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Local irrigators to own and manage Fairbairn scheme

THE TRANSFER of the SunWater Emerald distribution scheme to Fairbairn Irrigation Network Limited has been welcomed by the Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) after local management attracted overwhelming support amongst local irrigators.

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The QFF congratulated Emerald irrigators on becoming the third of Queensland’s irrigation schemes to transition to local management.

The QFF congratulated Emerald irrigators on becoming the third of Queensland’s irrigation schemes to transition to local management.

Emerald irrigators accepted an offer for the channel assets to be transferred from SunWater in March 2019, with Fairbairn Irrigation Network Limited taking over ownership and management of the scheme this...

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