Fenner in the News - Short-sighted politics threatens untold damage to NSW communities

27 November 2019

As members of the 'Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists', Professor Jamie Pittock from the Fenner School and Former Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder David Papps have written a pointed opinion piece in the Sydney Morning Herald - questioning the motives that some NSW politicians have for wanting to “walk away” from the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.

They say it “would be a tragedy for the long-term recovery of Australia’s largest river system that supports millions of job to be thrown away for the sake of short-sighted politics. Walking away from the plan might be perceived to benefit a few irrigators but it would cause untold damage to all communities throughout the basin.”

Read the full article at the Sydney Morning Herald website.