Call for community nominations - Gwydir Environmental Water Advisory Group

The Department of Planning, Industry and Environment invites applications from the community for Gwydir Environmental Water Advisory Group membership.

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The Gwydir Environmental Water Advisory Group (EWAG) provides advice to the Department on the use of water for the environment in the Gwydir Valley.

Suitable applicants will contribute their local knowledge and relevant experience to guide the beneficial use of water for the environment. EWAG members will actively participate providing information, analysis and recommendations from their vantage point in the local community or representing a stakeholder group, to assist environmental water managers with annual watering priorities, adaptive management and implementation of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.

Specific skills and knowledge sought includes:

  • Indigenous knowledge
  • floodplain and wetland management
  • water management
  • local knowledge of the Gwydir floodplain and wetlands including ecology
  • related community interests.

Successful applicants will be appointed for a term of up to 5 years.

For more information on the position description and applying, go to Advisory Committee Members.

Completed application forms must be returned to the nominated email/address on the form by Sunday 22 November 2020.