Minister Tony Burke in hot water as angry farmers reject Murray Darling reforms

Minister Tony Burke in hot water as angry farmers reject Murray Darling reforms

Water Minister Tony Burke was yesterday confronted by an angry farmer over the controversial Murray Darling Basin plan. Just minutes into a press conference outside Griffith Council chambers, John Bisetto, a grape and citrus grower, shouted “shame on you” as he marched up to the minister, reports The Daily Telegraph. “You only came here for a photo opportunity,” Mr Bisetto said, adding farmers were killing themselves because of the water shortage.

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