Action plan

Improving arrangements for urban waterways (Action 3.1)

Responsibility: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Delivery partners: To be confirmed – Will reflect government response to the Yarra River Protection Ministerial Advisory Committee

Protect water quality through the State Environment Protection Policy (Action 3.2)

Responsibility: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Delivery partners: Water corporations, catchment management authorities, Environment Protection Authority, local government, Traditional Owners and Aboriginal Victorians

Invest in integrated catchment management (Action 3.3)

Responsibility: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, catchment management authorities

Delivery partners: Water corporations, local government, Traditional Owners and Aboriginal Victorians, communities

Provide long-term investment to improve waterway health (Action 3.4)

Responsibility: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, catchment management authorities

Delivery partners: Water corporations, local government, Traditional Owners and Aboriginal Victorians, communities

Improve environmental water management in a changing climate (Action 3.5)

Responsibility: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Delivery partners: Water corporations, catchment management authorities, local government, Traditional Owners and Aboriginal Victorians, communities, Victorian Environmental Water Holder

Better monitor and report on the benefits of environmental watering (Action 3.6)

Responsibility: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, Victorian Environmental Water Holder

Delivery partners: Water corporations, catchment management authorities, Traditional Owners and Aboriginal Victorians, recreational users

Ensure clear and transparent charging arrangements (Action 3.7)

Responsibility: Water corporations

Delivery partners: Victorian Environmental Water Holder, Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, Essential Services Commission

Support community partnerships and citizen science (Action 3.8)

Responsibility: Catchment management authorities

Delivery partners: Landcare groups, angling groups, Traditional Owners and Aboriginal Victorians, communities

Improve knowledge and information about waterways and catchments (Action 3.9)

Responsibility: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, catchment management authorities

Delivery partners: Researchers