Collaboration the key to understanding the past, present and future of water availability in Victoria

The Victorian Water and Climate Initiative (VicWaCI) is a research collaboration between AWA members the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP), Bureau of Meteorology, CSIRO and The University of Melbourne. In December of 2020, the anticipated […]

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Climate change influences river flow

An international research team has demonstrated that climate change, rather than water and land management, plays a crucial role in river flow at a global level. Climate change is affecting the water balance of our planet: influencing the […]

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Understanding trends in water availability across Australia with AWRA-L

Climate change has far reaching implications on the hydrologic cycle impacting agricultural productivity, water resources availability, and increasing flood hazard – but understanding how the hydrologic cycle is changing across Australia is challenging. Many hydrometeorological variables are not […]

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Can we achieve seasonally coherent forecasts given limited NWP data – across a continental domain?

Reliable weather forecasts are critical for the planning and management of a variety of social and economic activities, such as water management. To make such forecasts, numerical weather prediction (NWP) models have been developed. However, NWP models are […]

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

The following is an introduction to Water reform for all: a national response to a water emergency. Read the full report here. Australia’s water reform project is failing to fully deliver for all Australians. With the COVID-19 pandemic, […]

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