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Northern Rivers first flush review

The Department of Planning, Industry & Environment is seeking feedback on the draft report for the 2020 northern Murray-Darling Basin first flush event.
Northern Murray Darling Basin

What’s this about?

From mid-January 2020 to early February 2020, the NSW Government put in place water restrictions to manage the first major water flows across the northern Murray-Darling Basin.

An independent panel has released a draft report on the management of the 2020 northern Murray-Darling Basin first flush event. 

The panel is seeking community feedback on its draft report following an earlier public consultation in May 2020.

The report includes recommendations on how the management of first flush events can be improved in the future.

Key recommendations will focus on: 

Have your say

There are three ways you can provide feedback. 

A webinar will be held on Monday 27 July 2020, from 1pm to 2:30pm. Register your interest online.

Have your say by Sunday 9 August 2020. 


13 July 2020 to 9 August 2020
9:00am to 11:59pm

Online consultation

27 July 2020 to 27 July 2020
1:00pm to 2:30pm

Online webinar

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