Alice Springs Plan Review Water Advisory Committee

The Alice Springs Water Advisory Committee (ASWAC) was revoked by the Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Water Security on 19 October 2020. It is superseded by the Alice Springs Plan Review Water Advisory Committee (ASPRWAC) which as established on 19 October 2020.

The Committee provides advice to the Controller of Water Resources on the five year review of the 2016 Alice Springs Water Allocation Plan, which is due by 16 February 2021.

The Committee’s general functions are to:

  • Provide advice to the Controller and the department on the effectiveness of the Alice Springs Water Allocation Plan 2016 2026 (Plan) in maximising the economic and social benefits within ecological constraints.
  • Consider and advise the Controller on any other matters referred to it by the Controller.

Specifically, the Committee will:

  • Seek stakeholder and community feedback on the effectiveness of the Plan in terms of the economic and social benefits of the Plan.
  • Provide advice to the Controller on the review of the Plan.
  • Provide advice to the Controller on key matters to be addressed in a revision of the Plan prior to 2026.

Alice Springs Plan Review Water Advisory Committee members

  • John Huigen (Chair)
  • Martin Campbell
  • James Cocking
  • Rodney Cramer
  • Adam Davis
  • Robyn Grey-Gardner
  • Glenn Marshall
  • Eli Melky
  • Greg Owens
  • Barbara Shaw

Terms of reference for the new committee

The Alice Springs Plan Review Water Advisory Committee’s terms of reference were approved by the Controller of Water Resources on 19 October 2020.

Read the Terms of references DOCX (112.4 KB)

Minutes of the new Alice Springs Plan Review Water Advisory Committee

DateTimeVenueMinutes
4 February 20219:30amArid Zone Research Institute, South Stuart Hwy, Alice SpringsMeeting 3 PDF (580.1 KB)
14 December 20208:30am Arid Zone Research Institute, South Stuart Hwy, Alice SpringsMeeting 2 PDF (18.2 MB)
12 November 2020 8:30am Arid Zone Research Institute, South Stuart Hwy, Alice SpringsMeeting 1 PDF (3.9 MB)

Alice Springs Water Advisory Committee 2016 to 2020

The Alice Springs Water Advisory Committee (ASWAC) was revoked by the Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Water Security on 19 October 2020. It is superseded by the Alice Springs Plan Review Water Advisory Committee (ASPRWAC) which as established on 19 October 2020.

The former committee provided advice to the department on the implementation of the 2016 Alice Springs Water Allocation Plan. ASWAC held its first meeting on 2 February 2017 and met six times.

Read the previous committee's terms of reference PDF (53.1 KB).

The table below has meeting minutes from the former Committee meetings

DateTimeVenueMinutes (PDF)
18 October 2018 5:00pm Central Australian Development Office, Todd MallMinutes PDF (673.5 KB)
29 May 2018 8:30am Central Australian Development Office, Todd Mall
2 February 2017 5:30pm Central Australian Development Office, Todd Mall Minutes PDF (171.7 KB)
21 March 2017 5:30pm Ghan Conference Room, Central Australian
2 August 2017 5:30pm Alice Springs Public Library
25 October 2017 5:30pm Central Australian Development Office, Todd Mall Minutes PDF (659.4 KB)

Contact

For further information contact Water Resources Division phone: 08 8999 4455 or
Email: water.resources@nt.gov.au


Last updated: 19 July 2021

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