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Goulburn–Murray water resource plan

This water resource plan is the prevailing management plan for the groundwater resources in the Goulburn–Murray water resource plan area.

The plan was accredited by the Australian Government Minister as being consistent with the Basin Plan and commenced on 13 June 2020. The Minister’s decision instrument and the explanatory statement are available on the Federal Register of Legislation.

Key documents informing the recommendation decision are set out below.

Related information

View the list of all state water resource plans.


Victoria – Proposed Goulburn–Murray Water Resource Plans fact sheet
Recommendation documents
MDBA’s Letter to the Minister for Resources, Water and Northern Australia
The Authority’s recommendation on the proposed Goulburn–Murray WRP
MDBA’s Assessment of the proposed Goulburn–Murray WRP
Murray Lower Darling Rivers Indigenous Nations advice on the Goulburn–Murray WRP

*Part of this document has been redacted to remove personal information

Independent review of the assessment process for the Goulburn–Murray WRP

The Goulburn–Murray water resource plan is made up of a number of documents. The key document is the Goulburn–Murray water resource plan.

The accredited versions of these documents are available below.

Key documents
Victoria’s North and Murray Water Resource Plan Index Table and Comprehensive Report— 26 November 2019
Victoria’s North and Murray WRP Appendices – 26 November 2019