CSIRO is undertaking a comprehensive scientific assessment of current and future water availability in all major water systems across Australia to allow a consistent framework for future water policy decisions.
Motivating change in the catchment
This 47-page handbook is a practical resource for catchment managers to assess if an incentive program for biodiversity enhancement is appropriate in their catchment.
House Water Expert software
Download House Water Expert, a free interactive software package that enables you to accurately record your water use and assess ways to reduce water wastage.
River Murray floodplain inundation model
Details of the support available for decision-making among the managers of one of Australia’s most important water resources are provided in this fact sheet. (2 pages)
Using groundwater in metropolitan Perth
This 75-page report assesses the potential for increasing use of groundwater across metropolitan Perth, taking into account the cost, accessibility and impact on the environment.
How much are our Tropical Rivers worth? (Podcast 26 Aug 2009)
In comparison to Australia’s temperate freshwater and tropical marine systems, Australia’s tropical river systems are poorly understood, yet tropical rivers deliver around 70 percent of the continent’s freshwater runoff and are increasingly being targeted for development. (6:23)
Hobart: Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture
Based in Hobart, the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture (TIA) is a joint venture between the University of Tasmania and the Tasmanian Government, with CSIRO as a research partner.