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Deal On Murray Darling Basin Plan Could Make History For Australian Indigenous Peoples' Water Rights

CANBERRA

Australia's Labor Party has agreed to a federal government policy package intended to ensure the survival of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan. Proposed amendments to the plan, if implemented, the proposed bipartisan commitment may do more to advance the water rights of Aboriginal peoples in the Murray-Darling Basin than any other government initiative in the history of the region.

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