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What we heard

Far North Coast Regional Water Strategy

Key themes that emerged during this consultation include Aboriginal knowledge and connection to Country, water infrastructure, water security, flooding and flood mitigation, and groundwater.

The draft Far North Coast Regional Water Strategy, which considers water supply, reliability and security for a growing population, was on public exhibition from 30 October – 13 December 2020.

More than 70 stakeholders participated in the engagement program and 245 formal submissions were received. Key themes that emerged during this consultation include Aboriginal knowledge and connection to Country, water infrastructure, water security, flooding and flood mitigation, and groundwater.

A comprehensive engagement and consultation program accompanied the release of the draft strategy. This included:

  • face-to-face meetings
  • online webinars
  • formal submissions.

Submissions

We are sharing collected community and stakeholder submissions for the region along with cultural and general submissions.

General
Far North Coast Draft Regional Water Strategy What We Heard Report

The report summarises the key issues we heard during the public consultation. It highlights how your feedback has informed the next steps in developing the Far North Coast Regional Water Strategy.

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The summary provides a snapshot of key issues and contains highlights of the report.

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Want to find out more?

For more information about the draft strategy and public consultation visit the Far North Coast Regional Water Strategy.