Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources

The Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources (DEWNR) leads the management of South Australia?s natural resources. Our aim is to protect our environment and support healthy and productive natural resources which sustain our wellbeing and economy.

Organisational Capability

  • DEWNR works across a diverse range of issues, including climate change, water security, the health of the River Murray, nature conservation, sustainable land management, built and cultural heritage, and the management of parks, botanic gardens and public lands.

Projects

  • Water for Good
    Statewide and multifaceted water security plan
  • South Australian Murray Darling Basin Implementation Plan
    A strategic approach to the implementation of the Murray Darling Basin Plan in South Australia
  • State Climate Change Strategy
    A comprehensive policy direction to transform the South Australian economy to a low carbon base