Basin Plan

Basin Plan amendments critical to delivery of environmental outcomes

24 April 2018

Phillip Glyde, MDBA
24 April 2018

In just a couple weeks the Australian Parliament will debate a critical amendment to the Basin Plan to change the water recovery settings in the southern Basin.

At the heart of these amendments is a package of projects aimed at improving how water recovered for the environment is used, so we are getting the best possible environmental outcomes from it.

There is a damaging misconception in some quarters that the amendments will diminish the environmental benefits of the Plan.

This could not be further from the truth. In fact, the projects tied to the amendment will improve our ability to achieve the Basin Plan’s intended environmental outcomes.

Read full media release here.