Cost of inaction on Paradise Dam study

Adept Economics, in conjunction with QEAS, has recently completed a study on the cost of inaction on Paradise Dam. The study was undertaken for Bundaberg Regional Council, Wide Bay Burnett Regional Organisation of Councils, Regional Development Australia Wide Bay Burnett, Bundaberg CANEGROWERS, CANEGROWERS Isis, and Bundaberg Fruit and Vegetable Growers. The study involved extensive consultation within the Bundaberg region, a survey of nearly 300 regional businesses on the importance of Paradise Dam’s water resource to them and the wider community, and economic modelling. You can read more about the study and its findings at Bundaberg Now:

$2.4 billion cost to economy if Paradise Dam not fixed

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