Investing in effective, efficient, scientifically sound water infrastructure is key. It ensures Australia's water security and helps us adapt to a changing climate. Listening to and acting on science is part of guiding this investment towards our water security.
A joint ministerial Water Information Session was held in Townsville on May 17 to discuss water infrastructure and planning opportunities in the Burdekin Basin, one of Australia's most unique and important agricultural regions.
The Australian Government is investing in long-term water security through a range of well-planned water infrastructure projects across the nation with $197.1 million committed in the 2023-24 Budget through the National Water Grid Fund.
The Australian Government is Closing the Gap on access to safe and reliable water for First Nations communities by committing $150 million to deliver crucial water security projects in regional and remote First Nations communities.
Demonstrating a focus on sustainable water infrastructure development, Queensland’s largest water infrastructure project is now more than half built. Rookwood Weir has received an 'Excellent' rating from The Infrastructure Sustainability Council (IS Council).
The Australian Government is investing in long term water security through a range of evidence-based science, planning and construction projects, with more than $1.1 billion committed in the 2022–23 Budget through the National Water Grid Fund.