Reports from the CSIRO Northern Australia Water Resource Assessment to the Government of Australia

The Northern Australia Water Resource Assessment will provide a comprehensive and integrated evaluation of the feasibility, economic viability and sustainability of water resource development in three priority areas in northern Australia: the Fitzroy catchment (Western Australia), the Darwin catchments (Northern Territory) and the Mitchell catchment (Queensland).

These reports aim to broadly outline the methods proposed for the Assessment in the three different catchments. The purpose is to openly communicate the scope of the Assessment and the proposed methods to a wide range of stakeholders, to allow them to provide feedback and engage with the Assessment team.

The actual methods that the Assessment will use may differ as more information becomes available and local nuances are better understood. The final methods will be documented in technical detail in the final technical reports.


Proposed methods report for the Fitzroy catchment [pdf · 4.5mb]

Proposed methods report for the Darwin catchments [pdf · 5.3mb]

Proposed methods report for the Mitchell catchment [pdf · 4.5mb]

The Northern Australia Water Resource team is looking at water availability across northern Australia including in the Fitzroy catchment, Western Australia (pictured is Geikie Gorge).

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