Projects


Basin Plan Evaluation Framework

Basin Plan Evaluation Framework

Develop a rigorous and repeatable Basin Plan evaluation framework and methodology that can distinguish the one-off and short term impacts, on communities, from the underlying performance and structural impacts of the Plan. Fundamental to this objective is the production of a consistent set of evaluative data across the various Basin regions and communities.

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Save The Murray

Save The Murray

Savethemurray.com is a long-term, project centred on the maintenance of a dynamic Internet website that empowers the community to take collaborative action to clean up and protect the health of the River Murray and surrounds. savethemurray.com : creates awareness of the urgency to protect the River; Include information on water conservation and the importance of the River Murray in training relating to water use, including refresher courses. educates the community;

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Waterwise

Waterwise

A gap was noticed in water industry training pertaining to the topic of water conservation and the importance of the River Murray. The MDA developed a WaterWise project intended to bridge this gap and reduce water consumption by schools and industries.

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Murray Valley Trail

Murray Valley Trail

The Murray Valley Trail is a way to discover and experience the Murray Valley and Australia's greatest river system from the mountains to the sea. The Murray Valley Trail provides a backbone, which links and promotes a network of tracks and trails on public land to improve community understanding and knowledge of the Murray River, its ecosystems, Indigenous culture and heritage, from the mountains to the sea. The Trail, winds through three states, providing tourism and recreational business and employment opportunities, promoting healthy lifestyles, recreation and community development, while helping to protect a vast natural resource. The Murray Valley Trail project is underpinned by a need to improve our understanding and knowledge of the Murray River's ecosystems and fragile ecology.

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Sustainable Recreation Project

Sustainable Recreation Project

The Sustainable Recreation Project for the River Murray and Lower Lakes is a joint initiative between the Murray Darling Association, River Murray Water Catchment Board, State Government, Local Government, Local Action Planning groups, and special interest groups. The aimt of the project is to promote the sustainable use of the riparian River Murray zone and Lower Lakes area for recreation without environmental degradation. The project commenced in 1997 with a study commissioned by the Mid-Murray Local Action Planning Group and Mid-Murray Council to identify priority sites for rehabilitation. The project has since expanded and under direction of the Board in 2000 a multi-stakeholder Steering Committee was established.

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