Governance - Groundwater

Australia's state and territory governments are responsible for the management of water resources, with coordination provided by the Natural Resource Management Ministerial Council (NRMMC) External site link. The NRMMC advocates the inclusion of groundwater resource management into water policy and planning processes.

Agencies and Legislation
Governance of using groundwater in Australia, specifically details of relevant agencies and legislation.
Standards and Guidelines
Standards and guidelines which govern groundwater protection and use in Australia.
Sustainable Groundwater Management
Governance of using groundwater in Australia, specifically sustainable management of groundwater resources.

Topic contact: groundwater@ga.gov.au Last updated: August 23, 2013