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  1. Indigenous Australians Achieve Water Ownership At Last

    15 Dec 2020- 10:32 by Local Press Report MELBOURNE National Indigenous Times For the first time in the State’s history, Traditional Owners in Victoria have been allocated water ownership in a river system. In recognising the Gunaikurnai people’s connectio ...

    Local Press Report - 12/15/2020 - 10:32

  2. Murray-Darling Basin Plan Review: Climate Change Challenges

    15 Dec 2020- 10:28 by Local Press Report SYDNEY ABC News (Australia) A major review of the $13 billion Murray-Darling Basin Plan has highlighted the progress made in recovering water for the environment while addressing some major challenges posed by clim ...

    Local Press Report - 12/15/2020 - 10:28

  3. Australasia Opportunity For European Water Tech Companies

    7 Dec 2020- 07:28 by Local Press Report MELBOURNE EnviroTec A programme developed by the Water Services Association of Australia (WSAA) for the Australian and New Zealand water industries will create opportunities for innovative, European technology compa ...

    Local Press Report - 12/07/2020 - 07:36

  4. Intensified Calls For Indigenous Voices In Australia’s Water Management

    4 Dec 2020- 07:53 by Staff- Water Diplomat SYDNEY, Australia The position earmarked for a permanent Australian Indigenous representative on The Murray-Darling Basin Authority’s board remains vacant more than a year after it was announced. The Sydney Morni ...

    Staff - Water D... - 12/07/2020 - 09:11

  5. Murray-Darling Basin Plan Fails Wetlands

    18 Nov 2020- 06:41 by Local Press Report CANBERRA ABC (Australia) The majority of environmental water redirected from irrigators under the $13 billion Murray-Darling Basin Plan isn't being delivered to its intended wetland targets, with private land ...

    Local Press Report - 11/18/2020 - 06:41

  6. Young Indigenous Woman Fights Fracking In Australia's Northern Territory

    13 Nov 2020- 10:59 by Local Press Report MELBOURNE The Feed Amelia Telford is a young Aboriginal and South Sea Islander woman from Bundjalung country, who’s on the forefront of the fight against fracking in remote communities in the Northern Territory. “I ...

    Local Press Report - 11/19/2020 - 10:42

  7. Western Australia Irrigation Project Will Be An "Environmental And Financial Disaster"?

    9 Nov 2020- 06:52 by Local Press Report PERTH ABC News One of Western Australia's most experienced water experts says plans for a $70 million irrigation scheme in the state's south-west will be an environmental and financial disaster. Kim Taylor ...

    Local Press Report - 11/09/2020 - 07:14

  8. Water Utilities Should Invest In Smart Meter Technology

    9 Nov 2020- 06:58 by Local Press Report COLLINGWOOD Utility Magazine While the uptake of smart meters has become common in the energy industry, smart meters are still in their infancy in the water sector. Not only do smart meters help reduce costs for cus ...

    Local Press Report - 11/09/2020 - 06:58

  9. Upper Murray-Darling Flood Plain Harvesting Faces Tighter Regulation

    29 Sep 2020- 07:08 by Local Press Report SYDNEY The Sydney Morning Herald Irrigators in the northern Murray-Darling Basin will face tighter regulation over water they capture during floods after the upper house blocked the Berejiklian government's co ...

    Local Press Report - 09/29/2020 - 07:18

  10. Australia: More Discussion Required Around Indigenous Water Rights

    23 Sep 2020- 05:14 by Local Press Report MELBOURNE University of Melbourne It has been a rocky road in Australia towards reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people. Much of the conversation in recent decades has justifiably focused on rig ...

    Local Press Report - 09/23/2020 - 05:14

  11. Climate Change May Displace Over 1.2 Billion People By 2050

    15 Sep 2020- 08:35 by Staff- Water Diplomat SYDNEY, Australia More than 1.2 billion people are at threat of being displaced by 2050, due to environmental change, conflict and civil unrest, warns a new report by think tank the Institute of Economics & ...

    Staff - Water D... - 10/05/2020 - 12:07

  12. Conceptualising Australia's "Water Security" Challenges

    14 Sep 2020- 11:18 by Local Press Report CANBERRA The Organization for World Peace Year by year, we have seen the world’s accessibility, supply and availability of water decrease, raising serious questions about whether we are doing enough to secure our w ...

    Local Press Report - 09/14/2020 - 11:18

  13. Lower-Than-Expected River Flow Increases in Murray Darling Basin

    14 Sep 2020- 11:17 by OOSKAnews Correspondent CANBERRA, Australia The Government of Australia has spent $4.9 Billion USD recovering water and increasing river flows in an attempt to improve the health of the Murray Darling Basin’s ecosystems as part of th ...

    OOSKAnews Corre... - 09/14/2020 - 11:17

  14. Global "Water Theft" Described And Quantified

    31 Aug 2020- 11:31 by Local Press Report ADELAIDE Science Alert Our planet's water supply is an incredibly valuable resource that we need to protect, and worrying new figures show between 30-50 percent of it is being stolen. This theft occurs when pe ...

    Local Press Report - 08/31/2020 - 11:31

  15. Social Enterprise Withdraws Bottled Water Offering; A "Silly Product"

    20 Aug 2020- 08:31 by Local Press Report MELBOURNE Australian Times Victoria-based social enterprise business Thank You has quit the bottled water business and denounced it as, among other things, a “silly product that shouldn’t exist”. The company, whose ...

    Local Press Report - 08/20/2020 - 08:31