Water and Rivers Commission
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The Water and Rivers Commission is a defunct agency of the Government of Western Australia. Established on 1 January 1996, it was set up under the Water and Rivers Commission Act 1995, to administer the Act and other legislation relevant to development and conservation of Western Australia's water resources.
It was eventually amalgamated with the Department of Environmental Protection and Western Australia's Keep Australia Beautiful Council to form the Department of Environment. This was later merged with the Department of Conservation and Land Management to form the Department of Environment and Conservation. Recently water responsibilities have been split off into a separate Department of Water.
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