Queensland irrigators have backed calls for the state to look at a water embargo, which could secure flows for New South Wales.

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has launched a review of water charge rules in the Murray-Darling Basin.

The water industry is one of the big winners in last night’s budget announcement, with subsidies and loans to boost drought resilience and fund new projects.

The Queensland Government is taking stronger measures in the hope of avoiding having UNESCO downgrade the Great Barrier Reef’s World Heritage status.

ACTEW has changed its name to Icon Water, but will remain in state hands.

There is controversy over a $130 million deep sea port in the Northern Territory, after claims that the project went ahead despite having no environmental approval.

Tough times for a big irrigation project in Victoria, after the lead contractor walked off the job.

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has launched a second commission of inquiry into the deadly 2011 Grantham flood.

The West Australian Water Corporation says it will be ready for dry times around the town of Denmark next summer, with work to begin on new desalination plants soon.

Announcements on South Australia irrigation projects are expected very soon, as large water-users wait with baited breath.

BHP Billiton has secured oil exploration licences in Barbados.

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