About this inquiry

The quantum of stormwater resource in Australia and impact and potential of optimal management practices in areas of flooding, environmental impacts, waterway management and water resource planning.

Past Public Hearings

26 Aug 2015: ADELAIDE, SA
18 May 2015: MELBOURNE, VIC


Inquiry Status

Report Tabled


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On 16 March 2015 the Senate referred the following matter to the Environment and Communications References Committee for inquiry and report by 25 June 2015:

An inquiry into stormwater resources in Australia.

The closing date for submissions is 24 April 2015.

On 24 June 2015, the Senate granted an extension of time to report until 19 August 2015.

On 10 August 2015, the Senate granted a further extension of time to report until 14 October 2015.

On 13 October 2015, the Senate granted a further extension of time to report until 2 December 2015.

Committee Secretariat contact:

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

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