Learn about groundwater, how it occurs and how this valuable natural resource is extracted and used.
Groundwater is found in aquifers which are geological formations able to store and transmit water.
Groundwater resources support significant urban and rural communities around Australia.
Groundwater from the GAB is a vital resource for pastoral, agricultural, extractive industries town water supply and springs - which support unique ecological communities.
Australia's state and territory governments are responsible for the management of water resources, with coordination provided by the Natural Resource Management Ministerial Council.
Includes organisations from the Australian and state governments.