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.
24.09.15 IAL and Agrifoods seek comment on the Irrigation Training Units of Competency proposed reforms
IAL has been instrumental in working with Agrifoods to reform the Australian irrigation training units of competency. Current qualifications and units of competency in Irrigation and Drainage from the AHC10 are being transitioned to the National Skills Standards Council Standards for Training Packages. Click here for further information about the NSSC Standards. These reforms are now available for […]
Commonwealth Environmental Water Office new feature visual for water storages
The Commonwealth Environmental Water Office web site now features a visual depicting our contribution to water storages (download here). We have also provided an update about trade intentions to reflect the fact that we are investigating opportunities to trade water allocations during October to December 2015. As part of these investigations, consideration is being […]
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 […]