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Guaranteeing a Basin Plan minimum, not a maximum locking in failure

The Australian Greens will move to cement the Government’s recently announced 3200GL target for the Basin Plan as the absolute minimum amount of water to be returned to the environment in coming weeks.

 “The Greens have announced today that they will move to amend two Water Bills currently before federal parliament with an aim to guarantee 3200GL of water as the absolute minimum to be returned to the environment,” Greens’ Murray Darling spokesperson, Senator Sarah Hanson-Young said.

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Barnaby Joyce backflips on Cubbie

The Greens say that Barnaby Joyce and his Nationals colleagues have back-flipped on Cubbie Station by voting against delaying the sale of the Station.

"It seems Barnaby Joyce and his Nationals colleagues are more talk than action when it comes to their concerns over the sale of Cubbie Station," said Greens' spokesperson for Water and the Murray Darling Basin, Senator Sarah Hanson-Young.

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