Water conservation

Discussion paper
16 March 2017

This issues paper has been released to assist participants in preparing a submission to the public inquiry into National Water Reform. It outlines a range of issues about which the Commission is...

19 October 2016

Water for Victoria is the Victorian Government's strategic plan for management of water resources, now and into the future.

Briefing paper
18 October 2016

This analysis seeks to assess the value of groundwater that is granted to coal mining companies in Queensland, to expose the hidden subsidy that it represents from the Queensland public to coal...

14 October 2016

RMCG has completed a ground-breaking socio-economic study of the impact of the Basin Plan across the Goulburn-Murray Irrigation District (GMID). The study was commissioned by concerned agencies...

3 June 2016

The Catchment Management Investment Standard has been prepared to assist water utilities make the case for catchment management as a water quality treatment asset.

26 May 2016

Independant Senator for South Australia, Nick Xenephon, outlines his policy position on water security, particularly in the South Australian context.

17 May 2016

Population growth and economic development will see increasing demands for water and energy, which simultaneously exert pressure on one another, reducing the link between water and energy...

Journal articles
19 November 2015

This issue of Policy Quarterly traverses a range of contemporary policy issues including the governance of Auckland.

11 November 2015

This innovative interdisciplinary study focuses on the history, science and policy of tree planting and water conservation in South Africa.

Audio program
22 June 2015

Scientists are concerned that climate change is not currently factored into the Sustainable Diversion Limits, which are reducing water use in the Murray Darling Basin.