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The Australian Water Association is a professional membership organisation formed in 1962 to promote the responsible management of water and its related resources.
The Australian National Committee on Large Dams Incorporated (ANCOLD) is an incorporated voluntary association of organisations and individual professionals with an interest in dams in Australia. ANCOLD was formed in 1937 as the Australian national committee of the International Commission on Large Dams (ICOLD), a non-government organisation established in 1928, and is one of 81 member countries.
The Commonwealth Bureau of Meteorology is the National Meteorological Authority for Australia. The ultimate legal basis for its existence is the Commonwealth Constitution which, through its Section 51 (viii), empowers the Federal Parliament to make laws for the peace, order and good government of the Commonwealth with respect to " .. meteorological observation...".
The role of the Cooperative Research Centre for Catchment Hydrology is to deliver to resource managers the capability to assess the hydrologic impact of land-use and water-management decisions at whole-of-catchment scale.
CSIRO is Australia's largest scientific research agency. The Land and Water Division is only one of many sections of CSIRO.
The Department of Sustainability and Environment is responsible for balancing the development and protection of Victoria's natural and cultural resource base, including resource and industry development, land identification, and the protection, conservation and management of Victoria's natural and cultural environment.
The Environment Australia portal provides access to online services and information provided by Commonwealth, State and Local Governments. Information is organised by seven broad environmental themes - Atmosphere, Biodiversity, Coasts and Oceans, Environment Protection, Heritage, Inland Waters, and Land.
The Environment Protection Authority is a statutory body established in response to community concern about pollution. The Environmental Protection Act replaced statutory provisions scattered through more than 25 existing Acts, bringing together under one umbrella, symbolised by our logo, control of pollution on land, in water and air, and industrial noise.
The Goulburn Broken Catchment Management Authority works to ensure that land and water resources are managed in a sustainable way in a region stretching from close to the outskirts of Melbourne in the south to the Murray River in the north. About 200,000 people live in the Catchment of 2.4 million ha that includes the municipalities of Moira, Campaspe, City of Greater Shepparton, Mitchell, Delatite, Murrundindi and Strathbogie.
Goulburn Valley Water provides urban water and wastewater (sewerage) services to a population of over 105,000 in 56 towns and cities from the outskirts of Melbourne to the Murray River in an area of 20,000 square kilometres.
This site has been developed by the Irrigation Association of Australia to provide comprehensive information about the irrigation industry and irrigation practices in Australia. It will benefit irrigators, local government bodies, statutory bodies and tertiary institutions, irrigation consultants and designers, irrigation contractors and installers, manufacturers, importers, distributors and retailers of irrigation equipment and services. It also contains a series of valuable links to other irrigation related sites in Australia and throughout the world.
The Mallee Catchment Management Authority is responsible for the coordination of actions in the catchment for integrated catchment management and sustainable land and water use, involving relevant Government agencies and the community. It also has the responsibility for advising the government on catchment issues and the condition of the catchment and its natural resources.
This website provides recreational boating safety material is published in the Victorian Recreational Boating Safety Handbook and is has online versions of the material in nine languages including Arabic, Chinese, Croatian, English, Greek, Italian, Maltese, Turkish and Vietnamese.
The people of the Murray-Darling Basin are working together with the Commonwealth, New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, South Australia and the Australian Capital Territory Governments to Implement the Murray-Darling Basin Initiative. The aim is to promote and co-ordinate planning and management for the sustainable use of the land, water and environmental resources of the region.
The North Central Catchment Management Authority is the strategic body that coordinates natural resource management in the North Central region of Victoria. The NCCMA performs this function in partnership with the community, State government agencies, water authorities, local government and others.
The North East Catchment Management Authority aims to promote sustainable natural resource management whilst increasing productivity and community viability for the long term benefit of the north east region and the downstream community.
NSW Agriculture is a State Government Department, leading the world in agricultural research, advisory services, education and regulation and providing practical farm production solutions for profitable agriculture and for a better environment.
Victorian Water is the peak water industry organisation in Victoria. It represents the three metropolitan retail companies, the fifteen non-metropolitan urban authorities and the four rural water authorities. The Association works with members and with Government to influence policy and practice that affect the water industry in Victoria.
The Water Studies Centre seeks to generate and exchange scientific knowledge to underpin the effective management of Australia's waterways. It does this through its strategic and contract research program, its postgraduate training program and a program of knowledge exchange.