Tasmanian Irrigation accounts for 'less than 10 per cent of all irrigation': Andrew Kneebone

Caitlin Jarvis
By Caitlin Jarvis
June 19 2022 - 1:30am
'Legacy extraction licences' a possible factor in declining river conditions: TI

A river quality report that showed nearly half of Tasmania's rivers had experienced a level of ecological decline due to, in part, the expansion of irrigation and agriculture, is more likely because of historical agreements, rather than new schemes.

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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