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MID online allocation auction results

The second online allocation auction for this 2017-18 Macalister Irrigation District season successfully sold all five lots. The auction closed last Thur (18 Jan), with all five lots sold to bidders registered on WaterBid.  The 145ML seasonal allocation was offered in...

Central Gippsland irrigation demand study update

Southern Rural Water is looking at opportunities to expand irrigated agriculture in the Latrobe, Thomson, Macalister and Avon catchments in Central Gippsland. The aim of the study is to consider projects that may promote regional development and boost employment for...

Online seasonal allocation first auction

Bidding was strong in the first online allocation auction for this 2017-18 Macalister Irrigation District season. The auction closed earlier today (21 December), with all five lots sold to bidders registered on WaterBid.  The 145ML seasonal allocation was offered in...

Online allocation auction news

Farmers looking for more water for the 2017-18 season will be able to bid for lots in the online seasonal allocation auction, from 11am Tues 19/12 to Thur 21/12. Five lots will be offered with no reserve: 2x50ML, 2x20ML and 1x5ML. Note that these are for the 2017-18...

Talking water information sessions

Important details about new water shares are on the way to irrigators in the Macalister Irrigation District. Southern Rural Water is sending out letters to eligible irrigators in the next fortnight, offering them a distribution of water shares. The shares were created...