Agriculture, Water and the Environment
The commissioner will monitor, audit and report annually on: • implementing water-use compliance measures • implementing the Northern Basin Review recommendations • achieving Basin Plan environmental outcomes in the northern Basin • scientific and technical information that will increase our understanding of northern Basin environmental needs • environmental water activities in the northern Basin, including the Gwydir Wetlands, Macquarie Marshes and Narran Lakes • involving Indigenous communities in managing, planning and delivering water resources.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    F. Non Statutory - Function w Separate Branding

  • Established By / Under


  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    B. Secondary

  • Creation Date

    7 May 2018

Current single executive appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Northern Basin Commissioner Mr. Michael Keelty AO APM 11 September 2018 10 September 2021
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