Submission to the Murray-Darling Basin Commission of Inquiry Bill 2019

The Murray-Darling Basin Commission of Inquiry Bill seeks to establish an inquiry with the powers of a Royal Commission to investigate the management of the Basin water resources and the implementation and enforcement of the Basin Plan.

Guide to reviewing Water Resource Plans

The Wentworth Group have developed this guide to reviewing Water Resource Plans (WRPs) to assist communities to understand WRP legal inclusions, the WRP accreditation process and the key scientific issues which should be included in robust WRPs.

Review of Victoria's North and Murray Water Resource Plan

In March 2019 Wentworth Group reviewed the Victoria's North and Murray Water Resource Plan (WRP).

Water Flows in the Murray-Darling Basin: Observed versus expected

The Wentworth Group conducted a study to evaluate whether environmental water recovery has led to observable increases in river flows in the Murray-Darling Basin.

Murray-Darling Basin Snapshot

In January 2019 the Wentworth Group produced this snapshot report on the Murray Darling Basin.

Response to the Murray-Darling Basin Royal Commission Report

In January 2019 the Wentworth Group made this response to the release of the South Australian Murray-Darling Basin Royal Commission Report.

Proposed Criteria for Assessing Water Resource Plans under the Murray-Darling Basin Plan

We propose nine criteria which we believe all Water Resource Plans and related planning instruments should meet in order to satisfy Basin Plan requirements.

Submission to the Productivity Commission’s Draft Report on the Murray-Darling Basin Plan: Five-Year Assessment

In October 2018 the Wentworth Group made this submission to the Productivity Commission after releasing its five-year assessment draft report on the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.

Submission on the NSW Updated Factors for Water Recovery

In July 2018 the Wentworth Group made this submission to the New South Wales Government in relation to the consultation paper on the ‘NSW Updated factors for water recovery’ and the Water reform technical report titled ‘Derivation of LTDLE factors in NSW’ published in May.

Submission to the South Australian Murray-Darling Basin Royal Commission

The Murray-Darling Basin Royal Commission was established in January 2018 to investigate the operations and effectiveness of the Murray-Darling Basin system. The Wentworth Group put forward a submission in May 2018 to address the terms of reference of the Royal Commission.