Recent steps in the making of the Basin Plan
MACHINERY OF GOVERNMENT CHANGES
On 21 September 2015, responsibility for water policy and resources was transferred to the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources - Administrative Arrangement Order made on 21 September 2015.
This website will be updated to reflect these changes.
Return of the Altered Proposed Basin Plan for finalisation
On 20 November 2012 the Minister returned the Altered Proposed Basin Plan to the Murray-Darling Basin Authority for finalisation.
- Letter to Murray-Darling Basin Authority: Returning Altered Proposed Basin Plan for finalisation (PDF - 109 KB | (DOCX - 117 KB)
Suggestions to restore the Murray-Darling Basin to health
On 1 November 2012 the Minister provided suggestions to the Murray-Darling Basin Authority on its proposed Basin Plan.
- Letter to Murray-Darling Basin Authority: Initial suggestion on the Altered Proposed Basin Plan under section 44 (1) of the Water Act 2007 (PDF - 1.85 MB)| (DOC - 150 KB)
- Water Minister provides suggestions on revised Basin Plan - Media release 1 November 2012
Revised draft of Murray-Darling Basin Plan released
The altered Proposed Murray-Darling Basin Plan was issued on 6 August 2012 by the Murray-Darling Basin Authority.
On 28 August 2012 the Murray-Darling Basin Ministerial Council (Council) released their views on the Altered Proposed Basin Plan as well as comments from jurisdictions under Section 43A(7) of the Water Act 2007.
For more information on the altered Proposed Basin Plan visit the Murray-Darling Basin Authority website .