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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

Isobella Evans is a journalist with NBN News in Newcastle. After discovering a love for writing in primary school, Bella went on to complete a Bachelor of Communication at the University of Newcastle in 2018. She enjoyed a series of internships, including a gig at the Royal Easter Show, before receiving a full-time position at NBN's Tamworth bureau, where she worked for almost three years before moving to the company's Newcastle office in 2021.

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