Griffith's Member for Murray Helen Dalton has slammed the appointment of a new government panel set to work on a response to an ACCC inquiry.
Mrs Dalton said NSW could act to improve markets and implement the ACCC's recommendations if they wanted.
Earlier this month federal water minister Keith Pitt appointed the eight person panel to assist former agriculture department secretary Daryl Quinlivan when responding to the water markets inquiry.
Mrs Dalton said the committee appeared to be tactic to delay action that governments could be taking.
"After a two-year long ACCC inquiry, the government shouldn't be spending taxpayers money on a committee to look at the inquiry recommendations and chat about them," Mrs Dalton said.
"The ACCC have provided clear recommendations on what needs to change.
"Most water laws are determined by state governments, so the NSW Government should be changing their laws now to implement these ACCC recommendations."
Mrs Dalton said she wasn't waiting for states to pick up the slack which included the ACCC's key recommendations for NSW.
"I'll be releasing the draft for public consultation soon. I hope the government supports it. We need action, not committees," she said.
Mrs Dalton said another simple change which could be done quickly was a public water resister.
"We need a public water register. We need to include irrigation corporations like Murrumbidgee Irrigation on the water register.
"We need a centralised trading platform. We need a mandatory code of conduct for water brokers."
"The NSW Government could do that immediately."
The National Irrigators' Council welcomed the creation of the water reform panel and encouraged them to consider ways to enhance, and protect water rights.
"We would caution against passing on any costs of reform to the irrigated agriculture sector," NIC CEO Isaac Jeffrey said.
"Irrigators put food on our tables and clothes on our backs, and they have shouldered much of the responsibility for water reform in this country. They cannot continue to be burdened with the costs of reform.
"NIC supports reform which reduces the complexity and confusion in water markets, including around the myriad different exchanges.
"We would also support recommendations which seek to manage delivery shortfalls - an issue raised in numerous water reports including Sefton, ACCC and Productivity Commission Reports."
Mr Jeffrey said the NIC didn't see a need for a new agency to join the ranks of water agencies as recommended by the ACCC, but did say there was a need to ensure markets were operating fairly.
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