The third round (“tranche”) of the Environmental Contribution (EC3) was established in June 2012 and ceased on 30 June 2016, generating $405.3 million.
The table below displays expenditure across each year of the tranche, with 2015-16 project expenditure bringing the total EC3 expenditure as at 30 June 2016 to $327.9 million.
The remaining funds collected through EC3 have now been committed to projects to be delivered from 2016-17 to 2018-19. This includes new projects announced in the 2016-17 state budget as well as the completion of existing projects.
|EC3 Current and Projected Expenditure||$ million|
|Total EC3 expenditure as at 30 June 2016||327.9|
|Funding committed to projects from 16-17 to 18-19||77.6|
|TOTAL projected EC3 expenditure||405.5|
EC3 initiative progress reports
Reports on progress and achievements of all EC3 funded initiatives to date are available below. While collection of funds for EC3 has ceased, a number of projects will continue to be delivered until 2018-19. Expenditure and progress reports for ongoing initiatives will continue to be reported on this website and in the DELWP annual report.
Irrigation Modernisation and Water Recovery
Environmental Water Management and Planning
Water Entitlements and Market Reform
Reports are also available on the following EC3 initiatives completed in 2013-14: