Investment $468 million
To protect Victoria's water supply and supporting a healthy environment, a prosperous economy and thriving communities.
What will the money be used for?
This investment includes:
Health of waterways
$200 million to improve the health of waterways in regional Victoria through an integrated waterway management program that includes large-scale restoration projects.
Water and irrigation infrastructure
$79.2 million to enhance water and irrigation infrastructure within the Macalister, Bacchus Marsh, and Werribee irrigation districts, and connect and secure the water supply for the South Loddon Shire.
$59.6 million to modernise irrigation systems and increase efficiency and on-farm water use to ensure the liveability of Victoria's cities and towns.
The Government will soon release its water plan, which will set the direction for water management in Victoria.