Matt Colloff, R. Quentin Grafton*, Lorrae van Kerkhoff, Virginia Marshall, Deborah Peterson, John Williams, Paul Wyrwoll

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In this submission, we provide an opening statement and respond to the terms of reference on the following key issues: (1) governance of NWI implementation and delivery; (2) Indigenous issues and interests; (3) water accounting, auditing, efficiency and measurement; (4) environmentally sustainable level of extractions; (5) integrity and accountability; (6) climate change; (7) socio-economic neutrality; (8) community service obligations; and (9) investment in water infrastructure.

The submission by the Australian National University’s Institute for Water Futures to the Productivity Commission’s National Water Reform Inquiry is available here: