Murray-Darling Basin deal brings certainty for businesses and communities, NSW irrigators say – ABC Rural

Murray-Darling Basin deal brings certainty for businesses and communities, NSW irrigators say – ABC Rural

Irrigators and Indigenous groups are cautiously optimistic about a deal struck by the Coalition Government and Labor to give certainty to communities in the Murray-Darling Basin. The two sides of politics reached an agreement on Monday to pass elements of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan that aim to do more for …

NDIS funding certainty needed after Medicare levy hike ditched, Kurt Fearnley says

NDIS funding certainty needed after Medicare levy hike ditched, Kurt Fearnley says

Updated April 26, 2018 17:12:18 Paralympic gold medallist Kurt Fearnley says continued uncertainty surrounding National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) funding is pulling advocates’ attention away from other issues, and he has called for guaranteed permanent funding for the scheme. Key points: Guaranteed permanent funding is needed to support people with …