Melinda Pavey

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Melinda Pavey says : “This project is in addition to the 47 billion litres of recycled water already supplied across Greater Sydney each year,” “Water is our most precious resource and we are using both innovation and new technology to create new ways of using and sharing water across the state” External link

architectureanddesign Wednesday, June 16, 2021 10:05:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey says : “This integrated water treatment approach will help bring to life the Western Parkland City vision by creating cooler, greener and more livable places for us all to enjoy,” External link

architectureanddesign Wednesday, June 16, 2021 10:05:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "The NSW Government is indebted to the many community volunteers who help manage Crown land reserves in communities right across the state," External link

maitlandmercury Wednesday, June 16, 2021 3:19:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “NRAR investigations are a matter for NRAR who are an independent body” External link

theherald-au Sunday, June 13, 2021 10:44:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “NRAR investigations are a matter for NRAR who are an independent body” External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, June 13, 2021 10:41:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “NRAR investigations are a matter for NRAR who are an independent body” External link

theage Sunday, June 13, 2021 10:11:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey stated : "A significant amount of work has been undertaken to identify a range of options to improve water availability and address constraints for the Murrumbidgee in WaterNSW's 20 Year Infrastructure Options Study 2018," External link

dailyadvertiser Sunday, June 13, 2021 1:56:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said ( about Sydney Water ) : “Sydney Water processes wastewater [at Malabar] from 1.4 million households in Sydney,” External link

smh Monday, May 31, 2021 10:05:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “The single operator will support consistent, transparent and affordable pricing across all Crown cemeteries to better support consumers, and ensure available land into the future,” External link

theage Saturday, May 29, 2021 8:52:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Under current pricing, it can cost three times as much to bury a person in one part of the state compared to another," External link

abc-au Saturday, May 29, 2021 1:45:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "The single operator will support consistent, transparent and affordable pricing across all Crown cemeteries to better support consumers, and ensure available land into the future," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, May 25, 2021 1:47:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “Over 350 projects are now complete, and a further 395 are in various stages of delivery creating a stronger and safer regional NSW,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, May 14, 2021 5:33:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "We are always looking at how we can best leverage government-owned land and property to deliver better economic, social, environmental and cultural outcomes for the people of NSW," External link

dailyadvertiser Wednesday, May 5, 2021 11:48:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "We are always looking at how we can best leverage government-owned land and property to deliver better economic, social, environmental and cultural outcomes for the people of NSW," External link

bordermail Wednesday, May 5, 2021 10:33:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “The Government Property Index provides a free one-stop shop for information on NSW government-owned property and will allow industry to put forward innovative proposals for that land to improve utilisation and benefits for local communities,” External link

theherald-au Tuesday, May 4, 2021 10:44:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “As part of Housing 2041, we are developing a temporary supportive accommodation discussion paper that will call on other local governments, NGOs and the private sector to come up with ideas to deliver additional projects and to meet the Premier’s priority of reducing homelessness by 50 per cent,” External link

theherald-au Tuesday, May 4, 2021 10:44:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “For the first time, the NSW government will bring together the broad housing-related expertise that exists in NSW through the creation of the advisory panel,” External link

theherald-au Tuesday, May 4, 2021 10:44:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “The Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) will supervise the excavation and packing of the contaminated material into sealed bags and containers prior to transport to the USA,” “This will ensure the safe removal of legacy contamination that has been present at Nelson Parade for over a century. This is a modern solution to a 100-year-old problem” External link

architectureanddesign Tuesday, May 4, 2021 5:57:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "We have been unable to move on these projects for almost a decade," "Communities at Yanco and Menindee have been loud and clear that the projects need to be flexible" External link

bordermail Monday, May 3, 2021 5:13:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey told ( about Murray Darling ) : “This is really historic, important legislation for the health of the Murray-Darling Basin,” External link

theherald-au Friday, April 30, 2021 10:25:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey told ( about Murray Darling ) : “This is really historic, important legislation for the health of the Murray-Darling Basin,” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, April 30, 2021 9:55:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said ( about Murray Darling ) : "By the end of this event, around early June, we will have the two upper lakes at capacity, water returning to Lake Menindee, and a welcome extension to the water security outlook for the farm families and communities of the Lower Darling," "Being able to return water to this dry lake means seepage losses from the next inflows will be hugely reduced and the potential to add volume to the lakes enhanced with each subsequent flow event" External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, April 23, 2021 4:48:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said ( about Murray Darling ) : "By the end of this event, around early June, we will have the two upper lakes at capacity, water returning to Lake Menindee, and a welcome extension to the water security outlook for the farm families and communities of the Lower Darling," "Being able to return water to this dry lake means seepage losses from the next inflows will be hugely reduced and the potential to add volume to the lakes enhanced with each subsequent flow event" External link

maitlandmercury Friday, April 23, 2021 4:26:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said ( about Murray Darling ) : "By the end of this event, around early June, we will have the two upper lakes at capacity, water returning to Lake Menindee, and a welcome extension to the water security outlook for the farm families and communities of the Lower Darling," "Being able to return water to this dry lake means seepage losses from the next inflows will be hugely reduced and the potential to add volume to the lakes enhanced with each subsequent flow event" External link

bordermail Friday, April 23, 2021 3:42:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “These inflows will go a long way to replenishing the environment, the town water supply weirs, and the needs of agricultural producers and farm families, bringing sustained relief to a region of NSW that suffered severely during the drought,” External link

smh Tuesday, April 20, 2021 1:23:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “These inflows will go a long way to replenishing the environment, the town water supply weirs, and the needs of agricultural producers and farm families, bringing sustained relief to a region of NSW that suffered severely during the drought,” External link

theherald-au Tuesday, April 20, 2021 12:24:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “These inflows will go a long way to replenishing the environment, the town water supply weirs, and the needs of agricultural producers and farm families, bringing sustained relief to a region of NSW that suffered severely during the drought,” External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, April 20, 2021 11:59:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said ( about Oliver Twist ) : "As Oliver Twist says, it's never enough, but we have concentrated resources and support in a way to the regions that we haven't experienced for many decades," "I share that frustration. I'd be frustrated if I was looking for a home and couldn't find one, but it's important we look after the homes we do have" External link

dailyadvertiser Wednesday, March 31, 2021 7:55:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Wagga council ... will not be able to take any of that water during the peak irrigation period of October to March," External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, March 30, 2021 11:59:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “It’s naive to think we could have reduced the dam to 25 per cent which is the number on current projections that would have avoided a spill,” “We’ve never had the dam below 38 per cent and this is a one-in-50-year event” External link

watoday Monday, March 22, 2021 3:03:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “It’s naive to think we could have reduced the dam to 25 per cent which is the number on current projections that would have avoided a spill,” “We’ve never had the dam below 38 per cent and this is a one-in-50-year event” External link

smh Sunday, March 21, 2021 10:32:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “We have prioritised the construction of new homes off the back of the COVID-19 crisis and increased the budget by 80 per cent,” External link

architectureanddesign Thursday, February 25, 2021 3:32:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “This investment was designed to stimulate the economy, create jobs and put a roof over the heads of our most vulnerable,” External link

theherald-au Sunday, February 21, 2021 9:25:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “This project was supported by the dam operators WaterNSW and the project will go a long way to securing the Lachlan Valley’s water security,” External link

theherald-au Saturday, February 20, 2021 11:32:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “This project was supported by the dam operators WaterNSW and the project will go a long way to securing the Lachlan Valley’s water security,” External link

theage Saturday, February 20, 2021 4:49:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "If you didn't have the physical approval pre-2008, those works aren't licensed," External link

abc-au Tuesday, February 9, 2021 9:53:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey wrote : "Subject to securing the necessary Government approval, it is anticipated that Wollongong will be included in the NSW Touchdown Office Network," "The Network would provide the style of office accommodation to members of the public service that your 'Work from Wollongong' concept proposes" External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, February 2, 2021 8:59:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "This agreement is crucial to the site's remediation and future redevelopment," "It ensures adequate arrangements are in place for the long-term management of the containment cell, safeguarding human and environmental health so we can unlock the potential of the site for business and the people of the Hunter region" External link

maitlandmercury Monday, February 1, 2021 12:58:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "I'm just making it clear that it is hard," External link

dailyadvertiser Sunday, January 31, 2021 12:00:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "This great old building was previously used as a police sergeant's residence and a women's refuge but will now embark on an exciting new chapter in its history," "CatholicCare has served the diocese for over 25 years with community services and support to help people deal with financial, mental health, family and relationship, and domestic violence issues, as well as youth programs" External link

maitlandmercury Thursday, January 14, 2021 8:16:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "This will reduce the need for temporary water restrictions to protect environmental flows," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, January 14, 2021 2:16:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "We need these new environmental water rules because the old access rules for licence holders did not differentiate between flows from rainfall and releases that benefit the environment," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, January 14, 2021 2:16:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "This will reduce the need for temporary water restrictions to protect environmental flows," External link

bordermail Thursday, January 14, 2021 1:28:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "We need these new environmental water rules because the old access rules for licence holders did not differentiate between flows from rainfall and releases that benefit the environment," External link

bordermail Thursday, January 14, 2021 1:28:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "This will reduce the need for temporary water restrictions to protect environmental flows," External link

maitlandmercury Thursday, January 14, 2021 1:22:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "We need these new environmental water rules because the old access rules for licence holders did not differentiate between flows from rainfall and releases that benefit the environment," External link

maitlandmercury Thursday, January 14, 2021 1:22:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "NSW was not consulted on this appointment, and we oppose it on the basis that in the interests of bringing basin states together we must appoint someone who is bipartisan," "We feel it is not in the interests of NSW to make appointments that could have the potential to force us apart at a time when we must come together" External link

smh Wednesday, December 16, 2020 10:24:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "We are meant to have these projects delivered by 2024 - we don't believe they can be delivered," External link

dailyadvertiser Wednesday, December 2, 2020 7:38:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said ( about Sydney Water ) : "Water restrictions have helped curtail demand by around 65 megalitres each day, taking pressure off the filtration plant to provide clean water from Sydney's dams, which have been impacted by bushfires and heavy rainfall," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, December 1, 2020 9:39:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "While water restrictions will be lifted we are encouraging people to continue to practice their good water behaviour habits along the guidelines of the Level One water restrictions," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, December 1, 2020 7:22:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "The heat wave over the weekend meant 3.7 gigalitres of water was consumed on Friday and Saturday, the most consumed over two days for 2020, a timely reminder how quickly dam levels can change," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, December 1, 2020 7:22:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “Water restrictions have helped curtail demand by around 65ML each day, taking pressure off the filtration plant to provide clean water from Sydney’s dams which have been impacted by bushfires and heavy rainfall,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, December 1, 2020 6:41:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “I know how important this upgrade is to local communities – it’s a road that families use to get to school, to get to the supermarket or get to work and home again, so I’m excited we’re now seeing work under way,” “The upgrade will involve sealing a 7.3-kilometre section to deliver safer, smoother journeys for all motorists” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, November 18, 2020 6:36:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Pumped hydro is a proven form of large-scale storage and NSW has some fantastic pumped hydro opportunities," "This plan delivers the long term certainty needed for the private sector to invest now and drive jobs and investment in the regions" External link

electricenergyonline Tuesday, November 10, 2020 9:13:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Pumped hydro is a proven form of large-scale storage and NSW has some fantastic pumped hydro opportunities," "This plan delivers the long term certainty needed for the private sector to invest now and drive jobs and investment in the regions" External link

theherald-au Sunday, November 8, 2020 9:59:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Pumped hydro is a proven form of large-scale storage and NSW has some fantastic pumped hydro opportunities," "This plan delivers the long term certainty needed for the private sector to invest now and drive jobs and investment in the regions" External link

smh Sunday, November 8, 2020 4:48:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “The exclusive use of this 30,000-litre tank of water is for fighting bushfires and extinguishing vehicle and truck fires along this section of highway,” “It’s a great outcome for the local community and for the men and women on the frontline fighting bushfires” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, October 28, 2020 3:43:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "NSW is recovering from the worst drought in recorded history and our communities have done all they can to return water to the environment," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, October 20, 2020 9:30:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “The old bridge was built in the 1960s, and its poor condition would have seen a 10-tonne load limit be imposed in the future, so I’m glad load limits will not be required and that we’ve been able to deliver a safer bridge that will serve the community for generations to come,” “This is another great outcome for the Bellingen Shire Council, who has now received more than $1.3 million in Fixing Country Roads funding, including the upgrade of Bielsdown Bridge, which together with this upgrade of Deep Creek Bridge, will open up Coramba Road to regional freight operators” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, October 14, 2020 8:30:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey says : "In the winter, the light from the taxi would light up the house," "She'd wake up in her bedroom [and] stand in the cot – and there's nothing more mournful than a toddler crying 'mummy don't go'" External link

theherald-au Saturday, October 3, 2020 10:00:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey says : "It was my choice, a choice I made when I was pregnant," "I had a lot of [entitlements] available to me that a lot of working mothers never do ... so I never treated it as 'woe is me'. I missed a lot of school presentations, all the school report days used to clash with parliamentary sittings. But my husband was there" External link

theherald-au Saturday, October 3, 2020 10:00:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey says : "In the winter, the light from the taxi would light up the house," "She'd wake up in her bedroom [and] stand in the cot – and there's nothing more mournful than a toddler crying 'mummy don't go'" External link

theage Saturday, October 3, 2020 5:21:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey says : "It was my choice, a choice I made when I was pregnant," "I had a lot of [entitlements] available to me that a lot of working mothers never do ... so I never treated it as 'woe is me'. I missed a lot of school presentations, all the school report days used to clash with parliamentary sittings. But my husband was there" External link

theage Saturday, October 3, 2020 5:21:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey says : “We have to stand up for property rights, the rights of farmers, for small businesses ... these are our people,” External link

theherald-au Saturday, October 3, 2020 11:04:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey says : “We have to stand up for property rights, the rights of farmers, for small businesses ... these are our people,” External link

theherald-au Saturday, October 3, 2020 10:33:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey says : “We have to stand up for property rights, the rights of farmers, for small businesses ... these are our people,” External link

smh Friday, October 2, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "We need to get on with the job of building dams and to give security, and I know that the benefit-cost ratio of these projects are very strong on the initial analysis," External link

abc-au Wednesday, September 23, 2020 11:59:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “We have the Shooters member for Murray at the throat of the member for Barwon’s community, desperate to strip what water they have left off them,” External link

guardian Wednesday, September 23, 2020 8:41:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “It provides clear, enforceable rules that apply until licensing is in place which will reduce – not increase – the capability to harvest floodplain water in the northern basin,” External link

guardian Wednesday, September 23, 2020 8:41:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said ( about Murray Darling ) : "Banning flood plain harvesting does not mean that water will flow to [the lower Murray Darling]. Instead, water historically taken from flood plains could be legally taken from rivers and creeks," External link

abc-au Wednesday, September 23, 2020 7:09:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “We have the Shooters Member for Murray [Ms Dalton] at the throat of the Member for Barwon [Roy Butler's] community, desperate to strip what water they have left off them,” External link

theage Wednesday, September 23, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "He's got an interesting style but he delivers for our communities," External link

theherald-au Wednesday, September 16, 2020 9:40:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "He's got an interesting style but he delivers for our communities," External link

smh Wednesday, September 16, 2020 6:12:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "He's got an interesting style but he delivers for our communities," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, September 16, 2020 5:20:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey told ( about John Barilaro ) : "We supported him [Mr Barilaro], as backbencher, as ministers," External link

smh Friday, September 11, 2020 6:02:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey told ( about John Barilaro ) : "We supported him [Mr Barilaro], as backbencher, as ministers," External link

theherald-au Friday, September 11, 2020 5:54:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey told ( about John Barilaro ) : "We supported him [Mr Barilaro], as backbencher, as ministers," External link

theage Friday, September 11, 2020 5:49:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “We’re not only building more new housing for those people who really need it – we’re also providing jobs and supporting the NSW economy at a critical time,” “We need more of this type of innovative thinking and collaboration that provides the best possible bang for our buck we can get. This model has the potential to inject hundreds of millions into the housing sector and ultimately the economy, which was essential during this difficult time” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, August 20, 2020 3:27:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “Six sites in Sydney have been identified for the pilot program, with development approvals in place that will deliver around 96 new homes. Preparation for a second tranche of sites for release is already underway following the pilot, which will include around 300 homes in metropolitan and regional areas of NSW,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, August 20, 2020 3:27:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "This is about food security and economic prosperity," "There will be hundreds of people on the tools here for three years" External link

qt Wednesday, August 19, 2020 2:15:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "While the drought has eased in some areas, many towns continue to be at risk of water shortages and many more have been living with severe water restrictions," "Cowra relies on water flowing from the Lachlan River, which has been at risk of ceasing to flow during this drought" External link

qt Wednesday, August 19, 2020 2:15:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "We were holding our breaths for the towns of Cowra, Forbes and Condoblin," External link

qt Wednesday, August 19, 2020 2:15:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey says : “There are over 990 cemeteries across NSW, including 128 in Sydney, and they are much more than just places to bury, cremate and memorialise those who have passed away,” “NSW cemeteries range from small local cemeteries less than a hectare in size in villages or churchyards to larger district and regional cemeteries that service towns or local government areas and then major metropolitan cemeteries like Rookwood,” External link

architectureanddesign Tuesday, August 18, 2020 2:16:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey says : "The Minto project especially delivered a significant improvement in local social outcomes including reduced crime rates, increased job opportunities, improved school attendance - the local school reported - and better fit-for-purpose social housing with lower maintenance costs," External link

smh Monday, August 17, 2020 5:24:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "This agreement will expedite new social and affordable housing construction and will help further stimulate Sydney’s residential construction sector during the COVID-19 pandemic," "By delivering the roads, water, sewerage, electricity and telecommunications these developments need, we are able to build 781 new social and affordable homes at significant development sites throughout Sydney" External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, August 8, 2020 5:01:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "The lingering drought and concerns over fish deaths have all highlighted the need for a rigorous and accurate measurement policy for NSW," "This is the last form of water take to be regulated in NSW and the development of a measurement policy is an historic turning point for our water management system" External link

illawarramercury Friday, August 7, 2020 5:08:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "This policy should provide a framework for other states to align with the same standards in management, compliance and transparency that NSW has worked so hard to achieve," External link

illawarramercury Friday, August 7, 2020 5:08:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey says : “Last month the NSW Government allocated $12.5 million to support 393 shovel-ready projects at 137 showgrounds across the State,” “Today we announce a further $10.77 million will be added to the showground stimulus program to fund another 129 projects at 71 showgrounds this financial year” External link

architectureanddesign Tuesday, July 7, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "There will be an opportunity for Namoi irrigators in a supplementary flow [flood] to be able to ensure they get 50 per cent of the water instead of the environment getting 90 per cent," External link

abc-au Friday, July 3, 2020 7:22:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "The showground stimulus program is generating economic activity in local economies impacted by COVID-19 while supporting the long term sustainability of showgrounds right across NSW," "Showgrounds are community hubs and multi-use facilities and these projects will improve safety and enhance community enjoyment by providing upgraded facilities to support a range of uses" External link

maitlandmercury Monday, June 29, 2020 1:25:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "There is $2.8 billion set aside for projects in the Plan. Even before COVID-19 it was clear that the 2024 timeframe was not achievable," "We are sick of the talk fest; we cannot deliver the 450GL to South Australia without major social and economic impacts. This meeting was designed to ensure our states are working together for all basin communities - it is clear it is failing" External link

dailyadvertiser Wednesday, June 24, 2020 6:50:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey told : “There is no plan that can be met, at this point, in 2024,” External link

aap-au Saturday, June 20, 2020 1:05:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “There is no point in having any more ministerial council meetings with the other states if they’re not prepared to be open and honest,” External link

aap-au Saturday, June 20, 2020 1:05:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "There is no plan that can be met at this point in 2024," "Under the current arrangement, there is no point in having ministerial council meetings with other states that don't want to listen or respect our advice" External link

watoday Friday, June 19, 2020 11:25:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey told : "There is no plan that can be met, at this point, in 2024," External link

yahoo-au Friday, June 19, 2020 10:12:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "There is no point in having any more ministerial council meetings with the other states if they're not prepared to be open and honest," External link

yahoo-au Friday, June 19, 2020 10:12:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "We know we can't meet the timeframes of the plan as they are legislated for 2024," "The deadlines in the plan are not practical and we're not going to be able to achieve them, and our communities deserve to know that" External link

abc-au Friday, June 19, 2020 8:54:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "We are sick of the talkfest; we cannot deliver the 450 gigalitres to South Australia without major social and economic impacts," External link

abc-au Friday, June 19, 2020 8:54:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "In terms of the spouses, there are some genuine issues there," External link

abc-au Thursday, June 18, 2020 11:58:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Level 1 water restrictions remain in place. It wasn't long ago that the region's dams had reached an almost 40-year low of 52 per cent, triggering the introduction of Level 2 water restrictions," "By continuing to save water this winter, we will put ourselves in the best position possible at the start of spring and hopefully avoid the need for more severe water restrictions down the track" External link

maitlandmercury Monday, June 15, 2020 1:32:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "We've faced the worst drought in our state's history, catastrophic bushfires, flooding and now economic uncertainty due to COVID-19. If there was ever a time to realise how central housing is to our lives, it's now," External link

smh Friday, June 12, 2020 5:29:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "while the impact of COVID-19 on NSW's population and economy remains unclear" External link

smh Friday, June 12, 2020 5:29:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "This has changed the timeline for the expansion so we can consider a broader range of options for the future of water security for Sydney," External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, June 10, 2020 8:52:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Let me make it clear. We are not abandoning the expansion of the Sydney Desalination Plant," "It was designed so it can be expanded if, and when needed. We will be focussing our resources to achieve the best possible outcomes for securing Sydney's water supply" External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, June 9, 2020 1:51:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said ( about Murray Darling ) : "The ACCC is currently undertaking an inquiry into water markets, and we understand will be providing draft recommendations on a federal water market register by the end of June," "It is important that we draw on the expertise of the ACCC and work with other governments across the Murray-Darling Basin in making changes to public water registers, so that we balance improving transparency with protecting the privacy of farmers" External link

theage Wednesday, June 3, 2020 5:29:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "The NSW government is committed to completing its water reform agenda, including strengthening public registers for water ownership and trading," External link

theage Wednesday, June 3, 2020 5:29:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey noted : "it's been a hell of a journey" External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, May 28, 2020 5:35:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "I can't imagine the tumultuous time that you've had," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, May 28, 2020 5:35:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey noted : "it's been a hell of a journey" External link

bordermail Thursday, May 28, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "I can't imagine the tumultuous time that you've had," External link

bordermail Thursday, May 28, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Mixed housing communities are designed to enhance social outcomes with new and better housing and that's why the NSW Government is investing in building these exciting projects - not just in this region but throughout NSW," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, May 21, 2020 7:33:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "We do know that in the future we're going to require more water supply to service the growing population that we've see across Sydney and the Illawarra region," "By the end of the year the government will have considered our greater Sydney water strategy, which will help define the right order in the decision-making along with the work that we've done and the community consultation we've had" External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, May 20, 2020 9:36:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "To put that in context, 20 megalitres a day represents 20 per cent of the daily demand on Avon Dam, which is the main water supply for Wollongong and the Illawarra," External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, May 20, 2020 9:36:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "I don't think they'll be past the worst until those dams are again replenished and full," "For many of those dams they were full in 2016 and it just goes to show the severity of this event" External link

abc-au Wednesday, May 20, 2020 4:38:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "These once-in-a-generation infrastructure projects will improve water security for farming, irrigation, industry and homes, and boost local economies," External link

yahoo-au Sunday, May 10, 2020 8:27:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "I am confident Darren will continue to provide strong leadership at Hunter Water, building on his extensive experience at the agency, including most recently as acting chief executive officer since February," "Darren brings more than 25 years' experience working for utilities in the water sector and his appointment will allow Hunter Water to continue to deliver on its outstanding customer experience, while advancing key policy and strategy areas" External link

theherald-au Saturday, May 9, 2020 10:55:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "NSW is already shaking every bucket to see what we have left in our coffers to give our producers to stop the collapse of these industries," "Our farmers do not need cash injections. They need water to keep doing what they do best — producing" External link

abc-au Friday, May 8, 2020 11:50:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "NSW is already shaking every bucket to see what we have left in our coffers to give our producers to stop the collapse of these industries," "Our farmers do not need cash injections, they need water to keep doing what they do best — producing" External link

abc-au Friday, May 8, 2020 2:09:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "The NSW Government is already working to improve the transparency of trades in NSW by publishing an online trade dashboard that provides allocation and entitlement trade volumes and a weighted average price. " External link

abc-au Wednesday, May 6, 2020 9:34:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "I am confident Darren will continue to provide strong leadership at Hunter Water, building on his extensive experience at the agency, including most recently as acting chief executive officer since February," "Darren brings more than 25 years' experience working for utilities in the water sector and his appointment will allow Hunter Water to continue to deliver on its outstanding customer experience, while advancing key policy and strategy areas" External link

maitlandmercury Sunday, May 3, 2020 7:34:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "WaterNSW is currently investigating the feasibility of a number of industrial sites in Port Kembla," External link

illawarramercury Saturday, May 2, 2020 6:05:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "The Crescent Head and Port Macquarie fishing industry cooperated brilliantly to help solve this mystery and I want to congratulate Heritage NSW for its important leadership," External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, April 29, 2020 3:04:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "The Crescent Head and Port Macquarie fishing industry cooperated brilliantly to help solve this mystery and I want to congratulate Heritage NSW for its important leadership," External link

9news Tuesday, April 28, 2020 5:57:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "My department is now working the remaining nine related to surface water," External link

bordermail Friday, April 24, 2020 7:52:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said ( about Murray Darling ) : “The water held by the Commonwealth could be used to underwrite an opening allocation for NSW Murray and Murrumbidgee General Security Entitlement holders,” External link

watoday Thursday, April 16, 2020 11:23:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "This $60.5 million stimulus program delivers important public housing upgrades and new supply, while generating vital employment and economic relief at this critical time," "This unprecedented crisis calls for different thinking and innovative approaches to protect jobs and support the economy, our communities and vulnerable people, and that is exactly what we’re doing" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, April 14, 2020 7:57:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "This $60.5 million stimulus program delivers important public housing upgrades and new supply, while generating vital employment and economic relief at this critical time," "This unprecedented crisis calls for different thinking and innovative approaches to protect jobs and support the economy, our communities and vulnerable people, and that is exactly what we’re doing" External link

smh Tuesday, April 14, 2020 6:41:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "This $60.5 million stimulus program delivers important public housing upgrades and new supply, while generating vital employment and economic relief at this critical time," "This unprecedented crisis calls for different thinking and innovative approaches to protect jobs and support the economy, our communities and vulnerable people, and that is exactly what we’re doing" External link

theage Tuesday, April 14, 2020 5:35:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Between 390 and 420 gigalitres of water is estimated to flow into the Menindee Lakes over the coming weeks," External link

yahoo-au Sunday, April 12, 2020 4:57:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "We mustn't be fooled into thinking this brings these regions out of the drought," "It's going to take more rain over the coming months to really take the pressure off these areas" External link

yahoo-au Sunday, April 12, 2020 4:57:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "These banks performed remarkably well and ensured an additional citrus and grape harvest for local farmers could be achieved in 2019," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, March 12, 2020 10:50:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "It’s wonderful for the local community to see water flowing down the river again," "These flows will allow for the lifting of restrictions in the Lower Darling - restrictions that have been in place for two years" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, March 12, 2020 10:50:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Inflows are being captured in Lake Wetherell, the most efficient storage in the system, with up to 250 gigalitres expected to arrive at Lake Wetherell over the coming months," "It means there is sufficient water to restart the parched Lower Darling and keep it running to the Murray for more than 12 months," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, March 12, 2020 10:50:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "The volume and extent of the flow generated by rain - and not dam releases - is by far the best naturally occurring flows in the Barwon-Darling since the floods of 2016," External link

watoday Wednesday, March 11, 2020 8:45:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “The community has made a huge effort to comment on the draft plans during the public exhibition phase last year,” External link

aap-au Wednesday, March 4, 2020 4:31:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "The community has made a huge effort to comment on the draft plans during the public exhibition phase last year," External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, March 3, 2020 4:26:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "This drought is outside the history books, we have never seen such a hard or fast drop in our catchments before - city and country," "Until we are confident the weather patterns are normalising, level 1 restrictions will remain in place, so Sydney residents have some stability in their water habits" External link

theage Sunday, March 1, 2020 9:38:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Given the severity of the drought experienced by Sydney over the past three years, the government is actively updating our modelling and future drought response measures. " External link

theage Sunday, March 1, 2020 9:38:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "The expansion of the plant should be undertaken as quickly as practicable and in a prudent and efficient manner to deliver at least an additional 250 megalitres of drinking water per day averaged over a 12-month period," External link

theage Sunday, March 1, 2020 9:38:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Until we are confident the weather patterns are normalising, level 1 restrictions will remain in place, so Sydney residents have some stability in their water habits," External link

yahoo-au Sunday, March 1, 2020 1:52:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Although this is a positive step in our drought recovery, we are not out of the woods yet, which is why it's really important that we all continue to use water wisely and save it where we can," External link

theherald-au Wednesday, February 26, 2020 7:33:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "I would have to take advice from Hunter Water and have a look at those trigger points in the Hunter water plan," External link

theherald-au Wednesday, February 26, 2020 7:33:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "WaterNSW is currently in the early stages of investigating a new desalination plant in the Illawarra," External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, February 26, 2020 5:45:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "It's been a brutal drought and the emotions in western NSW are brittle," External link

dailyadvertiser Monday, February 24, 2020 11:34:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "This brittleness is made worse by the vision of heavy falls on the east coast, but our western communities are not forgotten, we know what a burden this is," External link

dailyadvertiser Monday, February 24, 2020 11:34:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "It's been a brutal drought and the emotions in western NSW are brittle," External link

bordermail Monday, February 24, 2020 10:22:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "This brittleness is made worse by the vision of heavy falls on the east coast, but our western communities are not forgotten, we know what a burden this is," External link

bordermail Monday, February 24, 2020 10:22:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said ( about Sydney Water ) : "A number of initiatives are in place to ensure the water is safe for use, including extensive testing, filtration and nets to catch debris, but we are allowing an extra two weeks purely as a precautionary measure," "It will also give the system time to recover and on March 1 we expect Greater Sydney will revert back to Level 1 water restrictions, subject to water quality assessment by Water NSW and Sydney Water" External link

illawarramercury Sunday, February 23, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Although this is a positive step in our drought recovery, we are not out of the woods yet, which is why it's really important that we all continue to save water where we can," External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, February 18, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "I would have to take advice from Hunter Water and have a look at those trigger points in the Hunter water plan," External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, February 18, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Whilst this event has been so amazingly welcome, we haven't had an event like it for 20 years," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, February 18, 2020 10:37:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "A number of initiatives are in place to ensure the water is safe for use, including extensive testing, filtration and nets to catch debris, but we are allowing an extra two weeks purely as a precautionary measure," External link

GulfDailyNews Tuesday, February 18, 2020 9:30:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said ( about Sydney Water ) : "A number of initiatives are in place to ensure the water is safe for use, including extensive testing, filtration and nets to catch debris, but we are allowing an extra two weeks purely as a precautionary measure," "It will also give the system time to recover and on March 1 we expect Greater Sydney will revert back to Level 1 water restrictions, subject to water quality assessment by Water NSW and Sydney Water" External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, February 18, 2020 8:59:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "A number of initiatives are in place to ensure the water is safe for use, including extensive testing, filtration and nets to catch debris, but we are allowing an extra two weeks purely as a precautionary measure," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, February 18, 2020 7:45:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “A number of initiatives are in place to ensure the water is safe for use, including extensive testing, filtration and nets to catch debris, but we are allowing an extra two weeks purely as a precautionary measure,” External link

cknw Tuesday, February 18, 2020 6:00:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “A number of initiatives are in place to ensure the water is safe for use, including extensive testing, filtration and nets to catch debris, but we are allowing an extra two weeks purely as a precautionary measure,” External link

themalaymailonline Tuesday, February 18, 2020 5:13:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "A number of initiatives are in place to ensure the water is safe for use, including extensive testing, filtration and nets to catch debris, but we are allowing an extra two weeks purely as a precautionary measure," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, February 18, 2020 4:35:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "We recently experienced the biggest rain event in 20 years, which has impacted the quality of raw water in Greater Sydney's bushfire affected catchment," "A number of initiatives are in place to ensure the water is safe for use, including extensive testing, filtration and nets to catch debris, but we are allowing an extra two weeks purely as a precautionary measure" External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, February 18, 2020 12:53:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said ( about Sydney Water ) : "We recently experienced the biggest rain event in 20 years which has impacted the quality of water in the greater Sydney catchment," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, February 17, 2020 11:17:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Despite a 26 per cent increase in population, the total demand for drinking water remains lower than it did before mandatory restrictions were introduced in late 2003," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, February 17, 2020 11:17:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said ( about Sydney Water ) : "We recently experienced the biggest rain event in 20 years which has impacted the quality of water in the greater Sydney catchment," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, February 17, 2020 4:46:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Despite a 26 per cent increase in population, the total demand for drinking water remains lower than it did before mandatory restrictions were introduced in late 2003," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, February 17, 2020 4:46:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said ( about Sydney Water ) : "We recently experienced the biggest rain event in 20 years which has impacted the quality of water in the greater Sydney catchment," External link

theage Monday, February 17, 2020 4:24:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Despite a 26 per cent increase in population, the total demand for drinking water remains lower than it did before mandatory restrictions were introduced in late 2003," External link

theage Monday, February 17, 2020 4:24:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "While the rain has been a welcome relief, it unfortunately has resulted in flooding and has fallen below the catchment areas of our key inland storages," External link

9news Thursday, February 13, 2020 10:24:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said ( about Murray Darling ) : “Embargoes were placed on the North West for pumping and, for the first time in the history of the Murray Darling Basin, flood plain harvesting - to get the water as far down the system as possible,” External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, February 12, 2020 1:23:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “It is a relief to see naturally occurring flows running all the way down the Barwon River from Mungindi to Walgett, likely to replenish town supply weirs at Brewarrina and Bourke and we’re hopeful even down to Menindee Lakes,” External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, February 12, 2020 1:23:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "While the rain has been a welcome relief, it unfortunately has resulted in flooding and has fallen below the catchment areas of our key inland storages," External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, February 12, 2020 12:53:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "While the rain has been a welcome relief, it unfortunately has resulted in flooding and has fallen below the catchment areas of our key inland storages," External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, February 12, 2020 12:25:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "While the rain has been a welcome relief, it unfortunately has resulted in flooding and has fallen below the catchment areas of our key inland storages," External link

dailyadvertiser Wednesday, February 12, 2020 12:00:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said ( about Murray Darling ) : “Embargoes were placed on the North West for pumping and, for the first time in the history of the Murray Darling Basin, flood plain harvesting - to get the water as far down the system as possible,” External link

smh Wednesday, February 12, 2020 11:19:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “It is a relief to see naturally occurring flows running all the way down the Barwon River from Mungindi to Walgett, likely to replenish town supply weirs at Brewarrina and Bourke and we’re hopeful even down to Menindee Lakes,” External link

smh Wednesday, February 12, 2020 11:19:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "While the rain has been a welcome relief, it unfortunately has resulted in flooding and has fallen below the catchment areas of our key inland storages," External link

bordermail Wednesday, February 12, 2020 11:03:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said ( about Murray Darling ) : “Embargoes were placed on the North West for pumping and, for the first time in the history of the Murray Darling Basin, flood plain harvesting - to get the water as far down the system as possible,” External link

theage Wednesday, February 12, 2020 10:52:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “It is a relief to see naturally occurring flows running all the way down the Barwon River from Mungindi to Walgett, likely to replenish town supply weirs at Brewarrina and Bourke and we’re hopeful even down to Menindee Lakes,” External link

theage Wednesday, February 12, 2020 10:52:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Naturally occurring flows are running all the way down the Barwon River from Mungindi to Walgett, with the likelihood the water will also replenish town supply weirs at Brewarrina and Bourke and indications look like it could extend as far as Lake Wetherell and we're hopeful even Menindee Lakes," External link

bordermail Tuesday, February 11, 2020 8:40:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Naturally occurring flows are running all the way down the Barwon River from Mungindi to Walgett, with the likelihood the water will also replenish town supply weirs at Brewarrina and Bourke and indications look like it could extend as far as Lake Wetherell and we're hopeful even Menindee Lakes," External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, February 11, 2020 8:33:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "We want to reassure the Illawarra they are an important part of our future plans to improve water security across the state, particularly as the severity of the drought increases," External link

illawarramercury Monday, February 3, 2020 7:45:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey told ( about David Littleproud ) : "We have been in discussions with Mr Littleproud's office and we have explained because of the extremity of the drought, we will deliver [the water resource plans] mid-way through the year," External link

smh Sunday, January 26, 2020 4:30:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey told ( about David Littleproud ) : "We have been in discussions with Mr Littleproud's office and we have explained because of the extremity of the drought, we will deliver [the water resource plans] mid-way through the year," External link

theage Sunday, January 26, 2020 4:01:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey told : "The NSW government is building dams to increase supply and is exploring other options, including further desalination and recycled water to build in more climate resilient supply," External link

watoday Wednesday, January 22, 2020 7:38:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey told : "We are fast-tracking the next level of planning in concurrence with the trigger points in the Metropolitan [water] plan," External link

theage Monday, January 20, 2020 10:14:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Our priority is protecting Sydney’s drinking water supplies," "The recent fires threatened significant water infrastructure at Warragamba. While much of the catchment has been affected by fire, work by WaterNSW along with the RFS helped prevent damage to the infrastructure," External link

theage Tuesday, January 14, 2020 10:22:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "We need to be as prepared as we can so we aren't left flat-footed should this drought continue - which is why we are looking at this as one of Sydney's insurance policies," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, January 9, 2020 8:40:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "We are proactively doing the work we need, and investigating all options, to support the people in the Illawarra get more water security for their communities," "We want to reassure the Illawarra they are an important part of our future plans to improve water security across the state, particularly as the severity of the drought increases" External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, January 9, 2020 8:40:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "We need to be as prepared as we can so we aren't left flat-footed should this drought continue - which is why we are looking at this as one of Sydney's insurance policies," External link

bordermail Thursday, January 9, 2020 8:31:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "We are proactively doing the work we need, and investigating all options, to support the people in the Illawarra get more water security for their communities," "We want to reassure the Illawarra they are an important part of our future plans to improve water security across the state, particularly as the severity of the drought increases" External link

bordermail Thursday, January 9, 2020 8:31:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "We need to be as prepared as we can so we aren't left flat-footed should this drought continue - which is why we are looking at this as one of Sydney's insurance policies," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, January 9, 2020 6:46:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Our assets across the state remain intact and are still supplying water to towns affected by these severe fires," External link

watoday Friday, December 27, 2019 1:50:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Our assets across the state remain intact and are still supplying water to towns affected by these severe fires," External link

Stuff Thursday, December 26, 2019 9:45:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Our assets across the state remain intact and are still supplying water to towns affected by these severe fires," External link

theage Thursday, December 26, 2019 4:05:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "NSW is in the grips of the worst drought on record and our communities have been crying out for change for a long time," External link

bordermail Tuesday, December 17, 2019 11:26:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "We had movement today … to be able to consider coming back at our next ministerial council meeting with, potentially, a change in federal legislation to the [deadlines] in the plan," External link

smh Tuesday, December 17, 2019 11:51:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "We had movement today … to be able to consider coming back at our next ministerial council meeting with, potentially, a change in federal legislation to the [deadlines] in the plan," External link

watoday Tuesday, December 17, 2019 10:54:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "We had movement today … to be able to consider coming back at our next ministerial council meeting with, potentially, a change in federal legislation to the [deadlines] in the plan," External link

theage Tuesday, December 17, 2019 10:39:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “NSW is gripped by the worst drought on record. We have already done the heavy lifting for the basin plan and our communities are suffering as a result,” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, December 17, 2019 9:18:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "NSW is gripped by the worst drought on record. We have already done the heavy lifting for the basin plan and our communities are suffering as a result," External link

illawarramercury Monday, December 16, 2019 6:46:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "NSW is gripped by the worst drought on record. We have already done the heavy lifting for the basin plan and our communities are suffering as a result," External link

maitlandmercury Monday, December 16, 2019 6:11:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "NSW is gripped by the worst drought on record. We have already done the heavy lifting for the basin plan and our communities are suffering as a result," External link

yahoo-au Monday, December 16, 2019 5:21:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “Water is allocated under water-sharing plans in a way that strikes a balance between water for farming, irrigation and industry, and water for towns and domestic use,” External link

smh Monday, December 16, 2019 4:51:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said ( about Murray Darling ) : "At the time the Murray-Darling Basin Plan was conceived it used the best available science, this does not mean it’s the best science," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, December 15, 2019 5:18:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said ( about Murray Darling ) : "At the time the Murray-Darling Basin Plan was conceived it used the best available science, this does not mean it’s the best science," External link

theage Sunday, December 15, 2019 4:27:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey told : "That is a real challenge for a lot of people, I understand that, but we do ask you to respect that," External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, December 11, 2019 5:07:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "I hope we get summer rain (but) it's always a watching brief - we have to look at the evidence, at the inflows, outflows," External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, December 11, 2019 5:07:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "We're aiming for another 5 per cent and I think we can do that, but I would ideally like to get more," External link

abc-au Monday, December 9, 2019 9:32:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "The Metropolitan water plan has level three restrictions at around 30 per cent which in current inflows and outflows that would be around March next year," External link

abc-au Monday, December 9, 2019 9:32:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "We are aiming to get another 5 per cent [in savings], and I think we can do that, but ideally I would love to get more," External link

theage Monday, December 9, 2019 5:30:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "You can save 18 litres of water by having a shower which is one minute quicker in time and I've got lots of parents telling me that's what they tell their teenage children to do," "Many of our young generation haven't had to deal with a lot of the restrictions we are now facing so it's a challenge for all of us" External link

theage Monday, December 9, 2019 5:30:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "We are aiming to get another 5 per cent [in savings], and I think we can do that, but ideally I would love to get more," External link

smh Monday, December 9, 2019 4:58:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "You can save 18 litres of water by having a shower which is one minute quicker in time and I've got lots of parents telling me that's what they tell their teenage children to do," "Many of our young generation haven't had to deal with a lot of the restrictions we are now facing so it's a challenge for all of us" External link

smh Monday, December 9, 2019 4:58:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey told : "There is capacity for us to walk away but that's something we need to be able to consider in collaboration with other states," External link

yahoo-au Monday, December 9, 2019 9:15:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey told : "That is a real challenge for a lot of people, I understand that, but we do ask you to respect that," External link

bordermail Monday, December 9, 2019 7:22:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "I hope we get summer rain (but) it's always a watching brief - we have to look at the evidence, at the inflows, outflows," External link

bordermail Monday, December 9, 2019 7:22:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "The Lower Hunter's dams are declining at a rapid rate of about one per cent each week due to a lack of decent rainfall and high evaporation," External link

maitlandmercury Monday, December 9, 2019 3:49:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "We have a tough summer ahead of us," "Our regional communities are hurting and we will continue to do everything we can to help them through this worsening drought" External link

smh Saturday, November 23, 2019 4:37:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “We’re doing the work to save as much drinking water as we can to ensure there is enough if the drought persists,” External link

smh Wednesday, November 20, 2019 11:51:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “We’re doing the work to save as much drinking water as we can to ensure there is enough if the drought persists,” External link

theage Wednesday, November 20, 2019 4:46:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "With the current rate of depletion we could be in a tricky situation in a couple of years," External link

ecowatch Friday, November 15, 2019 9:16:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Israel is rightly recognised as the world leader in water recycling and re-use of waste water, water efficiency, and desalination technology," External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, November 6, 2019 1:49:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey says : "He brushes close to the rules because he understands that a piece of paper originated out of Sydney doesn't work in a time of crisis in Kempsey," External link

abc-au Monday, November 4, 2019 9:21:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey says : "He brushes close to the rules because he understands that a piece of paper originated out of Sydney doesn't work in a time of crisis in Kempsey," External link

abc-au Sunday, November 3, 2019 10:12:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey told : "I don't think it was a fit decision for them to make," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, October 31, 2019 10:35:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey told : "I don't think it was a fit decision for them to make," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, October 31, 2019 10:05:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey told : "I don't think it was a fit decision for them to make," External link

maitlandmercury Thursday, October 31, 2019 9:27:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "I would like to see evidence that this was the best time to release water for the environment when the Bureau of Meteorology is indicating little to no inflows over the next 12 months," External link

bordermail Wednesday, October 30, 2019 11:02:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "NSW is experiencing the worst drought on record," "Water restrictions are in force across the state, with the Lower Hunter having introduced water restrictions for the first time in 25 years five weeks ago" External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, October 29, 2019 7:50:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "It's increasingly important we continue to work together to save water," "If conditions remain very hot and dry over summer, Level 2 water restrictions may be necessary in early 2020" External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, October 29, 2019 7:50:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Member for Upper Hunter has quite rightly highlighted this project as a priority from the WaterNSW future infrastructure report" External link

theherald-au Friday, October 25, 2019 11:46:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Member for Upper Hunter has quite rightly highlighted this project as a priority from the WaterNSW future infrastructure report" External link

maitlandmercury Wednesday, October 16, 2019 12:56:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said ( about Sydney Harbour ) : "Documentation provided to ICAC covered the period from 2014, when Tim Andrews was engaged as a leasing agent by the then Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority," "The Department has advised ICAC of the administrative oversight … and provided ICAC with a copy on 6th September 2019" External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, October 5, 2019 5:36:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "The state government has invested over $40 million for immediate water security infrastructure to help secure the dwindling water supply in Dubbo," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, October 3, 2019 2:56:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "The state government has invested over $40 million for immediate water security infrastructure to help secure the dwindling water supply in Dubbo," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, October 3, 2019 2:40:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "The state government has invested over $40 million for immediate water security infrastructure to help secure the dwindling water supply in Dubbo," External link

maitlandmercury Thursday, October 3, 2019 1:12:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "NSW Government has made it clear that we will be allowing take up to plan limits," External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, September 27, 2019 2:05:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "NSW Government has made it clear that we will be allowing take up to plan limits," External link

bordermail Friday, September 27, 2019 12:17:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey told : "NSW was awash with water in 2016 and it's bone dry right now. It's resulting in unprecedented pressures not only on farmers but now on town water supplies," External link

illawarramercury Monday, September 16, 2019 3:26:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey told : "I would actually like to see them protest to get some more doctors into my country town, that's what I would like to see," External link

illawarramercury Sunday, September 15, 2019 10:19:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey told : "I would actually like to see them protest to get some more doctors into my country town, that's what I would like to see," External link

dailyadvertiser Sunday, September 15, 2019 10:06:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey told : "I would actually like to see them protest to get some more doctors into my country town, that's what I would like to see," External link

bordermail Sunday, September 15, 2019 9:39:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey told : "I would actually like to see them protest to get some more doctors into my country town, that's what I would like to see," External link

maitlandmercury Sunday, September 15, 2019 9:16:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "major (inland) cities ... run the risk of running out of fresh water in the next 12 months" "That is the stark reality for our regional communities," External link

trust2 Sunday, September 15, 2019 8:54:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "A start date cannot be confirmed until the contract is awarded," "However work is anticipated to commence before the end of the calendar year" External link

illawarramercury Thursday, September 12, 2019 8:04:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey told : "The report has caused damage to hard working Australian families by blaming them for an early drought; this is both inaccurate and inexcusable," External link

smh Sunday, September 1, 2019 5:20:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "I'm very supportive of recycled water, particularly as all of us are feeling the severity of this drought. " External link

theage Friday, August 23, 2019 8:52:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "major (inland) cities ... run the risk of running out of fresh water in the next 12 months" "That is the stark reality for our regional communities," External link

trust Friday, August 16, 2019 11:39:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "major (inland) cities ... run the risk of running out of fresh water in the next 12 months" "That is the stark reality for our regional communities," External link

trust2 Friday, August 16, 2019 10:26:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "major (inland) cities ... run the risk of running out of fresh water in the next 12 months" "That is the stark reality for our regional communities," External link

channelnewsasia Friday, August 16, 2019 10:26:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "major (inland) cities ... run the risk of running out of fresh water in the next 12 months" "That is the stark reality for our regional communities," External link

japantoday Friday, August 16, 2019 10:24:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "major (inland) cities ... run the risk of running out of fresh water in the next 12 months" "That is the stark reality for our regional communities," External link

news-yahoo Friday, August 16, 2019 9:45:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "As Sydney grows, it is critical that we continue to ensure that our water security continues to grow as well," "By undertaking this planning work, should the drought worsen and water levels continue to drop, we will be ready to act immediately to increasing water supply" External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, August 12, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "I am concerned that we are not being honest to our communities about what can actually be achieved, in delivering the basin plan - that why NSW and Victoria called for an independent review to ensure we can deliver what was committed by the basin plan," External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, August 6, 2019 4:26:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Our communities deserve nothing less than to open the books, have a look at the work, analyse it, independently peer review it so that we can restore faith in the processes," External link

abc-au Monday, August 5, 2019 1:06:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Having visited the region a few months ago, I witnessed the pain and distress the local farmers were under," External link

abc-au Thursday, August 1, 2019 1:34:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “What we want to make sure, is we don’t waste a drop,” External link

9news Tuesday, July 9, 2019 1:27:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Our priority is creating more and better social housing through the Millers Point sales program. To date, we have built more than 1300 new homes," External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, July 5, 2019 2:51:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "By funding the development of new social and affordable properties in rural and regional areas, we can ensure local trade business are used, people are employed and the local economy receives the vital boost it needs," External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, July 5, 2019 2:51:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "This is a great outcome that will see $150 million injected directly into building new social housing dwellings," "This is expected to provide housing for around 630 people, helping the most vulnerable members of our community" External link

abc-au Friday, June 28, 2019 4:16:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "This is a great outcome that will see $150 million injected directly into building new social housing dwellings," "This is expected to provide housing for around 630 people, helping the most vulnerable members of our community" External link

abc-au Friday, June 28, 2019 9:27:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "This refurbishment of the building will result in renewal and activation of a critical area in The Rocks, adjacent to Sydney Harbour Bridge, while remaining sensitive to the heritage of the precinct," External link

yahoo-au Friday, June 28, 2019 9:13:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "This is expected to provide housing for around 630 people, helping the most vulnerable members of our community," External link

theage Friday, June 28, 2019 8:59:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "There are around 55,000 people on the social housing waiting list," "The sale of the 189 dwellings in neighbouring Millers Point since 2014 have delivered more than $750 million for more than 1500 new residential units, with around 1300 already constructed" External link

theage Friday, June 28, 2019 8:59:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "The reality is our dams need at least 100 millimetres to start filling up," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, June 6, 2019 6:13:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "The Bureau of Meteorology's latest forecast is predicting below-average rainfall and higher temperatures for June to August, which are key drivers of stronger water demand," External link

trust Tuesday, May 28, 2019 3:38:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “The Bureau of Meteorology’s latest forecast is predicting below-average rainfall and higher temperatures for June to August, which are key drivers of stronger water demand,” External link

asianage Tuesday, May 28, 2019 1:58:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "The Bureau of Meteorology's latest forecast is predicting below-average rainfall and higher temperatures for June to August, which are key drivers of stronger water demand," External link

trust2 Tuesday, May 28, 2019 11:26:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said ( about Sydney Water ) : "Water restrictions are an important drought response because they target the outdoor water use of all households," External link

watoday Tuesday, May 28, 2019 11:00:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey told ( about Sydney Water ) : "With the lack of rain, with the lowest inflows into Sydney's water storages since 1940, the government's come to the decision that it is best to come into water restrictions," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, May 28, 2019 10:25:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey told ( about Sydney Water ) : "With the lack of rain, with the lowest inflows into Sydney's water storages since 1940, the government's come to the decision that it is best to come into water restrictions," External link

qt Tuesday, May 28, 2019 9:29:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "It's vital we take early and decisive action," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, May 28, 2019 8:52:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey told ( about Sydney Water ) : "With the lack of rain, with the lowest inflows into Sydney's water storages since 1940, the government's come to the decision that it is best to come into water restrictions," External link

bordermail Tuesday, May 28, 2019 8:28:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "This project in the Bellinger River shows that, with strong community support and partnerships, we can make real positive change to our threatened species," "The team will be closely monitoring the 10 turtles we've released back into the Bellinger River, with the hope of releasing many more in the future" External link

abc-au Thursday, May 23, 2019 7:31:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey وأضافت : "لكننا نختبر بعضاً من أكثر الحالات المدوّنة في السجل جفافاً. فيما كان هناك بعض الأمطار الجيدة في بعض المناطق في آذار/مارس، فإن مستويات السد عندنا إجمالاً مستمرة بالانخفاض" External link

alankabout Thursday, May 16, 2019 4:59:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said ( about Sydney Water ) : "That's why it's never been more important for all of the Greater Sydney, Blue Mountains and Illawarra communities to come together to help save water," External link

bordermail Saturday, May 4, 2019 9:33:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “It is what the EPA want us to do,” External link

theage Sunday, April 28, 2019 5:40:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “It is what the EPA want us to do,” External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, April 28, 2019 5:18:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "If we are elected on the 23rd of March, we will work to ensure RMS comes up with designs about the specific route of the road by the end of this year," External link

theherald-au Saturday, March 30, 2019 4:01:00 PM EAT



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minister25.00%EN08/21/201721/08/2017
mp58.33%EN02/01/201701/02/2017
minister for women16.67%EN01/30/201730/01/2017
Names Lang Count
Melinda PaveyEN100.00%


 
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Keith Pitt stated ( about Melinda Pavey ) : "I encourage you to engage with the [NSW Water Minister] Melinda Pavey about four proposal for construction of a new and larger Burrinjuck Dam," External link

dailyadvertiser Sunday, June 13, 2021 1:56:00 AM EAT

Cate Faehrmann said ( about Melinda Pavey ) : “It’s a disgrace that the minister [Melinda Pavey] continues to use the emergency situation that a number of regional towns found themselves in during the drought last year to avoid any scrutiny of this project,” External link

msn-uk Tuesday, November 3, 2020 9:20:00 AM EAT

Mr Field said ( about Melinda Pavey ) : "NSW Water Minister Melinda Pavey now has to go back to the drawing board," External link

theage Wednesday, September 23, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Helen Dalton said ( about Melinda Pavey ) : "The NSW government made this decision [to exempt northern irrigators] in secret with no consultation," "It would absolutely disgraceful. Minister Pavey should resign" External link

theage Wednesday, September 23, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Mr Field said ( about Melinda Pavey ) : "NSW Water Minister Melinda Pavey now has to go back to the drawing board," External link

theage Tuesday, September 22, 2020 3:59:00 PM EAT

Helen Dalton said ( about Melinda Pavey ) : "The NSW government made this decision [to exempt northern irrigators] in secret with no consultation," "It would absolutely disgraceful. Minister Pavey should resign" External link

theage Tuesday, September 22, 2020 3:59:00 PM EAT

Mr Field said ( about Melinda Pavey ) : "NSW Water Minister Melinda Pavey now has to go back to the drawing board," External link

smh Tuesday, September 22, 2020 3:51:00 PM EAT

Helen Dalton said ( about Melinda Pavey ) : "The NSW government made this decision [to exempt northern irrigators] in secret with no consultation," "It would absolutely disgraceful. Minister Pavey should resign" External link

smh Tuesday, September 22, 2020 3:51:00 PM EAT

Mr Field said ( about Melinda Pavey ) : "NSW Water Minister Melinda Pavey now has to go back to the drawing board," External link

theherald-au Tuesday, September 22, 2020 3:29:00 PM EAT

Helen Dalton said ( about Melinda Pavey ) : "The NSW government made this decision [to exempt northern irrigators] in secret with no consultation," "It would absolutely disgraceful. Minister Pavey should resign" External link

theherald-au Tuesday, September 22, 2020 3:29:00 PM EAT

David Littleproud said ( about Melinda Pavey ) : "The fact that Melinda Pavey and Barra have gone out there passionately supporting irrigators is a good thing," External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, September 3, 2019 4:36:00 AM EAT

David Littleproud said ( about Melinda Pavey ) : "I know minister Pavey has put the foot on the throat to get it done," "They're committed to getting the job done and if the bureaucrats are in the road then you need to give them a kick" External link

maitlandmercury Monday, September 2, 2019 7:17:00 AM EAT

John Barilaro said ( about Melinda Pavey ) : "We know there were some messages from the election last weekend. That's why there is a focus with the appointment of Melinda Pavey on water," External link

theherald-au Sunday, March 31, 2019 8:11:00 PM EAT

John Barilaro said ( about Melinda Pavey ) : "We know there were some messages from the election last weekend. That's why there is a focus with the appointment of Melinda Pavey on water," External link

theherald-au Sunday, March 31, 2019 10:10:00 AM EAT

John Barilaro said ( about Melinda Pavey ) : "We know there were some messages from the election last weekend. That's why there is a focus with the appointment of Melinda Pavey on water," External link

9news Sunday, March 31, 2019 9:18:00 AM EAT

John Barilaro said ( about Melinda Pavey ) : "We know there were some messages from the election last weekend. That's why there is a focus with the appointment of Melinda Pavey on water," External link

dailyadvertiser Sunday, March 31, 2019 8:10:00 AM EAT

John Barilaro said ( about Melinda Pavey ) : "We know there were some messages from the election last weekend. That's why there is a focus with the appointment of Melinda Pavey on water," External link

maitlandmercury Sunday, March 31, 2019 7:57:00 AM EAT

John Barilaro said ( about Melinda Pavey ) : "We know there were some messages from the election last weekend. That's why there is a focus with the appointment of Melinda Pavey on water," External link

illawarramercury Sunday, March 31, 2019 7:56:00 AM EAT

John Barilaro said ( about Melinda Pavey ) : "We know there were some messages from the election last weekend. That's why there is a focus with the appointment of Melinda Pavey on water," External link

theherald-au Sunday, March 31, 2019 7:34:00 AM EAT

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Melinda Pavey says : “This project is in addition to the 47 billion litres of recycled water already supplied across Greater Sydney each year,” “Water is our most precious resource and we are using both innovation and new technology to create new ways of using and sharing water across the state” External link

architectureanddesign Wednesday, June 16, 2021 10:05:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey says : “This integrated water treatment approach will help bring to life the Western Parkland City vision by creating cooler, greener and more livable places for us all to enjoy,” External link

architectureanddesign Wednesday, June 16, 2021 10:05:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "The NSW Government is indebted to the many community volunteers who help manage Crown land reserves in communities right across the state," External link

maitlandmercury Wednesday, June 16, 2021 3:19:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “NRAR investigations are a matter for NRAR who are an independent body” External link

theherald-au Sunday, June 13, 2021 10:44:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “NRAR investigations are a matter for NRAR who are an independent body” External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, June 13, 2021 10:41:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “NRAR investigations are a matter for NRAR who are an independent body” External link

theage Sunday, June 13, 2021 10:11:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey stated : "A significant amount of work has been undertaken to identify a range of options to improve water availability and address constraints for the Murrumbidgee in WaterNSW's 20 Year Infrastructure Options Study 2018," External link

dailyadvertiser Sunday, June 13, 2021 1:56:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said ( about Sydney Water ) : “Sydney Water processes wastewater [at Malabar] from 1.4 million households in Sydney,” External link

smh Monday, May 31, 2021 10:05:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “The single operator will support consistent, transparent and affordable pricing across all Crown cemeteries to better support consumers, and ensure available land into the future,” External link

theage Saturday, May 29, 2021 8:52:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Under current pricing, it can cost three times as much to bury a person in one part of the state compared to another," External link

abc-au Saturday, May 29, 2021 1:45:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "The single operator will support consistent, transparent and affordable pricing across all Crown cemeteries to better support consumers, and ensure available land into the future," External link

yahoo-au Tuesday, May 25, 2021 1:47:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “Over 350 projects are now complete, and a further 395 are in various stages of delivery creating a stronger and safer regional NSW,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Friday, May 14, 2021 5:33:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "We are always looking at how we can best leverage government-owned land and property to deliver better economic, social, environmental and cultural outcomes for the people of NSW," External link

dailyadvertiser Wednesday, May 5, 2021 11:48:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "We are always looking at how we can best leverage government-owned land and property to deliver better economic, social, environmental and cultural outcomes for the people of NSW," External link

bordermail Wednesday, May 5, 2021 10:33:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “The Government Property Index provides a free one-stop shop for information on NSW government-owned property and will allow industry to put forward innovative proposals for that land to improve utilisation and benefits for local communities,” External link

theherald-au Tuesday, May 4, 2021 10:44:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “As part of Housing 2041, we are developing a temporary supportive accommodation discussion paper that will call on other local governments, NGOs and the private sector to come up with ideas to deliver additional projects and to meet the Premier’s priority of reducing homelessness by 50 per cent,” External link

theherald-au Tuesday, May 4, 2021 10:44:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “For the first time, the NSW government will bring together the broad housing-related expertise that exists in NSW through the creation of the advisory panel,” External link

theherald-au Tuesday, May 4, 2021 10:44:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “The Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) will supervise the excavation and packing of the contaminated material into sealed bags and containers prior to transport to the USA,” “This will ensure the safe removal of legacy contamination that has been present at Nelson Parade for over a century. This is a modern solution to a 100-year-old problem” External link

architectureanddesign Tuesday, May 4, 2021 5:57:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "We have been unable to move on these projects for almost a decade," "Communities at Yanco and Menindee have been loud and clear that the projects need to be flexible" External link

bordermail Monday, May 3, 2021 5:13:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey told ( about Murray Darling ) : “This is really historic, important legislation for the health of the Murray-Darling Basin,” External link

theherald-au Friday, April 30, 2021 10:25:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey told ( about Murray Darling ) : “This is really historic, important legislation for the health of the Murray-Darling Basin,” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, April 30, 2021 9:55:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said ( about Murray Darling ) : "By the end of this event, around early June, we will have the two upper lakes at capacity, water returning to Lake Menindee, and a welcome extension to the water security outlook for the farm families and communities of the Lower Darling," "Being able to return water to this dry lake means seepage losses from the next inflows will be hugely reduced and the potential to add volume to the lakes enhanced with each subsequent flow event" External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, April 23, 2021 4:48:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said ( about Murray Darling ) : "By the end of this event, around early June, we will have the two upper lakes at capacity, water returning to Lake Menindee, and a welcome extension to the water security outlook for the farm families and communities of the Lower Darling," "Being able to return water to this dry lake means seepage losses from the next inflows will be hugely reduced and the potential to add volume to the lakes enhanced with each subsequent flow event" External link

maitlandmercury Friday, April 23, 2021 4:26:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said ( about Murray Darling ) : "By the end of this event, around early June, we will have the two upper lakes at capacity, water returning to Lake Menindee, and a welcome extension to the water security outlook for the farm families and communities of the Lower Darling," "Being able to return water to this dry lake means seepage losses from the next inflows will be hugely reduced and the potential to add volume to the lakes enhanced with each subsequent flow event" External link

bordermail Friday, April 23, 2021 3:42:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “These inflows will go a long way to replenishing the environment, the town water supply weirs, and the needs of agricultural producers and farm families, bringing sustained relief to a region of NSW that suffered severely during the drought,” External link

smh Tuesday, April 20, 2021 1:23:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “These inflows will go a long way to replenishing the environment, the town water supply weirs, and the needs of agricultural producers and farm families, bringing sustained relief to a region of NSW that suffered severely during the drought,” External link

theherald-au Tuesday, April 20, 2021 12:24:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “These inflows will go a long way to replenishing the environment, the town water supply weirs, and the needs of agricultural producers and farm families, bringing sustained relief to a region of NSW that suffered severely during the drought,” External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, April 20, 2021 11:59:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said ( about Oliver Twist ) : "As Oliver Twist says, it's never enough, but we have concentrated resources and support in a way to the regions that we haven't experienced for many decades," "I share that frustration. I'd be frustrated if I was looking for a home and couldn't find one, but it's important we look after the homes we do have" External link

dailyadvertiser Wednesday, March 31, 2021 7:55:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Wagga council ... will not be able to take any of that water during the peak irrigation period of October to March," External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, March 30, 2021 11:59:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “It’s naive to think we could have reduced the dam to 25 per cent which is the number on current projections that would have avoided a spill,” “We’ve never had the dam below 38 per cent and this is a one-in-50-year event” External link

watoday Monday, March 22, 2021 3:03:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “It’s naive to think we could have reduced the dam to 25 per cent which is the number on current projections that would have avoided a spill,” “We’ve never had the dam below 38 per cent and this is a one-in-50-year event” External link

smh Sunday, March 21, 2021 10:32:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “We have prioritised the construction of new homes off the back of the COVID-19 crisis and increased the budget by 80 per cent,” External link

architectureanddesign Thursday, February 25, 2021 3:32:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “This investment was designed to stimulate the economy, create jobs and put a roof over the heads of our most vulnerable,” External link

theherald-au Sunday, February 21, 2021 9:25:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “This project was supported by the dam operators WaterNSW and the project will go a long way to securing the Lachlan Valley’s water security,” External link

theherald-au Saturday, February 20, 2021 11:32:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “This project was supported by the dam operators WaterNSW and the project will go a long way to securing the Lachlan Valley’s water security,” External link

theage Saturday, February 20, 2021 4:49:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "If you didn't have the physical approval pre-2008, those works aren't licensed," External link

abc-au Tuesday, February 9, 2021 9:53:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey wrote : "Subject to securing the necessary Government approval, it is anticipated that Wollongong will be included in the NSW Touchdown Office Network," "The Network would provide the style of office accommodation to members of the public service that your 'Work from Wollongong' concept proposes" External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, February 2, 2021 8:59:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "This agreement is crucial to the site's remediation and future redevelopment," "It ensures adequate arrangements are in place for the long-term management of the containment cell, safeguarding human and environmental health so we can unlock the potential of the site for business and the people of the Hunter region" External link

maitlandmercury Monday, February 1, 2021 12:58:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "I'm just making it clear that it is hard," External link

dailyadvertiser Sunday, January 31, 2021 12:00:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "This great old building was previously used as a police sergeant's residence and a women's refuge but will now embark on an exciting new chapter in its history," "CatholicCare has served the diocese for over 25 years with community services and support to help people deal with financial, mental health, family and relationship, and domestic violence issues, as well as youth programs" External link

maitlandmercury Thursday, January 14, 2021 8:16:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "This will reduce the need for temporary water restrictions to protect environmental flows," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, January 14, 2021 2:16:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "We need these new environmental water rules because the old access rules for licence holders did not differentiate between flows from rainfall and releases that benefit the environment," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, January 14, 2021 2:16:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "This will reduce the need for temporary water restrictions to protect environmental flows," External link

bordermail Thursday, January 14, 2021 1:28:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "We need these new environmental water rules because the old access rules for licence holders did not differentiate between flows from rainfall and releases that benefit the environment," External link

bordermail Thursday, January 14, 2021 1:28:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "This will reduce the need for temporary water restrictions to protect environmental flows," External link

maitlandmercury Thursday, January 14, 2021 1:22:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "We need these new environmental water rules because the old access rules for licence holders did not differentiate between flows from rainfall and releases that benefit the environment," External link

maitlandmercury Thursday, January 14, 2021 1:22:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "NSW was not consulted on this appointment, and we oppose it on the basis that in the interests of bringing basin states together we must appoint someone who is bipartisan," "We feel it is not in the interests of NSW to make appointments that could have the potential to force us apart at a time when we must come together" External link

smh Wednesday, December 16, 2020 10:24:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "We are meant to have these projects delivered by 2024 - we don't believe they can be delivered," External link

dailyadvertiser Wednesday, December 2, 2020 7:38:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said ( about Sydney Water ) : "Water restrictions have helped curtail demand by around 65 megalitres each day, taking pressure off the filtration plant to provide clean water from Sydney's dams, which have been impacted by bushfires and heavy rainfall," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, December 1, 2020 9:39:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "While water restrictions will be lifted we are encouraging people to continue to practice their good water behaviour habits along the guidelines of the Level One water restrictions," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, December 1, 2020 7:22:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "The heat wave over the weekend meant 3.7 gigalitres of water was consumed on Friday and Saturday, the most consumed over two days for 2020, a timely reminder how quickly dam levels can change," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, December 1, 2020 7:22:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “Water restrictions have helped curtail demand by around 65ML each day, taking pressure off the filtration plant to provide clean water from Sydney’s dams which have been impacted by bushfires and heavy rainfall,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, December 1, 2020 6:41:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “I know how important this upgrade is to local communities – it’s a road that families use to get to school, to get to the supermarket or get to work and home again, so I’m excited we’re now seeing work under way,” “The upgrade will involve sealing a 7.3-kilometre section to deliver safer, smoother journeys for all motorists” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, November 18, 2020 6:36:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Pumped hydro is a proven form of large-scale storage and NSW has some fantastic pumped hydro opportunities," "This plan delivers the long term certainty needed for the private sector to invest now and drive jobs and investment in the regions" External link

electricenergyonline Tuesday, November 10, 2020 9:13:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Pumped hydro is a proven form of large-scale storage and NSW has some fantastic pumped hydro opportunities," "This plan delivers the long term certainty needed for the private sector to invest now and drive jobs and investment in the regions" External link

theherald-au Sunday, November 8, 2020 9:59:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Pumped hydro is a proven form of large-scale storage and NSW has some fantastic pumped hydro opportunities," "This plan delivers the long term certainty needed for the private sector to invest now and drive jobs and investment in the regions" External link

smh Sunday, November 8, 2020 4:48:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “The exclusive use of this 30,000-litre tank of water is for fighting bushfires and extinguishing vehicle and truck fires along this section of highway,” “It’s a great outcome for the local community and for the men and women on the frontline fighting bushfires” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, October 28, 2020 3:43:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "NSW is recovering from the worst drought in recorded history and our communities have done all they can to return water to the environment," External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, October 20, 2020 9:30:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “The old bridge was built in the 1960s, and its poor condition would have seen a 10-tonne load limit be imposed in the future, so I’m glad load limits will not be required and that we’ve been able to deliver a safer bridge that will serve the community for generations to come,” “This is another great outcome for the Bellingen Shire Council, who has now received more than $1.3 million in Fixing Country Roads funding, including the upgrade of Bielsdown Bridge, which together with this upgrade of Deep Creek Bridge, will open up Coramba Road to regional freight operators” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Wednesday, October 14, 2020 8:30:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey says : "In the winter, the light from the taxi would light up the house," "She'd wake up in her bedroom [and] stand in the cot – and there's nothing more mournful than a toddler crying 'mummy don't go'" External link

theherald-au Saturday, October 3, 2020 10:00:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey says : "It was my choice, a choice I made when I was pregnant," "I had a lot of [entitlements] available to me that a lot of working mothers never do ... so I never treated it as 'woe is me'. I missed a lot of school presentations, all the school report days used to clash with parliamentary sittings. But my husband was there" External link

theherald-au Saturday, October 3, 2020 10:00:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey says : "In the winter, the light from the taxi would light up the house," "She'd wake up in her bedroom [and] stand in the cot – and there's nothing more mournful than a toddler crying 'mummy don't go'" External link

theage Saturday, October 3, 2020 5:21:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey says : "It was my choice, a choice I made when I was pregnant," "I had a lot of [entitlements] available to me that a lot of working mothers never do ... so I never treated it as 'woe is me'. I missed a lot of school presentations, all the school report days used to clash with parliamentary sittings. But my husband was there" External link

theage Saturday, October 3, 2020 5:21:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey says : “We have to stand up for property rights, the rights of farmers, for small businesses ... these are our people,” External link

theherald-au Saturday, October 3, 2020 11:04:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey says : “We have to stand up for property rights, the rights of farmers, for small businesses ... these are our people,” External link

theherald-au Saturday, October 3, 2020 10:33:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey says : “We have to stand up for property rights, the rights of farmers, for small businesses ... these are our people,” External link

smh Friday, October 2, 2020 5:05:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "We need to get on with the job of building dams and to give security, and I know that the benefit-cost ratio of these projects are very strong on the initial analysis," External link

abc-au Wednesday, September 23, 2020 11:59:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “We have the Shooters member for Murray at the throat of the member for Barwon’s community, desperate to strip what water they have left off them,” External link

guardian Wednesday, September 23, 2020 8:41:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “It provides clear, enforceable rules that apply until licensing is in place which will reduce – not increase – the capability to harvest floodplain water in the northern basin,” External link

guardian Wednesday, September 23, 2020 8:41:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said ( about Murray Darling ) : "Banning flood plain harvesting does not mean that water will flow to [the lower Murray Darling]. Instead, water historically taken from flood plains could be legally taken from rivers and creeks," External link

abc-au Wednesday, September 23, 2020 7:09:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “We have the Shooters Member for Murray [Ms Dalton] at the throat of the Member for Barwon [Roy Butler's] community, desperate to strip what water they have left off them,” External link

theage Wednesday, September 23, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "He's got an interesting style but he delivers for our communities," External link

theherald-au Wednesday, September 16, 2020 9:40:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "He's got an interesting style but he delivers for our communities," External link

smh Wednesday, September 16, 2020 6:12:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "He's got an interesting style but he delivers for our communities," External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, September 16, 2020 5:20:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey told ( about John Barilaro ) : "We supported him [Mr Barilaro], as backbencher, as ministers," External link

smh Friday, September 11, 2020 6:02:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey told ( about John Barilaro ) : "We supported him [Mr Barilaro], as backbencher, as ministers," External link

theherald-au Friday, September 11, 2020 5:54:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey told ( about John Barilaro ) : "We supported him [Mr Barilaro], as backbencher, as ministers," External link

theage Friday, September 11, 2020 5:49:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “We’re not only building more new housing for those people who really need it – we’re also providing jobs and supporting the NSW economy at a critical time,” “We need more of this type of innovative thinking and collaboration that provides the best possible bang for our buck we can get. This model has the potential to inject hundreds of millions into the housing sector and ultimately the economy, which was essential during this difficult time” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, August 20, 2020 3:27:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “Six sites in Sydney have been identified for the pilot program, with development approvals in place that will deliver around 96 new homes. Preparation for a second tranche of sites for release is already underway following the pilot, which will include around 300 homes in metropolitan and regional areas of NSW,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, August 20, 2020 3:27:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "This is about food security and economic prosperity," "There will be hundreds of people on the tools here for three years" External link

qt Wednesday, August 19, 2020 2:15:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "While the drought has eased in some areas, many towns continue to be at risk of water shortages and many more have been living with severe water restrictions," "Cowra relies on water flowing from the Lachlan River, which has been at risk of ceasing to flow during this drought" External link

qt Wednesday, August 19, 2020 2:15:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "We were holding our breaths for the towns of Cowra, Forbes and Condoblin," External link

qt Wednesday, August 19, 2020 2:15:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey says : “There are over 990 cemeteries across NSW, including 128 in Sydney, and they are much more than just places to bury, cremate and memorialise those who have passed away,” “NSW cemeteries range from small local cemeteries less than a hectare in size in villages or churchyards to larger district and regional cemeteries that service towns or local government areas and then major metropolitan cemeteries like Rookwood,” External link

architectureanddesign Tuesday, August 18, 2020 2:16:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey says : "The Minto project especially delivered a significant improvement in local social outcomes including reduced crime rates, increased job opportunities, improved school attendance - the local school reported - and better fit-for-purpose social housing with lower maintenance costs," External link

smh Monday, August 17, 2020 5:24:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "This agreement will expedite new social and affordable housing construction and will help further stimulate Sydney’s residential construction sector during the COVID-19 pandemic," "By delivering the roads, water, sewerage, electricity and telecommunications these developments need, we are able to build 781 new social and affordable homes at significant development sites throughout Sydney" External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, August 8, 2020 5:01:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "The lingering drought and concerns over fish deaths have all highlighted the need for a rigorous and accurate measurement policy for NSW," "This is the last form of water take to be regulated in NSW and the development of a measurement policy is an historic turning point for our water management system" External link

illawarramercury Friday, August 7, 2020 5:08:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "This policy should provide a framework for other states to align with the same standards in management, compliance and transparency that NSW has worked so hard to achieve," External link

illawarramercury Friday, August 7, 2020 5:08:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey says : “Last month the NSW Government allocated $12.5 million to support 393 shovel-ready projects at 137 showgrounds across the State,” “Today we announce a further $10.77 million will be added to the showground stimulus program to fund another 129 projects at 71 showgrounds this financial year” External link

architectureanddesign Tuesday, July 7, 2020 4:19:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "There will be an opportunity for Namoi irrigators in a supplementary flow [flood] to be able to ensure they get 50 per cent of the water instead of the environment getting 90 per cent," External link

abc-au Friday, July 3, 2020 7:22:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "The showground stimulus program is generating economic activity in local economies impacted by COVID-19 while supporting the long term sustainability of showgrounds right across NSW," "Showgrounds are community hubs and multi-use facilities and these projects will improve safety and enhance community enjoyment by providing upgraded facilities to support a range of uses" External link

maitlandmercury Monday, June 29, 2020 1:25:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "There is $2.8 billion set aside for projects in the Plan. Even before COVID-19 it was clear that the 2024 timeframe was not achievable," "We are sick of the talk fest; we cannot deliver the 450GL to South Australia without major social and economic impacts. This meeting was designed to ensure our states are working together for all basin communities - it is clear it is failing" External link

dailyadvertiser Wednesday, June 24, 2020 6:50:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey told : “There is no plan that can be met, at this point, in 2024,” External link

aap-au Saturday, June 20, 2020 1:05:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “There is no point in having any more ministerial council meetings with the other states if they’re not prepared to be open and honest,” External link

aap-au Saturday, June 20, 2020 1:05:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "There is no plan that can be met at this point in 2024," "Under the current arrangement, there is no point in having ministerial council meetings with other states that don't want to listen or respect our advice" External link

watoday Friday, June 19, 2020 11:25:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey told : "There is no plan that can be met, at this point, in 2024," External link

yahoo-au Friday, June 19, 2020 10:12:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "There is no point in having any more ministerial council meetings with the other states if they're not prepared to be open and honest," External link

yahoo-au Friday, June 19, 2020 10:12:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "We know we can't meet the timeframes of the plan as they are legislated for 2024," "The deadlines in the plan are not practical and we're not going to be able to achieve them, and our communities deserve to know that" External link

abc-au Friday, June 19, 2020 8:54:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "We are sick of the talkfest; we cannot deliver the 450 gigalitres to South Australia without major social and economic impacts," External link

abc-au Friday, June 19, 2020 8:54:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "In terms of the spouses, there are some genuine issues there," External link

abc-au Thursday, June 18, 2020 11:58:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Level 1 water restrictions remain in place. It wasn't long ago that the region's dams had reached an almost 40-year low of 52 per cent, triggering the introduction of Level 2 water restrictions," "By continuing to save water this winter, we will put ourselves in the best position possible at the start of spring and hopefully avoid the need for more severe water restrictions down the track" External link

maitlandmercury Monday, June 15, 2020 1:32:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "We've faced the worst drought in our state's history, catastrophic bushfires, flooding and now economic uncertainty due to COVID-19. If there was ever a time to realise how central housing is to our lives, it's now," External link

smh Friday, June 12, 2020 5:29:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "while the impact of COVID-19 on NSW's population and economy remains unclear" External link

smh Friday, June 12, 2020 5:29:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "This has changed the timeline for the expansion so we can consider a broader range of options for the future of water security for Sydney," External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, June 10, 2020 8:52:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Let me make it clear. We are not abandoning the expansion of the Sydney Desalination Plant," "It was designed so it can be expanded if, and when needed. We will be focussing our resources to achieve the best possible outcomes for securing Sydney's water supply" External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, June 9, 2020 1:51:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said ( about Murray Darling ) : "The ACCC is currently undertaking an inquiry into water markets, and we understand will be providing draft recommendations on a federal water market register by the end of June," "It is important that we draw on the expertise of the ACCC and work with other governments across the Murray-Darling Basin in making changes to public water registers, so that we balance improving transparency with protecting the privacy of farmers" External link

theage Wednesday, June 3, 2020 5:29:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "The NSW government is committed to completing its water reform agenda, including strengthening public registers for water ownership and trading," External link

theage Wednesday, June 3, 2020 5:29:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey noted : "it's been a hell of a journey" External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, May 28, 2020 5:35:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "I can't imagine the tumultuous time that you've had," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, May 28, 2020 5:35:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey noted : "it's been a hell of a journey" External link

bordermail Thursday, May 28, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "I can't imagine the tumultuous time that you've had," External link

bordermail Thursday, May 28, 2020 5:15:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Mixed housing communities are designed to enhance social outcomes with new and better housing and that's why the NSW Government is investing in building these exciting projects - not just in this region but throughout NSW," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, May 21, 2020 7:33:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "We do know that in the future we're going to require more water supply to service the growing population that we've see across Sydney and the Illawarra region," "By the end of the year the government will have considered our greater Sydney water strategy, which will help define the right order in the decision-making along with the work that we've done and the community consultation we've had" External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, May 20, 2020 9:36:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "To put that in context, 20 megalitres a day represents 20 per cent of the daily demand on Avon Dam, which is the main water supply for Wollongong and the Illawarra," External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, May 20, 2020 9:36:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "I don't think they'll be past the worst until those dams are again replenished and full," "For many of those dams they were full in 2016 and it just goes to show the severity of this event" External link

abc-au Wednesday, May 20, 2020 4:38:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "These once-in-a-generation infrastructure projects will improve water security for farming, irrigation, industry and homes, and boost local economies," External link

yahoo-au Sunday, May 10, 2020 8:27:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "I am confident Darren will continue to provide strong leadership at Hunter Water, building on his extensive experience at the agency, including most recently as acting chief executive officer since February," "Darren brings more than 25 years' experience working for utilities in the water sector and his appointment will allow Hunter Water to continue to deliver on its outstanding customer experience, while advancing key policy and strategy areas" External link

theherald-au Saturday, May 9, 2020 10:55:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "NSW is already shaking every bucket to see what we have left in our coffers to give our producers to stop the collapse of these industries," "Our farmers do not need cash injections. They need water to keep doing what they do best — producing" External link

abc-au Friday, May 8, 2020 11:50:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "NSW is already shaking every bucket to see what we have left in our coffers to give our producers to stop the collapse of these industries," "Our farmers do not need cash injections, they need water to keep doing what they do best — producing" External link

abc-au Friday, May 8, 2020 2:09:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "The NSW Government is already working to improve the transparency of trades in NSW by publishing an online trade dashboard that provides allocation and entitlement trade volumes and a weighted average price. " External link

abc-au Wednesday, May 6, 2020 9:34:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "I am confident Darren will continue to provide strong leadership at Hunter Water, building on his extensive experience at the agency, including most recently as acting chief executive officer since February," "Darren brings more than 25 years' experience working for utilities in the water sector and his appointment will allow Hunter Water to continue to deliver on its outstanding customer experience, while advancing key policy and strategy areas" External link

maitlandmercury Sunday, May 3, 2020 7:34:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "WaterNSW is currently investigating the feasibility of a number of industrial sites in Port Kembla," External link

illawarramercury Saturday, May 2, 2020 6:05:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "The Crescent Head and Port Macquarie fishing industry cooperated brilliantly to help solve this mystery and I want to congratulate Heritage NSW for its important leadership," External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, April 29, 2020 3:04:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "The Crescent Head and Port Macquarie fishing industry cooperated brilliantly to help solve this mystery and I want to congratulate Heritage NSW for its important leadership," External link

9news Tuesday, April 28, 2020 5:57:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "My department is now working the remaining nine related to surface water," External link

bordermail Friday, April 24, 2020 7:52:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said ( about Murray Darling ) : “The water held by the Commonwealth could be used to underwrite an opening allocation for NSW Murray and Murrumbidgee General Security Entitlement holders,” External link

watoday Thursday, April 16, 2020 11:23:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "This $60.5 million stimulus program delivers important public housing upgrades and new supply, while generating vital employment and economic relief at this critical time," "This unprecedented crisis calls for different thinking and innovative approaches to protect jobs and support the economy, our communities and vulnerable people, and that is exactly what we’re doing" External link

brisbanetimes Tuesday, April 14, 2020 7:57:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "This $60.5 million stimulus program delivers important public housing upgrades and new supply, while generating vital employment and economic relief at this critical time," "This unprecedented crisis calls for different thinking and innovative approaches to protect jobs and support the economy, our communities and vulnerable people, and that is exactly what we’re doing" External link

smh Tuesday, April 14, 2020 6:41:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "This $60.5 million stimulus program delivers important public housing upgrades and new supply, while generating vital employment and economic relief at this critical time," "This unprecedented crisis calls for different thinking and innovative approaches to protect jobs and support the economy, our communities and vulnerable people, and that is exactly what we’re doing" External link

theage Tuesday, April 14, 2020 5:35:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Between 390 and 420 gigalitres of water is estimated to flow into the Menindee Lakes over the coming weeks," External link

yahoo-au Sunday, April 12, 2020 4:57:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "We mustn't be fooled into thinking this brings these regions out of the drought," "It's going to take more rain over the coming months to really take the pressure off these areas" External link

yahoo-au Sunday, April 12, 2020 4:57:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "These banks performed remarkably well and ensured an additional citrus and grape harvest for local farmers could be achieved in 2019," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, March 12, 2020 10:50:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "It’s wonderful for the local community to see water flowing down the river again," "These flows will allow for the lifting of restrictions in the Lower Darling - restrictions that have been in place for two years" External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, March 12, 2020 10:50:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Inflows are being captured in Lake Wetherell, the most efficient storage in the system, with up to 250 gigalitres expected to arrive at Lake Wetherell over the coming months," "It means there is sufficient water to restart the parched Lower Darling and keep it running to the Murray for more than 12 months," External link

brisbanetimes Thursday, March 12, 2020 10:50:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "The volume and extent of the flow generated by rain - and not dam releases - is by far the best naturally occurring flows in the Barwon-Darling since the floods of 2016," External link

watoday Wednesday, March 11, 2020 8:45:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “The community has made a huge effort to comment on the draft plans during the public exhibition phase last year,” External link

aap-au Wednesday, March 4, 2020 4:31:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "The community has made a huge effort to comment on the draft plans during the public exhibition phase last year," External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, March 3, 2020 4:26:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "This drought is outside the history books, we have never seen such a hard or fast drop in our catchments before - city and country," "Until we are confident the weather patterns are normalising, level 1 restrictions will remain in place, so Sydney residents have some stability in their water habits" External link

theage Sunday, March 1, 2020 9:38:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Given the severity of the drought experienced by Sydney over the past three years, the government is actively updating our modelling and future drought response measures. " External link

theage Sunday, March 1, 2020 9:38:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "The expansion of the plant should be undertaken as quickly as practicable and in a prudent and efficient manner to deliver at least an additional 250 megalitres of drinking water per day averaged over a 12-month period," External link

theage Sunday, March 1, 2020 9:38:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Until we are confident the weather patterns are normalising, level 1 restrictions will remain in place, so Sydney residents have some stability in their water habits," External link

yahoo-au Sunday, March 1, 2020 1:52:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Although this is a positive step in our drought recovery, we are not out of the woods yet, which is why it's really important that we all continue to use water wisely and save it where we can," External link

theherald-au Wednesday, February 26, 2020 7:33:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "I would have to take advice from Hunter Water and have a look at those trigger points in the Hunter water plan," External link

theherald-au Wednesday, February 26, 2020 7:33:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "WaterNSW is currently in the early stages of investigating a new desalination plant in the Illawarra," External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, February 26, 2020 5:45:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "It's been a brutal drought and the emotions in western NSW are brittle," External link

dailyadvertiser Monday, February 24, 2020 11:34:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "This brittleness is made worse by the vision of heavy falls on the east coast, but our western communities are not forgotten, we know what a burden this is," External link

dailyadvertiser Monday, February 24, 2020 11:34:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "It's been a brutal drought and the emotions in western NSW are brittle," External link

bordermail Monday, February 24, 2020 10:22:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "This brittleness is made worse by the vision of heavy falls on the east coast, but our western communities are not forgotten, we know what a burden this is," External link

bordermail Monday, February 24, 2020 10:22:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said ( about Sydney Water ) : "A number of initiatives are in place to ensure the water is safe for use, including extensive testing, filtration and nets to catch debris, but we are allowing an extra two weeks purely as a precautionary measure," "It will also give the system time to recover and on March 1 we expect Greater Sydney will revert back to Level 1 water restrictions, subject to water quality assessment by Water NSW and Sydney Water" External link

illawarramercury Sunday, February 23, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Although this is a positive step in our drought recovery, we are not out of the woods yet, which is why it's really important that we all continue to save water where we can," External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, February 18, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "I would have to take advice from Hunter Water and have a look at those trigger points in the Hunter water plan," External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, February 18, 2020 12:08:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Whilst this event has been so amazingly welcome, we haven't had an event like it for 20 years," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, February 18, 2020 10:37:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "A number of initiatives are in place to ensure the water is safe for use, including extensive testing, filtration and nets to catch debris, but we are allowing an extra two weeks purely as a precautionary measure," External link

GulfDailyNews Tuesday, February 18, 2020 9:30:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said ( about Sydney Water ) : "A number of initiatives are in place to ensure the water is safe for use, including extensive testing, filtration and nets to catch debris, but we are allowing an extra two weeks purely as a precautionary measure," "It will also give the system time to recover and on March 1 we expect Greater Sydney will revert back to Level 1 water restrictions, subject to water quality assessment by Water NSW and Sydney Water" External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, February 18, 2020 8:59:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "A number of initiatives are in place to ensure the water is safe for use, including extensive testing, filtration and nets to catch debris, but we are allowing an extra two weeks purely as a precautionary measure," External link

xinhuanet_en Tuesday, February 18, 2020 7:45:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “A number of initiatives are in place to ensure the water is safe for use, including extensive testing, filtration and nets to catch debris, but we are allowing an extra two weeks purely as a precautionary measure,” External link

cknw Tuesday, February 18, 2020 6:00:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “A number of initiatives are in place to ensure the water is safe for use, including extensive testing, filtration and nets to catch debris, but we are allowing an extra two weeks purely as a precautionary measure,” External link

themalaymailonline Tuesday, February 18, 2020 5:13:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "A number of initiatives are in place to ensure the water is safe for use, including extensive testing, filtration and nets to catch debris, but we are allowing an extra two weeks purely as a precautionary measure," External link

news-yahoo Tuesday, February 18, 2020 4:35:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "We recently experienced the biggest rain event in 20 years, which has impacted the quality of raw water in Greater Sydney's bushfire affected catchment," "A number of initiatives are in place to ensure the water is safe for use, including extensive testing, filtration and nets to catch debris, but we are allowing an extra two weeks purely as a precautionary measure" External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, February 18, 2020 12:53:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said ( about Sydney Water ) : "We recently experienced the biggest rain event in 20 years which has impacted the quality of water in the greater Sydney catchment," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, February 17, 2020 11:17:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Despite a 26 per cent increase in population, the total demand for drinking water remains lower than it did before mandatory restrictions were introduced in late 2003," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, February 17, 2020 11:17:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said ( about Sydney Water ) : "We recently experienced the biggest rain event in 20 years which has impacted the quality of water in the greater Sydney catchment," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, February 17, 2020 4:46:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Despite a 26 per cent increase in population, the total demand for drinking water remains lower than it did before mandatory restrictions were introduced in late 2003," External link

brisbanetimes Monday, February 17, 2020 4:46:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said ( about Sydney Water ) : "We recently experienced the biggest rain event in 20 years which has impacted the quality of water in the greater Sydney catchment," External link

theage Monday, February 17, 2020 4:24:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Despite a 26 per cent increase in population, the total demand for drinking water remains lower than it did before mandatory restrictions were introduced in late 2003," External link

theage Monday, February 17, 2020 4:24:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "While the rain has been a welcome relief, it unfortunately has resulted in flooding and has fallen below the catchment areas of our key inland storages," External link

9news Thursday, February 13, 2020 10:24:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said ( about Murray Darling ) : “Embargoes were placed on the North West for pumping and, for the first time in the history of the Murray Darling Basin, flood plain harvesting - to get the water as far down the system as possible,” External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, February 12, 2020 1:23:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “It is a relief to see naturally occurring flows running all the way down the Barwon River from Mungindi to Walgett, likely to replenish town supply weirs at Brewarrina and Bourke and we’re hopeful even down to Menindee Lakes,” External link

brisbanetimes Wednesday, February 12, 2020 1:23:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "While the rain has been a welcome relief, it unfortunately has resulted in flooding and has fallen below the catchment areas of our key inland storages," External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, February 12, 2020 12:53:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "While the rain has been a welcome relief, it unfortunately has resulted in flooding and has fallen below the catchment areas of our key inland storages," External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, February 12, 2020 12:25:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "While the rain has been a welcome relief, it unfortunately has resulted in flooding and has fallen below the catchment areas of our key inland storages," External link

dailyadvertiser Wednesday, February 12, 2020 12:00:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said ( about Murray Darling ) : “Embargoes were placed on the North West for pumping and, for the first time in the history of the Murray Darling Basin, flood plain harvesting - to get the water as far down the system as possible,” External link

smh Wednesday, February 12, 2020 11:19:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “It is a relief to see naturally occurring flows running all the way down the Barwon River from Mungindi to Walgett, likely to replenish town supply weirs at Brewarrina and Bourke and we’re hopeful even down to Menindee Lakes,” External link

smh Wednesday, February 12, 2020 11:19:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "While the rain has been a welcome relief, it unfortunately has resulted in flooding and has fallen below the catchment areas of our key inland storages," External link

bordermail Wednesday, February 12, 2020 11:03:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said ( about Murray Darling ) : “Embargoes were placed on the North West for pumping and, for the first time in the history of the Murray Darling Basin, flood plain harvesting - to get the water as far down the system as possible,” External link

theage Wednesday, February 12, 2020 10:52:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “It is a relief to see naturally occurring flows running all the way down the Barwon River from Mungindi to Walgett, likely to replenish town supply weirs at Brewarrina and Bourke and we’re hopeful even down to Menindee Lakes,” External link

theage Wednesday, February 12, 2020 10:52:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Naturally occurring flows are running all the way down the Barwon River from Mungindi to Walgett, with the likelihood the water will also replenish town supply weirs at Brewarrina and Bourke and indications look like it could extend as far as Lake Wetherell and we're hopeful even Menindee Lakes," External link

bordermail Tuesday, February 11, 2020 8:40:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Naturally occurring flows are running all the way down the Barwon River from Mungindi to Walgett, with the likelihood the water will also replenish town supply weirs at Brewarrina and Bourke and indications look like it could extend as far as Lake Wetherell and we're hopeful even Menindee Lakes," External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, February 11, 2020 8:33:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "We want to reassure the Illawarra they are an important part of our future plans to improve water security across the state, particularly as the severity of the drought increases," External link

illawarramercury Monday, February 3, 2020 7:45:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey told ( about David Littleproud ) : "We have been in discussions with Mr Littleproud's office and we have explained because of the extremity of the drought, we will deliver [the water resource plans] mid-way through the year," External link

smh Sunday, January 26, 2020 4:30:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey told ( about David Littleproud ) : "We have been in discussions with Mr Littleproud's office and we have explained because of the extremity of the drought, we will deliver [the water resource plans] mid-way through the year," External link

theage Sunday, January 26, 2020 4:01:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey told : "The NSW government is building dams to increase supply and is exploring other options, including further desalination and recycled water to build in more climate resilient supply," External link

watoday Wednesday, January 22, 2020 7:38:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey told : "We are fast-tracking the next level of planning in concurrence with the trigger points in the Metropolitan [water] plan," External link

theage Monday, January 20, 2020 10:14:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Our priority is protecting Sydney’s drinking water supplies," "The recent fires threatened significant water infrastructure at Warragamba. While much of the catchment has been affected by fire, work by WaterNSW along with the RFS helped prevent damage to the infrastructure," External link

theage Tuesday, January 14, 2020 10:22:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "We need to be as prepared as we can so we aren't left flat-footed should this drought continue - which is why we are looking at this as one of Sydney's insurance policies," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, January 9, 2020 8:40:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "We are proactively doing the work we need, and investigating all options, to support the people in the Illawarra get more water security for their communities," "We want to reassure the Illawarra they are an important part of our future plans to improve water security across the state, particularly as the severity of the drought increases" External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, January 9, 2020 8:40:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "We need to be as prepared as we can so we aren't left flat-footed should this drought continue - which is why we are looking at this as one of Sydney's insurance policies," External link

bordermail Thursday, January 9, 2020 8:31:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "We are proactively doing the work we need, and investigating all options, to support the people in the Illawarra get more water security for their communities," "We want to reassure the Illawarra they are an important part of our future plans to improve water security across the state, particularly as the severity of the drought increases" External link

bordermail Thursday, January 9, 2020 8:31:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "We need to be as prepared as we can so we aren't left flat-footed should this drought continue - which is why we are looking at this as one of Sydney's insurance policies," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, January 9, 2020 6:46:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Our assets across the state remain intact and are still supplying water to towns affected by these severe fires," External link

watoday Friday, December 27, 2019 1:50:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Our assets across the state remain intact and are still supplying water to towns affected by these severe fires," External link

Stuff Thursday, December 26, 2019 9:45:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Our assets across the state remain intact and are still supplying water to towns affected by these severe fires," External link

theage Thursday, December 26, 2019 4:05:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "NSW is in the grips of the worst drought on record and our communities have been crying out for change for a long time," External link

bordermail Tuesday, December 17, 2019 11:26:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "We had movement today … to be able to consider coming back at our next ministerial council meeting with, potentially, a change in federal legislation to the [deadlines] in the plan," External link

smh Tuesday, December 17, 2019 11:51:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "We had movement today … to be able to consider coming back at our next ministerial council meeting with, potentially, a change in federal legislation to the [deadlines] in the plan," External link

watoday Tuesday, December 17, 2019 10:54:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "We had movement today … to be able to consider coming back at our next ministerial council meeting with, potentially, a change in federal legislation to the [deadlines] in the plan," External link

theage Tuesday, December 17, 2019 10:39:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “NSW is gripped by the worst drought on record. We have already done the heavy lifting for the basin plan and our communities are suffering as a result,” External link

theepochtimes Tuesday, December 17, 2019 9:18:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "NSW is gripped by the worst drought on record. We have already done the heavy lifting for the basin plan and our communities are suffering as a result," External link

illawarramercury Monday, December 16, 2019 6:46:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "NSW is gripped by the worst drought on record. We have already done the heavy lifting for the basin plan and our communities are suffering as a result," External link

maitlandmercury Monday, December 16, 2019 6:11:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "NSW is gripped by the worst drought on record. We have already done the heavy lifting for the basin plan and our communities are suffering as a result," External link

yahoo-au Monday, December 16, 2019 5:21:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “Water is allocated under water-sharing plans in a way that strikes a balance between water for farming, irrigation and industry, and water for towns and domestic use,” External link

smh Monday, December 16, 2019 4:51:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said ( about Murray Darling ) : "At the time the Murray-Darling Basin Plan was conceived it used the best available science, this does not mean it’s the best science," External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, December 15, 2019 5:18:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said ( about Murray Darling ) : "At the time the Murray-Darling Basin Plan was conceived it used the best available science, this does not mean it’s the best science," External link

theage Sunday, December 15, 2019 4:27:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey told : "That is a real challenge for a lot of people, I understand that, but we do ask you to respect that," External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, December 11, 2019 5:07:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "I hope we get summer rain (but) it's always a watching brief - we have to look at the evidence, at the inflows, outflows," External link

illawarramercury Wednesday, December 11, 2019 5:07:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "We're aiming for another 5 per cent and I think we can do that, but I would ideally like to get more," External link

abc-au Monday, December 9, 2019 9:32:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "The Metropolitan water plan has level three restrictions at around 30 per cent which in current inflows and outflows that would be around March next year," External link

abc-au Monday, December 9, 2019 9:32:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "We are aiming to get another 5 per cent [in savings], and I think we can do that, but ideally I would love to get more," External link

theage Monday, December 9, 2019 5:30:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "You can save 18 litres of water by having a shower which is one minute quicker in time and I've got lots of parents telling me that's what they tell their teenage children to do," "Many of our young generation haven't had to deal with a lot of the restrictions we are now facing so it's a challenge for all of us" External link

theage Monday, December 9, 2019 5:30:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "We are aiming to get another 5 per cent [in savings], and I think we can do that, but ideally I would love to get more," External link

smh Monday, December 9, 2019 4:58:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "You can save 18 litres of water by having a shower which is one minute quicker in time and I've got lots of parents telling me that's what they tell their teenage children to do," "Many of our young generation haven't had to deal with a lot of the restrictions we are now facing so it's a challenge for all of us" External link

smh Monday, December 9, 2019 4:58:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey told : "There is capacity for us to walk away but that's something we need to be able to consider in collaboration with other states," External link

yahoo-au Monday, December 9, 2019 9:15:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey told : "That is a real challenge for a lot of people, I understand that, but we do ask you to respect that," External link

bordermail Monday, December 9, 2019 7:22:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "I hope we get summer rain (but) it's always a watching brief - we have to look at the evidence, at the inflows, outflows," External link

bordermail Monday, December 9, 2019 7:22:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "The Lower Hunter's dams are declining at a rapid rate of about one per cent each week due to a lack of decent rainfall and high evaporation," External link

maitlandmercury Monday, December 9, 2019 3:49:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "We have a tough summer ahead of us," "Our regional communities are hurting and we will continue to do everything we can to help them through this worsening drought" External link

smh Saturday, November 23, 2019 4:37:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “We’re doing the work to save as much drinking water as we can to ensure there is enough if the drought persists,” External link

smh Wednesday, November 20, 2019 11:51:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “We’re doing the work to save as much drinking water as we can to ensure there is enough if the drought persists,” External link

theage Wednesday, November 20, 2019 4:46:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "With the current rate of depletion we could be in a tricky situation in a couple of years," External link

ecowatch Friday, November 15, 2019 9:16:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Israel is rightly recognised as the world leader in water recycling and re-use of waste water, water efficiency, and desalination technology," External link

yahoo-au Wednesday, November 6, 2019 1:49:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey says : "He brushes close to the rules because he understands that a piece of paper originated out of Sydney doesn't work in a time of crisis in Kempsey," External link

abc-au Monday, November 4, 2019 9:21:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey says : "He brushes close to the rules because he understands that a piece of paper originated out of Sydney doesn't work in a time of crisis in Kempsey," External link

abc-au Sunday, November 3, 2019 10:12:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey told : "I don't think it was a fit decision for them to make," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, October 31, 2019 10:35:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey told : "I don't think it was a fit decision for them to make," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, October 31, 2019 10:05:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey told : "I don't think it was a fit decision for them to make," External link

maitlandmercury Thursday, October 31, 2019 9:27:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "I would like to see evidence that this was the best time to release water for the environment when the Bureau of Meteorology is indicating little to no inflows over the next 12 months," External link

bordermail Wednesday, October 30, 2019 11:02:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "NSW is experiencing the worst drought on record," "Water restrictions are in force across the state, with the Lower Hunter having introduced water restrictions for the first time in 25 years five weeks ago" External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, October 29, 2019 7:50:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "It's increasingly important we continue to work together to save water," "If conditions remain very hot and dry over summer, Level 2 water restrictions may be necessary in early 2020" External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, October 29, 2019 7:50:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Member for Upper Hunter has quite rightly highlighted this project as a priority from the WaterNSW future infrastructure report" External link

theherald-au Friday, October 25, 2019 11:46:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Member for Upper Hunter has quite rightly highlighted this project as a priority from the WaterNSW future infrastructure report" External link

maitlandmercury Wednesday, October 16, 2019 12:56:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said ( about Sydney Harbour ) : "Documentation provided to ICAC covered the period from 2014, when Tim Andrews was engaged as a leasing agent by the then Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority," "The Department has advised ICAC of the administrative oversight … and provided ICAC with a copy on 6th September 2019" External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, October 5, 2019 5:36:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "The state government has invested over $40 million for immediate water security infrastructure to help secure the dwindling water supply in Dubbo," External link

dailyadvertiser Thursday, October 3, 2019 2:56:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "The state government has invested over $40 million for immediate water security infrastructure to help secure the dwindling water supply in Dubbo," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, October 3, 2019 2:40:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "The state government has invested over $40 million for immediate water security infrastructure to help secure the dwindling water supply in Dubbo," External link

maitlandmercury Thursday, October 3, 2019 1:12:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "NSW Government has made it clear that we will be allowing take up to plan limits," External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, September 27, 2019 2:05:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "NSW Government has made it clear that we will be allowing take up to plan limits," External link

bordermail Friday, September 27, 2019 12:17:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey told : "NSW was awash with water in 2016 and it's bone dry right now. It's resulting in unprecedented pressures not only on farmers but now on town water supplies," External link

illawarramercury Monday, September 16, 2019 3:26:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey told : "I would actually like to see them protest to get some more doctors into my country town, that's what I would like to see," External link

illawarramercury Sunday, September 15, 2019 10:19:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey told : "I would actually like to see them protest to get some more doctors into my country town, that's what I would like to see," External link

dailyadvertiser Sunday, September 15, 2019 10:06:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey told : "I would actually like to see them protest to get some more doctors into my country town, that's what I would like to see," External link

bordermail Sunday, September 15, 2019 9:39:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey told : "I would actually like to see them protest to get some more doctors into my country town, that's what I would like to see," External link

maitlandmercury Sunday, September 15, 2019 9:16:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "major (inland) cities ... run the risk of running out of fresh water in the next 12 months" "That is the stark reality for our regional communities," External link

trust2 Sunday, September 15, 2019 8:54:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "A start date cannot be confirmed until the contract is awarded," "However work is anticipated to commence before the end of the calendar year" External link

illawarramercury Thursday, September 12, 2019 8:04:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey told : "The report has caused damage to hard working Australian families by blaming them for an early drought; this is both inaccurate and inexcusable," External link

smh Sunday, September 1, 2019 5:20:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "I'm very supportive of recycled water, particularly as all of us are feeling the severity of this drought. " External link

theage Friday, August 23, 2019 8:52:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "major (inland) cities ... run the risk of running out of fresh water in the next 12 months" "That is the stark reality for our regional communities," External link

trust Friday, August 16, 2019 11:39:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "major (inland) cities ... run the risk of running out of fresh water in the next 12 months" "That is the stark reality for our regional communities," External link

trust2 Friday, August 16, 2019 10:26:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "major (inland) cities ... run the risk of running out of fresh water in the next 12 months" "That is the stark reality for our regional communities," External link

channelnewsasia Friday, August 16, 2019 10:26:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "major (inland) cities ... run the risk of running out of fresh water in the next 12 months" "That is the stark reality for our regional communities," External link

japantoday Friday, August 16, 2019 10:24:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "major (inland) cities ... run the risk of running out of fresh water in the next 12 months" "That is the stark reality for our regional communities," External link

news-yahoo Friday, August 16, 2019 9:45:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "As Sydney grows, it is critical that we continue to ensure that our water security continues to grow as well," "By undertaking this planning work, should the drought worsen and water levels continue to drop, we will be ready to act immediately to increasing water supply" External link

xinhuanet_en Monday, August 12, 2019 9:28:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "I am concerned that we are not being honest to our communities about what can actually be achieved, in delivering the basin plan - that why NSW and Victoria called for an independent review to ensure we can deliver what was committed by the basin plan," External link

dailyadvertiser Tuesday, August 6, 2019 4:26:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Our communities deserve nothing less than to open the books, have a look at the work, analyse it, independently peer review it so that we can restore faith in the processes," External link

abc-au Monday, August 5, 2019 1:06:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Having visited the region a few months ago, I witnessed the pain and distress the local farmers were under," External link

abc-au Thursday, August 1, 2019 1:34:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “What we want to make sure, is we don’t waste a drop,” External link

9news Tuesday, July 9, 2019 1:27:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "Our priority is creating more and better social housing through the Millers Point sales program. To date, we have built more than 1300 new homes," External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, July 5, 2019 2:51:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "By funding the development of new social and affordable properties in rural and regional areas, we can ensure local trade business are used, people are employed and the local economy receives the vital boost it needs," External link

dailyadvertiser Friday, July 5, 2019 2:51:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "This is a great outcome that will see $150 million injected directly into building new social housing dwellings," "This is expected to provide housing for around 630 people, helping the most vulnerable members of our community" External link

abc-au Friday, June 28, 2019 4:16:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "This is a great outcome that will see $150 million injected directly into building new social housing dwellings," "This is expected to provide housing for around 630 people, helping the most vulnerable members of our community" External link

abc-au Friday, June 28, 2019 9:27:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "This refurbishment of the building will result in renewal and activation of a critical area in The Rocks, adjacent to Sydney Harbour Bridge, while remaining sensitive to the heritage of the precinct," External link

yahoo-au Friday, June 28, 2019 9:13:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "This is expected to provide housing for around 630 people, helping the most vulnerable members of our community," External link

theage Friday, June 28, 2019 8:59:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "There are around 55,000 people on the social housing waiting list," "The sale of the 189 dwellings in neighbouring Millers Point since 2014 have delivered more than $750 million for more than 1500 new residential units, with around 1300 already constructed" External link

theage Friday, June 28, 2019 8:59:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "The reality is our dams need at least 100 millimetres to start filling up," External link

illawarramercury Thursday, June 6, 2019 6:13:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "The Bureau of Meteorology's latest forecast is predicting below-average rainfall and higher temperatures for June to August, which are key drivers of stronger water demand," External link

trust Tuesday, May 28, 2019 3:38:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “The Bureau of Meteorology’s latest forecast is predicting below-average rainfall and higher temperatures for June to August, which are key drivers of stronger water demand,” External link

asianage Tuesday, May 28, 2019 1:58:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "The Bureau of Meteorology's latest forecast is predicting below-average rainfall and higher temperatures for June to August, which are key drivers of stronger water demand," External link

trust2 Tuesday, May 28, 2019 11:26:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said ( about Sydney Water ) : "Water restrictions are an important drought response because they target the outdoor water use of all households," External link

watoday Tuesday, May 28, 2019 11:00:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey told ( about Sydney Water ) : "With the lack of rain, with the lowest inflows into Sydney's water storages since 1940, the government's come to the decision that it is best to come into water restrictions," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, May 28, 2019 10:25:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey told ( about Sydney Water ) : "With the lack of rain, with the lowest inflows into Sydney's water storages since 1940, the government's come to the decision that it is best to come into water restrictions," External link

qt Tuesday, May 28, 2019 9:29:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "It's vital we take early and decisive action," External link

illawarramercury Tuesday, May 28, 2019 8:52:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey told ( about Sydney Water ) : "With the lack of rain, with the lowest inflows into Sydney's water storages since 1940, the government's come to the decision that it is best to come into water restrictions," External link

bordermail Tuesday, May 28, 2019 8:28:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "This project in the Bellinger River shows that, with strong community support and partnerships, we can make real positive change to our threatened species," "The team will be closely monitoring the 10 turtles we've released back into the Bellinger River, with the hope of releasing many more in the future" External link

abc-au Thursday, May 23, 2019 7:31:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey وأضافت : "لكننا نختبر بعضاً من أكثر الحالات المدوّنة في السجل جفافاً. فيما كان هناك بعض الأمطار الجيدة في بعض المناطق في آذار/مارس، فإن مستويات السد عندنا إجمالاً مستمرة بالانخفاض" External link

alankabout Thursday, May 16, 2019 4:59:00 AM EAT

Melinda Pavey said ( about Sydney Water ) : "That's why it's never been more important for all of the Greater Sydney, Blue Mountains and Illawarra communities to come together to help save water," External link

bordermail Saturday, May 4, 2019 9:33:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “It is what the EPA want us to do,” External link

theage Sunday, April 28, 2019 5:40:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : “It is what the EPA want us to do,” External link

brisbanetimes Sunday, April 28, 2019 5:18:00 PM EAT

Melinda Pavey said : "If we are elected on the 23rd of March, we will work to ensure RMS comes up with designs about the specific route of the road by the end of this year," External link

theherald-au Saturday, March 30, 2019 4:01:00 PM EAT



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mp58.33%EN02/01/201701/02/2017
minister for women16.67%EN01/30/201730/01/2017
Names Lang Count
Melinda PaveyEN100.00%


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Keith Pitt stated ( about Melinda Pavey ) : "I encourage you to engage with the [NSW Water Minister] Melinda Pavey about four proposal for construction of a new and larger Burrinjuck Dam," External link

dailyadvertiser Sunday, June 13, 2021 1:56:00 AM EAT

Cate Faehrmann said ( about Melinda Pavey ) : “It’s a disgrace that the minister [Melinda Pavey] continues to use the emergency situation that a number of regional towns found themselves in during the drought last year to avoid any scrutiny of this project,” External link

msn-uk Tuesday, November 3, 2020 9:20:00 AM EAT

Mr Field said ( about Melinda Pavey ) : "NSW Water Minister Melinda Pavey now has to go back to the drawing board," External link

theage Wednesday, September 23, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Helen Dalton said ( about Melinda Pavey ) : "The NSW government made this decision [to exempt northern irrigators] in secret with no consultation," "It would absolutely disgraceful. Minister Pavey should resign" External link

theage Wednesday, September 23, 2020 2:21:00 AM EAT

Mr Field said ( about Melinda Pavey ) : "NSW Water Minister Melinda Pavey now has to go back to the drawing board," External link

theage Tuesday, September 22, 2020 3:59:00 PM EAT

Helen Dalton said ( about Melinda Pavey ) : "The NSW government made this decision [to exempt northern irrigators] in secret with no consultation," "It would absolutely disgraceful. Minister Pavey should resign" External link

theage Tuesday, September 22, 2020 3:59:00 PM EAT

Mr Field said ( about Melinda Pavey ) : "NSW Water Minister Melinda Pavey now has to go back to the drawing board," External link

smh Tuesday, September 22, 2020 3:51:00 PM EAT

Helen Dalton said ( about Melinda Pavey ) : "The NSW government made this decision [to exempt northern irrigators] in secret with no consultation," "It would absolutely disgraceful. Minister Pavey should resign" External link

smh Tuesday, September 22, 2020 3:51:00 PM EAT

Mr Field said ( about Melinda Pavey ) : "NSW Water Minister Melinda Pavey now has to go back to the drawing board," External link

theherald-au Tuesday, September 22, 2020 3:29:00 PM EAT

Helen Dalton said ( about Melinda Pavey ) : "The NSW government made this decision [to exempt northern irrigators] in secret with no consultation," "It would absolutely disgraceful. Minister Pavey should resign" External link

theherald-au Tuesday, September 22, 2020 3:29:00 PM EAT

David Littleproud said ( about Melinda Pavey ) : "The fact that Melinda Pavey and Barra have gone out there passionately supporting irrigators is a good thing," External link

maitlandmercury Tuesday, September 3, 2019 4:36:00 AM EAT

David Littleproud said ( about Melinda Pavey ) : "I know minister Pavey has put the foot on the throat to get it done," "They're committed to getting the job done and if the bureaucrats are in the road then you need to give them a kick" External link

maitlandmercury Monday, September 2, 2019 7:17:00 AM EAT

John Barilaro said ( about Melinda Pavey ) : "We know there were some messages from the election last weekend. That's why there is a focus with the appointment of Melinda Pavey on water," External link

theherald-au Sunday, March 31, 2019 8:11:00 PM EAT

John Barilaro said ( about Melinda Pavey ) : "We know there were some messages from the election last weekend. That's why there is a focus with the appointment of Melinda Pavey on water," External link

theherald-au Sunday, March 31, 2019 10:10:00 AM EAT

John Barilaro said ( about Melinda Pavey ) : "We know there were some messages from the election last weekend. That's why there is a focus with the appointment of Melinda Pavey on water," External link

9news Sunday, March 31, 2019 9:18:00 AM EAT

John Barilaro said ( about Melinda Pavey ) : "We know there were some messages from the election last weekend. That's why there is a focus with the appointment of Melinda Pavey on water," External link

dailyadvertiser Sunday, March 31, 2019 8:10:00 AM EAT

John Barilaro said ( about Melinda Pavey ) : "We know there were some messages from the election last weekend. That's why there is a focus with the appointment of Melinda Pavey on water," External link

maitlandmercury Sunday, March 31, 2019 7:57:00 AM EAT

John Barilaro said ( about Melinda Pavey ) : "We know there were some messages from the election last weekend. That's why there is a focus with the appointment of Melinda Pavey on water," External link

illawarramercury Sunday, March 31, 2019 7:56:00 AM EAT

John Barilaro said ( about Melinda Pavey ) : "We know there were some messages from the election last weekend. That's why there is a focus with the appointment of Melinda Pavey on water," External link

theherald-au Sunday, March 31, 2019 7:34:00 AM EAT