Murray-Darling Basin

Report

11 Sep 2017

The Four Corners program reported on the implementation of the 2012 NSW Water Sharing Plan for the Barwon-Darling system. The Water Sharing Plan sets out the water entitlements for stakeholders (including irrigators, the environment, communities and industry). It forms the basis for individual...

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Research report

14 Oct 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 and stakeholders across the region.

The study shows that the Basin Plan has led to significant...

Guide

Report

09 Oct 2010

This Guide to the proposed Basin Plan (the Guide) is the first part of a three-stage process consisting of the Guide, the proposed Basin Plan and the Basin Plan. The Guide will give stakeholders key content of the proposed Basin Plan and an additional opportunity for feedback before the formal...

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Research report

08 Oct 2010

On 20 August 2009 the Senate instructed the Standing Committee on Environment and Communications to inquire and report on the ability of the Commonwealth, across state borders, to sustainably manage water resources in the national interest, with particular...

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Research report

11 May 2010

The Ecological Outcomes of Flow Regimes Project commenced in July 2008 and was funded by the National Water Commission through its Raising National Water Standards Program. The National Water Initiative (NWI) requires that surface water and groundwater systems of high conservation value are...

Research report

07 Dec 2009

This report focuses on the potential impacts of mining upon surficial and groundwater flows and quality in the alluvial flood plains at its headwaters in the Namoi valley and the Darling Downs catchments.

The Senate Environment, Communications and the Arts Legislation Committee...

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Commentary

Article

10 Jul 2008

The new Murray-Darling management structure is set to fail, writes JACK WATERFORD.

EVERYONE “knows” why the Murray-Darling river management has been such a mess. The basin runs through four states and a territory, each with its own local interests, not least in irrigation...

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Research report

08 Jul 2008

The water market rules form a key component of the Water Act 2007, which creates new institutional and governance arrangements to address the sustainability and management of water resources in the Murray-Darling Basin. The rules will ensure that policies or administrative requirements of...

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Research report

10 Jun 2008

This report provides findings from four case studies that explored the links between people's climate risk management strategies and their perceptions of climate variability and climate change. The study took place across both irrigated and dryland communities in the Murray-Darling Basin.

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Research report

31 Jan 2008

Following the November 2006 Summit on the Southern Murray-Darling Basin, the then prime minister and Murray-Darling Basin state premiers commissioned CSIRO to report on sustainable yields of surface and groundwater systems within the Murray-Darling Basin. This report from the CSIRO Murray-...

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Website

25 Feb 2004

This new network seeks to develop a series of interdisciplinary models of best practice in social and environmental sustainability, using the Murray-Darling Basin as a major case study. Members are drawn from university and government research centres and have expertise in a wide range of areas...