I wonder if the departure of Malcolm Turnbull will also have an impact.
For those who need a broad description of the project, you might read this from the ABC.
For those new to this matter, trout anglers are concerned about the potential to impact on trout in Lake Tantangara (and possibly elsewhere). This includes to potential for redfin to be pumped up to Tantangara from Talbingo and predate on trout. Monaro Acclimatisation Society is negotiating remedial action with Snowy Hydro.