Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development

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 PDF: 2203 KB ReadSpeaker.

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

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

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

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Last Updated: 21 August, 2014