77th AGM Resolutions


2021 Annual General Meeting Resolutions Tracker

 

 

Delegates to the Murray Darling Association 75th Annual General Meeting held in Wentworth in May 2021 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.

 

 

 

 

 

Item

Motion

Status

Correspondence/notes

Responses

3

Previous Minutes

Carried

2021 AGM Minutes

 

4

2021 Reports be accepted 

Carried

2020-21 Annual Report

 

5.1

Recreational Water

Carried

 
  • Discussions commenced during Canberra trip June 2021.
  • Letters sent to CEWO, MDBA, DestinationNSW, Tourism Australia, Adelaide South Australia, Tourism Queensland [See outgoing correspondence Board Meeting 412]

5.2

Lake Mejum / Lake Coolah Feasibility

Carried

 
  • Cr Maytom has had discussions with MDBA and National Water Grid Authority.
  • CEO also commenced discussions during Canberra trip June 2021.
  • Invitation from NWGA for MDA to present at their Strategic Advisory Committee [See Board Meeting 411].

5.3

Carp Mitigation

Carried

 
  • Discussions commenced during Canberra trip June 2021
  • Letter of support for carp mitigation project on the lower Coorong provided [see outgoing correspondence in Board Meeting 411]
  • Letters sent to Federal and State Governments in support of alternate Carp Mitigation measures [See outgoing correspondence Board Meeting 412]

5.4

Floodplain Harvesting

Carried

 
  • Discussions commenced during Canberra trip June 2021
  • CEO testified at Select inquiry into Floodplain Harvesting [see transcript agenda 411]

5.5

End of System Flows

Carried

 
  • Discussions commenced during Canberra trip June 2021
  • CEO testified at Select inquiry into Floodplain Harvesting [see transcript agenda 411]

5.6

Recognition of Menindee Lakes

Carried

 
  • Discussions commenced during Canberra trip June 2021
  • Further discussions raised at the Region 6 Annual Stakeholder Symposium.

5.7

Restoring Connectivity

Carried

 
  • Discussions commenced during Canberra trip June 2021

5.8

Sustainable Diversion Limits

Carried

 
  • Discussions commenced during Canberra trip June 2021

5.9

Measurement of Flows and Extractions

Carried

 
  • Discussions commenced during Canberra trip June 2021

 

  • CEO testified at Select inquiry into Floodplain Harvesting [see transcript agenda 411]

5.10

First Nations Representation in Local Government

Carried

 
  • Discussions commenced during Canberra trip June 2021
  • Resolution Board meeting 409 for the MDA to establish a First Nations Advisory committee
  • MDA wrote to Yorta Yorta Nations [See outgoing correspondence Board meeting 411]
  • Ongoing discussions with Ngarrindjeri Chair Grant Rigney at MLDRIN

5.11

Delivery Risks Report

LOST

 

  

5.12

Carbon Neutral by 2050

Carried

 
  • Discussions commenced during Canberra trip June 2021

5.13

Myths and Messaging

Carried

 
  • Discussions commenced during Canberra trip June 2021

5.14

Science of Connectivity

Carried

 
  • Discussions commenced during Canberra trip June 2021

5.15

Review of 2,750GL

LOST

   

5.16

Royal Commission

Carried

 
  • Discussions commenced during Canberra trip June 2021

5.17

MDA Proposed Name Change

Carried