TAG: water policy
Access to safe, clean water is a basic human right. But water scarcity or barriers to access can cause conflict within and between countries. Fights over water can be expected to intensify as the world warms, evaporation increases and rainfall becomes less predictable. So we’ll need to work even harder to resolve disputes and share this precious […]
Water buybacks are back on the table in the Murray-Darling Basin. Here’s a refresher on how they work.
The Federal government has announced a new round of strategic water buybacks in the Murray-Darling Basin. The government intends to purchase water entitlements from voluntary sellers in parts of New South Wales and Queensland. A total of 49.2 gigalitres (GL) will be purchased across seven catchment areas through open, competitive and transparent tenders. This water […]
Do you want to effect change in water management in Australia? Are you a water scientist, policy maker, or a passionate supporter of Australia’s environment? Then the 2013 Science to Policy Leadership Program could be for you! The Peter Cullen Trust announces that applications to the 2013 Science to Policy Leadership Program are now open. […]