A comprehensive engagement and consultation program accompanied the release of the draft strategy. This included:
- face-to-face meetings
- online webinars
- formal submissions.
What we heard
160 stakeholders participated in the engagement program and 42 formal submissions were received. Key themes that emerged during this consultation include using the new climate data, environmental health and connectivity, Aboriginal water rights and connection to Country, entitlement reliability and risk management, new and existing water infrastructure, strategic land use and water planning, and inter-jurisdictional water management.