Inquiry into Water Compliance and Enforcement in NSW

Ombudsman's Inquiry into Water Compliance and Enforcement 2007-2017

Acting for WaterNSW, licensor and regulator of water entitlements under the Water NSW 2014 Act (NSW) and the Water Management Act 2010 (NSW), instructed by Norton Rose Fulbright, in relation to the Ombudsman's ongoing investigation into water management compliance issues in the Murray-Darling Basin.

On 8 March 2018, the Ombudsman delivered a Special Report to the NSW Parliament in relation to a related investigation into WaterNSW's inadvertent provision of incorrect statistical information to the Ombudsman as to the enforcement actions that had been taken by or on behalf of WaterNSW.