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Water Amendment (Review Implementation and Other Measures) Bill 2015


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Before Reps
Portfolio
Agriculture and Water Resources

Summary

Amends the Water Act 2007 in relation to: reviews and reporting requirements for the Basin Plan; accreditation of first generation state water resource plans with further accreditations linked to Basin Plan review outcomes; incorporation of Indigenous expertise and knowledge in the governance of the basin’s water resources; trading by the Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder; and the redundancy of the Murray-Darling Basin Water Rights Information Service; and technical and consequential amendments.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 03/12/15  
Second reading moved 03/12/15  
Second reading debate 09/02/16  
Second reading agreed to 09/02/16  
Third reading agreed to 09/02/16  
     

Text of bill

  • First reading

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest



Notes
  • Referred to Committee (04/02/2016): Senate Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport Legislation Committee; Report due 10/03/2016
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