Management of Salinity

Report 8: 16 May, 2018

Audit conclusion

Dryland salinity has been developing since large scale clearing began. It is estimated to affect between 1 and 2 million hectares (up to 10% of total land) in the agricultural … Read more →

Key findings

Dryland salinity is a significant cost to agriculture and infrastructure, and a major risk to water resources and biodiversity It is estimated that between 1 and 2 million hectares (up … Read more →

Recommendations

To improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the management of dryland salinity DPIRD (in consultation with DBCA and DWER) should by December 2018: a. set the strategic direction for the … Read more →

Agency responses

Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) accepts the findings of the audit of the Management of Salinity in the agricultural … Read more →

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