- gather input on current operations and future opportunities for achieving environmental outcomes
- explore the feasibility of options for investment
- provide a long-term framework for achieving environmental outcomes
- improve the capacity to coordinate and manage sites.
What is the aim and objectives of the Master Plans?
The aim of the master plans is to develop a suite of proposed options (Draft Site Option Profiles) that complement existing investment in, and management of, the River Murray, thereby contributing to the objectives of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan.
The objectives of the master plans are to:
What are the benefits of the master plans?
The master plans will enable efficient and effective resource allocation (water for the environment, people and infrastructure) as a result of having a clear, prioritised pathway for future investment.
How were the master plans developed?
Extensive stakeholder consultation has been undertaken over a two year period involving the First Peoples of the River Murray and Mallee Region, local interest groups, councils, irrigators and private landholders that have a strong interest in, long-standing history of, and vision for the Lock 3 and Bookmark Creek areas.
How can I have my say on the Draft Site Option Profiles?