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The Resource Sold down the river : how robber barons and Wall Street traders cornered Australia's water market, Scott Hamilton and Stuart Ellis

Sold down the river : how robber barons and Wall Street traders cornered Australia's water market, Scott Hamilton and Stuart Ellis

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Sold down the river : how robber barons and Wall Street traders cornered Australia's water market
Title
Sold down the river
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how robber barons and Wall Street traders cornered Australia's water market
Statement of responsibility
Scott Hamilton and Stuart Ellis
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Sold down the river
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how robber barons and Wall Street traders cornered Australias water market
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Language
eng
Summary
The Murray-Darling Basin is Australia's greatest environmental asset. The story of water in Australia is written into its ancient rivers, creeks and wetlands. It's home to more than forty Indigenous nations, and it covers an area bigger than France. It is the beating heart of our regions and sustains 40 per cent of our food production. In 2012, Australia signed up to the Murray-Darling Basin Plan, a scheme designed to create a market for its water and to safeguard the environment. But the Plan has gone horribly wrong. It has sold our farmers and rural communities down the river. It has contributed to appalling environmental damage on the planet's driest inhabited continent. It has allowed a ruthless market to form, exploited by traders who buy and sell water as if it was a currency like Bitcoin. Scott Hamilton and Stuart Kells, both experts in public policy, have interviewed irrigators, farmers, Traditional Custodians and water traders to tell this disastrous story. Their expose brings to light how we have failed to protect our most precious natural resource. You can't understand Australia without understanding water. Sold Down the River is compulsory reading for all of us
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11004758
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Hamilton, Scott
Dewey number
333.9162
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maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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Kells, Stuart
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  • Irrigation
  • Water resources development
  • Water use
  • Water use
  • Water resources development
  • Water resources development
  • Water quality management
  • Water quality management
  • Water-supply
  • Water-supply, Agricultural
  • Water-supply, Agricultural
  • Environmental studies
  • Water-supply
  • Water-supply
  • Irrigation
  • Irrigation
  • Water resources development
  • Water resources development
  • Water quality management
  • Water quality management
  • Water-supply, Agricultural
  • Agriculture
  • Rivers
  • Murray River (N.S.W.-S. Aust.)
  • Murray River (N.S.W.-S.A.)
  • Darling River (Qld. and N.S.W.)
Target audience
adult
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how robber barons and Wall Street traders cornered Australia's water market
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Sold down the river : how robber barons and Wall Street traders cornered Australia's water market, Scott Hamilton and Stuart Ellis
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Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-313)
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rdacarrier
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  • text
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  • txt
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Control code
000069075473
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
313 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781922458124
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • n
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System control number
(OCoLC)1249030271
Label
Sold down the river : how robber barons and Wall Street traders cornered Australia's water market, Scott Hamilton and Stuart Ellis
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-313)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • cartographic image
  • text
Content type code
  • cri
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000069075473
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
313 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781922458124
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
map
System control number
(OCoLC)1249030271

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