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Submissions received before the release of the draft report are listed here.
No. Name Pages Received
1 Prof Lin Crase (PDF - 319.8 KB) 26 16/06/2020
2 OneWater Advocates (OWA) (PDF - 133.6 KB) 7 28/07/2020
3 Irrigation Australia (PDF - 665.2 KB) 2 05/08/2020
  Irrigation Australia (Word - 135.1 KB)    
4 Flow Systems (PDF - 197.2 KB) 4 06/08/2020
5 Dale Chapman (PDF - 392.6 KB) 6 06/08/2020
6 Zero Mass Water Australia (PDF - 1.5 MB) 10 07/08/2020
7 Coleambally Irrigation Co-operative Limited (CICL) (PDF - 227.5 KB) 11 10/08/2020
8 Jan Beer (PDF - 829.1 KB) 6 27/07/2020
  Jan Beer (Word - 32.9 KB)    
9 Jim Grayson (PDF - 486.5 KB) 6 13/08/2020
  Jim Grayson (Word - 22.9 KB)    
10 Cooks River Alliance (PDF - 216.5 KB) 3 13/08/2020
11 TasWater (PDF - 806.9 KB) 11 18/08/2020
12 Gladwin Legal (PDF - 72.2 KB) 1 18/08/2020
  Gladwin Legal (Word - 941.9 KB)    
13 National Irrigators’ Council (NIC) (PDF - 479.1 KB) 18 19/08/2020
14 eWater (PDF - 227.1 KB) 4 19/08/2020
15 International Association of Hydrogeologists (IAH) (PDF - 76.6 KB) 5 19/08/2020
16 Professor Jim Pratley (PDF - 468.3 KB) 3 20/08/2020
17 Northern Basin Aboriginal Nations (NBAN) (PDF - 488.8 KB) 3 21/08/2020
18 South Australian Chamber of Mines and Energy (SACOME) (PDF - 147.4 KB) 7 24/08/2020
19 Australian Forest Products Association (AFPA) (PDF - 260.6 KB) 4 20/08/2020
20 Victorian Planning Authority (VPA) (PDF - 218.1 KB) 4 18/08/2020
21 Sydney Coastal Councils Group (SCCG) (PDF - 362.1 KB) 2 20/08/2020
  Sydney Coastal Councils Group (SCCG) (Word - 58.9 KB)    
22 Eliza Venville (PDF - 185.2 KB) 14 21/08/2020
23 Murray-Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) (PDF - 685.8 KB) 19 21/08/2020
24 AgForce (PDF - 348.0 KB) 10 21/08/2020
25 Goldenfields Water County Council (GWCC) (PDF - 230.9 KB) 11 21/08/2020
26 BHP (PDF - 278.5 KB) 5 21/08/2020
27 NSW Irrigators’ Council (NSWIC) (PDF - 464.7 KB) 27 21/08/2020
28 Riverina and Murray Joint Organisation (RAMJO) (PDF - 718.3 KB) 4 21/08/2020
Attachment: RAMJO Water Position Paper Executive Summary (PDF - 652.0 KB) 2 21/08/2020
29 Leeton Shire Council (PDF - 1.4 MB) 3 21/08/2020
30 Institute for Water Futures (IWF) – Australian National University (PDF - 552.9 KB) 29 21/08/2019
31 Michael Smit; Adam Jones; Simon Fane; Chris Philpot and Reid Butler (PDF - 383.0 KB) 3 21/08/2020
  Michael Smit; Adam Jones; Simon Fane; Chris Philpot and Reid Butler (Word - 311.0 KB)    
32 Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ) (PDF - 1.2 MB) 11 21/08/2020
33 Sustainable Population Australia (SPA) (PDF - 544.3 KB) 5 21/08/2020
  Sustainable Population Australia (SPA) (Word - 58.1 KB)    
34 Greater Shepparton City Council (GSCC) (PDF - 224.7 KB) 12 21/08/2020
35 Central Land Council (CLC) (PDF - 887.8 KB) 36 21/08/2020
36 Business NSW (PDF - 414.5 KB) 6 21/08/2020
37 NSW Water Directorate (PDF - 149.0 KB) 17 21/08/2020
38 Stormwater Australia (PDF - 761.3 KB) 6 21/07/2020
  Stormwater Australia (Word - 33.9 KB)    
39 Dr Anne Jensen (PDF - 481.0 KB) 11 23/08/2020
40 Lachlan Valley Water (LVW) (PDF - 173.7 KB) 5 24/08/2020
41 NSW Government (PDF - 344.2 KB) 7 24/08/2020
  NSW Government (Word - 132.9 KB)    
42 National Farmers' Federation (NFF) (PDF - 599.2 KB) 30 21/08/2020
43 Australian Dairy Farmers (ADF) (PDF - 105.1 KB) 1 21/08/2020
44 Unitywater (PDF - 95.1 KB) 5 21/08/2020
45 Australian Floodplain Association (AFA) (PDF - 284.3 KB) 10 25/08/2020
46 Prof Cameron Holley; Assoc Prof Bryce Kelly; Assoc Prof Martin Andersen; Prof Andy Baker; Dr Hamid Roshan; Assoc Prof John Triantafilis and Georgia Regan (PDF - 625.4 KB) 13 21/08/2020
  Prof Cameron Holley; Assoc Prof Bryce Kelly; Assoc Prof Martin Andersen; Prof Andy Baker; Dr Hamid Roshan; Assoc Prof John Triantafilis and Georgia Regan (Word - 143.0 KB)    
47 Queensland Water Directorate (qldwater) (PDF - 1.2 MB) 24 21/08/2020
  Queensland Water Directorate (qldwater) (Word - 1007.5 KB)    
48 Mark Zanker (PDF - 30.8 KB) 4 24/08/2020
49 Dr Richard Koerner (PDF - 438.9 KB) 1 18/08/2020
  Dr Richard Koerner (Word - 13.3 KB)    
Attachment A: Letter from Unitywater (PDF - 645.4 KB) 1 18/08/2020
Attachment B: Letter from Office of the Minister for Energy and Water Supply (PDF - 755.3 KB) 2 18/08/2020
Attachment C: Letter from Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities (PDF - 2.9 MB) 1 18/08/2020
50 WWF Australia (PDF - 268.7 KB) 10 21/08/2020
51 Far North Queensland Regional Organisation of Councils (FNQROC) (PDF - 617.3 KB) 6 25/08/2020
  Far North Queensland Regional Organisation of Councils (FNQROC) (Word - 521.9 KB)    
52 Eleanor Smith (PDF - 195.0 KB) 3 21/08/2020
53 Water Industry Operators Association of Australia (WIOA) (PDF - 991.3 KB) 6 24/08/2020
  Water Industry Operators Association of Australia (WIOA) (Word - 548.6 KB)    
54 Environmental Defenders Office (EDO) (PDF - 499.7 KB) 23 21/08/2020
55 Central NSW Joint Organisation (CNSWJO) (PDF - 752.3 KB) 25 21/08/2020
Attachment: Central NSW Councils (Centroc) Drought Issues Paper (PDF - 998.6 KB) 55 21/08/2020
56 Ross Knee and David Butt (PDF - 375.5 KB) 3 19/08/2020
  Ross Knee and David Butt (Word - 20.0 KB)    
57 Georges Riverkeeper (PDF - 269.0 KB) 5 21/08/2020
58 Ag Institute of Australia (AIA) (PDF - 225.5 KB) 4 21/08/2020
Attachment A: Modernising the Research and Development Corporation (RDC) (PDF - 5.1 MB) 61 21/08/2020
Attachment B: Sustainable Use of Water in the MDB Policy (PDF - 193.5 KB) 3 21/08/2020
Attachment C: AIA’s Chartered Agriculturalist Scheme (PDF - 3.2 MB) 50 21/08/2020
59 Urban Water Cycle Solutions; Kingspan Water and Energy (PDF - 555.7 KB) 16 24/08/2020
60 Grahame Campbell (PDF - 128.0 KB) * in confidence content omitted; # offline attachments 2 19/08/2020
  Grahame Campbell (Word - 31.5 KB)    
61 Prof Sue Jackson (PDF - 574.0 KB) 10 25/08/2020
Attachment A: Trends in Aboriginal water ownership in New South Wales Australia: The continuities between colonial and neoliberal forms of dispossession (PDF - 3.3 MB) 13 25/08/2020
Attachment B: Public Attitudes to Inequality in Water Distribution: Insights From Preferences for Water Reallocation (PDF - 1.1 MB) 16 25/08/2020
62 Western Australian Government (PDF - 7.1 MB) 9 26/08/2020
63 Engineers Australia (PDF - 648.1 KB) 22 27/08/2020
64 National Water Grid Authority (NWGA) (PDF - 473.4 KB) 2 28/08/2020
65 Healthy Land and Water (HLW) (PDF - 206.3 KB) 5 24/08/2020
66 VicWater (PDF - 365.6 KB) 11 27/08/2020
67 Phil Duncan - Traditional Owner - Gomeroi Nation (PDF - 529.0 KB) 5 26/08/2020
  Phil Duncan - Traditional Owner - Gomeroi Nation (Word - 27.3 KB)    
68 Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists (PDF - 573.4 KB) 6 28/08/2020
69 Murray Irrigation (PDF - 592.0 KB) 17 28/08/2020
70 Lifeblood Alliance (LBA) (PDF - 1.2 MB) 29 23/08/2020
Attachment: Proposal for a Basin-wide Audit of Diversions (PDF - 766.5 KB) 7 23/08/2020
71 Infrastructure Partnerships Australia (IPA) (PDF - 139.7 KB) 3 28/08/2020
72 CANEGROWERS (PDF - 143.2 KB) 2 28/08/2020
73 Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) (PDF - 1.8 MB) 37 21/08/2020
74 South Australian Council of Social Service (SACOSS) (PDF - 691.1 KB) 19 27/08/2020
Attachment A: Towards Equitable Access to Clean Water and Sanitation for All South Australians (PDF - 1.4 MB) 89 27/08/2020
Attachment B: Scoping Study on Water Issues in Remote Aboriginal Communities (PDF - 714.4 KB) 61 27/08/2020
75 Local Government NSW (LGNSW) (PDF - 171.9 KB) 15 28/08/2020
76 Friends of Latrobe Water (FLoW) (PDF - 1.3 MB) 19 28/08/2020
77 Southern Riverina Irrigators (SRI) (PDF - 1.2 MB) 28 28/08/2020
78 Murray Darling Association (MDA) (PDF - 358.4 KB) 10 01/09/2020
79 Andrew Turnour (PDF - 2.1 MB) 22 12/08/2020
80 Martuwarra Fitzroy River Council and Water Justice Hub (PDF - 928.0 KB) 18 28/08/2020
Attachment: A Conservation and Management Plan for the National Heritage Listed Fitzroy River Catchment Estate (PDF - 7.5 MB) 30 28/08/2020
81 Monash Sustainable Development Institute (PDF - 1.7 MB) 15 31/08/2020
82 SunRice and Ricegrowers’ Association of Australia (RGA) (PDF - 864.6 KB) 20 02/09/2020
83 Cooperative Research Centre for Water Sensitive Cities (CRCWSC) (PDF - 1.5 MB) 18 04/09/2020
84 Dr Nina L Hall; Prof Wendy Hoy; Prof James Ward; Prof Amanda Lee and Dr Megan Ferguson (PDF - 990.9 KB) 16 04/09/2020
85 Urban Utilities (PDF - 183.4 KB) 10 04/09/2020
86 Inland Rivers Network (IRN) (PDF - 572.0 KB) 18 04/09/2020
87 Hunter H2O (PDF - 551.3 KB) 8 04/09/2020
88 Water Services Association of Australia (WSAA) (PDF - 1.5 MB) 54 04/09/2020
Attachment A: Digital water: Investing in regional, rural and remote Australia (PDF - 122.0 KB) 4 04/09/2020
Attachment B: Urban water and the case for national action (PDF - 56.9 KB) 1 04/09/2020
89 Australian Water Association (AWA) (PDF - 718.5 KB) 13 04/09/2020
Attachment: Addendum to AWA NWI Submission - Water Efficiency Position Statement (PDF - 93.0 KB) 2 04/09/2020
90 Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE) and the Australian Academy of Science (AAS) (PDF - 290.8 KB) 7 04/09/2020
91 Prof. John Langford (PDF - 185.8 KB) 9 31/08/2020
  Prof. John Langford (Word - 53.5 KB)    
Attachment A (Overview report): Farms, rivers and markets doing more with less water (PDF - 12.2 MB) 56 31/08/2020
Attachment B: The economic value of water in storage (PDF - 4.1 MB) 83 31/08/2020
92 Queensland Law Society (QLS) and Caitlin McConnel (PDF - 528.5 KB) 34 04/09/2020
93 National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) (PDF - 420.0 KB) 17 04/09/2020
94 Sydney Water (PDF - 616.0 KB) 30 04/09/2020
95 Coming soon - -
96 NSW Aboriginal Land Council (NSWALC) (PDF - 283.9 KB) 4 09/09/2020
97 Aboriginal Health Council of Western Australia (AHCWA) (PDF - 370.4 KB) 10 09/09/2020
98 Water Research Australia (PDF - 245.1 KB) 5 14/09/2020
99 Victorian Farmers Federation (VFF) (PDF - 265.5 KB) 10 15/09/2020

Post-draft submissions (0)

Submissions received after the release of the draft report will be listed here.