There are a number of water related information and funding programs and projects being undertaken by the Department of the Environment, and by other Australian Government agencies. Below are links to a number of current national programs. States and territories also have a number of water programs and projects in operation. More information is available by contacting the relevant organisation in your jurisdiction.
|Department of the Environment||Department of the Environment water topic area||Overview of all Department of the Environment water programmes and policy initiatives|
|Department of the Environment||Sustainable Rural Water Use and Infrastructure||Increases water use efficiency in rural Australia|
|Department of the Environment||Restoring the balance in the Murray-Darling Basin||Purchases water entitlements on behalf of the Australian Government|
|Department of the Environment||Commonwealth Environmental Water Office (CEWO)||Manages water entitlements held by the Australian Government|
|Murray-Darling Basin Authority||Murray-Darling Basin specific programmes||Various programmes aimed to achieve sustainable management of all water resources across the Murray-Darling Basin|
|Bureau of Meteorology||National Water Account||An annual publication that will deliver comprehensive water information across Australia|
|National Water Commission||Raising National Water Standards||Offers support for projects that are improving Australia's national capacity to measure, monitor and manage our water resources|
|National Water Commission||National Groundwater Action Plan||Various projects aimed to improve our knowledge and understanding of groundwater|
Working in conjunction with the Australian Government water programs listed above, the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) has a significant water reform agenda. For more information, see Council of Australian Governments water reform .