The planned extraction of water in the arid Western Davenport region of the Northern Territory is too high according to the Central Land Council.

Traditional owners are concerned that sacred trees and wildlife will suffer under the new water plan from the Northern Territory Government.

Central Land Council say the consultation process was flawed and inadequate, and was based on outdated information.

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Produced By: Roderick Chambers

Featured In Story: Les Turner – CEO Central Land Council

First aired on The Wire, Tuesday 16 May 2023