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 2x50ML, 2x20ML and 1x5ML lots. The auction was open for three days and the lots sold for between $92.10 and $112.50 per ML. Further details of the next online allocation auctions in January and February will be confirmed in the new year.
The MID permanent water share auction will be held on 28 February 2018 at the Maffra office.