The National Water Account Committee provides stakeholder advice on the National Water Account and has made an important contribution to its development. In the past the Committee has provided guidance on the National Water Account's conceptual basis, methodology and content and the production of both the Pilot National Water Account and first National Water Account. The Committee continues to provide strategic advice on the National Water Account, it's collaborative development, and alignment with user needs.
The Water Accounting Standards Board (Standards Board) is an independent advisory board to the Bureau. The Standards Board is working with the water industry to develop consistent standards for water accounting.
Jurisdictional Reference Group on Water Information
The Jurisdictional Reference Group on Water Information (Reference Group) is the primary vehicle for coordinating the Bureau's water information activities with those of the States and Territories. Comprising representatives from the lead water agencies in each jurisdiction, the Reference Group provides a forum for members to articulate water information priorities and provide feedback to the Bureau on its various water information products and services.
Australian Water Information Advisory Council
The Australian Water Information Advisory Council (Advisory Council) provides strategic advice to the Bureau on the emerging water information needs of government and industry. It guides our water information activities to maximise their contribution to the water reform objectives set out under the National Water Initiative. Members of the Advisory Council provide high-level advocacy for national reform in water information management.
The Water Information Standards Business Forum brings key water industry representatives together with the Bureau to coordinate water information standards development.