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Water is a shared and precious resource and important to many people and communities.

Traditional Owners have rarely been consulted about how water is managed and used since colonisation. We are now working in partnership with Victoria’s Traditional Owners to involve them in decisions around water management.

Water is life Aboriginal artwork

Water is Life Progress Report April 2024

A pathway to genuine, meaningful outcomes for Traditional Owners

Water is Life: Traditional Owner Access to Water Roadmap is an important framework to create and maintain a careful and considered balance between Traditional Owner self-determination in water access and management, and the rights and entitlements of a range of stakeholders.

What Water is Life means for you

Read Water is Life and what it means for you and learn about what it means for different community members and groups.

Page last updated: 18/06/24