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An introduction to Water

A series of introductory guides explaining the key work and responsibilities of the water group.

View of Lake - Image credit: Jason King

An introduction to water

These introductory guides explain the water group's key work and responsibilities.

Darling River at The Coach and Horses Campground Wilga Station near Wilcannia Walga precinct. The only unregulated section of the Murray Darling Basin.

Find out about water allocations, why we need them and how they are allocated.

Dam at Sunset Landscape - Taken near Gresford, NSW.

Find out about the three types of basic landholder rights in NSW.

Water bore in the with a windmill in the background

Find out about Great Artesian Basin, why it's important and how it is managed.

Aerial view of the Murray River with trees along the bank snaking it's way around a town on the background

Find out about Murray-Darling Basin, why it's important and how it is managed.

Flowing water at Never Never River.

A range of water education resources for use with children, school students and communities.