Erin O’Donnell: Environmental Water Re-Allocation

Posted on: Thu 20 Sep 2018

Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack last week suggested that the government look at changing the law to allow water to be taken from the environment and given to farmers struggling with drought.

Whilst this seems like a straightforward solution to a dire problem, is it the right one?

Erin O’Donnell, Senior Fellow for Resources, Energy and Environment Law at the University of Melbourne, joins Nick Ward on Breakfast to discuss this issue. 

Produced by Luke Marchioro

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