National Water Commission (Abolition) Bill 2014

24 November 2014

© Commonwealth of Australia 2014
ISBN 978-1-76010-118-3

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View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Committee membership (PDF 22KB)
Abbreviations and Acronymns (PDF 8KB)
Chapter 1 - Background (PDF 60KB)

Conduct of the inquiry
Note on references
Background to the bill
Overview of bill provisions

Chapter 2 - Key issues (PDF 129KB)

Decision to abolish the NWC
Current state of water reform implementation
Reallocation of NWC functions
Cost savings and efficiency
Committee comment

Dissenting Report by Labor Senators (PDF 56KB)
Australian Greens Dissenting Report (PDF 29KB)

The Greens vision for Australian water policy
Response to Committee Comments
Dissenting report recommendations

Dissenting report by Senator Nick Xenophon - 'Throwing the baby out with the bath water' (PDF 24KB)
Appendix 1 - Submissions, tabled documents and answers to questions taken on notice (PDF 13KB)

Tabled documents
Answers to questions taken on notice

Appendix 2 - Public Hearing (PDF 10KB)

Committee Secretariat contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Environment and Communications
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3526