Stakeholder engagement

Water is one of our most valuable natural assets. We have a responsibility to the people of NSW to ensure we manage water equitably and transparently now and into the future. Our stakeholders are those groups and individuals who could be affected by our activities.

We recognise that the most effective way to successfully manage water is by collaborating with our stakeholders and the greater community. Our Community Engagement Policy describes how we will complete this engagement.

We will regularly meet with our stakeholders on key projects, and provide opportunities for stakeholders and the broader public to provide input on policies, plans, and other relevant documents.

An overview of our upcoming meetings, exhibitions, and other public engagement activities is provided below.

Consultations and information events

Key datesDescription Have your say or register
6 April – 18 May 5th year review of the Gwydir valley floodplain management plan. Have your say
19 April – 31 May Webinar and online survey to inform the NSW Government response to the ACCC Murray–Darling Basin water market inquiry final report. Have your say
19 May Engagement Roundup webinar Register
20 May Tamworth meeting - Non-urban water metering - what users need to know - for the Peel Valley

  • Session 1: 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
  • Session 2: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Register Session 1

Register Session 2

Please note: Due to COVID-19 some engagement meetings will be held online.

Note: The department seeks to update this table regularly. Changes to events or public exhibitions can take place and some of the details in the table may be out of date.


Media releases

Visit the Water - News section for the latest news and media releases.

Past engagement

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