1. This water accounting report has been prepared and presented in accordance with the Exposure Draft of the Australian Water Accounting Standard 1, with the following exceptions:
2. The report has been compiled from the best available data in the time available to compile it from a number of sources, as detailed in the water accounting statement Notes. Some data quality compromises have been made by the Bureau of Meteorology for the sake of a nationally-consistent approach to report preparation and presentation.
3. All significant and specific interpretations of the Exposure Draft of the Australian Water Accounting Standard 1 for the purpose of the preparation of this report are explained in the significant water accounting policy Notes. The Bureau of Meteorology is responsible for all of these interpretations.
Acting Assistant Director, Water Information Services
Bureau of Meteorology
29 August 2011