Abbreviations

Abbreviations

ABARES

Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences

ABC

Australian Broadcasting Corporation

ABS

Australian Bureau of Statistics

ACF

Australian Conservation Foundation

ANAO

Australian National Audit Office

Basin Plan

Murray-Darling Basin Authority's Proposed Basin Plan

BDL

Baseline Diversion Limit

CEO

Chief Executive Officer

CMA

Catchment Management Authority

CRC

Cooperative Research Centres

CSIRO

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

DAFF

Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

ESLT

Environmentally Sustainable Level of Take

EWP

Environmental Watering Plan

GL/y

gigalitres per year

The Guide

Murray-Darling Basin Authority's Guide to the proposed Basin Plan

LTCE

Long-Term Cap Equivalent

MDBA

Murray-Darling Basin Authority

ML

megalitres

NFF

National Farmers' Federation

NVIRP

Northern Victoria Irrigation Renewal Project

NWC

National Water Commission

NWI

National Water Initiative

PEL

Preliminary Extraction Limit

R&D

Research and Development

RAMROC

Riverina and Murray Regional Organisation of Councils

RRAM

Recharge Risk Assessment Method

SDL

Sustainable Diversion Limit

SEWPaC

Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities

SRWUIP

Sustainable Rural Water Use and Infrastructure program

WALs

Water Access Licences

Water Act

Water Act 2007

WAVES

Water Vegetation Energy and Solute

Wentworth Group

The Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists

Windsor Report

House of Representatives Standing Committee on Regional Australia, Of drought and flooding rains: Inquiry into the impact of the Guide to the Murray-Darling Basin Plan, May 2011

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