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Farmers drive message home

Tuesday, 3rd December, 2019

MP for Murray, Helen Dalton MP for Murray, Helen Dalton

By Callum Marshall

A massive convoy of farmers rolled into Canberra yesterday to push for the axing of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan and to express their frustration at the way water is being managed throughout the river system.

Member for Murray, Helen Dalton, speaking before the rally, said government attempts to paint farmers as aggressive and not using their water allocations properly was “absolutely rubbish.”

Mrs Dalton said the protest had attracted “thousands and thousands”.

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