River Health in the New South Wales Lower North Coast, Hunter and Central Coast Catchments

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A report of AusRivAS assessments 1994 - 1999
Grant Hose and Eren Turak
Environment Protection Agency, 2004
ISBN 0 642 55099 9 ISSN 1447-1280

5. References

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