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  1. 22 September 2020 - Science Matters

    Always was and always will be Aboriginal water

    Australia needs to have a serious discussion about Indigenous water rights and Indigenous Voice in water management, say University of Melbourne experts.

  2. 8 September 2020 - Science Matters

    How to undo Australia’s epic water fail

    Failure of the Murray Darling Basin Plan is linked to poor political decisions and market design. How can we fix this mess ask University of Melbourne experts?

  3. 12 August 2020 - Design

    Water management worldwide is failing, it’s time for a new approach

    Climate extremes mean we need robust inter-disciplinary solutions from climate and social scientists, engineers and lawyers say University of Melbourne experts.

  4. 29 May 2020 - Design

    Water management? Yes, it’s personal

    Water-planning experts shows they have vastly differing risk perceptions, which may reduce the chance of innovative practices being implemented finds U

  5. 13 October 2019 - Legal Affairs

    Managing the hidden water beneath our feet

    A University of Melbourne expert says there's too little transparency about how Australia's groundwater is regulated and used; we need more legal safeguards.

  6. 1 July 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    A land of drought and flooding rains

    University of Melbourne research finds understanding the link between increasing rainfall and dry soil conditions can help us better plan for climate change.

  7. 10 June 2019 - Legal Affairs

    The global problem of thirsty cities

    A University of Melbourne expert says smart water management could lead to collaboration between rural and urban areas to establish a reliable water supply.

  8. 10 April 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    Preventing more fish deaths in the lower Darling

    A new report for the government, led by the University of Melbourne, says climate change was a cause of the recent mass fish deaths in the lower Darling River.

  9. 21 March 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    Why we need to use water desalination plants early

    Turning on the Wonthaggi water desalination plant now will save money in the long run and head off an emergency later say University of Melbourne experts

  10. 22 January 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    How did it come to this?

    The latest fish-kill on the Darling River highlights the need for the full implementation of the Murray-Darling Basin Plan says University of Melbourne expert.