NSWIC

The NSW Irrigators’ Council (NSWIC) is the peak body representing irrigators and irrigation communities in NSW. NSWIC has member organisations in every Murray-Darling Basin valley of NSW and several coastal valleys, representing over 12,000 water access licence holders. 

NSWIC is a leader in sustainable and productive water policy solutions, and advocates for and advises on best-practice water management. 

Our vision is for the secure, sustainable and productive management of water resources in NSW. 

NSWIC STAFF

CHRISTINE FREAK

POLICY MANAGER

ANDREA MOLTENO

POLICY OFFICER

FELI MCHUGHES

PRINCIPLE FIRST- NATIONS ADVISOR

NATALIE STEINER

ADMIN OFFICER

NSWIC Board

JIM CUSH

CHAIRMAN

TOM GREEN

VICE CHAIR

OTHER BOARD MEMBERS

Andrew Watson – Treasurer
Namoi Water

Peter Sheppard
Coleambally Irrigation Co-operative Limited

Will Russell
Bega Cheese Ltd

Life Delegates

Chris Magner, Richard Stott, Col Thomson, Ted Morgan, Mike Bennett , Bruce Loader, Ian Douglas 

NSWIC HISTORY

The NSW Irrigators’ Council was formed by irrigation farmers and irrigation representative bodies in 1983.

It was recognised that there was a need for a strong and united voice to respond to the wide-scale water reform processes in NSW and water pricing issues.