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The Roper River water allocation fact sheet

i Jun 5th No Comments by

The Amateur Fishermen’s Association of the NT Inc. (AFANT) has real and serious concerns regarding the Northern Territory Governments reckless approach to water management and allocation.

The NT Government has discarded decades of gains in improving public confidence and participation in a scientific based water planning and has abandoned nationally agreed best practice water allocation and management.

AFANT calls for an immediate halt in any further water allocations and call on the government to re-establish the formal water planning process consistent with the Northern Territory’s National Water Initiative commitments and best practice water planning…….


Water fact sheet 5.6.13

Public Meeting

i May 27th No Comments by

Tindall Aquifer (Mataranka) Water Management

Concerned about water management in the Tindall Aquifer (Mataranka) and the Roper River?

Do you think the NT Government is over-allocating water?

Concerned about impacts on fishing, indigenous communities, water supplies, springs and ecosystems?

Talks by Craig Ingram (AFANT), Alan Maroney (Co-Chair, Mataranka Traditional Owner Water Allocation Reference Group), Stuart Blanch (Environment Centre NT).

Date; Thursday 13th June 2013, 6pm – 8pm (Finger food provided from 5:30pm)

Venue: Mataranka Community Hall

120 Roper Terrace (cnr Warloch & Roper Sts), Mataranka

For more info contact Craig Ingram (AFANT) on 0415 471 600