More productive water could add $40 million to the south-west Victorian economy

Ben Silvester
Updated March 20 2022 - 7:17pm, first published 5:00pm
Pumped: Food and Fibre Great South Coast chief executive Natalie Collard is excited about the "water opportunity" available to south-west primary producers.
Pumped: Food and Fibre Great South Coast chief executive Natalie Collard is excited about the "water opportunity" available to south-west primary producers.

A new economic analysis predicts the south-west Victorian economy would grow by $40 million if the agricultural sector increased productive water usage by 10 per cent.

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Ben Silvester

Ben Silvester

Victorian state correspondent

Correspondent covering key issues across regional Victoria, based in Melbourne.

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