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Commonwealth Environmental Water Office 2013-2014 Business Plan

Commonwealth Environmental Water Office, 2013

Overview

This business plan has been prepared to outline the management and use of Commonwealth environmental water during 2013-14.

We welcome your views on the 2013-14 business plan. Please forward your comments to ewater@environment.gov.au.

About the business plan

The business plan outlines how the Commonwealth Environmental Water Office (the Office) will manage the Commonwealth’s environmental water holdings in 2013-14, to ensure that maximum environmental outcomes are achieved in the Murray-Darling Basin. This plan builds on business plans prepared in previous years.

The plan provides an overview of actions planned for 2013-14, including priority activities. It addresses:

  • achieving environmental outcomes;
    • environmental water use planning
    • decisions on the use of Commonwealth environmental water
    • trade of Commonwealth environmental water holdings
    • carryover
  • institutional arrangements and external relationships
  • financial management and accountability
  • the structure of the Office