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Topics > River Murray > Basin Plan

Senate Select Committee on the Murray-Darling Basin Plan

On 24 June 2015, the Federal Senate resolved to establish the Select Committee on the Murray-Darling Basin Plan. The committee is to inquire on the social, economic and environmental impacts of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan on regional communities.

The South Australian Government made a submission to the Senate Select Committee on the Murray-Darling Basin Plan, stressing that Basin governments must retain their commitment to work cooperatively to implement the Plan on time and in full.

The submission highlights the importance of a healthy River Murray for agriculture, domestic water supply, tourism, industry, the environment and recreation.

Find out more about the submission:

The final report of the Select Committee on the Murray-Darling Basin, was made available on 17 March 2016.

The South Australian Government will continue to reaffirm its commitment to delivery of the Basin Plan on time and in full.