NRAR’s latest progress report shows NRAR has completed more inspections than ever before, helping water users understand their obligations and what they need to do to comply with the law.
Building public confidence and trust in the enforcement of water laws remains a priority for NRAR and innovation is one of its commitments to increase compliance. A new drone program gives the regulator eyes in the sky allowing quick collection of real-time data.
Communities across NSW have said they want an effective compliance regime for water regulation.
NRAR’s 2019-20 progress report breaks down our achievements as a best-practice regulator in a year that will long be remembered for the convergence of extreme drought, devastating bushfires, floods, and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Despite these challenges, the past year has seen NRAR build on the solid foundation laid in our first year as the state’s water regulator. We’re incredibly proud of what we have achieved this year however, there is no room for complacency as we continue to consider what comes next for us and the state of water in NSW.
NRAR’s first annual progress report brake down our achievements over the first 14 months of operation, and highlights examples of our day-to-day activities and special projects in 10 case studies. It also details the completion of NRAR's obligations arising from the Matthews and NSW Ombudsman's reports, and outlines a strategic vision for the year ahead.