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Water reform for all: a national response to a water emergency

Colloff, Matthew; Connell, Daniel; Daniell, Katherine; Grafton, Quentin; Guillaume, Joseph; van Kerkhoff, Lorrae; lal, aparna; Marshall, Virginia; Nabavi, Ehsan; Pittock, Jamie; Taylor, Katherine; Tregoning, Paul; Williams, John; Wyrwoll, Paul


Australia’s water reform project is failing to fully deliver for all Australians. With the COVID-19 pandemic, long-accepted approaches are being questioned in many areas of national policy. This also applies to water reform. The Australian bush fires of 2019-20 mean that Australians can no longer ignore the devastating impacts of natural disasters in a dryer and warmer country. The new normal is that it will continue to get hotter and, where most Australians live, it will get drier. Rainfall...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Crawford School of Public Policy
Date published: 2020-05
Type: Working/Technical Paper
DOI: 10.25911/5ebbccec2fb21
Access Rights: Open Access


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