SPARKS flew at C4EM’s Pollies in the Pub forum in Moama on Monday night, with six Farrer candidates locking horns over hot topics including aged care, education, preferencing, the GST carve up — and, of course, water.
And while there was plenty of repartee, there was one point the candidates present agreed on: without rain, the government will struggle to provide water to desperate farmers.
Predictably, the debate kicked off with water.
And while UAP’s Mike Rose argued the Murray Darling Basin Plan could not legally be paused but had to be scrapped, Independent Kevin Mack disagreed, saying ‘‘anything is achievable if we wish to achieve it’’.
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