2017 media releases

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    Minister Blair's response to Matthews' interim report

    30 September 2022
    Minister for Primary Industries, Regional Water, Trade and Industry

    Ken Matthews’ interim report into water administration and compliance in NSW has been received by the NSW Government.Minister for Regional Water, Niall Blair, thanked Mr Matthews and his team for undertaking such a thorough and comprehensive investigation so quickly.

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    Ken Matthews' statement on interim report

    30 September 2022
    NSW Department of Industry

    Ken Matthews' announcement regarding his interim report for Independent Investigation into NSW Water Management and Compliance

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    Update on Matthews' review of water issues in NSW

    30 September 2022
    NSW Department of Industry

    Mr Matthews has completed information gathering for the interim report, and the drafting of this is close to completion.

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    Statement from Ken Matthews August 2017

    30 September 2022
    NSW Department of Industry

    Today I start the review that I have been commissioned to do by the NSW Government.

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    Certain Lower Darling trade temporarily closed

    30 September 2022
    NSW Department of Industry

    Department of Industry – Water today announced the temporary closure of certain assignment trade into and from the Lower Darling Regulated River Water Source.

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    NSW water reform package

    30 September 2022
    Ministerial Media Release

    The NSW Government today announced details of a comprehensive water reform package.

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    New Deputy Secretary for Crown Lands & Water

    30 September 2022
    NSW Department of Industry

    The NSW Department of Industry today announced Liz Livingstone will be the Deputy Secretary for the newly created Crown Lands and Water Division.

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    New legislation to shake up NSW water compliance and enforcement

    30 September 2022
    Minister for Regional Water

    Today marks a major milestone in the reform of management of water in NSW, with the passing of the Natural Resources Access Regulator Bill 2017.

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    Statement: Resignation of Gavin Hanlon

    30 September 2022
    NSW Department of Industry

    The Secretary of the NSW Department of Industry, Mr. Simon Smith, today accepted the resignation of Mr. Gavin Hanlon, former Deputy Director General at DPI Water.

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    Ken Matthews’ final report into water management and compliance

    Ken Matthews AO issued his final report on water management and compliance in New South Wales.