Wednesday, 13 February 2019
Murray-Darling Basin Plan; Order for the Production of Documents
(1) That the Senate notes that:
(a) the South Australian Royal Commission handed down its findings on 29 January 29 2019; and
(b) Commissioner Bret Walker SC found that the construction of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan was unlawful.
(2) That there be laid on the table by the Minister representing the Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources, all legal advice received by the Department or relevant agencies, including the Murray-Darling Basin Authority, Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder and the National Water Commission, relating to the development of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan and the 2,750GL water recovery target.