David Wroe

David Wroe

David Wroe is national security correspondent for The Age and the Sydney Morning Herald in Canberra.

Murray-Darling rescue not out of the water yet, says frustrated minister

David Wroe NSW has warned there are still major hurdles to be overcome before an agreement can be reached to save the ailing Murray-Darling river system, as the clock ticks down on finalising a deal this year.

Murray plan to launch a new wave of brawls

The wool boom as experiencesd through Rob McBride of Tolarno Station in Western NSW. Generic Darling River, Murray Darling Basin, water allocation,  irrigation, drought. April 2011 AFR photo Louie Douvis job# 1728052198

David Wroe, Tom Arup The Gillard government faces a fresh brawl with the eastern states over its Murray-Darling basin plan after yesterday placating South Australia with a $1.

Burke ready to go over state heads

David Wroe, Adam Morton, Tom Arup Water Minister Tony Burke has vowed he will press ahead with a plan to rescue the ailing Murray-Darling river system this year even if it means brushing aside states that refuse to sign up.

River ultimatum to states: with or without you

Dr Ben Gawne, director of the Murray-Darling Freshwater Research Centre.

David Wroe, Adam Morton and Tom Arup Water Minister Tony Burke has vowed to press ahead with a plan to rescue the ailing Murray-Darling river system this year even if it means brushing aside states that refuse to sign up.

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