakes and the Lower Darling towns. The Upper house Inquiry was established to inquire into the government’s management of floodplain harvesting, with the intention to provide better monitoring and metering of Floodplain harvesting in accordance with the Water Management Act 2000 and the Murray Darling Basin Plan. The NSW Government has recently made several attempts to regulate and license floodplain harvesting, with an announcement expected in the next few days. The upper house inquiry published Report of the committee’s inquiry on Wednesday in which representatives from