Water Amendment Bill 2018

12 June 2018

© Commonwealth of Australia 2018
ISBN 978-1-76010-780-2

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View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Membership of the committee (PDF 20KB)
Abbreviations (PDF 12KB)
Chapter 1 - Introduction and background (PDF 62KB)

Conduct of the inquiry
Consideration of the bill by other committees
Structure of report
Purpose of the bill

Chapter 2 - Key provisions (PDF 39KB)

Amendment of the Basin Plan
Other provisions
Disallowance and sunsetting

Chapter 3 - Issues (PDF 75KB)

General comments
Public consultation
Transitional provisions and retrospectivity
Power of the minister and independence of the MDBA
Disallowance provisions 
Committee view

Dissenting Report by the Australian Greens (PDF 41KB)
Appendix 1 - Submissions received (PDF 6KB)

Committee Secretariat contact:

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

Phone: +61 2 6277 3511