Water Governance Archives - Australian River Restoration Centre

  • New knowledge from the National Water Commission

    The National Water Commission has released two new publications which are of interest to all of us working in river management. Water management and pathways to sustainable levels of extraction: issues paper Examines extraction limits in systems at varying levels of development, describes different approaches for improving the sustainability of water management, and investigates factors […]

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  • What is good water stewardship?

    Give your brain cells a break from day to day, and indulge in a bit of philosophy with this  article written by Ed Pinero and produced through the Center for a Better Life (great name and worth a look).  Ed explores ideas around ‘water stewardship’ which is a term used overseas and which is increasingly being […]

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  • Water Policy and Climate Change in Australia

    The Commission’s 2011 Biennial Assessment pointed to the interactions between water and associated areas of policy including natural resource management, energy, and climate change.  The assessment suggested that given the recent development and implementation of climate change policy initiatives it would be prudent to analyse the interactions between climate change and water in further detail. […]

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  • Water Governance Research Initiative – Briefing Papers now available

    The Water Governance Research Initiative is a theme of the NCCARF Water Resources and Freshwater Biodiversity Adaptation Research Network. Our objectives are to create a community of conversation about water governance in Australia, build collaborative research links, create opportunities for co-researching and information sharing, and provide opportunities for early-career researchers to participate in a national network of […]

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