Protesters are warning the Government they will take matters into their own hands.
Hundred of angry farmers and community members descended upon Tocumwal yesterday calling for the Victorian and NSW Governments to withdraw from the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.
The protest called for an immediate pause of the Plan for the Federal Government to review and revise its measures.
Protesters directed their anger towards the federal Water Minister David Littleproud, calling for his removal from the portfolio.
Speak Up chair Shelley Scoullar said the crowd gave overwhelming support for the motion.
"We have no confidence or trust in his ability to implement a basin plan that can achieve any of the objectives of the Water Act or the Basin Plan," she said.
"We've asked for him to be removed, no, we demanded that he be removed from his portfolio."
Farmers and communities along Northern Victoria and the Southern Riverina were increasingly fed up with the zero allocations for the region.
Blighty dairy farmer Lachlan Marshall made an impassioned plea to the Federal Government and its Water Minister at yesterday's rally.
Mr Marshall, whose family business has been forced to sell part of its herd after paying more than $1 million for water last summer to keep the cows fed, says farmers simply want the government to listen to their concerns and take proactive steps to fix some of the problems.
"The Federal Government is misleading the nation for political gain when it keeps trying to convince everyone that our problems are caused by drought," he said.
"It’s not drought, it is poor water management which is the consequence of inaccurate modeling and a Basin Plan designed primarily to win votes in South Australia, not protect the environment.
"If that was not the case, why would we be seeing so much environmental damage throughout the system? Look behind you, does that look like a river in the midst of drought?” Mr Marshall asked, pointing to the fast-flowing Murray River."
Protesters called for an immediate allocation to save crops and prevent further losses.