About this inquiry

The Bill proposes to:

amend the Water Act 2007 to impose a duty on the Commonwealth not to exceed the 1500 GL limit on surface water purchases in the Murray-Darling Basin at the time of entering into a water purchase contract; and

amend the Murray-Darling Basin Plan 2012 to provide increased flexibility in the recovery of 450 GL of water through efficiency measures funded under the Water for the Environment Special Account.



Past Public Hearings

27 Aug 2015: ADELAIDE, SA
24 Aug 2015: PARLIAMENT HOUSE CANBERRA, ACT

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Inquiry Status

Accepting Submissions

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1Queensland Government (PDF 2639 KB) 
2Australian Conservation Foundation, Environment Victoria and Environmental Justice Australia (PDF 258 KB)  Attachment 1 (PDF 92 KB) 
3Cotton Australia (PDF 99 KB) 
4Mr Jonathan Peter (PDF 34 KB) 
5Victorian Farmers Federation, Sunraysia Branch (PDF 57 KB) 
6Goulburn Valley Environment Group (PDF 120 KB) 
7Inland Rivers Network (PDF 89 KB) 
8Murray-Darling Basin Authority (PDF 5790 KB) 
9Environmental Farmers Network (PDF 340 KB) 
10NSW Irrigators' Council (PDF 169 KB) 
10.1 Supplementary to submission 10 (PDF 156 KB) 
11New South Wales Government (PDF 1673 KB) 
12Nature Conservation Council of NSW (PDF 104 KB) 
13Conservation Council SA (PDF 160 KB) 
14Gippsland Environment Group Inc (PDF 176 KB) 
15Murray Irrigation (PDF 413 KB) 
16Victorian Farmers Federation (PDF 272 KB) 
17Murray Lower Darling Rivers Indigenous Nations (PDF 259 KB) 
18National Farmers' Federation (PDF 566 KB) 
19Alexandrina Council (PDF 1302 KB) 
20Australian Dairy Industry Council (PDF 272 KB) 

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