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Land and water resources

Australia's water

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Australia's water home page: Water for the Future priorities - taking action on climate change, securing water supplies, using water wisely, supporting healthy rivers. Includes irrigation, Murray-Darling Basin, water quality and wetlands.

Department of the Environment

Australian Collaborative Land Evaluation Program

The Australian Collaborative Land Evaluation Program (ACLEP) is a proven model for national cooperation and collaboration. It 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

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

National Water Commission (NWC)

The National Water Commission is responsible for helping to drive national water reform and advising the Minister for Climate Change and Water and State and Territory governments on water issues. This site provides information about water reform in Australia, including information on the National Water Initiative and Australian Government Water Fund programmes.

National Water Commission

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 Storage

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

Bureau of Meteorology