The draft Basin Plan has been released today, you can find the full document here: http://www.mdba.gov.au/draft-basin-plan as well as a “Plain English” version of the draft. Be sure to check out the links on the right side of that page to find the accompanying documents, questions answered and fact-sheets related to the draft.
The ABC’s coverage of the release can be found here: Lower Murray remains at risk, say experts along with a run-down report of comments from SA’s Premier, other MPs, Senators Nick Xenaphon and Sarah Hanson-Young as well as locals.
The formal consultation process for the proposed Basin Plan is 20 weeks and we would urge you to have your say by submitting through the official MDBA website. Submissions are due by the 16th of April 2012, details can be found here: Invitation for Public Submissions