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.
27.11.14 Abbott government plans to scrap the National Water Commission as drought looms- Canberra Times
The Abbott government has been accused of “complacency gone mad” over plans to abolish the National Water Commission amid the threat of El Nino-like drought conditions and unresolved issues between the states. The Senate is expected to vote next week on the abolition of the independent commission, set up by the Howard government in 2004 […]
26.11.14 Call for Expressions of Interest – IAL Certification Board membership
IAL’s Certification program fulfils a critical component of IAL’s Charter – to develop, improve, and recognise the knowledge, skills, and professionalism within the irrigation industry. IAL’s Certification Board guides and advises IAL on IAL’s certification program. The Certification Board meets via teleconference 3 to 4 times per year to review and make changes IAL’s certification […]
25.11.14 Media Release – Fresh Start for Australian Horticulture Growers
The Australian horticulture sector is heading in a new direction following the Minister for Agriculture’s declaration of Horticulture Innovation Australia (HIA) Limited as the new industry services body for horticulture. HIA Chairman Selwyn Snell said it was an exciting time for Australian horticulture growers, and that he was looking forward to working with them towards […]