Water

The VFF is working with Victorian farmers on a range of water related issues.
In brief these issues are:
Stock and domestic

  • New water delivery systems for stock, domestic water use and security
  • Rural pipeline construction
  • Planning controls in potable water catchments
  • Forced fencing of reservoirs and unreasonable permit conditions
  • Destocking and replanting of reservoir areas
  • On-farm water use efficiency and energy.

Irrigation

  • Murray-Darling Basin Plan Review – more details here
  • Goulburn Murray irrigation District Connections Project
  • Domestic and intensive irrigation upgrade
  • New recycled water irrigation districts