Call to protect iconic outback watercourse

October 2009
Ecos;Oct/Nov2009, Issue 151, p7
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The article reports on the call of South Australia Primier Mike Rann for the Queensland Government to stop taking more water from the Cooper Creek in 2009. The government of South Australia made a submission to the government of Queensland cautioning that the dormant licences represented an important risk to the achieve environmental objectives. Although the rivers floods once in a while, the lakes are central breeding sites for waterbirds.


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