Submissions wanted for Murray Darling Basin review

Local councils are invited to make submissions by 16 August to a draft Terms of Reference to guide a new Independent Panel for the Assessment of Social and Economic Conditions in the Murray-Darling Basin.

The panel was appointed recently by the Federal Government to assess communities in the Basin as they face matters including drought, demographic changes, commodity price changes and water reforms.

In addition to the Terms of Reference, people making submissions will be asked seven questions that will help assist the panel’s work.

Submissions on the draft Terms of Reference and Assessment Framework are due by 16 August 2019 via email independentpanel@mdba.gov.au or in mail to Socio Economic Independent Panel GPO Box 1801, Canberra City ACT 2601.

For further details and to register visit www.basin-socio-economic.com.au.