Commonwealth On-Farm Further Irrigation Efficiency Program (COFFIE Program)

EDO NSW submission on the Commonwealth On-Farm Further Irrigation Efficiency Program (COFFIE Program)

10 December 2015 - Download PDF

Our submission sought clarification regarding two important legal issues:

  • How the COFFIE program will deliver the ‘enhanced environmental outcomes’ for the Coorong, Lower Lakes and Murray Mouth required under the Water Act
  • The nature of the water licences acquired through the COFFIE Program, and whether these licences would be able to deliver 'enhanced environmental outcomes.’