Recent steps in the making of the Basin Plan


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.

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.

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 .