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Chapter 1 Water Amendment (Water for the Environment Special Account) Bill 2012

[1]       House of Representative Selection Committee, Report No. 72, Consideration of Bills, 1 November 2012, p. 3.

[2]       The Hon. Mr Tony Burke, Minister for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities, Second Reading Speech, Water Amendment (Water for the Environment Special Account) Bill 2012, House of Representatives Hansard, 31 October 2012, p. 12740.

[3]       House of Representatives Standing Committee on Regional Australia, Of drought and flooding rains: Inquiry into the impact of the Guide to the Murray-Darling Basin Plan, May 2011, Recommendation 9.

[4]       House of Representatives Standing Committee on Regional Australia, Report on Certain matters relating to the proposed Murray-Darling Basin Plan, July 2012, Recommendation 4.

[5]       Mr David Parker, Deputy Secretary, Water Group, Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities (SEWPAC), Proof transcript of evidence, Sydney,
20 November 2012, p. 30.

[6]       Water Amendment (Water for the Environment Special Account) Bill 2012 Explanatory Memorandum, p. 4.

[7]       Water Amendment (Water for the Environment Special Account) Bill 2012 Explanatory Memorandum, p. 4.

[8]       Mr Parker, SEWPAC, Proof transcript of evidence, Sydney, 20 November 2012, p. 30.

[9]       The Hon. Mr Tony Burke, Minister for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities, Second Reading Speech, Water Amendment (Water for the Environment Special Account) Bill 2012, House of Representatives Hansard, 31 October 2012, p. 12740.

[10]     The Hon. Tony Burke MP, Minister for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities, Transcript of Joint Press Conference with the Prime Minister and Premier of South Australia, Goolwa, South Australia, 26 October 2012.

[11]     The Hon. Tony Burke MP, Minister for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities, Transcript of Joint Press Conference with the Prime Minister and Premier of South Australia, Goolwa, South Australia, 26 October 2012.

[12]     The Water Amendment (Sustainable Diversion Limit) Bill 2012 passed the Senate on 21 November 2012.

[13]     Mr Parker, SEWPAC, Proof transcript of evidence, Sydney, 20 November 2012, p. 28.

[14]     Ms Deborah Kerr, Manager, National Resource Management, National Farmers’ Federation (NFF), Proof transcript of evidence, Sydney, 20 November 2012, p. 3; Mr Jonathan La Nauze, Healthy Rivers Campaigner, Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF), Proof transcript of evidence, Sydney, 20 November 2012, p. 25.

[15]     Mr Noel Graham, Chairman, Murray Irrigation (MI), Proof transcript of evidence, Sydney, 20 November 2012, p. 7.

[16]     Water Amendment (Water for the Environment Special Account) Bill 2012.

[17]     National Farmers’ Federation (NFF), Submission 1, p. 1; Australian Dairy Industry Council (ADIC), Submission 14, p. 2; National Irrigators’ Council (NIC), Submission 13, p. 3; New South Wales Irrigators’ Council (NSWIC), Submission 10, p. 3; Murrumbidgee Private Irrigators Incorporated (MPII) and Yanco Creek and Tributaries Advisory Council (YACTAC), Submission 12, p. 3; Murray Irrigators (MI), Submission 6, p. 11.

[18]     Mr Parker, SEWPAC, Proof transcript of evidence, Sydney, 20 November 2012, p. 27.

[19]     NIC, Submission 13, p. 3.

[20]     Ms Kerr, NFF, Proof transcript of evidence, Sydney, 20 November 2012, p. 2.

[21]     Mr Parker, SEWPAC, Proof transcript of evidence, Sydney, 20 November 2012, p. 28.

[22]     Mr Parker, SEWPAC, Proof transcript of evidence, Sydney, 20 November 2012, p. 27.

[23]     The Hon. Julia Gillard MP, Prime Minister, the Hon. Jay Weatherill MP,  Premier of South Australia, and the Hon. Tony Burke MP, Minister for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities, Transcript of Joint Press Conference, Goolwa, South Australia, 26 October 2012.

[24]     Mr La Nauze, ACF, Proof transcript of evidence, Sydney, 20 November 2012, p. 21.

[25]     NFF, Submission 1, p. 2

[26]     ADIC, Submission 14, pp. 3-4.

[27]     Australian Dairy Industry Council (ADIC), Submission 14, p. 2.

[28]     NIC, Submission 13, p. 4, NSWIC, Submission 10, p. 3; MPII and YACTAC, Submission 12, p. 2

[29]     Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF), Submission 5, p. 1; EVic, Submission 4, p. 2.

[30]     ACF, Submission 5, p. 2.

[31]     Mr Graham, MI, Proof transcript of evidence, Sydney, 20 November 2012, p. 6.

[32]     Mr Graham, MI, Proof transcript of evidence, Sydney, 20 November 2012, p. 8.

[33]     NIC, Submission 13, p. 4.

[34]     NSWIC, Submission 10, p. 4.

[35]     MPII and YACTAC, Submission 12, p. 2; ADIC, Submission 14, p. 4; Mr Daryl Hoey, Basin Taskforce Chair, Australian Dairy Industry Council, Proof transcript of evidence, Sydney, 20 November 2012, p. 32.

[36]     Mr Parker, SEWPAC, Proof transcript of evidence, Sydney, 20 November 2012, p. 29.

[37]     Murray Darling Basin Authority, Basin Plan, <mdba.gov.au/basin-plan>, accessed 22 November 2012.

[38]     Ms Kerr, NFF, Proof transcript of evidence, Sydney, 20 November 2012, p. 2.

[39]     Mr La Nauze, ACF, Proof transcript of evidence, Sydney, 20 November 2012, p. 23.

[40]     Ms La Feuvre, EVic, Proof transcript of evidence, Sydney, 20 November 2012, p. 24.

[41]     Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities, Submission 17, p. 1.

[42]     ACF, Submission 5, p. 1.

[43]     ACF, Submission 5, p. 2.

[44]     ACF, Submission 5, p. 2.

[45]     Environment Victoria, Submission 4, p. 2.

[46]     Senate Environment and Communications Legislation Committee, Report on the Water Amendment (Long-term Average Sustainable Diversion Limit Adjustment) Bill 2012 [Provisions] and Water Amendment (Water for the Environment Special Account) Bill 2012 [Provisions], November 2012.

[47]     Ms Kerr, NFF, Proof transcript of evidence, Sydney, 20 November 2012, p. 2.

[48]     Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities, Submission 17, p. 3.

[49]     Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities, Submission 17, p. 3.

[50]     Mr Tony Windsor MP, Chair, Proof transcript of evidence, Sydney, 20 November 2012, p. 30.

[51]     Senate Environment and Communications Legislation Committee, Report on the Water Amendment (Long-term Average Sustainable Diversion Limit Adjustment) Bill 2012 [Provisions] and Water Amendment (Water for the Environment Special Account) Bill 2012 [Provisions], November 2012, Recommendation 2, p. 31.

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