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   (117Kb)​


​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
Caroline Wykamp
​Hydro Tasmania 
​Andrew Kneebone
​Tasmanian Irrigation ​
​Marcus McShane
​Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers Association
​Mike Rose
​Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture 
​Matt Derbyshire 
​TasWater
​Ben Morris
​Local Government Association of Tasmania 
​Rosanna Coombes
​NRM North
Sue Grau
​Representing Tasmanian seafood industry 
​Laura Richardson 
​Dairy Tas
​Peter Stronach 
​Landcare Tasmania 
​John Diggle ​
​Inland Fisherie​s Service ​
​Wes Ford
​Environmental 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. A summary of what was discussed is available in the communique:

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




Contact

Water Policy Enquiries
GPO Box 44
Hobart TAS 7000
Phone: 1300 368 550
Email: Water.Policy@nre.tas.gov.au