TRaCK: Tropical Rivers and Coastal Knowledge

Science and knowledge that governments, communities, industries for sustainable use of Australia's tropical rivers and estuaries

1.3 How are governments involved in water reform?

Title1.3 How are governments involved in water reform?
Publication TypePresentation
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsMackenzie, J
KeywordsGoverment, involvement, Water Reform

This module provides an overview of the key agreements that guide water reform in Australia, and shows how these agreements are being implemented by the different jurisdictions. It outlines the roles of key agencies: The Council Australian Governments; the National Water Commission; and the state and territory governments. It provides a brief introduction to the laws and responsibilities of state governments in each of the three north jurisdictions.