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Northern Australia Land and Water Taskforce

The Northern Australia Land and Water Taskforce Final Report was publicly released on 8 February 2010.

A summary of the Northern Australia Land and Water Science Review is available here [PDFPDF: 2203 KB] [ReadSpeaker].

A complete copy of the Northern Australia Land and Water Science Review 2009 is available below.

For more infromation please go to www.csiro.gov.au/resources/Northern-Australia-Sustainable-Development

Chapter Title Document
01 Water resources of northern Australia [PDFPDF: 8125 KB] [ReadSpeaker]
02 Land and soil resources of northern Australia [PDFPDF: 5779 KB] [ReadSpeaker]
03 Aquatic ecosystems of northern Australia [PDFPDF: 6587 KB] [ReadSpeaker]
04 Terrestrial ecosystems of northern Australia [PDFPDF: 1146 KB] [ReadSpeaker]
05 Sustaining growth of the northern beef industry [PDFPDF: 457 KB] [ReadSpeaker]
06 Historical perspectives on land use development in northern Australia: with emphasis on the Northern Territory [PDFPDF: 978 KB] [ReadSpeaker]
07 Indigenous interests in land and water [PDFPDF: 1082 KB] [ReadSpeaker]
08 The minerals industry and land and water development in northern Australia [PDFPDF: 840 KB] [ReadSpeaker]
09 Commercial fishing and aquaculture in northern Australia [PDFPDF: 721 KB] [ReadSpeaker]
10 Irrigated agriculture: development opportunities and implications for northern Australia [PDFPDF: 876 KB] [ReadSpeaker]
11 Water-based tourism and recreation in northern Australia [PDFPDF: 609 KB] [ReadSpeaker]
12 Public and private conservation of aquatic systems in northern Australia: threats and opportunities [PDFPDF: 775 KB] [ReadSpeaker]
13 The role of the Australian Defence Force in northern Australia's development [PDFPDF: 429 KB] [ReadSpeaker]
14 Palisades and pathways: Historical lessons from Australian water reform [PDFPDF: 350 KB] [ReadSpeaker]
15 Indigenous participation in water planning and management [PDFPDF: 386 KB] [ReadSpeaker]
16 Indigenous customary governance [PDFPDF: 322 KB] [ReadSpeaker]
17 A primer for water institutions and governance: concepts, definitions and measures [PDFPDF: 1099 KB] [ReadSpeaker]
18 Encouraging conformity with the principles of the National Water Initiative [PDFPDF: 532 KB] [ReadSpeaker]
19 The current status of water governance in northern Australia: progress towards the goals of the National Water Initiative [PDFPDF: 1030 KB] [ReadSpeaker]
20 The current status of water governance in northern Australia: water management in the Northern Territory, Queensland and Western Australia [PDFPDF: 2960 KB] [ReadSpeaker]
21 The current status of water governance in northern Australia: audit and evaluation of northern Australia compliance [PDFPDF: 1507 KB] [ReadSpeaker]
22 Experiences with integrated river basin management, international and Murray darling Basin: lessons for northern Australia [PDFPDF: 456 KB] [ReadSpeaker]
23 The case for a revised National Water Initiative for northern Australia [PDFPDF: 398 KB] [ReadSpeaker]
24 Indigenous people and water management in northern Australia: Kimberley Institute submission [PDFPDF: 382 KB] [ReadSpeaker]
25 Northern savanna fire abatement and greenhouse gas offsets on Indigenous lands [PDFPDF: 824 KB] [ReadSpeaker]
26 Mitchell River catchment: regional perspective [PDFPDF: 361 KB] [ReadSpeaker]
27 Daly River catchment: regional perspective [PDFPDF: 462 KB] [ReadSpeaker]
28 A robust framework for sharing water in northern Australia [PDFPDF: 1183 KB] [ReadSpeaker]
29 Bauxite mining operations at Weipa [PDFPDF: 273 KB] [ReadSpeaker]

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Last Updated: 17 January, 2014