Lake Eyre Basin Intergovernmental Agreement
Agreement Between the Commonwealth of Australia,
the State of Queensland, the State of South Australia and the Northern Territory of Australia
Date 21st Day of October 2000
About the Agreement
The Lake Eyre Basin Intergovernmental Agreement was signed by relevant Commonwealth, Queensland and South Australian Ministers in October 2000, and later by the Northern Territory government in June 2004. The Agreement provides for the sustainable management of the water and related natural resources associated with the major cross-border river systems within the Lake Eyre Basin to protect dependent ecological, social and economic values.