Irrigation in the Southern Riverina was originally developed as a ‘drought-proofing’ measure.
The irrigation system in the NSW Murray Valley was developed by the NSW Government between the 1930s and 1960s. In 1995 it was privatised under the irrigator-owned company Murray Irrigation Limited.
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Murray-Darling Basin Plan
Find out more about the Murray-Darling Basin Plan and how the water in the region is shared.
Find out more about the history and privatisation of irrigation in the Southern Riverina.