Federal government withholds water funding from NSW in Murray Darling standoff

Minister disappointed that New South Wales did not submit Murray Darling Basin resource plans

The federal government is withholding millions of dollars from the New South Wales government for failing to complete water resource plans for the Murray Darling Basin.

In a letter to the state’s water minister, Melinda Pavey, the federal water resources minister, David Littleproud, raised concerns the 20 plans had not been submitted.

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