Libby Price 

In Australia we like to think we have a fairly high standard of living, but the reality is hundreds of thousands of Australians in small and remote communities lack access to safe, clean drinking water. A study by researchers Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU shows Australians, both urban and rural, are willing to pay more for better quality water. That’s the message from Professor Quentin Grafton, who is a keynote speaker at this week’s Australasian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society Conference in Canberra. He spoke to Libby Price.

Listen to the interview here.