Murray–Darling Basin efficiency measures — additional criteria for projects

Latest outcomes from the Ministerial Council meeting on 14 December 2018

On 14 December 2018 the Murray-Darling Basin Ministerial Council agreed to the additional criteria for the Murray-Darling Basin Water Infrastructure Program.

Consultation

We recently asked for your feedback on additional criteria for water saving projects under the Murray-Darling Basin Water Infrastructure Program. This is what you told us.

How you had your say

We engaged Seftons to seek feedback from farmers, communities and governments across the Murray-Darling Basin.

You shared your ideas through:

  • an online survey
  • a public webinar
  • regional meetings.

Who participated

Over 600 people participated in the consultation.

Online

Our survey and webinar helped us to hear from people we couldn’t meet face-to-face.

  • Over 50 people responded through our online survey or provided submissions.
  • 48 people joined our public webinar from 31 locations.

In person

505 people came to our public meetings. We held 19 meetings in 17 locations across the Murray-Darling Basin:

  • Mildura, VIC
  • Swan Hill, VIC
  • Kerang, VIC
  • Echuca, VIC
  • Shepparton, VIC
  • Toowoomba, QLD
  • St George, QLD
  • Moree, NSW
  • Dubbo, NSW
  • Forbes, NSW
  • Griffith, NSW
  • Deniliquin, NSW
  • Renmark, SA
  • Murray Bridge, SA
  • Mildura, VIC
  • Swan Hill, VIC
  • Balranald, NSW
  • Rochester, VIC
  • Cohuna, VIC

What you said

Seftons has now delivered their final consultation report. The report encompasses feedback received through the public meetings, webinar, online submissions and surveys. The independent report and advice on additional criteria were considered by Basin water ministers in Melbourne on 14 December.

Download the consultation report PDF (8.4 MB).

This document was not prepared by us and does not meet accessibility requirements.

Latest outcomes from the Ministerial Council meeting on 14 December 2018

On 14 December 2018 the Murray-Darling Basin Ministerial Council agreed to the additional criteria for the Murray-Darling Basin Water Infrastructure Program.

Consultation

We recently asked for your feedback on additional criteria for water saving projects under the Murray-Darling Basin Water Infrastructure Program. This is what you told us.

How you had your say

We engaged Seftons to seek feedback from farmers, communities and governments across the Murray-Darling Basin.

You shared your ideas through:

  • an online survey
  • a public webinar
  • regional meetings.

Who participated

Over 600 people participated in the consultation.

Online

Our survey and webinar helped us to hear from people we couldn’t meet face-to-face.

  • Over 50 people responded through our online survey or provided submissions.
  • 48 people joined our public webinar from 31 locations.

In person

505 people came to our public meetings. We held 19 meetings in 17 locations across the Murray-Darling Basin:

  • Mildura, VIC
  • Swan Hill, VIC
  • Kerang, VIC
  • Echuca, VIC
  • Shepparton, VIC
  • Toowoomba, QLD
  • St George, QLD
  • Moree, NSW
  • Dubbo, NSW
  • Forbes, NSW
  • Griffith, NSW
  • Deniliquin, NSW
  • Renmark, SA
  • Murray Bridge, SA
  • Mildura, VIC
  • Swan Hill, VIC
  • Balranald, NSW
  • Rochester, VIC
  • Cohuna, VIC

What you said

Seftons has now delivered their final consultation report. The report encompasses feedback received through the public meetings, webinar, online submissions and surveys. The independent report and advice on additional criteria were considered by Basin water ministers in Melbourne on 14 December.

Download the consultation report PDF (8.4 MB).

This document was not prepared by us and does not meet accessibility requirements.

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    Murray-Darling Basin communities are invited to have their say on the best ways to invest in water efficiency projects, including additional assessment criteria for on-farm projects funded by the Murray-Darling Basin Water Infrastructure Program.

    Have your say by joining our Webinar on water efficiency projects.

    As a webinar participant you will be able to ask questions that will be answered during the webinar and published on this site.

    Register for the webinar

    If you have any questions regarding the registration process, please contact our webinar team

    Time: Nov 19, 2018 12 midday in Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney

    Murray-Darling Basin communities are invited to have their say on the best ways to invest in water efficiency projects, including additional assessment criteria for on-farm projects funded by the Murray-Darling Basin Water Infrastructure Program.

    Have your say by joining our Webinar on water efficiency projects.

    As a webinar participant you will be able to ask questions that will be answered during the webinar and published on this site.

    Register for the webinar

    If you have any questions regarding the registration process, please contact our webinar team

    Time: Nov 19, 2018 12 midday in Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney

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