Organisation

Murray-Darling Basin Royal Commission

Description

The Murray-Darling Basin Royal Commission was established by His Excellency the Honourable Hieu Van Le AC, Governor of South Australia on 23 January 2018. The purpose of the Royal Commission is to investigate the operations and effectiveness of the Murray-Darling Basin system. 

The Royal Commissioner can obtain information for the inquiry by seeking relevant documents, taking evidence from people who have relevant experiences with the Murray-Darling Basin and receiving formal written submissions from people or organisations.

Items authored

Report

31 Jan 2019

South Australia's Royal Commission into the Murray Darling Basin Plan has handed down its final report. The year-long investigation was prompted by allegations of water theft by cotton farmers in New South Wales.

Discussion paper

30 Apr 2018

This paper raises the issue of the construction of the Water Act from a legal perspective, specifically in the context of its use of the term environmentally sustainable level of take. That task necessarily requires consideration of how ESLT is defined, including by reference to...

Discussion paper

4 Apr 2018

The purpose of this issues paper is to briefly set out matters from the Terms of Reference that are the subject of focus by the Commission, so as to assist any person or organisation wishing to submit a submission, or in the process of preparing...

Items published

Report

31 Jan 2019

South Australia's Royal Commission into the Murray Darling Basin Plan has handed down its final report. The year-long investigation was prompted by allegations of water theft by cotton farmers in New South Wales.

Discussion paper

30 Apr 2018

This paper raises the issue of the construction of the Water Act from a legal perspective, specifically in the context of its use of the term environmentally sustainable level of take. That task necessarily requires consideration of how ESLT is defined, including by reference to...

Discussion paper

4 Apr 2018

The purpose of this issues paper is to briefly set out matters from the Terms of Reference that are the subject of focus by the Commission, so as to assist any person or organisation wishing to submit a submission, or in the process of preparing...

Items authored

3

Items published/produced

3

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