People, Pumps and Pipes: A social study of change in the collaborative supply of irrigation services [ 2010 - 2012 ]

Research Grant

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Researchers Bryant Dr Lia; Dr Matthew W Rofe; Prof Guy M Robinson

Brief description The research addresses key National Priorities and Priority Goals relating to improved sustainable water management in Australia's foremost river system. The research offers deeper understanding of the social dimensions of National Water Initiative reforms, and specifically motivations for irrigators' decisions contributing to more sustainable water use following legislative reforms. The project links understanding of the nexus between policy and environmental behaviour to advance knowledge of more sustainable water use. Given the current demands on water in the Murray-Darling system and the systems national significance, the research will make a vital contribution to management of this critical national resource.

Funding Amount $162,663

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