Review of the Water for the Environment Special Account

A review of the Water for the Environment Special Account is underway.

This is the first of 2 reviews required under the Water Act 2007.

Independent panel

This review is being conducted by an independent 3-member panel appointed in mid-2019.

Panellists are:

  • Ms Sally Farrier (chair)
  • Mr Simon Lewis AO PSM
  • Ms Merran Kelsall FCPA FCA.

Share your feedback

The panel have released a discussion paper on the review of the Water for the Environment Special Account.

To have your say:

  • read the discussion paper
  • submit your feedback online.

Submissions close on 6 December 2019.

Focus of the review

The panel will consider whether allocated funds are enough to:

  • reach the target of 450 gigalitres of environmental water by 2024
  • ease or remove constraints to delivery of environmental water by 2024.

Terms of reference

You can download the terms of reference for the review.


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Terms of Reference PDF 1 414 KB
Terms of Referenc DOCX 1 22 KB

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Last reviewed: 11 November 2019
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