Farmers have warned the government not to scrap the 88-day rural requirement for working holiday makers in its trade negotiations with the European Union.
In just three years, Southern Cross University's regenerative agriculture course has been named the number one agriculture degree in the nation. This is how they've done it.
The senator who put forward the proposal said the committee produced a "policy mouse" rather than the lion's roar required to stop the basin becoming an "over-exploited wasteland".
Farmers could soon have access to more workers from overseas, following the creation of a new agriculture visa.
The ministerial reshuffle has been necessitated by the resignation of Christian Porter earlier this month.
Farming bodies are calling for water allocators to "think outside their conservative box", as already full dams begin overflowing.
It may be as simple as fencing off native vegetation and undertaking weed control, or protecting pockets of remnant vegetation and linking them through revegetated corridors.
The report addresses the three big issues that come with transitioning away from coal - how to manage the impact on communities, what to do with non-operational sites and supporting workers into new sectors.