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Murray-Darling Basin: Icac finds NSW’s water management favoured irrigators over environment – The Guardian

Long-running investigation found state’s conduct on the basin was flawed, but not corrupt

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A long-running investigation into New South Wales management of water in the Murray-Darling basin has not found any corrupt conduct but has concluded the states water policies were undermined for a decade by departmental favouring of the irrigation industry.
In two related investigations known as Operation Avon and Operation Mezzo, the Independent Commission Against Corruption (Icac) examined multiple allegations, over almost a decade, concerning complaints of corruption involving the management…

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