Water Act

The primary tool for managing and protecting the Territory’s water resources is the Northern Territory (NT) Water Act.

View the NT Water Act.

View the Water Regulations.

A number of statutory bodies have been established under the Water Act. The members of such committees are selected by the Minister and are comprised of representatives such as landholders, community groups, industry, agriculture, non government organisations, government agencies and individuals who provide professional advice in a field of expertise.

Water Resources Review Panel

The review panel is an expert, advisory and non judicial group which can be called upon by the minister to provide independent advice on appeals against decisions made by the Controller of Water Resources.

Get the application for review of decision or action (9.4 kb)

For more information call (08) 8999 4455 or email waterresources@nt.gov.au.

Last updated: 12 October 2017