WA Department of Environment blocks expansion plans for Mowanjum

Written on the 6 November 2016

WA Department of Environment blocks expansion plans for Mowanjum The flagship project for Western Australia's Water for Food program is being denied the opportunity to expand by the Department of Environment Regulation, which has rejected an application to clear land on the Indigenous-owned Mowanjum Station.

The WA Government and the Mowanjum Aboriginal Corporation (MAC) teamed up in 2014 for a $3.6 million irrigation trial to grow fodder crops for cattle.


Source: ABC Rural, Matt Brann

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