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Understanding autumn rain decline in SE Australia

Understanding autumn rain decline in SE Australia

13 June 2008

Sea-surface temperature fluctuations and changes in atmospheric circulation patterns have been identified as key factors leading to declining rainfalls in south-eastern Australia since 1950.

Public acceptance of recycled water on the rise

Public acceptance of recycled water on the rise

27 May 2008

Community attitudes towards recycled water are undergoing a massive change for the better, according to a new University of Melbourne report.

Government water purchase secures rights to 35 billion litres for the Murray Darling

Government water purchase secures rights to 35 billion litres for the Murray Darling

25 May 2008

The Rudd Government's $50 million water buy back will secure entitlements to 35 billion extra litres of water for Murray Darling Basin rivers, Minister for Climate Change and Water, Senator Penny Wong.

UNSW scientist advising government on Murray Darling water plan

UNSW scientist advising government on Murray Darling water plan

22 May 2008

Professor Richard Kingsford is a member of the Federal Government's stakeholder consultative advisory committee for the Commonwealth Government's commitment to buy water for the Murray-Darling Basin.

Australian Government to invest $12.9 billion in water

Australian Government to invest $12.9 billion in water

29 April 2008

The Australian Government will establish a $12.9 billion long-term water investment and reform program.

The Way Ahead for Water Planning in Australia

The Way Ahead for Water Planning in Australia

29 April 2008

Australia's National Water Commissioners met recently in Brisbane to discuss progress on water planning across the nation and agreed that no Australian jurisdiction can yet claim to have a fully effec

Shorebird numbers crash: survey alarm

Shorebird numbers crash: survey alarm

10 April 2008

Three-quarters of eastern Australia's millions of resident and migratory shorebirds have disappeared in just one generation.

Rainfall simulator built by UNSW WRL

Rainfall simulator built by UNSW WRL

13 March 2008

UNSW Water Research Laboratory (WRL) has constructed a unique rainfall simulator for commercial and research applications.

ARC & NWC: $30 million call for groundwater proposals

ARC & NWC: $30 million call for groundwater proposals

11 March 2008

Eligible organisations have been invited to submit proposals for funding under the new $30 million Centre for Groundwater Research and Training.

Floodplain development threatens Macquarie Marshes

Floodplain development threatens Macquarie Marshes

25 February 2008

A landmark study by a team at the University of New South Wales has mapped more than 2,000 km of levee banks, channels and storages on the floodplains of the Macquarie Marshes.

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