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Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Strategy

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Actions and Effort - Adapt to water policy reform

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*Progress rating is an indictaive qualitative assessment, these wil be further refined through data analysis, stakeholder and community consultation.

Strategic priority: Influence regional water policy

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Influence water policy development and implementation to secure water for improving natural asset condition and social and economic wellbeingContinued community, DEPI, Goulburn Broken CMA, industry and water authority partnerships to provide balanced and informed input into policy development (RCS) 
 
Work with Goulburn Murray Water and DEPI to integrate the management of surface and ground water for the benefit of groundwater dependent ecosystems and aquatic species and communities (BS 2010)Mansfield Shire Council domestic waste water plan adopted. 53 actions to be implemented. No funding to do so (WS)
Set limits for extraction in the Strathbogie Ranges including from waterways, ground water, bogs and via farm dams. There is a need to be supported by education and science. (WS)
Create opportunities for community leaders to contribute to water policyIdentify and manage key areas likely to provide refuge in the face of climate change, including the prioritisation of wetlands for environmental watering (BS 2010)
  
 
    

Strategic priority: Deliver water to waterways and wetlands

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Plan, deliver and monitor environmental water delivery to improve the condition of priority waterways and wetlandsCommunicate with landholders, use their in depth knowledge to guide decision making (WS) 
  
   

Strategic priority: Use water efficiently on farms

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Modernise water delivery on irrigated land to provide ecological and productivity benefitsSupport planning for water management to secure water for agricultural production (WS)