Water News

The Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder and SAMDB NRM Board today announced the signing of a partnership agreement that will see environmental water delivered to key floodplains and wetlands along the River Murray in South Australia.
02
Jul
2015
The Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder today announced his decision to make water available to Victoria, South Australia and New South Wales for a multi-use environmental watering event in the River Murray.
02
Jul
2015
The Australian Government has commenced a water purchase tender for the northern New South Wales catchment of Barwon-Darling, opening at 9am AEST on Thursday, 04 June 2015 and closing at 5pm AEST on Monday, 06 July 2015.
04
Jun
2015
Scientists monitoring the effectiveness of Commonwealth environmental water in the Murrumbidgee wetlands have recently recorded several important migratory birds in the Lowbidgee floodplain including the sharp-tailed sandpiper and common...
09
May
2015
The closing date for submitting applications under Round Three of the Private Irrigation Infrastructure Operators Program has been extended to 2:00pm (Australian Eastern Standard Time), Tuesday 12 May 2015.
21
Apr
2015
Round Three of the Private Irrigation Infrastructure Operators Program is now open for applications within the Murray and Murrumbidgee catchment in New South Wales. Applications close Thursday 30 April 2015.
03
Feb
2015
The Australian Government has commenced a water purchase tender for the southern New South Wales catchments of Lower Darling, Murray and Murrumbidgee, closing at 5pm AEST on Friday, 10 April 2015.
28
Nov
2014
Round Five is now open for applications and will close 4pm (Australian Eastern Standard Time), 19 March 2015.
25
Nov
2014
Media release - A new five year monitoring plan for the Murray-Darling Basin announced today by the Commonwealth Government will provide unprecedented knowledge into the effectiveness of environmental watering.
12
Nov
2014
Information about the funding conditions under the package can be obtained through Centrelink’s Farmer Assistance Line on 13 23 16. It is important to note that the irrigation exclusion period commenced when the grant was paid to the recipient....
03
Nov
2014

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