Murray-Darling Basin Plan: Five-year assessment
Preparing the draft report
- Why the inquiry?
- Issues paper
- Draft report
- Final report
What we’ve been asked to look at
Under the Water Act 2007 (Cth), the Commission is required to undertake five-yearly assessments of the effectiveness of the implementation of the Basin Plan and water resource plans. This inquiry is the first such assessment to be conducted by the Commission.Read the Terms of Reference Basin Plan 2012 Media release
How can you contribute to the inquiry?
This issues paper is intended to assist participants in preparing a submission. It sets out some of the issues and questions the Commission has identified as relevant at this early stage of the inquiry. Participants should provide evidence to support their views, including data and specific examples where possible.
Draft report release and public hearings
The Commission will seek further information and feedback following the expected release of a draft report in August 2018.
Final report to Government and release
The final inquiry report is to be handed to the Australian Government in December 2018.
The release of the final report by the Government is the final step in the process.
Under the Productivity Commission Act 1998, the Government is required to table the report in each House of the Parliament within 25 sitting days of receipt.
Draft report is expected to be released in August 2018.Subscribe