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Speirs faces no confidence call

Environment Minister David Speirs will today face the first “no confidence” motion of the current parliamentary term, as Labor lashes the embattled frontbencher for the third day running.


Speirs' own letters undermine his Murray-Darling claims

The Marshall Government’s claims that embattled Environment Minister David Speirs was denied “procedural fairness” are undermined by letters he sent both the Murray-Darling Basin Royal Commission and a separate Productivity Commission inquiry, opposing any new strategy for recovering 450 gigalitres of environmental flows under the basin plan.