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Students to quiz Malcolm Turnbull on water crisis

18 JUNE 2007

Three Brisbane secondary students will question The Hon Malcolm Turnbull, Minister for the Environment and Water Resources about Australia's water crisis in a Talkback Classroom forum at the National Museum of Australia today.

The students plan to interview the Minister about the Murray-Darling Basin, State and Federal water management programs, climate change and drought, and the history and future of water management.

The year 11 students set to question the Minister are Jane Cairns and Oscar Schlamowitz, both from Brisbane State High School, and Emma Buckley-Lennox, Indooroopilly State High School.

WHAT: Talkback Classroom with Malcolm Turnbull
WHEN: 10am, Monday, June 18, 2007
WHERE: Studio, National Museum of Australia

For interviews, images and more information please contact Dennis Grant on
02 6208 5351, 0409 916 481; Caroline Vero on 02 6208 5338, 0438 620 710 or media@nma.gov.au