Claims that irrigators were responsible for low river flow during the drought were irrationally shouted by environmentalists seemingly oblivious to the fact that most irrigators were not allowed any water during the drought years.
The “environmental” flows down the Snowy River are a totally irrational and wasteful course of action.
A bloated green bureaucracy has managed to minimise production, lower State income and destroy confidence across the food bowl of Australia.
Our recent water shortages were all caused by the failure of Governments to build water conservation structures for the last 35 years; not because there was a shortage of water.
"With all of this extra expenditure and our terrible bad luck we have made a loss every year so far; but the bank has been good to us, thanks to the good credit rating you left us with."
Water that should have been held in Eucumbene Dam as river flow and to satisfy future irrigation requirements has been flushed to the sea to waste.
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