Essay on The Issue Of Water Supply Demand Imbalance
The rights in Australia are more of statutory rights which can be revoked at any given time without compensation. In Australia, water resource plans are obliged to ―” …establish the intended balance between environmental and consumptive use outcomes, as well as setting out terms and conditions for water access” (National Water Commission 2009a, p. 14). But the definition of public interest is often vague, which leads to uncertainty in allocations.
A robust and clear institutional relationships, both at a given level of governance and between different levels of governance is necessary. In Australia, cross-government agreements have formed the basis of water reform since the…