Statement on the 2011 Draft Murray-Darling Basin Plan in response to the release of the Draft Plan on November 28, 2011
The Draft Murray-Darling Basin Plan should be withdrawn because it does not provide the information required to make an informed decision on the future of the river system.
Mr Peter Cosier, Dr Richard Davis, Prof Tim Flannery, Dr Ronnie Harding, Prof Lesley Hughes, Prof David Karoly, Prof Hugh Possingham FAA, Mr Robert Purves AM, Dr Denis Saunders AM, Prof Bruce Thom AM and Dr John Williams
This Statement has been prepared on behalf of the Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists in association with Mr Tim Stubbs, Environmental Engineer for the Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists, and Ms Ilona Millar, Climate and Water Law Expert, Baker & McKenzie. Prof Mike Young is also a Member of the Wentworth Group but is not a signatory to this paper.