Water managment

Murray Darling Basin Plan independent assurance committee appointed

12 February 2018

Farm Online
Mike Foley @micksfoley

The Murray Darling Basin Authority has appointed an advisory body for compliance and enforcement measures governing water use, following recommendations from last year’s review of the agency’s performance.

The Independent Assurance Committee (IAC) will provide expert advice on the design, implementation and adequacy of the Murray Darling Basin Plan’s compliance regime.

In July, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull directed the MDBA to conduct a compliance review, following allegations from ABC’s Four Corners program of water theft and poor regulation in NSW.

The IAC is comprised of four water resource managers.

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