Review of the Water Management Act 1999
A report on the operation of the Water Management Act from 2007-2012 has been presented to Parliament in accordance with section 301A of the Water Management Act 1999
. Section 301A required the preparation of a report on the operation of the Act five years after the commencement of the Dam Works Legislation (Miscellaneous Amendments) Act 2007
This report provides an overview of the actions that have been undertaken over the past five years to support the operation of the Water Management Act 1999
It also highlights the changing policy environment in which the Act has operated and legislative amendments that will be introduced to further enhance the operation of the Act and related legislation.
Report on the Operation of the Water Management Act 1999 from 2007-2012 (187 KB)
In 2005 a major review of the Water Management Act
and associated legislation was undertaken. This review found that the objectives of the Act were still valid and the provisions of the Act remained appropriate for securing those objectives.Report on the operation of the Water Management Act 1999 - May 2005