Australia's water home page: Water for the Future priorities - taking action on climate change, securing water supplies, using water wisely, supporting healthy rivers. Includes irrigation, Murray-Darling Basin, water quality and wetlands.
The Australian Landcare Council is the Australian Government's key advisory body on landcare and matters concerning natural resource management.
Basin Kids is a website especially prepared for students, parents and teachers to explore the facts and issues relating to the Murray-Darling Basin. Includes games, lesson plan ideas, native and alien fish information and more.
Caring for our Country is the Government's new natural resource management initiative. It commenced on 1 July 2008 and aims to integrate delivery of the Commonwealth's previous natural resource management programs, the Natural Heritage Trust, the National Action Plan for Salinity and Water Quality, the National Landcare Program, the Environmental Stewardship Program and the Working on Country Indigenous land and environmental program.
Find out the effects of garbage and oil pollution on marine environments. Australian Maritime Safety Authority information page for kids; also includes links to games and puzzles.
The land management topic page provides information about the Australian Government's activities to maintain landscapes, biodiversity and ecosystem services while ensuring sustainable production systems and providing for other human needs. Includes information about forest policy, native vegetation, pressures on the land and sustainable land management.
Landcare is a national voluntary community movement of around 4,000 groups that aim to improve natural resource management practices. Landcare operates largely in rural Australia, involving 40 percent of farmers, who manage 60 percent of land and 70 percent of the nation's diverted water.
Landcare Australia is the official not-for-profit company responsible for promotion and sponsorship for Australia's landcare movement. Landcare Australia assists businesses to work with local communities on environmental and sustainable agriculture repair projects, providing corporate funds, staff and in-kind resources.
Provides a starting point for information about living more sustainably and reducing your environmental impact. It also includes information on rebates, grants and loans to help with the initial cost of practical solutions for saving energy and water.
The NRM knowledge online digital archive is an open access digital archive for publicly available print and electronic format documents reporting on or derived from biodiversity conservation; land management; biophysical, social and economic research and policy activities and related initiatives supported by Australian Government natural resource management funding.
Saltland Genie is a cross-jurisdictional concept developed from research to provide recommendations about the usefulness of possible solutions for saltland. Cross-jurisdictional partners include CSIRO and state and territory government agriculture, primary industry and environment departments.
The Basin Plan provides an integrated and strategic framework for water reform, consistent with the requirements of the Water Act.
TRaCK (Tropical Rivers and Coastal Knowledge) is a research hub under the Commonwealth Environmental Research Facilities scheme, TRaCK draws together more than 70 of Australia's leading social, cultural, environmental and economic researchers with research focused on the tropical north of Australia from Cape York to Broome.
Waterwatch Australia is a national community water monitoring network that encourages all Australians to become involved and active in the protection and management of their waterways and catchments.