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.
Click here to see submissions by Murray Irrigation.