Australian water assessments prior to 2013

Through the Commonwealth Water Act 2007, the Bureau of Meteorology is responsible for producing regular reports on the status of Australia's water resources and how they are used. The water assessments assist understanding of the impact of past and present water management practices. This informs the design of water resource policies and plans, supporting the goals of the National Water Initiative.

Prior to 2013 there were seven assessments, at varying intervals, two of which were the Bureau's biennial assessments.

These assessments provide snapshots of Australia's national water resources for individual years from 2012 back to 1963. The assessments are:

All of these reports are copyright to the Commonwealth of Australia.


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