SAMI Outcomes 2014


  • Irrigator input and direction for the South Australian River Murray Sustainability funds $240 million for 40GL – 3IP

  • Water Security & Trading

  • Water Allocation Planning consultation

  • National Irrigators Council membership & attendance

  • Input into revision of Commonwealth Water Act 2007 Carry-Over discussions

  • SARMS River Murray Advisory Committee

  • Site Use Approval discussions

  • Commonwealth/PIRSA SARMS project & SARMS 3IP initiative Loxton Research Centre redevelopment

  • Participation in the federal Agriculture Competitiveness Taskforce

  • Submission to the Lake Albert connector scoping study

  • Action to digest the EPBC ‘critically endangered’ listing and its prompt disallowance.

Read more in the 2014 Chairman’s Report (to be located in gallery & linked)

  • Irrigator representation to the Citrus Industry Senate Committee

  • 2013 Australian Citrus Industry Review

SAMI collected member comments & made a formal submission to the Federal Senate Standing Committee on Rural & Regional Affairs & Transport Australian Citrus Industry Review 2013 conducted by Senator, Anne Ruston.

Read more in the 2013 Chairman’s Report (to be located in gallery & linked)

  • Hosted the Murray Darling Basin Authority – Di Davidson, Authority member to discuss Sustainable Diversion Limits and the Basin Plan

  • Hosted the Southern Riverine Irrigators COE, Louise Burge

  • Hosted Mining versus food expert Anne Daw exploring the potential impacts on gas exploration in irrigation regions in South Australia


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