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Reference groups and advisory committees

The Department has stakeholder reference groups and advisory committees to engage with specific communities and on specific projects.

Morning sun over the Darling River.

Our reference groups and advisory committees

Established to provide a range of diverse perspectives to the Department on the proposed approach to river connectivity.

Committees for Aboriginal people across NSW to provide advice on water planning and management.

In January and February 2023, the Reconnecting River Country Program called for expressions of interest from eligible private landholders and First Nations communities.

Three reference groups formed to provide insights from a local council, community and industry perspective to help inform key aspects of the project.