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Australian Capital Territory Water Management Legislation Amendment Bill 2013

Originating house
House of Representatives
Not Proceeding
Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities


Amends the: Australian Capital Territory (Planning and Land Management) Act 1988 to provide that the abstraction of water on National Land and by Commonwealth agencies throughout the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) will be managed by the ACT Government; Water Act 2007 to enable the water resources of the Googong Dam Area to be included in a water resource plan area for which the ACT has responsibility; and Canberra Water Supply (Googong Dam) Act 1974 to ensure that the ACT Executive has the appropriate powers to manage the surface waters of the Googong Dam.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 30/05/13  
Second reading moved 30/05/13  
Referred to Federation Chamber 17/06/13  
Second reading debate 17/06/13  
Second reading agreed to 17/06/13  
Third reading agreed to 17/06/13  
Introduced and read a first time 19/06/13  
Second reading moved 19/06/13  
Lapsed at end of Parliament 12/11/13  

Text of bill

  • First reading


Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum


Second reading speeches

Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

Bills Digest

  • Referred to Committee (30/05/2013): Senate Environment and Communications Legislation Committee; Committee report (31/05/2013)