Management of the Murray Darling Basin Interim report: the impact of mining coal seam gas on the management of the Murray Darling Basin

Management of the Murray Darling Basin Interim report: the impact of mining coal seam gas on the management of the Murray Darling Basin

30 November 2011

© Commonwealth of Australia 2011
ISBN 978-1-74229-559-6

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Membership of committee (PDF 33KB)
 
List of Recommendations (PDF 26KB)
 
Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 133KB)

Conduct of the Inquiry
Acknowledgements
Structure of the Report
What is Coal Seam Gas?
Water
Wells
Fraccing
Agriculture
Public concern
Social Impacts
Governance
Committee view
Commonwealth Action

 
Chapter 2 - WATER (PDF 127KB)

Introduction
Groundwater
Baseline Knowledge & Make good provisions
Committee view
Subsidence
Fraccing

 
Chapter 3 - Use of produced water (PDF 71KB)

Introduction
Use of extracted water
Regulation and pricing of extracted water
Salt
Committee views

 
Chapter 4 - LAND ACCESS & LAND USE (PDF 129KB)

Land Access
The Legal Position in Queensland & New South Wales
Land use
Other land users
Restoration
Access and Compensation agreements
Confidentiality clauses
Committee view

 
Chapter 5 (PDF 39KB)

Coal Seam Gas and Greenhouse Gasses
Committee view

 
Additional Comments from The Nationals (PDF 25KB)
 
Additional Comments from the Australian Greens (PDF 31KB)
 
APPENDIX 1 (PDF 54KB)

Submissions Received
Additional Information Received
Tabled Documents

 
APPENDIX 2 - Public Hearings and Witnesses (PDF 23KB)

Monday, 18 July 2011 – Roma, QLD
Tuesday, 19 July 2011 – Dalby, QLD
Wednesday, 20 July 2011 – Brisbane, QLD
Tuesday, 2 August 2011 – Narrabri, NSW
Tuesday, 9 August 2011 – Canberra, ACT
Friday, 9 September 2011 – Canberra, ACT

For further information, contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Standing Committees on Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600
Australia

Phone: +61 2 6277 3511
Fax: +61 2 6277 5811
Email: rrat.sen@aph.gov.au

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