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Submissions received before the release of the draft report are listed here.
No. Name Pages Received
1 Energy and Water Ombudsman (SA) (EWOSA) (PDF - 3.1 MB) 2 07/04/2017
2 Strategic Environmental Solutions (PDF - 348.8 KB) 13 11/04/2017
  Strategic Environmental Solutions (Word - 62.6 KB)    
3 Environment Victoria (PDF - 260.7 KB) 8 18/04/2017
  Environment Victoria (Word - 206.5 KB)    
Attachment: Aquaprint - A community vision for water reform in Victoria (PDF - 5.8 MB) 44 18/04/2017
4 Sarah Moles (PDF - 52.6 KB) 2 18/04/2017
Attachment 1: Submission continued (PDF - 102.4 KB) 5 18/04/2017
Attachment 2: Submission continued (PDF - 129.8 KB) 5 18/04/2017
5 Bureau of Meteorology (BoM) (PDF - 114.3 KB) 2 18/04/2017
6 Dr Emma Carmody et al (PDF - 186.4 KB) 10 18/04/2017
  Dr Emma Carmody et al (Word - 83.0 KB)    
7 UNSW School of Civil and Environment Engineering (PDF - 274.1 KB) 13 18/04/2017
8 CSIRO (PDF - 202.0 KB) 15 18/04/2017
9 Institute for Land Water and Society Charles Sturt University (PDF - 147.2 KB) 9 18/04/2017
10 Bruce Walker and Robyn Grey-Gardner (PDF - 153.0 KB) 5 18/04/2017
  Bruce Walker and Robyn Grey-Gardner (Word - 42.4 KB)    
11 Irrigation Australia Limited (IAL) (PDF - 293.3 KB) 3 18/04/2017
12 Sustainable Population Australia (SPA) (PDF - 336.1 KB) 2 18/04/2017
13 National Irrigators' Council (NIC) (PDF - 1006.9 KB) 29 18/04/2017
14 Madjulla Association (PDF - 822.2 KB) 4 18/04/2017
15 WWF-Australia (PDF - 180.1 KB) 6 18/04/2017
16 Murray Irrigation (PDF - 245.5 KB) 12 18/04/2017
17 Inland Rivers Network (PDF - 167.7 KB) 3 18/04/2017
  Inland Rivers Network (Word - 111.5 KB)    
18 IPART (PDF - 835.3 KB) 35 18/04/2017
19 Infrastructure Partnerships Australia (PDF - 308.3 KB) 2 18/04/2017
Attachment: Doing the important as well as the urgent: Reforming the urban water sector. (PDF - 1.6 MB) 64 18/04/2017
20 Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (PDF - 262.3 KB) 8 18/04/2017
21 Triple BL Legal (PDF - 174.1 KB) 3 18/04/2017
Attachment 1: Deconstructing Aqua Nullius: Reclaiming Aboriginal water rights and communal identity in Australia (PDF - 149.5 KB) 7 18/04/2017
Attachment 2: Australian Environment Review 2015. Vol 30 No 6&7 (PDF - 670.9 KB) 52 18/04/2017
22 Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council (PDF - 227.6 KB) 11 18/04/2017
23 University of Melbourne, School of Engineering (PDF - 277.9 KB) 12 18/04/2017
24 NRM Regions Australia (PDF - 720.5 KB) 10 18/04/2017
25 Southern Riverina Irrigators (PDF - 540.3 KB) 8 18/04/2017
26 Dr Katie O'Bryan (PDF - 187.0 KB) 4 18/04/2017
  Dr Katie O'Bryan (Word - 41.9 KB)    
27 Soils for Life (PDF - 226.2 KB) 8 18/04/2017
  Soils for Life (Word - 74.4 KB)    
28 Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) (PDF - 740.4 KB) 40 18/04/2017
29 Stormwater Australia (PDF - 1.3 MB) 2 18/04/2017
30 Brian Bycroft (PDF - 291.8 KB) 4 03/04/2017
  Brian Bycroft (Word - 165.4 KB)    
31 Nature Conservation Council of NSW (NCC) (PDF - 1.2 MB) 4 18/04/2017
32 SunWater Limited (PDF - 1017.5 KB) 1 18/04/2017
33 Lachlan Valley Water Inc (PDF - 130.4 KB) 2 18/04/2017
34 Engineers Australia (PDF - 458.5 KB) 11 18/04/2017
35 Water Services Association of Australia (PDF - 813.2 KB) 26 18/04/2017
Attachment 1: Appendix A - What is competition in the urban water sector? (PDF - 582.0 KB) 7 18/04/2017
Attachment 2: NEXT GEN URBAN WATER: The role of urban water in vibrant and prosperous communities (PDF - 4.6 MB) 64 18/04/2017
36 Sydney Water Corporation (PDF - 192.4 KB) 14 18/04/2017
37 Federation of Victorian Traditional Owner Corporation (PDF - 439.6 KB) 22 18/04/2017
38 Sustainable Business Australia (PDF - 77.0 KB) 4 19/04/2017
39 John Pettigrew (PDF - 91.8 KB) 2 19/04/2017
  John Pettigrew (Word - 37.3 KB)    
40 Wentworth Group (PDF - 173.9 KB) 6 19/04/2017
Attachment: Cover letter (PDF - 68.3 KB) 1 19/04/2017
41 qldwater (PDF - 438.6 KB) 18 19/04/2017
  qldwater (Word - 575.1 KB)    
42 NSW Irrigators Council (PDF - 328.6 KB) 9 19/04/2017
43 The City of Newcastle (PDF - 78.1 KB) 2 21/04/2017
44 Flow (PDF - 152.7 KB) 12 21/04/2017
45 Queensland Government (PDF - 1.9 MB) 12 21/04/2017
46 Coleambally Irrigation Cooperative Limited (CICL) (PDF - 476.3 KB) 13 21/04/2017
47 VicWater (PDF - 191.6 KB) 8 21/04/2017
48 Alison Walpole (PDF - 2.0 MB) 14 24/04/2017
49 Alistair Watson (PDF - 99.2 KB) 3 24/04/2017
  Alistair Watson (Word - 34.0 KB)    
50 Infrastructure Australia (PDF - 433.8 KB) 8 26/04/2017
Attachment: Australian Infrastructure Plan (Feb 2016) (PDF - 6.6 MB) 204 26/04/2017
51 Monash Sustainable Development Institute (PDF - 360.8 KB) 18 26/04/2017
52 Cairns Regional Council (PDF - 121.5 KB) 4 26/04/2017
53 Ricegrowers' Association of Australia (RGA) (PDF - 647.0 KB) 14 26/04/2017
54 Urban Water Cycle Solutions (PDF - 2.0 MB) 13 21/04/2017
55 National Farmers' Federation (NFF) (PDF - 699.5 KB) 20 27/04/2017
56 Victorian Association of Forest Industries (VAFI) (PDF - 167.6 KB) 7 02/05/2017
57 Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water & Environment (PDF - 71.3 KB) 3 17/07/2017
58 Macquarie River Food and Fibre (MRFF) (PDF - 323.6 KB) 4 05/05/2017
59 ACT Government (PDF - 92.5 KB) 2 05/05/2017
60 Murray Lower Darling Rivers Indigenous Nations (MLDRIN) (PDF - 324.5 KB) 12 05/05/2017
  Murray Lower Darling Rivers Indigenous Nations (MLDRIN) (Word - 121.8 KB)    
Attachment: Ensuring equity in the development and assessment of water resource plans (PDF - 375.5 KB) 23 05/05/2017
  Attachment: Ensuring equity in the development and assessment of water resource plans (Word - 154.5 KB)    
61 Queensland Farmers' Federation (QFF) (PDF - 636.4 KB) 12 05/05/2017
62 Northern Australia Environmental Resources Hub (PDF - 78.3 KB) 1 05/05/2017
63 Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder (PDF - 286.0 KB) 6 05/05/2017
64 EDOs of Australia (EDOA) (PDF - 244.6 KB) 4 05/05/2017
65 Business Council of Australia (PDF - 414.2 KB) 7 05/05/2017
66 Australian Water Association (PDF - 1.3 MB) 27 08/05/2017
67 National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) (PDF - 1008.5 KB) 2 08/05/2017
68 Living Utilities (PDF - 352.5 KB) 7 21/04/2017
69 National Environmental Law Association (PDF - 165.6 KB) 5 10/05/2017
70 Central NSW Councils (PDF - 822.3 KB) 39 11/05/2017
  Central NSW Councils (Word - 1.8 MB)    
Attachment 1: Managed Aquifer Recharge: Feasibility study and Business case (PDF - 1.6 MB) 63 11/05/2017
Attachment 2: Centroc’s response to the Lachlan Water Resource Plan (Surface Water) - Status and Issues Paper. Attachment 3: Centroc’s Submission to the National Health and Medical Research Council’s Australian Drinking Water Guidelines: Draft frame (PDF - 2.8 MB) 33 11/05/2017
Attachment 4: Paper: Water in Public Hands - Councils Collaborating to Deliver Local Water (PDF - 230.6 KB) 8 11/05/2017
71 Local Government Association of Queensland (PDF - 1.5 MB) 37 12/05/2017
72 Local Government NSW (LGNSW) and the Water Directorate (PDF - 457.6 KB) 27 12/05/2017
73 Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (PDF - 226.5 KB) 8 23/05/2017
  Department of Agriculture and Water Resources (Word - 49.8 KB)    
74 Institute for Sustainable Futures (PDF - 152.6 KB) 7 23/05/2017
75 Rainwater Harvesting Association of Australia (PDF - 367.2 KB) 9 18/04/2017
  Rainwater Harvesting Association of Australia (Word - 4.7 MB)    
76 Australian Forest Products Association (PDF - 165.4 KB) 6 06/06/2017
77 Jim Galletly (PDF - 103.3 KB) 2 13/06/2017
  Jim Galletly (Word - 21.4 KB)    
78 Jim Galletly (PDF - 113.0 KB) 3 13/06/2017
  Jim Galletly (Word - 23.1 KB)    
Attachment: An Introduction to the Water Laws of Israel (PDF - 199.3 KB) 12 13/06/2017
  Attachment: An Introduction to the Water Laws of Israel (Word - 42.9 KB)    
79 Jim Galletly (PDF - 79.7 KB) 2 13/06/2017
  Jim Galletly (Word - 21.1 KB)    
Attachment 1: Replenishing alluvial groundwater in the Lockyer Valley (PDF - 134.7 KB) 6 13/06/2017
  Attachment 1: Replenishing alluvial groundwater in the Lockyer Valley (Word - 51.3 KB)    
Attachment 2: Causes and effects of fluctuating groundwater levels (PDF - 115.7 KB) 4 13/06/2017
  Attachment 2: Causes and effects of fluctuating groundwater levels (Word - 24.5 KB)    
80 Western Australia Government (PDF - 270.6 KB) 15 21/06/2017
  Western Australia Government (Word - 99.4 KB)    
81 Murray-Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) (PDF - 1.3 MB) 9 25/07/2017
82 Alison Joseph (PDF - 841.5 KB) 5 24/07/2017
  Alison Joseph (Word - 1.5 MB)    
Attachment 1: Melbourne Water's ways (or how Victoria avoided water price regulation and no one noticed) (PDF - 2.0 MB) 25 24/07/2017
Attachment 2: Melbourne Water Drainage and Waterways Boundary map (PDF - 2.4 MB) 1 24/07/2017
Attachment 3: Floodplain Management Services Agreement 1995 between Victorian Government and Melbourne Water Corporation (PDF - 2.3 MB) 8 24/07/2017
Attachment 4: Melbourne Water Drainage and Waterways Boundary Order in Council 2005 (PDF - 1009.2 KB) 1 24/07/2017
83 University of Melbourne (PDF - 237.1 KB) 11 17/08/2017
  University of Melbourne (Word - 146.3 KB)    

Post-draft submissions (62)

Submissions received after the release of the draft report are listed here.
No. Name Pages Received
DR84 Lin Crase (PDF - 91.4 KB) 2 12/10/2017
  Lin Crase (Word - 26.7 KB)    
DR85 National Irrigators’ Council (PDF - 608.2 KB) 17 13/10/2017
DR86 Sydney Water (PDF - 416.3 KB) 18 13/10/2017
DR87 Alison Walpole (supplementary to initial submission 48) (PDF - 56.2 KB) 1 16/10/2017
  Alison Walpole (supplementary to initial submission 48) (Word - 28.3 KB)    
Attachment: Articles (PDF - 363.7 KB) % image PDF 5 16/10/2017
  Attachment: Articles (Word - 3.1 MB)    
DR88 Melbourne Water (PDF - 943.4 KB) 4 16/10/2017
DR89 Essential Services Commission (PDF - 2.0 MB) 2 17/10/2017
DR90 John Langford (PDF - 73.3 KB) 2 17/10/2017
  John Langford (Word - 29.0 KB)    
Attachment: Farms Rivers and Markets - Overview Report (PDF - 12.2 MB) 56 17/10/2017
DR91 International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH) (PDF - 159.1 KB) 5 17/10/2017
DR92 Lana Hartwig and Associate Prof Sue Jackson (PDF - 154.2 KB) 13 17/10/2017
DR93 Profs Quentin Grafton and John Williams (PDF - 138.2 KB) 6 18/10/2017
Attachment 1: Supplementary submission to Inquiry into Water Use Efficiency in Australian Agriculture (PDF - 208.7 KB) 3 18/10/2017
Attachment 2: Submission to Inquiry into Water Use Efficiency in Australian Agriculture (PDF - 170.6 KB) 7 18/10/2017
DR94 Consumer Action Law Centre (PDF - 296.5 KB) 6 17/10/2017
DR95 Kimberley Land Council (KLC) (PDF - 75.6 KB) 3 17/09/2017
DR96 Engineers Australia (PDF - 299.4 KB) 6 19/10/2017
DR97 Canegrowers (PDF - 193.6 KB) 6 19/10/2017
DR98 Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal (IPART) (PDF - 654.1 KB) 5 19/10/2017
DR99 Alison Joseph (PDF - 77.2 KB) 5 19/10/2017
DR100 South Australian Council of Social Service (SACOSS) (PDF - 149.9 KB) 3 19/10/2017
DR101 Queensland Farmers’ Federation (QFF) (PDF - 523.9 KB) 13 19/10/2017
DR102 E K White -T J Peterson - J Costelloe - A W Western and E Carrara (PDF - 659.1 KB) 20 19/10/2017
DR103 Sarah Moles (PDF - 123.7 KB) 8 19/10/2017
DR104 Unitywater (PDF - 34.3 KB) 3 19/10/2017
DR105 Queensland Water Directorate (qldwater) (PDF - 364.5 KB) 18 19/10/2017
  Queensland Water Directorate (qldwater) (Word - 79.2 KB)    
DR106 WWF-Australia (PDF - 323.4 KB) 3 19/10/2017
DR107 Sunwater (PDF - 112.1 KB) 2 19/10/2017
DR108 Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals (BCCM) (PDF - 340.9 KB) 4 19/10/2017
DR109 Rebecca Nelson (PDF - 322.2 KB) 9 19/10/2017
  Rebecca Nelson (Word - 771.5 KB)    
Attachment 1: Paying back the river - A first analysis of western groundwater offset rules and lessons for other natural resources (PDF - 3.7 MB) 66 19/10/2017
Attachment 2: Groundwater rivers and ecosystems - Comparative insights into law and policy for making the links (PDF - 122.2 KB) 9 19/10/2017
DR110 Central NSW Councils (Centroc) (PDF - 582.4 KB) 19 19/10/2017
DR111 Mark Zanker (PDF - 21.6 KB) 1 19/10/2017
Attachment: Submission to the References Committee's inquiry into the integrity of the water market in the Murray-Darling Basin (PDF - 34.8 KB) 4 19/10/2017
DR112 Madjulla Inc (PDF - 127.1 KB) 5 19/10/2017
DR113 Department of Agriculture and Water Resoruces (PDF - 157.2 KB) 4 19/10/2017
DR114 John Cooke (PDF - 153.2 KB) 6 20/10/2017
  John Cooke (Word - 45.7 KB)    
DR115 Commonwealth Environment Water Office (PDF - 673.7 KB) 4 20/10/2017
DR116 NSW Government (PDF - 89.6 KB) 8 20/10/2017
DR117 Bradley Moggridge (PDF - 263.9 KB) 4 23/10/2017
  Bradley Moggridge (Word - 112.6 KB)    
DR118 VicWater (PDF - 147.3 KB) 4 23/10/2017
DR119 Law Council of Australia (PDF - 339.6 KB) 14 23/10/2017
DR120 Murray Darling Basin Authority (PDF - 1.4 MB) 15 24/10/2017
DR121 Andrew Ross (PDF - 379.6 KB) 5 23/10/2017
Attachment 1: Integrated groundwater and surface water management in Australia (PDF - 332.8 KB) 28 23/10/2017
Attachment 2: Speeding the transition towards integrate groundwater and surface water management in Australia (PDF - 261.6 KB) 10 23/10/2017
Attachment 3: Water connecting - People adapting: Integrated surface water and groundwater management in the Murray-Darling Basin Colorado and Idaho (PDF - 2.4 MB) 305 23/10/2017
DR122 Stormwater Australia (PDF - 530.1 KB) 6 24/10/2017
DR123 Alistair Watson (PDF - 100.4 KB) 3 25/10/2017
  Alistair Watson (Word - 31.4 KB)    
DR124 Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) (PDF - 380.9 KB) 27 25/10/2017
DR125 Institute for Sustainable Futures (PDF - 110.6 KB) 5 25/10/2017
DR126 Water Industry Alliance (WIA) (PDF - 152.1 KB) 4 26/10/2017
DR127 Infrastructure Partnerships Australia (IPA) (PDF - 777.6 KB) 5 27/10/2017
Attachment: Doing the important as well as the urgent (PDF - 1.6 MB) 64 27/10/2017
DR128 Goyder Institute for Water Research (PDF - 728.1 KB) 6 27/10/2017
DR129 NSW Irrigators' Council (NSWIC) (PDF - 924.0 KB) 17 27/10/2017
DR130 University of Melbourne (PDF - 301.7 KB) 13 27/10/2017
  University of Melbourne (Word - 191.8 KB)    
DR131 National Farmers’ Federation (NFF) (PDF - 668.0 KB) 11 30/10/2017
DR132 Tasmanian Government (PDF - 5.8 MB) 8 31/10/2017
DR133 EDOs of Australia (EDOA) (PDF - 1.3 MB) 26 31/10/2017
DR134 Dental Health Services Victoria (DHSV) (PDF - 263.2 KB) 5 31/10/2017
DR135 International Centre of Excellence in Water Resources Management (ICE WaRM) (PDF - 200.7 KB) 4 01/11/2017
Attachment 1: International Water Association (IWA) Principles for Water Wise Cities (PDF - 344.4 KB) 6 01/11/2017
Attachment 2: The Lisbon Charter (PDF - 1.0 MB) 16 01/11/2017
DR136 Water Services Association of Australia (WSAA) (PDF - 622.5 KB) 17 01/11/2017
DR137 Victorian Government (PDF - 61.8 KB) 4 02/11/2017
Attachment 1: Goulburn-Murray Water submission (PDF - 173.3 KB) 1 02/11/2017
Attachment 2: Victorian Environmental Water Holder submission (PDF - 44.3 KB) 5 02/11/2017
Attachment 3: Melbourne Water submission (PDF - 942.8 KB) 4 02/11/2017
DR138 Australian Water Association (PDF - 1.8 MB) 13 03/11/2017
DR139 Local Government NSW (LGNSW) (PDF - 194.7 KB) 2 03/11/2017
DR140 Water Research Australia (WaterRA) (PDF - 104.8 KB) 4 07/11/2017
DR141 Minerals Council of Australia (MCA) (PDF - 172.8 KB) 4 09/11/2017
DR142 Raymond Carter (PDF - 73.5 KB) 1 16/11/2017
  Raymond Carter (Word - 23.8 KB)    
DR143 SA Government (PDF - 388.2 KB) 24 28/11/2017
DR144 Cooperative Research Centre for Water Sensitive Cities (CRCWSC) (PDF - 312.1 KB) 18 23/11/2017
  Cooperative Research Centre for Water Sensitive Cities (CRCWSC) (Word - 102.1 KB)    
DR145 Australian Water Association (PDF - 330.1 KB) 2 23/11/2017