School programs & community involvement

MACHINERY OF GOVERNMENT CHANGES

On 21 September 2015, responsibility for water policy and resources was transferred to the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources - Administrative Arrangement Order made on 21 September 2015.

This website will be updated to reflect these changes.

A number of public, private and community based water organisations across Australia provide educational programs and resources for schools. These include:

  • Water experts and presenters
  • School membership based programs
  • Travelling roadshows
  • Excursion opportunities

Schools, teachers and students can also get involved in ongoing community based water activities such as community education campaigns and water quality monitoring of local waterways through local Waterwatch and natural resource management groups.

Education networks dedicated to water and environmental education are available to assist teachers integrate water into their curriculum.

To find out what's happening in your local area, contact your local council.

National

Murray-Darling Basin

Australian Capital Territory

New South Wales

Northern Territory

Queensland

South Australia

Tasmania

Victoria

Western Australia