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Minister declares mass fish die-off 'natural event' that has happened many times before
January 15, 2019 Robert McLean/Sabra Lane/David Littleproud

The mass die-off a fish in the lower Darling River below the Menindee Lakes in New South Wales has been declared by the Federal Agriculture and Water Minister David Littleproud (pictured) as 'natural' and and another example of something which has happened many times before.
During a discussion Sabra Lane from Radio National's AM program, the minister called for mature debate predicated on science, which is somewhat out of character for a coalition Minister as our government appears to prefer shrill conversations/arguments completely devoid of facts, particularly those rooted in sciences.
Greens Senator, Sarah Hanson-Young, said, quite publicly that the die-off of the fish could be attributed to corruption, cotton and climate change.

The mass die-off a fish in the lower Darling River below the Menindee Lakes in New South Wales has been declared by the Federal Agriculture and Water Minister David Littleproud (pictured) as 'natural' and and another example of something which has happened many times before.
During a discussion Sabra Lane from Radio National's AM program, the minister called for mature debate predicated on science, which is somewhat out of character for a coalition Minister as our government appears to prefer shrill conversations/arguments completely devoid of facts, particularly those rooted in sciences.
Greens Senator, Sarah Hanson-Young, said, quite publicly that the die-off of the fish could be attributed to corruption, cotton and climate change.

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