Welcome to the website of Irrigation Australia Limited; the only national body covering the entire value chain of the urban and rural irrigation industry in Australia. This site contains a wealth of information about the irrigation industry and irrigation practices in Australia for urban and rural irrigators, local government, statutory bodies and tertiary institutions, water utilities and irrigation companies. Irrigation consultants and designers, irrigation contractors and installers, manufacturers, importers, distributors and retailers of irrigation equipment and services will also find useful resources within the site.
19.11.15 Commonwealth Environmental Water allocations result
The Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder has sold 22.864 gigalitres of Commonwealth environmental water allocations for a return of $6.458 million that will be used to improve the environment of the Murray Darling Basin. Of the 22.864 gigalitres (GL), more than 95% (21.864 GL) was bought by Victorian Goulburn and Murray irrigators. The remaining 1 GL […]
EGA Trade negotiations update
We are pleased to advise that an update on developments in Environmental Goods Agreement (EGA) trade negotiations to remove tariffs on environmental goods is now available at: http://dfat.gov.au/trade/agreements/environmental-goods-agreement/Pages/environmental-goods-agreement.aspx . The 17 EGA member countries continue to focus on arriving at a consensus on those goods that will be included in the agreement. While the opportunity […]
25.09.15 ACCC decides to accredit IPART as regulator of rural water charges for WaterNSW
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has issued its Final Decision to accredit the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal of NSW (IPART) as the regulator of WaterNSW’s infrastructure charges in the Murray-Darling Basin. The decision will take effect from 1 June 2016 for a period of 10 years. Until the ACCC took over the role […]