There is widespread evidence that the ecological health of the Lake Eyre Basin rivers is in good condition, reflected in the recent assessment of basin condition and other assessments . In addition, long- 4 term surveys of more than 50 waterbird species over three decades indicate that the waterbird community is highly variable but with few trends, apart from migratory shorebirds and fish communities are also in good condition, contrasting other river systems in Australia.
And we’re off again - starting the 37th
Bandicoots, Stick-nest Rats and Bilbies used to call the Strzelecki Desert in Sturt National Park home.
Water is a hot topic in our currently drought affected country. Do we have enough water? How do we balance the needs of both agriculture and the environment?