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a senate committee has heard that the cost of past river ‘infrastructure projects’ was 2.7 times more per megalitre than buying back water entitlements

Murray-Darling buybacks ‘twice as cheap’ as efficiency projects

A Senate committee examining whether to lift the current cap on water buybacks has heard evidence that it would be cheaper to buy more water from farmers and then inject savings into rural communities to create other types of jobs than opt for water-savings projects – but the federal government has never explored the option.

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