National Water Grid Authority joins the Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water
The National Water Grid Authority (NWGA) became part of the Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water (DCCEEW) and transferred to the ministerial portfolio of Hon Tanya PlibersekMinister for the Environment and Water from 1 July 2022
The NWGA continues to be the lead Australian Government agency responsible for investing in Australia’s next generation water infrastructure, and will continue to work closely across government, with state and territory partners, and stakeholders to increase Australia’s water security and climate resilience.
DCCEEW is a new department which was established to deliver on the Government’s climate change and energy agenda and protect Australia’s environment and water resources. This includes responsibility for improving the sustainable management of Australia’s water supply for agriculture, industry, the environment and communities which integrates the important work of the NWGA.
Information about water policy, climate adaptation and the environment can be found on the DCCEEW website.