New regulation changes now effective: what they mean for declared dam owners
Changes to the Dams Safety Regulation 2019 to enhance dam safety and the administration of the regulation are now active.
These changes came into effect on 1 July 2022.
The amendments aim to ensure that key dam safety functions are undertaken and reviewed by individuals with appropriate competencies. This will strengthen the dams safety standards so that risks associated with dams are of a level that is acceptable to the community.
Click here to find out more about what these legislative changes mean for owners of declared dams.