Water security in Australia
Water security in Australia has become a major concern over the course of the late 20th and early 21st century as a result of population growth, severe drought, fears of the effects of global warming on Australia, environmental degradation from reduced environmental flows, competition between competing interests such as grazing, irrigation and urban water supplies, and competition between upstream and downstream users.
Water reform was first placed on the national agenda at the 1994 Council of Australian Governments (COAG) meeting when a strategic framework was devised. As the knowledge of surface and groundwater systems grew and the awareness of the significance of sustainable water markets increased, further water reform was agreed to at the 2004 COAG meeting, under a national blueprint known as the National Water Initiative (NWI).
Australia can be divided into 12 major drainage divisions. For example, the Murray-Darling drainage division consists of the Murray River basin and the Darling River basin. Three of these drainage division account for 87% of the water that Australia consumes – the North East Coast division, the South East Coast division, and the Murray-Darling. This means that the supply of water within Australia is highly concentrated, and any defect to one of these major water divisions can cause major water security issues.

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Australia's Water Security Part 1: Water Resources
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National Water Security Plan for Cities and Towns - Home
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National Plan for Water Security – Parliament of Australia
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The National Water Security Plan for Cities and Towns funds practical projects that save water and reduce water losses in cities and towns nationally, predominately in towns with populations of less than 50,000. It includes the COAG water reform work program - Strategy on Water and Wastewater Services in Remote Communities (including Indigenous Communities) initiative projects.
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AFP File Photo A round up of current development policy issues in the Pacific, by the Pacific Institute of Public Policy and the Development Policy Centre. Drought highlights climate change and water security challenge The drought that has hit Tuvalu, Tokelau and Samoa has highlighted the issue of water security and the changing weather patterns associated with climate change. Australia, New Zealand and the US have been working together to send emergency water supplies and desalination units to the worst affected areas.
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