Webinar to explore Murray-Darling Basin’s importance

A free webinar this month will explore the Murray-Darling Basin’s economic and social value and how science is being used to protect it for the future.

Attendees will hear from Murray-Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) member Susan Madden, as well as Megan Winter (the general manager of the MDBA Basin Plan) and David Galeano (Assistant Secretary of the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences, or ABARES).

Click here to register for the hour-long webinar which starts at 10.30am AEDT on Wednesday 23 February.

In other webinar alerts, the federal Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment will examine Australia’s preparedness for an outbreak of foot and mouth disease (FMD) in an hour-long webinar later this month.

Attendees will get insight into the 2001 FMD outbreak in Britain and its aftermath, how Australia is preparing for an FMD outbreak and our response plans, and the novel tools and innovations that have been developed to combat FMD.

Click here to register for the webinar beginning at 11am AEDT on 23 February.