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Singleton Station granted 40,000 megalitre water licence in staged approval

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The Northern Territory Water Controller has granted a licence to a cattle station that could see the eventual extraction of 40,000 megalitres of groundwater per year. 

Fortune Agribusiness wants to develop a $150 million “nationally significant” horticultural project on Singleton Station – 380 kilometres north of Alice Springs – in which up to 3,500 hectares of land would be irrigated to grow onions, rockmelons, citrus, grapes and other crops.

While Fortune’s water application was being…



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