Review of the Water Management Act 1999

Report Tabled

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)



Further Information

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

Contact

Senior Policy Officer - WR
Christina Jackson
GPO Box 44
Hobart TAS 7001
Phone: 03 6165 3213
Fax: 03 6233 6055
Email: Christina.Jackson@dpipwe.tas.gov.au

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