Environmental issues


Lachlan Riverine Working Group

The Lachlan Riverine Working Group aims to achieve the best outcomes for environmental water delivery in the Lachlan catchment. The working group provides advice on the use and management of environmental water to enhance the health and effective functioning of the riverine, wetland and floodplain ecosystems within the catchment.

Sources of environmental water include the environmental water provisions of the Water Sharing Plan for the Lachlan Regulated River Water Source 2003, adaptive environmental water held by the Office of Environment and Heritage and allocations made available from entitlements held by the Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder

Who are the members of the working group?

Membership includes representatives from the:

  • Aboriginal community
  • Lachlan community
  • Office of Environment and Heritage
  • Department of Primary Industries
  • Inland Rivers Network
  • Lachlan Valley Water Users
  • State Water Corporation
  • Australian Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities (observer status)

The Lachlan Catchment Management Authority chairs and supports the working group.

For further information on the group contact the Lachlan Catchment Management Authority.

Page last updated: 06 March 2013