Feedback invited on the Water Amendment Bill 2023

Councils are invited to provide feedback on the Water Amendment (Restoring Our Rivers) Bill 2023 which has been referred to the Environment and Communications Legislation Committee for inquiry.

The Bill will support the implementation of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan and improve the transparency and integrity of water markets in the Basin.

The Murray-Darling Basin Plan is an agreement to restore and manage our water carefully to protect the Basin for future generations.

The Senate committee invites organisations to make a submission to the inquiry before 29 September 2023 via the committee’s website.

Alternatively, submissions can be lodged via email to