Senate debates

Thursday, 18 March 2010

Water (Crisis Powers and Floodwater Diversion) Bill 2010

First Reading

9:37 am

Photo of Nick XenophonNick Xenophon (SA, Independent) Share this | Hansard source

I, and also on behalf of Senator Hanson-Young, move:

That the following bill be introduced: A Bill for an Act to enable the Murray-Darling Basin Authority to manage the water resources of the Basin as a single system during periods of extreme crisis, and for related purposes.

Question agreed to.

I present the bill and move:

That this bill may proceed without formalities and be now read a first time.

Question agreed to.

Bill read a first time.


Rachel Teesdale-Smith
Posted on 19 Mar 2010 10:48 am

go Nick!