Water for Victoria is the Victorian Government's strategic plan for management of water resources, now and into the future. We will ensure we manage water to support a healthy environment, a prosperous economy and thriving communities.
To meet the challenges of climate change and population growth, the government will take action to ensure that our water system is efficient and innovative.
We will make better use of alternative water resources – like recycled water and stormwater – to reduce the impact on our rivers and environment.
We will recognise that water plays many roles in our communities, and will seek to make the most of our water, including for agriculture, the environment, Aboriginal communities and recreation.
We recognise that water has cultural importance for Traditional Owners and Aboriginal people, and will provide opportunities for greater Aboriginal participation in water planning and management.
The State of Victoria Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning 2016