Ministerial News

Historic Legislation To Fast Track Water Infrastructure In Regional NSW

The NSW Government has today introduced historic legislation to fast track critical water infrastructure to ensure drought-stricken communities will not run out of drinking water. The temporary legislation will streamline approvals for water infrastructure projects...

More Than $81 Million For NSW Safe And Secure Water Projects

The NSW Liberals & Nationals Government is investing more than $81 million into 30 projects across 21 councils in regional NSW to improve water quality and security.  The Safe and Secure water security projects include the installation of an artesian bore, the...

Water Pressure Returns In The Great Artesian Basin

The NSW Government is investing $13 million over the next four years to continue their ‘Cap & Pipe the Bores Program’ in the Great Artesian Basin, work that has seen water pressure in the area increase for the first time in decades. Minister for Water, Property and...

Almost $50M For Emergency Drought Initiatives In New England Region

The Liberals & Nationals Government is investing close to $50 million for water initiatives to help drought-affected communities in the New England region. Minister for Water, Property and Housing Melinda Pavey, Minister for Finance and Small Business Damien Tudehope...

Water Restrictions To Help Conserve Water In Lower Hunter

Water restrictions will be introduced across the Lower Hunter next month for the first time in 25 years, in response to the worst drought on record for NSW. Minister for Water, Property and Housing Melinda Pavey announced Level 1 water restrictions would begin on...

Shooters Borsak Must Clarify Position on Murray Darling Basin Plan

Minister for Water, Property and Housing Melinda Pavey has called on Robert Borsak to clarify his party’s position on the Murray Darling Bain Plan following a split between two of his lower house MPs, Roy Butler and Helen Dalton. Member for Barwon Roy Butler has...

Securing Sydney’s Future Water Needs

The NSW Government has commenced further work to secure water for Greater Sydney with preliminary planning for the expansion of the Sydney Desalination Plant (SDP) commencing as Greater Sydney dam levels continue to drop at record pace. Minister for Water, Property...

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by | Apr 24, 2018 |