NSW Irrigators’ Council

The NSW Irrigators’ Council is the peak body representing irrigation farmers and the irrigation industry in NSW. Our members include food and fibre groups, irrigation infrastructure operators, valley water user associations and commodity groups from the rice, cotton, dairy and horticultural industries. Through our members, the NSW Irrigators’ Council represents 12,000 water access licence holders in NSW who access regulated, unregulated and groundwater systems.

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  Latest press releases:

Sneak peak of what's to come on #WorldWaterDay for our #EnvIrrigators campaign. We're looking forward to seeing your ideas on Friday 22 March. #countdown Let's show how important irrigation farming is for sustainable food production!

World Water Day is only 4 sleeps away!

Prepare your #EnvIrrigators photos/videos to show why irrigation is vital for efficient management of water resources, and thus sustainable food production.

Eg-"Irrigation means we can grow more with less water"

“We can’t emphasise enough – farmers can only use water when all environmental and human needs have been met. That is the legislative framework we have, which we respect, and that is why most farmers... haven’t had access to water for over 12 months." https://t.co/yeANXxTCG6

Only 1 week left until #WorldWaterDay! Get ready to share the good news stories of irrigation farming in our #EnvIrrigators campaign. Record videos & take photos to show the importance of #irrigation for sustainable food production for our environment & people.

Breaking news - Water is needed to grow fruit & veggies! The tough conditions and lack of water for irrigation farmers has flow on effects to our food in supermarkets, with major outlets now having to change their quality standards #Irrigatorsgrowyourfood https://t.co/AIv0kTJyxI

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