A review of the carryover rules that apply on the Murray, Goulburn and Campaspe systems was conducted during 2012.

The outcomes of the review were announced by the Minister for Water in late 2012, including a number of changes to the rules. You can find a summary of the results of the review and when the changes come into effect below, along with a copy of the Minister's media release.

More information on each of the changes is available on the carryover fact sheets page.

The Carryover Review Committee

The Carryover Review Committee brought together water users and water corporations from across northern Victoria to look at how the reforms to the carryover provisions introduced in the Murray, Goulburn and Campaspe in 2010 were working.

Information about the Committee and a copy of the complete final report of the Carryover Review Committee provided to the Minister for Water is available below.

Carryover - Timeline of Changes

The document below provides a timeline of the changes to the carryover rules since carryover was first introduced in 2007, and a summary of the processes involved in developing changes to the carryover rules.

Additional documents on the history of carryover reform are available here.