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Advancing the management of Australia's water resources

Advancing the management of Australia's water resources

1 July 2007

National Water Commission Chairman Ken Matthews and Commissioner Peter Cullen have released findings of the second stage of baseline assessment of water resources for the National Water Initiative.

Climate change and our rivers

Climate change and our rivers

21 May 2007

Annual streamflow into the Murray-Darling Basin is likely to fall by 10-25% by 2050 and by 16-48% by 2100 according to a leading Australian expert on the effects of climate change on our river systems.

Our other, unseen water crisis

Our other, unseen water crisis

24 January 2007

Using bore water on ovals and parks may seem prudent in a drought, but unregulated use of underground aquifers could lead to environmental disaster, according to leading Australian groundwater experts.

Fire in the snow: Thirsty gum trees put alpine water yields at risk

Fire in the snow: Thirsty gum trees put alpine water yields at risk

11 January 2007

Climate change and bush fires pose a major threat to alpine water security.

National outlook highlights impact on water resources

National outlook highlights impact on water resources

26 October 2006

The National Water Commission has released a national seasonal water outlook report showing the impact that drought conditions are having on our water resources.

$1m donation launches UNSW water research team

$1m donation launches UNSW water research team

12 April 2006

Mr Gary Johnston CEO of Jaycar Electronics has donated $1 million to create Australia's first Chair of Water Management and help forge a research team of scientists and engineers based at UNSW.

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