Labor shrinks Sunraysia and Loddon economies through water buybacks from today

Member for Mallee Dr Anne Webster MP has lamented Labor’s planned shutdown of parts of the Mallee economy with the open tendering of water buybacks opening today. “The Albanese Labor Government plans to reduce our economy despite the successful move by northern Victorian councils at the recent Australian Local Government Association conference in Canberra to…

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Swan Hill, Northern Grampians, Mildura regional rent surge highlights Mallee’s cost-of-living misery

The latest Domain data on rent increases in regional Victoria demonstrate that the Albanese Labor Government have yet again failed Mallee voters on cost-of-living relief, Member for Mallee Dr Anne Webster MP said today. Swan Hill led regional Victoria with the highest year-on-year rent increase of 13.5 per cent to $420 median rent per week,…

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Northern Victoria secures national council opposition to devastating MDB water buybacks

Northern Victoria secures national council opposition to devastating MDB water buybacks Member for Mallee Dr Anne Webster says the nation’s councils have endorsed Murray River councils’ view that Murray-Darling water buybacks will devastate the region and has called on the Federal Water Minister to halt Labor’s buyback plan. “I have written to Minister Plibersek this…

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