Original article by Matthew Cranston, Simon Evans
The Australian Financial Review – Page: 5 : 8-Nov-19
South Australia will release 100 billion litres of water to the federal government so that up to 6,000 drought-impacted farmers can grow fodder for their stock. The federal government will pay the South Australian government $88 million for the water, while it will also give it a $10 million ‘sweetener’ to help the South Australian government assist its own drought-impacted farmers. South Australian Premier Steven Marshall says the deal with the federal government will not lead to higher water prices or put at risk the state’s water security.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. DEPT OF THE PREMIER AND CABINET