More to be done

NSW Nationals Senator Perin Davey says more work is needed to "get the balance right" on a bill to amend the Water Act.

The bill, drafted by Ms Davey in collaboration with Member for Mallee Anne Webster and Member for Nicholls Damian Drum, plans to establish "drought scenarios" at which point the Commonwealth Environment Water Holder (CEWH) would be required to release a portion of water held to help farmers deal with severe drought.

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