MORRISON GOVERNMENT TO SPEND $70 MILLION ON AVOIDING MORE FISH KILLS

The Morrison government has promised to invest $70-million, to prevent mass fish kills in the Darling River.

Minister for Agriculture, David Littleproud, announced today that $25-million will go towards updating meters in the northern basin.

A further $20-million will be put towards water and environmental management.

The Bureau of Meterology has declared drought conditions in the Murray Darling ‘the worst in a century.’

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Isobella Evans is a journalist with NBN News in Tamworth, NSW. After writing her first story at age twelve about an adventurous beach ball, she quickly discovered her love for writing. Since then, she has graduated from a Bachelor in Communication at the University of Newcastle and worked as a journalist for the Sydney Royal Easter Show and as a columnist for a Central Coast publication. NBN News is Isobella's first full-time television role, and she is loving every minute of it.