Part 3: Capital Measures (continued)
Sustainable Rural Water Use and Infrastructure Programme — reduced funding
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The Government will achieve savings of $22.7 million over two years from 2017‑18 from the Sustainable Rural Water Use and Infrastructure Programme through a reduction in funding for water buybacks. The Government will continue to provide $3.8 billion over nine years from 2015‑16 for the programme.
The savings from this measure will be redirected by the Government to repair the Budget and fund policy priorities.