A NORTHERN NSW cotton producer has been found guilty of illegally extracting water out of the Barwon River.
Calls to ban Australian cotton exports to save water in the Murray Darling Basin have been slammed by the industry.
THE state government has reiterated the need for the Murray-Darling Basin Plan to be delivered in full, along with 3200 gigalitres of water to SA, as it releases the report from the MDB Royal Commission.
The death of up to a million fish on the Darling River highlights the need for the full implementation of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan, says University of Melbourne professor Michael Stewardson.
The National Party is hosing down claims a Victorian candidate has claimed funds for water infrastructure work that he never performed.