‘Can the plan’ Murray protesters targeting the wrong mob

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A full river flows past desperate farms

Trucks and angry farmers besieged Canberra this week demanding  the Murray Darling Basin plan be torn up. They claim it is unfairly giving water to the environment meaning they have to let a full river flow by their failing farms. Water researcher Maryanne Slattery says the water is mainly commercial not environmental and intended for  vast foreign owned agribusinesses downstream which have priced ordinary farmers  out of the water market.

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