News

  • 12 May 2021

    The Australian Government is investing up to a further $258 million, including up to $160 million through the National Water Grid Connections pathway, from the $3.5 billion National Water Grid Fund to help secure Australia’s water future.

  • 07 May 2021

    The Australian and Queensland Governments have announced the completion of the new bridge over the Fitzroy River.

  • 23 April 2021

    The Australian and Queensland Governments have reached a significant milestone with the start of in-river construction of the Rookwood Weir project as part of their continuing commitment to increasing water security and drought resilience in regional Australia.

  • 15 March 2021

    The Australian and New South Wales governments have reached a significant milestone, announcing a preferred route for the proposed new Dungowan Dam pipeline.

  • 11 March 2021

    The Australian and Queensland governments have each committed another $7.5 million for Rookwood Weir, in addition to the $176 million each government has already committed to the project.

  • 24 February 2021

    The Australian and Northern Territory governments have announced the completion of the Adelaide River Off-Stream Water Storage (AROWS) preliminary assessment.

  • 10 December 2020

    The Australian and Victorian governments have announced the start of work on Phase 2 of the Macalister Irrigation District modernisation project following the signing of a construction milestone funding agreement.

  • 09 December 2020

    Construction has begun on the $116 million Western Irrigation Network (WIN) following the signing of a funding agreement between the Australian and Victorian Governments.

    The WIN project will deliver a new, secure source of water for large-scale agricultural use.

  • 09 October 2020

    The Australian Government has announced an additional $2 billion for new water infrastructure projects, part of the Government’s plan for a National Water Grid that increases water security, builds resilience in our regions, delivers jobs and grows our agriculture sector.

  • 19 September 2020

    The Australian Government is partnering with the New South Wales Government to deliver three vital water infrastructure projects for farmers and communities in the state’s regions.