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Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists


Water flows in the Murray-Darling Basin: observed versus expected - summary report

The Wentworth Group conducted a study to evaluate whether environmental water recovery has led to observable increases in river flows at two key sites along the Murray-Darling Basin. This summary report outlines the findings.

Review of water reform in the Murray-Darling Basin

This report sets out a suite of long-term reforms that are necessary if the nation is to achieve its ultimate goal of restoring the health of river systems in the Murray-Darling Basin.

Blueprint for a healthy environment and a productive economy

Overview: Transformative, long-term economic and institutional reforms that Australia must implement if it is to create a healthy environment with a productive economy. This blueprint describes the magnitude of the environmental challenges we face, establishes the case that it is possible to grow the economy...

Adapting to water scarcity: a global challenge for the 21st century

Australians, like many others, have long been in denial about climate change, despite the warnings from scientists. As much of South Eastern Australia enters its 17th year of low flows, our major water storages have emptied and Australians are starting to realize something is wrong...

Australia’s climate is changing Australia: the state of Australia's water

In 2004, the Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists gave its wholehearted support to the National Water Initiative and we still do. However, when we put the Initiative together, we gave ourselves until 2014 to get water management right, but nature has taken over the timetable...