Elders and staff protesting for NAIDOC Week 2022 at having to buy bottled water to drink

Walgett's Drinking Water Health Threat. Aboriginal Community-Controlled Organisations (ACCOs) in Walgett are calling on the NSW Government 

to establish an independent, multi-agency taskforce to address the intolerable situation where drinking water supplied to the town and surrounds is bore water that is so high in sodium it poses a threat to community members with existing health conditions. Media Release 13 April 2023

Read Key Findings from the Food and Water Security Surveys WAMS, DEG with University of NSW and The George Institute for Global Health, undertook in 2022.