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Land and water resources

Learn about policies and programmes for the management of land and water resources in Australia.

Australian Collaborative Land Evaluation Program

Provides a focus for the collection, collation, management, dissemination and analysis of nationally consistent, integrated data and information on soil and land resources.

CSIRO, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

Australian Soil Resource Information System

Provides online access to soil and land resource information.

CSIRO, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

Bioregional Assessments

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Provides scientific information to better understand the potential impacts of coal seam gas and coal mining developments on water resources and water-dependent assets such as wetlands and groundwater bores.

Department of the Environment and Energy

Commonwealth Environmental Water Office

Supports the Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder environmental water management in the Murray Darling Basin. It also oversees research and projects to improve water quality and ecological health of wetland assets across the Basin.

Department of the Environment and Energy

Independent Expert Scientific Committee on Coal Seam Gas and Large Coal Mining Development

Provides scientific advice to decision makers on the impact that coal seam gas and large coal mining development may have on Australia's water resources.

Department of the Environment and Energy

Lake Eyre Basin

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Lake Eyre Basin is an area of high conservation significance that supports wetlands, grasslands and deserts, rare and endangered plants, and rare and endangered animals. It is one of the world's largest internally draining systems covering about 1.2 million square kilometres, almost one-sixth of Australia.

Department of the Environment and Energy

Land and Water Flagship

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Delivers innovative solutions to the complex challenges that arise from the demands and impacts of human activities on the environment.

CSIRO, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

Murray-Darling Basin Authority

Manages the water resources of the Murray-Darling Basin in a way that best meets the social, economic and environmental needs of the Basin and its communities.

Murray-Darling Basin Authority

Run the River

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Run the river to deliver water from the river to the wetlands, farms and communities, whilst keeping the river mouth connected to the ocean. An interactive game that combines elements of the natural water cycle with the challenges of balancing water use.

Murray-Darling Basin Authority

Water Market Information

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Provides information about water markets and a national picture on water rights and trading activity, presented in a consistent manner.

Bureau of Meteorology

Water Storage

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Compare water storage levels and volumes for more than 300 publicly-owned lakes, reservoirs and weirs in different states and territories and to see how much water is available over the entire country.

Bureau of Meteorology

Water Storage

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Find how much water is available in Australia, your state, capital city and for individual storages.

Bureau of Meteorology

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