How a Fight for Water is Reshaping Australia

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, the traditional owners of the land, have been closely intertwined with nature for tens of thousands of years. But Australia’s Indigenous Peoples hold little to no water entitlements in the Murray-Darling Basin. Although they make up 9.3% of the population in the New South Wales portion of the Murray-Darling Basin, their water holdings have decreased 20% since 2009, according to a Bloomberg Green analysis in collaboration with researcher Lana Hartwig, leaving them with just 0.2% of the total. Now, the attention is on the government to take action. Bloomberg’s Kurumi Mori reports.

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