National Water Policy
• Provide policy advice on urban water matters • Lead on international engagement on water issues • Progress the Government’s commitment to refresh the National Water Initiative in consultation with state and territory governments, with a particular focus on Indigenous water rights, climate change and urban water reform. • Provide advice on water quality issues and lead the development and implementation of national water quality guidelines and policies • Facilitates and supports a ‘whole-of-system’ approach to the sustainable management the Lake Eyre Basin and Great Artesian Basin. This involves working with governments on cross-jurisdictional issues concerning water and related natural resources to avoid or eliminate so far as reasonably practicable adverse cross-border impacts.
GPO Box 858 Canberra ACT 2601 Australia