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Funding - Sustaining the Basin: Irrigated Farm Modernisation

New funding rounds - Round 4 closes on Wednesday 13 May 2015 and Round 5 closes on Wednesday 29 July 2015. Under the new funding rounds, this program has expanded the eligible areas to include the Barwon - Darling catchment. Fore more details email:

11 Mar 2015

In the News

City of Sydney Grants

The City of Sydney has 15 grants and sponsorship programs that support initiatives and projects that build the social, cultural, environmental and economic life of the city. Through these programs the City provides financial and in‐kind support for a diverse range of projects. Download the guidelines.

06 Feb 2015

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Australia's water use highest in years

Australian water consumption peaked at just under 20,000 gigalitres - or 20 billion litres - in 2012-13, the largest water use measured since the start of the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) annual water account series in 2008-09. This is up by over a third on 2011-12 consumption which was around 9.5 billion litres.

04 Dec 2014

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Funding On-Farm Irrigation Efficiency Program Round 5

Round 5 of the On-Farm Irrigation Efficiency Program is now open for applications. Closing: 19/03/2015 - 04:00 pm The areas eligible to apply for funding are the NSW Murray, Murrumbidgee, and Lower Darling (south of Menindee Lakes) river catchments of the Southern Basin NSW zone of the Murray-Darling Basin. The Australian Government will work together with the NSW Government, delivery partner organisations and irrigators to deliver a programme to implement on-farm irrigation infrastructure projects.

26 Nov 2014

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Water Grant Funds

Councils and water corporations can apply for funding of up to $250,000 to help develop whole-of-water-cycle management plans for localised areas. Water Minister Peter Walsh said the plans were a detailed analysis of a town or area's overall water balance, looking at risks and opportunities in safeguarding water supplies to ensure it remained liveable through future droughts. The Victorian Government has allocated $1.5 million to the new Living Regions initiative. Submissions close 1 December 2014

04 Nov 2014

Press releases

ACT Schools Smart Metering

WaterGroup completes smart metering program in ACT Public Schools. "ACT is now the only jurisdiction to have data loggers for water, electricity, solar and gas in all our public schools, in addition to the requirements under the National Solar Schools program", Minister for Education and Training Joy Burch said today.

17 Oct 2014

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New water saving ebook

ATA\\\'s new Water Efficiency Around the Home ebook on water saving, including the latest Rainwater Tank Buyers Guide. Free for ATA members, $5 for non-members.

18 Sep 2014

In the News

The Future of Urban Water: Scenarios for Water Utilities in 2040

'The Future of Urban Water: Scenarios for Water Utilities in 2040' depicts 4 plausible scenarios for the future of urban water utilities in 2040. Using Sydney as a reference city, the report explores how a wide range of social, technological, economic, environmental and political trends could shape our urban water future. These scenarios help to understand the possible pathways into the future and enable conversations about how we can influence and shape the direction we are travelling in.

09 Sep 2014

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Building Resilience to Climate Change

Building Resilience to Climate Change is now open. Round 1, which invites projects that address extreme heat or adapt priority infrastructure, closes Monday 29 September 2014. A total of $875,000 in funding will be available to Local Government under the Building Resilience to Climate Change program.

20 Aug 2014

In the News

LGNSW Water Management Conference 2014: Registrations are open

Calling all Councillors, General Managers, Water Managers and Professionals – Registrations have opened on the LGNSW website for the 2014 LGNSW Water Management Conference.

13 Jun 2014

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