Thursday 12 March 2020

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Barrier Daily Truth Thursday 12 March 2020

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IN THIS EDITION:

* Fresh flows have reached Menindee where residents were lining up in wait.

* Controversial water sharing plans for the lower Darling River will not be audited nor even reviewed for up to 17 years, according to documents released under Freedom of Information laws.

* Claire and Ronald Moore were married 60 years ago today and are looking forward to celebrating their diamond jubilee.

* YMCA staff members are taking to the pool this month to participate in Reach Out’s Laps for Life Challenge, raising funds and awareness for the mental health of young people.

* No details have been given about an “independent assessment” of how the NSW Government came to allow northern rivers irrigators to take the first flows from floods that were meant to fill the Darling River.

* The first phase of public engagement around the city’s new Community Strategic Plan (CSP) was completed last week, with locals and industry groups providing vital feedback, according to City Council.

* Head down to the Memorial Oval tomorrow night for the Carbine Chemicals Carnival of Cups.