Water reform

Water reform

Mar 21
Water is the lifeblood of our country. It is imperative that compatible market, regulatory and planning based systems manage this resource to optimise economic, social and environmental outcomes.


Dr Jane Doolan, Commissioner, Productivity Commission

Event overview

The Productivity Commission last month delivered their final National Water Reform Inquiry report to the Australian Government. Having served as Commissioner on the inquiry, Professor Jane Doolan will provide a briefing on sustainable water resource management, regulatory reform and the implications for Queensland domestic consumers, business and government.

This briefing is by invitation only to CEDA Trustees. Trustees are senior leaders nominated by CEDA member organisations. At CEDA boardroom briefings Trustees hear from an informed, expert guest speaker in a private, small group setting. Invitations to boardroom briefings are a valued benefit of CEDA membership. Chatham House Rule applies.

Meet the speaker

Dr Jane Doolan
Commissioner, Productivity Commission

Jane has extensive senior leadership experience working in sustainable water resource and environmental management, providing policy advice to both State and Commonwealth governments on issues such as water allocation, river health and catchment management and water sector governance. Jane was appointed a part time Commissioner with the Productivity Commission in December 2016, is a Director on the Board of the Western Water Authority, and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Canberra.

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