Australia Lagging on Infrastructure Reform
When you are handed a to-do list which is 78 items long, you are going to be busy.
Australia’s Watermark Scheme is Undergoing Change
Having previously suffered from asbestos problems, the troubled Perth Children’s Hospital project hit a further snag in May 2016 after lead levels which exceeded the Australian...
How Two Irrigation Wires Can Be Better than 100
What exactly is a two-wire system, or as it is often referred to, a decoder system?
New Technologies for Smarter Water Efficiency
When talking waste water, what do the terms reduce and reuse mean in an Australian context, and how can we tap into disruptive new technology that’s...
Flood Protection for Cities Needed Now
Expect more images of flood evacuees scrambling into rescue boats with their wet pets and possessions unless cities seize the chance to build both high-tech and...
Top NSW Water Bureaucrat Facing Charges
NSW's top water bureaucrat Gavin Hanlon is facing charges of misconduct after an interim report into allegations of water theft in the Murray-Darling Basin was submitted...
ICAC Levies Fresh Corruption Findings Against Obeid Over Water Contract
The NSW corruption watchdog in New South Wales has made its most significant findings yet against former New South Wales Labour Party power broker Eddie Obeid.
Murray ‘Water War’ Heats Up Between States
NSW is under attack along two borders amid accusations senior officials helped irrigators undermine the Murray Darling Basin Plan and failed to properly investigate alleged water...
Water Shortage Hits Melbourne
A Melbourne water provider has ruled out any imminent price increase and will not rely on extra supply from the multibillion-dollar desalination plant, despite a near-record...
Libs, Labor Urged to Reveal Dam Wall Plans
Former Greens leader Bob Brown has called on the major political parties to be upfront about their position on the raising of the wall of Sydney's...
Coalition to Promise New Water Authority
Government scientists will guide large-scale water diversion projects including dams under a re-elected coalition government.
SA's Recreational Reservoir Opens
The South Australian government may allow access to a drinking water catchment south of Adelaide.
'Wonderland At Risk' from Higher Dam Walls
A draft environmental impact statement confirms the NSW government is planning to raise parts of the Warragamba Dam wall higher than was admitted publicly, meaning a...
Labor Pledge to Protect SA's Water Flows
A Labor government would try to restore the Murray-Darling Basin to health by overturning a deal made last year.
NSW Regional Water Minister Steps Down
The NSW regional water minister is stepping down after mass fish deaths in the state's major inland rivers sparked a barrage of threats and fuelled voter...
Growing Backlash over NSW Dam Wall Plan
Community groups and traditional owners have accused the NSW government of not being transparent over plans to raise the Warragamba Dam wall.
Qld Council Wants 'Big Decisions' on Water
A drought-affected Queensland regional council has pleaded for a significant increase in water security funding to prevent a possible nationwide impact on food prices.
Morrison Weighs up Drought-proofing Tools
A national water transport network to help farmers is one proposal Prime Minister Scott Morrison will look at to guard against future droughts.