Tasmanian Irrigation says Labor's $100m for irrigation is good first step

Caitlin Jarvis
By Caitlin Jarvis
Updated May 10 2022 - 9:32am, first published 7:30am
WATER SECURITY: Simon Dornauf (Hillwood Berries), Julie Collins, Ross Hart, Helen Polley announcing Labor will invest $100 million for tranche three of the irrigation schemes in Tasmania. Picture: supplied

Landowner demand for water is always increasing, and a commitment from the federal Labor party will go somewhat to whetting the appetite of farmers, more will be needed to ensure water flows to all schemes, according to Tasmanian Irrigation.

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Caitlin Jarvis

Caitlin Jarvis

Senior Journalist

I have worked in the Tasmanian digital/print media for 11 years, spanning two newsrooms. I have developed a keen interest in agricultural, development and education news, as well as issues-based long-form journalism. Contact me at caitlin.jarvis@examiner.com.au