Stormwater Queensland have released our feedback on the Point Source Water Quality Offsets Policy 2019 and Draft Point Source Water Quality Offsets Policy Guideline 2019. We commend the Department of Environment and Science (DES) on their work in preparing these policy guidelines, and we look forward to discussing the points we have raised further.

In particular we have provided feedback on:

  • Additionality of actions
  • Allignment with catchment management priorities
  • Measurable actions
  • Other contaminants
  • Improvement in water quality
  • Dry weather impacts v wet weather solutions
  • Reference to ‘spotting of two platypus’
  • Chemical form/equivalence
  • Offset ratio

Read the full feedback here.