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Question Without Notice No. 800 asked in the Legislative Council on 13 August 2019 by Hon Jacqui Boydell

Minister responding: Hon D.J. Kelly
Parliament: 40 Session: 1

Answered on

WATER RESOURCES MANAGEMENT — LEGISLATION

800. Hon JACQUI BOYDELL to the minister representing the Minister for Water:

I refer to the Minister for Water's press release dated Thursday, 23 August 2018, and my previous question without notice 646 asked on 13 June in this place.

(1) Given that we are almost a year on from the press release, does the minister have a date that we can expect the new bill to be tabled in Parliament?

(2) If no to (1), can the minister provide an update on the consultation process by tabling details of each stakeholder consultation?

(3) Will the minister table the minutes of any meetings undertaken by the Water Resources Reform Reference Group since Thursday, 13 June?

Hon ALANNAH MacTIERNAN replied:

I thank the member for the question. The Minister for Water has provided the following information.

(1) The bill will be introduced to Parliament once the drafting process is completed.

(2) The response given to part (1) of question without notice 646 remains current.

(3) No meetings have been held since 13 June 2019.