74th AGM resolutions


2018 Annual General Meeting

Resolutions tracker

Delegates to the Murray Darling Association 74th Annual General Meeting held in Leeton in August 2018 considered a range of motions. Members resolved to undertake actions and advocate on issues of regional and Basin-wide significance. 

Below is a list of the motions that were considered, actions arising following the meeting, and responses received. Full details of the annual general meeting are recorded in the Minutes.

Please visit this page regularly for updates.

Item

Motion

Status

Correspondence/notes

Responses

3

Adoption of 73rd Annual General Meeting minutes

Carried 73rd AGM Minutes Minutes confirmed
4.1 Adoption of 2017-18 Annual Report Carried 2017-18 Annual Report  
4.2 Adoption of 2017-18 Financial Reports Carried 2017-18 Annual Report  
5.1 Consultation on river levels during peak tourism periods Carried

Murray-Darling Basin Authority

Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder

Follow-up e-mail sent 9/11/18

Reply recieved 29/04/19

Follow-up e-mail sent 9/11/18

5.2 Water Act 1989 (Victoria) re take and use of groundwater Carried Hon. Lisa Neville, Minister for Water (Victoria) Follow-up e-mail sent 9/11/18
5.3 National Carp Control Plan Carried

Dept of Agriculture and Water Resources

National Carp Control Plan

National Carp Control Plan (re DAWR)

Follow-up e-mail sent 9/11/18

Follow-up e-mail sent 9/11/18

Follow-up e-mail sent 9/11/18

5.4 Integrated planning provisions, including Barmah Choke capacity Carried

Dept of Agriculture and Water Resources

Murray-Darling Basin Authority

Follow-up e-mail sent 9/11/18

Reply recieved 29/04/19

5.5 Socioeconomic neutrality Carried

Hon. David Littleproud, Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources (Commonwealth)

Dept of Agriculture and Water Resources

Murray-Darling Basin Authority

Dept of Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development (ACT)

Dept of Industry (NSW)

Dept of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy (Queensland)

Dept of Environment, Water and Natural Resources (South Australia)

Dept of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (Victoria)

Follow-up e-mail sent 9/11/18

Follow-up e-mail sent 9/11/18

Follow-up e-mail sent 9/11/18

Follow-up e-mail sent 9/11/18

Reply 21/11/2018

Follow-up e-mail sent 9/11/18

Follow-up e-mail sent 9/11/18

Follow-up e-mail sent 9/11/18

5.6 Climate change adaptation Carried

Murray-Darling Basin Authority

Hon. David Littleproud, Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources (Commonwealth)

Hon. David Spiers, Minister for Environment and Water (South Australia)

 

Follow-up e-mail sent 9/11/18

Reply recieved 29/04/19

Meeting scheduled

 

5.7 MDA regional boundaries review Noted    
5.8 River Murray weir infrastructure Carried

Hon. David Spiers, Minister for Environment and Water (South Australia)

Dept of Agriculture and Water Resources

Murray-Darling Basin Authority

Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder

Reply 14/11/2018

Follow-up e-mail sent 9/11/18

 

Follow-up e-mail sent 9/11/18

Reply recieved 29/04/19

Follow-up e-mail sent 9/11/18

5.9 National Water Registry Carried

Hon. David Littleproud, Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources (Commonwealth)

Hon. Tony Burke, Shadow Minister for Environment and Water (Commonwealth)

Follow-up e-mail sent 9/11/18

Acknowledged reciept 12/9/18

5.10 National Water Ombudsman Carried Hon. David Littleproud, Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources (Commonwealth) Follow-up e-mail sent 9/11/18
5.11 Murray-Darling Basin Ministerial Council - advisory role for local government Carried

Hon. David Littleproud, Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources (Commonwealth)

Dept of Agriculture and Water Resources

Follow-up e-mail sent 9/11/18

Follow-up e-mail sent 9/11/18

5.12 Strengthening compliance measures Carried

Hon. David Littleproud, Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources (Commonwealth)

Murray-Darling Basin Authority

Follow-up e-mail sent 9/11/18

Reply recieved 29/04/19

5.13 National Water Infrastructure Development Fund Carried Hon. David Littleproud, Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources (Commonwealth) Follow-up e-mail sent 9/11/18
5.14 Utilising weirs for power generation Carried Murray-Darling Basin Authority

Follow-up e-mail sent 9/11/18

Reply recieved 29/04/19

5.15 MDA constitutional change Carried Constitution Amendment Registry Services confirmation
5.16 Menindee Lakes management renegotiations Lost

Note: There was broad support for the concept, however recognising that the New South Wales Government has a number of measures in place, time is needed for these initiatives to be completed.

 
5.17 Structural adjustment Carried Murray-Darling Basin Authority

Follow-up e-mail sent 9/11/18

Reply recieved 29/04/19

5.18 Environmental impacts of commercial flows on Goulburn River Carried

Hon. Lisa Neville, Minister for Water (Victoria)

Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder

Murray-Darling Basin Authority

Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority

Victorian Parliament Hansard (page 1432)

Reply 15/10/2018

Follow-up e-mail sent 9/11/18

Follow-up e-mail sent 9/11/18

Reply 20/9/2018

Ms Sheed speech in Hansard

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Productivity Commission-Murray Darling Basin Plan: Five-year assessment draft report

The Productivity Commission presented its Murray-Darling Basin Plan: Five-year assessment draft report prior to the 74th Murray Darling Association Annual General Meeting on August 30. 

Track the MDA's response to the draft report below: