Deal on Murray Darling Basin Plan could make history for Indigenous water rights

May 9, 2018
By Sue Jackson
The Conversation

On Monday night the Labor Party agreed to a federal government policy package intended to ensure the survival of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.

The proposed amendments to the plan, and the complex technical details of water allocation, have been heavily scrutinised as a politically intriguing development in the long-standing contest between allocating water for the environment or for irrigation.