Directory : Water Directory 2013
PAGE 38 Water Directory 2013 policy, and for the administration of key water management legislation, including the Water Management Act 2000, Water Act 1912 and the Hawkesbury-Nepean River Act 2009. Northern Territory -- Department of Natural Resources, Environment, the Arts and Sport (NRETAS) www.nretas.nt.gov.au The former Department of Natural Resources, Environment, the Arts and Sport has been dispersed into the following agencies: • Parks and Wildlife Commission of the NT • Department of Land Resource Management • Department of Arts and Museums • Department of Sport and Recreation • Department of Lands, Planning and Environment. Please visit the website for more information. Queensland -- Department of Energy and Water Supply www.dews.qld.gov.au The Department of Energy and Water Supply was previously part of the Department of Environment and Resource Management (DERM). The Department of Energy and Water Supply's vision is to reduce the cost of living pressures through innovative and efficient energy and water supply services. To achieve this, the department's strategy is to deliver innovative policy, planning and regulatory solutions in partnership with stakeholders to support cost-effective, safe, secure and reliable energy and water supply. The department's functions are delivered through two main service areas -- Energy, and Water Supply and Sewerage Services. South Australia -- Department for Water (DFW) www.waterforgood.sa.gov.au South Australia's Department for Water ensures that there are always sufficient and sustainable water resources in South Australia for its health, economy, environment and lifestyle. The Department implements Water for Good, South Australia's water security plan. The plan outlines 94 actions to make sure the state's water supplies are secure, safe, diverse, reliable and able to sustain a growing population and a growing economy in a changing climate. Tasmania -- Department of Primary Industries, Parks, Water and Environment (DPIPWE) www.dpipwe.tas.gov.au DPIPWE is responsible for the sustainable management and protection of Tasmania's land and water resources, and the protection and promotion of its natural, built and cultural assets. DPIPWE is also responsible for the sustainable development and management of Tasmania's freshwater resources, including groundwater management, water licensing and allocation, water quality monitoring and irrigation development. Victoria -- Department of Sustainability and Environment (DSE) www.dse.vic.gov.au DSE leads the Victorian Government's efforts to sustainably manage water resources and catchments, climate change, bushfires, parks and other public land, forests, biodiversity and ecosystem conservation. The Office of Water in the Victorian Department of Sustainability and Environment manages the Our Water, Our Future website. It aims to provide comprehensive information on water management and planning in Victoria, and to help all Victorians contribute to the sustainable management of precious water resources. Western Australia -- Department of Water www.water.wa.gov.au The Department of Water is the government agency that looks after all Western Australia's water. The Department supports Western Australia's growth and development by managing the availability and quality of water sustainably -- now and for the future. The Department of Water licenses tap water, water that has been used to grow food, and water used by mining and industry for the state's development.
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