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Greens Welcome Barnaby’s Move to Embrace Science

The Greens welcome Barnaby Joyce's decision to listen to the science in regards to the health of the Murray River.

"I welcome that Mr Joyce has pledged to listen to the science in regards to the health of the Murray River," Greens spokesperson on the Murray Darling Basin and Water, Robert Simms said.

"The science tells us that the Murray River needs greater flows to bring the river back to health. This is particularly a problem for my home state of South Australia, which is often left high and dry from over-extraction.

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About Robert Simms

Robert Simms is an Australian Greens Senator for South Australia. He was endorsed by the South Australian Parliament in September 2015 and is the first out gay man to represent SA in the Federal Parliament. He is the Australian Greens' spokesperson for Higher Education, Sexuality and Marriage Equality, and Water and the Murray Darling Basin.

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