Former government water planner critical of New Bradfield Scheme

Sally Gall
By Sally Gall
Updated November 11 2019 - 1:34pm, first published November 6 2019 - 9:15am
Existing irrigated crops in the Hughenden region are showing what could be achieved with large-scale water storage. Picture - Sally Cripps.

A former senior water planner in Queensland's Department of Natural Resources and Mining has poured cold water on the announcement by the LNP that it would commit $20 million towards a feasibility study to examine a revised Bradfield water diversion scheme.

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Sally Gall

Sally Gall

Senior journalist - Queensland Country Life/North Queensland Register

Based at Blackall, CW Qld, where I've raised a family, run Merino sheep and beef cattle, and helped develop a region - its history, tourism, education and communications.

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