Government agencies

Government agencies

Report allegations of non-compliance with the water resource plans to the relevant Basin state or territory government agency.

Basin state and territory governments have day-to-day responsibility for:

  • regulating water
  • investigating allegations of water theft and non-compliance.
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Australian Government

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission

Australian Federal Police

Commonwealth Ombudsman

Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment

  • www.awe.gov.au
  • Agriculture: phone 1800 900 090
  • Environment: phone 1800 803 772

Murray–Darling Basin Authority

 

Australian Capital Territory​

ACT Ombudsman, supported by the Commonwealth Ombudsman

ACT Policing

  • In an emergency call Triple zero “000” for attendance by police, fire or ambulance
  • For police assistance when there is no immediate danger, or to report non-urgent crime call 131 444
  • Call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 if you have information about a crime. You can remain anonymous.
  • ACT Policing contacts
  • https://police.act.gov.au

Environment Protection Authority

Independent Competition and Regulatory Commission

New South Wales​

Energy and Water Ombudsman NSW

Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal New South Wales

Natural Resources Access Regulator

NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption

NSW Ombudsman

NSW Police Force

  • In an emergency call Triple zero “000” for attendance by police, fire or ambulance
  • For police assistance when there is no immediate danger, or to report non-urgent crime call 131 444
  • Call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 if you have information about a crime. You can remain anonymous
  • https://www.police.nsw.gov.au/

Queensland

Crime and Corruption Commission Queensland

Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy

Queensland Competition Authority

Queensland Ombudsman

Queensland Police Service

  • In an emergency call Triple zero “000” for attendance by police, fire or ambulance
  • Call 131 444 for police assistance when there is no immediate danger, or to report non-urgent crime
  • Call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 if you have information about a crime. You can remain anonymous
  • https://www.police.qld.gov.au/

South Australia

Department for Environment and Water

Energy and Water Ombudsman

Independent Commissioner Against Corruption and Office for Public Integrity

Ombudsman SA

South Australia Police

  • In an emergency call Triple zero “000” for attendance by police, fire or ambulance
  • For police assistance when there is no immediate danger, or to report non-urgent crime call 131 444
  • Call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 if you have information about a crime. You can remain anonymous
  • https://www.police.sa.gov.au

Victoria​

Coliban Water

Energy and Water Ombudsman Victoria

Goulburn ̶ Murray Water

Grampians Wimmera Mallee Water

Independent Broad-based Anti-corruption Commission

Lower Murray Water

Victorian Ombudsman

Victoria Police

  • In an emergency call Triple zero “000” for attendance by police, fire or ambulance
  • For police assistance when there is no immediate danger, or to report non-urgent crime call 131 444
  • Call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 if you have information about a crime. You can remain anonymous.
  • https://www.police.vic.gov.au/
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