Rural Water Roundtable

​​​​The Rural Water Roundtable is made up of water industry leaders and key stakeholders including water managers, environmental managers and industry peak bodies. The Roundtable provides perspectives and opinions to:

  • Identify opportunities for improved communication, coordination, and alignment of activities and responsibilities for sustainably managing Tasmania's water resources.

  • Inform communication and engagement about managing our precious water resources, lakes, and rivers.


​​​​​​​​​​Terms of Reference ​

​​The Terms of Reference for the RWR can be downloaded below:​

 Tasmanian Rural Water Roundtable - Terms of Reference - 24 May 2022 (PDF 270Kb)

 

​Membership

Members of the roundtable include representatives of organisations who manage Tasmania's water resources, water users and environmental managers. A list of members is included below: 


​Member​​​
​Organisation 
​Deidre Wilson (Chairperson) ​
​Department of Natural Resources and Environment Tasmania
Adam Gall
​Hydro Tasmania 
​Andrew Kneebone
​Tasmanian Irrigation ​
Nathan Calman
​TasFarmers
​Mike Rose
​Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture 
​Graham Hawke
​TasWater
​Ben Morris
​Local Government Association of Tasmania 
​Jo Fearman
​NRM North (representing NRM regions)
TBC
Salmon Tasmania (representing Tasmanian seafood industry) 
​Deb Morice
​Dairy Tas
​Peter Stronach 
​Landcare Tasmania 
​John Diggle ​
​Inland Fisherie​s Service ​
​Wes Ford
​Environment Protection Authority


Meetings and com​muniques 

Meeting 1

The first meeting of the Rural Water Roundtable was held on Friday 20 August 2021 in Hobart. A summary of what was discussed is available in the communique:​

 Rural Water Roundtable Communique - Meeting 1 (PDF 62Kb)


Meetings 2 & 3 

​The second and third meetings of the Rural Water Roundtable were held on 15 October and 10 December 2021 in Hobart and Launceston respectively. A summary of what was discussed is available in the communique:

 Rural Water Roundtable Communique - Meetings 2 & 3 (PDF 40Kb)​


Meeting 4

The fourth meeting of the Rural Water Roundtable was held on 22 February 2022. A summary of what was discussed is available in the communique:

 Rural Water Roundtable Communique - Meeting 4 (PDF 63Kb)


Meeting 5

The fifth meeting of the Rural Water roundtable was held on 23 May 2022. A summary of what was discussed is available in the communique:

 Rural Water Roundtable Communique - Meeting 5 (PDF 271Kb)


Meeting 6

The sixth meeting of the Rural Water Roundtable was held on 7 September 2022. A summary of what was discussed is available in the communique:

 Rural Water Roundtable Communique - Meeting 6 (PDF 65Kb)


Meeting​ 7

The seventh meeting of the Rural Water Roundtable was held on 16 February 2023. A summary of what was discussed is available in the communique:​​​

 Rural Water Roundtable Communique - Meeting 7 (PDF 64Kb)​


Meeting​ 8

The eighth meeting of the Rural Water Roundtable was held on 15 May 2023. A summary of what was discussed is available in the communique:​​​

 Rural Water Roundtable Communique - Meeting 8 (PDF 55Kb)​


Meeting​ 9

The ninth meeting of the Rural Water Roundtable was held on 13 November 2023. A summary of what was discussed is available in the communique:​​​

 Rural Water Roundtable Communique - Meeting 9 (PDF 66Kb)​


Contact

Water Policy Enquiries

GPO Box 44,
Hobart, TAS, 7000.