The Inspector-General of Water Compliance is a regulatory role. It will aim to:
The Inspector-General will be supported by the Office of Water Compliance. This office will be in the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment.
A statutory panel, independent of the MDBA, will provide advice to the Inspector-General.
Until amendments to the Water Act are made, the MDBA will retain responsibility for compliance and enforcement with the Water Act, Basin Plan and Water Resource Plans.