Construction of water pipe

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.

Irrigation systems

$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.

Media releases

On The Grid: Water Security For South Gippsland

A Secure Water Future For Victoria

Irrigation Upgrades For Werribee And Bacchus Marsh

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