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NSW Upper House Inquiry into Floodplain Harvesting

The VFF is concerned there remain historic issues in the Northern Basin around water management, compliance, floodplain harvesting and metering practices, and a lack of transparency. There needs to be strong rules in place around floodplain harvesting and these rules…

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Meeting Obligations to Protect Ramsar Wetlands

The Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) thanks the Committee for this opportunity to provide comment on the Auditor-General’s report that investigated the management of Victoria’s Ramsar Wetlands in 2016. The VFF is concerned the Auditor-General found there is limited evidence to…

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Victorian Water Market Transparency Options Paper

The VFF welcomes the opportunity to provide comment on the Victorian government’s proposals to improve water market transparency. With fierce water market competition, efforts to provide additional information on the operations of the water market are essential. It is essential…

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