Labor and the Greens fail Basin rivers and people
The Greens and Labor have hijacked the Murray Darling Basin Plan in the Senate this evening.
People over politics to save Basin rivers
The NSW Liberals & Nationals Government together with the Victorian Labor Government today held an urgent meeting to discuss the options available in their respective states should the Federal Opposition and Greens vote to unwind the historic Murray Darling Basin Plan.
Certain Lower Darling trade temporarily closed
Department of Industry – Water today announced the temporary closure of certain assignment trade into and from the Lower Darling Regulated River Water Source.
NSW water reform package
The NSW Government today announced details of a comprehensive water reform package.
Statement from Ken Matthews
I have submitted the final report of my Independent Investigation into NSW Water Management and Compliance to the Secretary of the NSW Department of Industry.
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.
New legislation to shake up NSW water compliance and enforcement
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.
New Deputy Secretary for Crown Lands & Water
The NSW Department of Industry today announced Liz Livingstone will be the Deputy Secretary for the newly created Crown Lands and Water Division.
Statement: Resignation of Gavin Hanlon
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.
Minister Blair's response to Matthews' interim report
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.