Learn about groundwater, how it occurs and how this valuable natural resource is extracted and used.

Groundwater in Australia

Groundwater is found in aquifers which are geological formations able to store and transmit water.

Understanding Groundwater Resources

Groundwater resources support significant urban and rural communities around Australia.

Great Artesian Basin Water Resource Assessment

Provides advice and information to the Australian, State and Territory Governments, natural resource authorities and the community on a variety of groundwater resource issues.

Governance - Groundwater

Australia's state and territory governments are responsible for the management of water resources, with coordination provided by the Natural Resource Management Ministerial Council.

Related Organisations - Groundwater

Includes organisations from the Australian and state governments.