Water for Victoria

About the Discussion Paper

Water is important to all of us. Climate change, population growth and changing community expectations are continually challenging the way we manage the water cycle to ensure it supports all Victorians.

The Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Water Lisa Neville and the water sector are taking a long term view of these challenges. The first step in this process has been development of this Discussion Paper.


Water for Victoria - Discussion Paper

The Discussion Paper identifies the key issues and potential responses that will ensure water continues to support a healthy environment, a prosperous economy and thriving communities now and into the future.

A summary of the Discussion Paper is also available in the document library of this page, together with FAQs and contact information.

Your views and ideas are important to help shape the final plan. The Department will be conducting meetings across Victoria with a range of stakeholders and community groups related to the water sector..

Public consultation and the formal submission process closed on 13 May 2016, with the final Water Plan expected to be released in mid-2016.

Thank you for your interest in the Discussion Paper - Water for Victoria. The submission period has now closed. DELWP will now analyse and consider all submissions as it develops the final plan, which is expected to be released in mid 2016.














About the Discussion Paper

Water is important to all of us. Climate change, population growth and changing community expectations are continually challenging the way we manage the water cycle to ensure it supports all Victorians.

The Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Water Lisa Neville and the water sector are taking a long term view of these challenges. The first step in this process has been development of this Discussion Paper.


Water for Victoria - Discussion Paper

The Discussion Paper identifies the key issues and potential responses that will ensure water continues to support a healthy environment, a prosperous economy and thriving communities now and into the future.

A summary of the Discussion Paper is also available in the document library of this page, together with FAQs and contact information.

Your views and ideas are important to help shape the final plan. The Department will be conducting meetings across Victoria with a range of stakeholders and community groups related to the water sector..

Public consultation and the formal submission process closed on 13 May 2016, with the final Water Plan expected to be released in mid-2016.

Thank you for your interest in the Discussion Paper - Water for Victoria. The submission period has now closed. DELWP will now analyse and consider all submissions as it develops the final plan, which is expected to be released in mid 2016.














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