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Consultations and information events

We will continue to regularly create opportunities to hear from and meet with our stakeholders to build shared understanding, hear insights on water matters, and to provide input on policies, plans, and other relevant documents. An overview of our upcoming meetings, exhibitions, and other public engagement activities is provided below.

Current engagements

Region: Various

Improved regulations for joint private works schemes – Have your say

From: 23 August 2023 12:00 AM
To: 30 September 2023 11:59 PM

We are working with joint private works schemes to deliver clearer, simpler rules and regulations for schemes.

Region: Various

Local water utilities performance indicators – Have your say

From: 24 August 2023 12:00 AM
To: 6 October 2023 11:59 PM

The department is proposing new annual performance indicators for local water utilities. Join an online webinar on 7 Sept and 12 Sept to find out more.

Region: Various

Intersecting Streams Unregulated River Water Sources Water Sharing Plan - Exhibition

From: 4 September 2023 12:00 AM
To: 13 October 2023 12:00 AM

Learn more about the proposed changes to the plan, attend a session on 14 Sept, 19 Sept, 25 Sept or 29 Sept and make a submission or comment on the draft.

Region: Various

Floodplain management plans First Nations - Engagement sessions

From: 26 September 2023 10:00 AM
To: 15 November 2023 4:00 PM

Engagement about the protection of cultural assets and values as part of the development of floodplain management plans in the Murray, Murrumbidgee and Lachlan valleys. Sessions will be held on 26 and 27 Sept, 5 and 18 Oct and 14 and 15 Nov 2023.

Water is one of our most valuable natural assets. We have a responsibility to the people of NSW to ensure we manage water equitably and transparently now and into the future. Our stakeholders include any community, group or individual who could be interested or affected by our activities.

Other engagement information


A monthly webinar that provides updates on current consultation and engagement

Reference groups and advisory committees

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

Past engagement

Find past engagement information, previous newsletters, meetings and presentations.