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Indigenous Water Planning Forum



The Indigenous Water Planning Forum brought together Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and jurisdictional water planners to recognise and record good examples of when Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities have engaged in the water planning process.

This project supported the ongoing implementation of the National Water Initiative in terms of identifying Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander water access and management needs. The project aimed to:

Funding was made available from the Australian Government Raising National Water Standards Program.

Abstract adapted from National Water Commission


National Water Commission
John Gorton Building
King Edward Terrace
GPO Box 787
Canberra ACT 2601
Ph: (02) 6274 1111

Related publications

Jackson S (2009)

National Indigenous water planning forum: background paper on Indigenous participation in water planning and access to water.

Melbourne: Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

Jackson S, Tan PL, Altman J (2009)

Indigenous Fresh Water Planning Forum: proceedings, outcomes and recommendations.

Canberra: National Water Commission


Last updated: 17 August 2016
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