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									CALENDAR YEAR 2010 SENATE ORDER ON DEPARTMENTAL AND AGENCY CONTRACTS LISTING RELATING TO THE PERIOD 1 JULY 2010 - 30 JUNE 2011



Pursuant to the Senate Order on departmental and agency contracts the following table sets out contracts entered into by the National Water Commission which provide for a consideration to the value of $100 000 or more and which:
a) have not been fully performed as at 30 June 2011, or
b) which have been entered into during the 12 months prior to 30 June 2011.

Most of the contracts listed contain confidentiality provisions of a general nature that are designed to protect the confidential information of the parties that may be obtained or generated in carrying out the contract. The reasons for including such clauses include:

* ordinary commercial prudence that requires protection of trade secrets, proprietary information and the like; and/or
* protection of other Commonwealth material and personal information.




                                                                                                                                                                                                              Whether contract
                                                                                                                                                                                                            contains provisions
                                                                                                                                                                                                            requiring the parties                         Whether contract
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 to maintain                                contains other
                                                                                                                                                       Amount of                          Anticipated      confidentiality of any                          requirements of
                      Contractor                                                            Subject Matter                                           consideration        Start Date      end date         of its provisions (Y/N)      Reason(s)        confidentiality (Y/N)   Reason(s)

Alluvium Consulting                                     Development of the Australian Environment Water Report.                                              105,000.00        8/6/2010        10/8/2010             N                                             N

                                                        National Water Initiatives Evaluation project. To what extent has the National Water
Alluvium Consulting Pty Ltd                             Initiative influenced the condition and health of surface and groundwater systems and                137,720.00       8/31/2010        1/18/2011             N                                             N
                                                        their ecosystems
                                                        Consultancy services to identify the minimum data requirements for managing poorly
Aquaterra Consulting Pty Ltd                                                                                                                                 148,551.00        5/9/2011        10/3/2011             N                                             N
                                                        understood groundwater systems
                                                        Contract for borehole minimum construction requirements booklet version three
Australian Drilling Industry Association                                                                                                                     175,450.00       4/30/2010        9/30/2011             N                                             N
                                                        project
                                                        Quantifying interception associated with large-scale plantation forestry in Northern
Charles Darwin University                                                                                                                                    347,065.40       9/20/2010        3/31/2012             N
                                                        Territory.
                                                        Funding for the tropical rivers and coastal knowledge research hub to undertake a
                                                        synthesis year targeting the adoption by water planners and managers of the results
Charles Darwin University                                                                                                                                  1,946,845.00        2/2/2011        3/31/2012             N                                             N
                                                        of TRaCK and other water, cultural and ecological research to date in Northern
                                                        Australia.
                                                        To identify tools and processes to capture/articulate Indigenous social and economic
Charles Darwin University                               aspirations with respect to water in northern Australia under funding from the                       880,000.00       5/12/2011        3/31/2011             N                                             N
                                                        Northern Water Futures Assessment Program
                                                        Establishment of an Indigenous Community Water Facilitators Network to advance
Charles Darwin University- North Australian
                                                        Indigenous engagement in research and management of tropical rivers, water use                     5,265,700.00       11/1/2007        9/30/2011             N                                             N
Indigenous Land and Sea Management Alliance
                                                        and conservation across northern Australia.
                                                        Spatial Algorithm for mapping for water productivity and vegetation health in the
Charles Sturt University                                                                                                                                     990,000.00       3/28/2008      10/31/2011              N                                             N
                                                        Australian agro-ecosystem project.

Cheung Holdings Pty Ltd                                 Rent for Commission Building at 95 Northbourne Avenue, Turner, ACT.                                2,602,058.94       2/16/2010        6/30/2014             N                                             N

City West Water Limited                                 Feasibility studies - Managed aquifer recharge - City West Water.                                    198,000.00        8/1/2010        2/15/2011             N                                             N

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research
                                                        Treated effluent as environmental flows: a climate change response.                                  374,097.90      10/13/2009        8/31/2011             N                                             N
Organisation
                                                        To undertake research on how socio-cultural values, beliefs and practices associated
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research
                                                        with water in northern Australia can be recognised and incorporated in water planning                955,054.10        6/9/2011        3/31/2012             N                                             N
Organisation
                                                        processes.
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research         Grant funding to deliver research project into the use and options for use of
                                                                                                                                                           1,870,000.00       6/20/2011        5/31/2014             N                                             N
Organisation                                            stormwater.
Cotton Catchment Communities Cooperative
                                                        Measurement to improve water efficiency of on-farm storages in the cotton Industry.                1,095,160.00        7/8/2008        4/30/2012              Y                    Other                   N
Research Centre
                                                                                                                                                                                                    Whether contract
                                                                                                                                                                                                  contains provisions
                                                                                                                                                                                                  requiring the parties                 Whether contract
                                                                                                                                                                                                       to maintain                        contains other
                                                                                                                                                Amount of                        Anticipated     confidentiality of any                  requirements of
                      Contractor                                                       Subject Matter                                         consideration       Start Date     end date        of its provisions (Y/N)   Reason(s)   confidentiality (Y/N)   Reason(s)
                                                    To develop a unique set of chemicals/polymers for evaporation control in water
Cotton Research and Development Corporation                                                                                                         247,500.00        6/1/2010        8/1/2011             N                                    N
                                                    storages and irrigation channels.
                                                    To develop field equipment and a methodology to quantify surface water/
Cotton Research and Development Corporation                                                                                                         187,000.00       8/18/2010       9/15/2011             N                                    N
                                                    groundwater exchange in river beds.

Daren Barma Resources Consulting Pty Ltd            Storage access provisions: Constraints and opportunities.                                       231,000.00       9/15/2010       5/31/2011             N                                    N

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu                            Production of Australian Water Markets Report 2010-11.                                          258,802.50       5/19/2011      11/30/2011             Y                 Other              N

Dept of Natural Resources, Environment, the Arts
                                                    Northern Territory groundwater stocktake.                                                       825,000.00        3/1/2009      11/30/2011             N                                    N
and Sport Northern Territory
Dept of Natural Resources, Environment, the Arts
                                                    Assessment of major spring systems in Oolloo Dolostone, Daly River.                            1,122,000.00      11/6/2009      11/30/2011             N                                    N
and Sport Northern Territory
Ecoseal Developments Pty Ltd                        Defining significance of domestic and stock groundwater use in Australia.                       181,403.20       4/10/2010       8/31/2011             N                                    N
                                                    Consultancy services for the review of water pricing reform under the National Water
Frontier Economics                                                                                                                                  223,605.00       9/30/2010      12/22/2010             Y                 Other              N
                                                    Initiatives.
                                                    Consultancy services in relation to the provision of services for synthesis phase of
Frontier Economics                                                                                                                                  280,000.00      11/26/2010       5/31/2011             N                                    N
                                                    developing future directions for the urban water sector project.
                                                    Preparation of a report on the development of rural water markets in Australia,
Frontier Economics                                  synthesising existing reports and studies completed to date with a focus on                     140,250.00        2/2/2011      12/31/2011             N                                    N
                                                    developments since COAG agreed to a water reform process in 1994.
                                                    Consultancy services to monitor, evaluate and report the impacts of water trading in
Frontier Economics                                                                                                                                  440,000.00       3/17/2011       3/31/2012             N                                    N
                                                    the Southern Murray-Darling Basin.
                                                    Development of guidelines for the management of aquifers with large storages, and
GHD Pty Ltd                                         balancing economic, social and cultural issues arising from using groundwater                   417,608.40        4/7/2011       2/28/2012             N                                    N
                                                    storage over the long term.

GHD Pty Ltd                                         Development of the Australian Environment Water Management Reports 2011.                        743,787.00       6/30/2011      12/31/2012             Y                 Other              N
                                                    To share the best available knowledge about aquifiers accross Southern Victoria
Gippsland Southern Roral Water Corporation          using innovative mapping and applying best practice stakeholder and community                   275,000.00       2/15/2011      12/31/2011             N                                    N
                                                    engagement models.
Government Skills Australia                         National Certification Framework for Potable Water Treatment Operators.                         275,000.00       6/30/2011       3/31/2012             N                                    N
                                                    RNWS Fellowship: Verifying the end use of potable water savings from contemporary
Griffith University                                                                                                                                 169,400.00        3/1/2010       7/31/2011             N                                    N
                                                    residential water supply schemes.
                                                    Fellowship: Productivity, efficiency, and technological progress in Australia’s urban
Griffith University                                                                                                                                 118,800.00        3/1/2010       7/31/2011             N                                    N
                                                    water utilities.
                                                    To better understand ecological responses to, and recovery from, low flows as part of
Griffith University                                                                                                                                 242,000.00       5/19/2011      12/24/2011             N                                    N
                                                    the national Investigating Low Flows for Improved Water Plans.
                                                    Improving irrigation efficiency in the Australian cotton industry - a grower led
Gwydir Valley Irrigators Association Incorporated                                                                                                   537,900.00       3/28/2008      31/04/2012             N                                    N
                                                    approach.
Hamstead Consulting                                  Integrating the mining sector into water planning and entitlements regimes.                    209,785.40       9/20/2010      12/31/2011             N                                    N
                                                    Sustainable management of coastal groundwater resources and opportunities for
Hassell & Associates Pty Ltd                                                                                                                       1,062,600.00     12/17/2007       9/30/2011             N                                    N
                                                    further development.
                                                    For the assessment of economic, environmental and social impacts of the
Hyder Consulting                                                                                                                                    136,333.00       8/23/2010       1/18/2011             N                                    N
                                                    implementation of the NWI on regional, rural and urban communities.
                                                    Assessment of the impact of the NWI on productivity and efficiency of water use and
Inovact Consulting                                  assessment of improvements to the capacity + resilience of Australia's water                    426,712.00       8/31/2010       1/18/2011             N                                    N
                                                    management regime.
Inovact Consulting                                  Performance Evaluation Review of the Raising National Water Standards Program.                  149,490.00       3/31/2011       5/30/2011             N                                    N
International Centre of Excellence in Water
                                                    Graduate Course in Water Planning - Scholarship reimbursements.                                 122,314.00       5/21/2010       6/30/2012             N                                    N
Management (ICEWaRM)
                                                    Hydro-ecological relationships and thresholds to inform environmental flow
International Water Centre Pty Ltd                                                                                                                 1,485,000.00     12/21/2007       8/31/2011             N                                    N
                                                    management and river restoration.
KAZ Group Pty Ltd                                   Changes to National Performance Report Database.                                                443,511.35       8/13/2008       11/5/2011             Y                 Other              N
La Trobe University - Murray-Darling Freshwater     Optimising environmental watering protocols to maximise benefits to native fish
                                                                                                                                                   2,029,500.00      8/22/2007      12/31/2011             N                                    N
Research Centre                                     populations.
                                                    Consultancy services to explore opportunities for further competition in the Australian
LECG Ltd                                                                                                                                            215,864.00       10/1/2010      12/22/2010             N                                    N
                                                    urban water sector.
Mackay Regional Council                             Feasibility studies - Managed aquifer recharge - Mackay Regional Council.                       158,400.00        8/1/2010       12/1/2010             N                                    N
                                                                                                                                                                                                Whether contract
                                                                                                                                                                                              contains provisions
                                                                                                                                                                                              requiring the parties                 Whether contract
                                                                                                                                                                                                   to maintain                        contains other
                                                                                                                                            Amount of                        Anticipated     confidentiality of any                  requirements of
                      Contractor                                                   Subject Matter                                         consideration       Start Date     end date        of its provisions (Y/N)   Reason(s)   confidentiality (Y/N)   Reason(s)
                                                 Assessment of the economic, environmental and social impacts of the
Marsden Jacob Associates                         implementation of the National Water Initiative on regional, rural and urban                   245,804.93       8/23/2010       1/31/2011             N                                    N
                                                 communities.
Marsden Jacob Associates                         Project management and policy advice for urban water pricing initiatives.                      238,700.00        9/6/2010      12/31/2011             N                                    N
                                                 Assessing the economic value of groundwater to inform decisions about investment
Marsden Jacob Associates                                                                                                                        454,016.20        6/2/2011       2/28/2012             N                                    N
                                                 in water resource management.
Media Monitors                                   Media Monitoring Services.                                                                     300,000.00        7/1/2010       6/30/2011             N                                    N
                                                 Research program to give Australian cities the ability to be used as water supply
Monash University                                                                                                                              1,980,000.00       2/1/2010       7/15/2017             N                                    N
                                                 catchments.
                                                 Determining water regimes to minimise the impact of sulfidic sediments (potential acid
NSW Murray Wetlands Working Group Inc.                                                                                                          512,343.70        5/3/2007      10/31/2011             N                                    N
                                                 sulphate soils).
                                                 Provide technical engineering, cost analysis and specialist groundwater services to
NSW Public Works                                 determine the viability of using brackish groundwater as a community water supply              131,296.00        2/3/2011       5/24/2011             N                                    N
                                                 option in regional areas

Oakton Services Pty Ltd                          Provision of Internal Audit Services to the Commission.                                        180,000.00       5/27/2011       5/25/2014             N                                    N

Orange City Council                              Feasibility studies - Managed aquifer recharge Orange City Council.                            132,000.00        8/1/2010        2/1/2011             N                                    N

Peter Cullen Water and Environment Trust         Peter Cullen water and environment trust.                                                     1,100,000.00      6/30/2009       9/30/2011             N                                    N

Power and Water Corporation                      Improving water management in small communities in the Nothern Territory.                      192,500.00       8/17/2010       5/31/2012             N                                    N

PriceWaterHouseCoopers                           Production of factors affecting Australia's Water Markets Report.                              402,564.80        4/5/2010       7/31/2011             N                                    N

                                                 Undertake capacity assessments and report for up to thirteen rural water service
PricewaterhouseCoopers                                                                                                                          279,241.00        5/5/2010       7/31/2011             N                                    N
                                                 providers in relation to national performance reporting requirements.

PriceWaterhouseCoopers                           Review of urban water quality regulation.                                                      178,763.20       8/15/2010        2/2/2011             N                                    N

                                                 Risk management, Fraud control and Investigation services for the National Water
Pricewaterhousecoopers                                                                                                                          130,000.00       4/19/2011       4/17/2014             N                                    N
                                                 Commission.

Richard Davis Canberra Pty Ltd                   Contract fees for Senior Science Adviser.                                                      220,000.00       9/17/2010       9/16/2011             N                                    N

                                                 Consultancy Services in relation to assessing the costs to states for managing and
Sinclair Knight Merz Pty Ltd                     monitoring groundwater infrastructure in line with the National Water Initiatives             1,452,000.00      4/29/2011       1/25/2012             N                                    N
                                                 principles.
                                                 Consultancy Services required to revise and build on existing groundwater modelling
Sinclair Knight Merz Pty Ltd                                                                                                                    385,000.00       6/30/2011       3/16/2012             Y                 Other              N
                                                 guidelines with a national application.
                                                 Delivery of 'Synthesis Consultancy' component of the National Inventory of Water
Sinclair Knight Merz Pty Ltd                                                                                                                    511,883.90      10/12/2010       3/31/2011             N                                    N
                                                 Stressed Catchments and Aquifers.
                                                 To revise and update the framework for assessing the environmental water
Sinclair Knight Merz Pty Ltd                                                                                                                    394,077.20       12/6/2010       8/15/2011             N                                    N
                                                 requirements of groundwater dependent ecosystems management toolbox.

Sinclair Knight Merz Pty Ltd                     Development and delivery of the Atlas of Groundwater Dependent Ecosystems.                    4,630,450.00     10/25/2010       5/31/2012             N                                    N

South Australian Arid Lands Natural Resources
                                                 Allocating water and maintaining springs in the great artesian basin.                         9,062,900.00     12/17/2007       6/30/2012             N                                    N
Management Board
                                                 Promote and evaluate the uptake of science based tools and knowledge in water
State of New South Wales - Department of
                                                 management and develop knowledge adoption guidelines to influence institutional                370,700.00        1/6/2011      12/31/2011             N                                    N
Environment, Climate Change and Water
                                                 adoption.

State of New South Wales - NSW Office of Water   Impact of groundwater pumping on groundwater quality.                                          908,633.00      11/12/2009       9/30/2011             N                                    N

                                                 To coordinate and collate information to inform water charging plan development and
State of New South Wales - NSW Office of Water                                                                                                  253,000.00       1/28/2011      12/31/2011             N                                    N
                                                 review, relevant to aboriginal issues in New South Wales.
                                                 Development of reach scale hydrologic indices and habitat evaluation to improve
State of New South Wales - NSW Office of Water                                                                                                  154,000.00        2/1/2011      12/31/2011             N                                    N
                                                 water allocation planning and evaluation.

State of New South Wales - NSW Office of Water   Rollout of a state-wide spatial approach for capturing river conditions.                       588,500.00        2/1/2011      12/31/2011             N                                    N

State of New South Wales - NSW Office of Water   Supply of data for input into the Atlas of Groundwater Dependant Ecosystem.                    165,000.00       4/29/2011       3/31/2012             N                                    N
                                                                                                                                                                                                         Whether contract
                                                                                                                                                                                                       contains provisions
                                                                                                                                                                                                       requiring the parties                 Whether contract
                                                                                                                                                                                                            to maintain                        contains other
                                                                                                                                                     Amount of                        Anticipated     confidentiality of any                  requirements of
                     Contractor                                                            Subject Matter                                          consideration       Start Date     end date        of its provisions (Y/N)   Reason(s)   confidentiality (Y/N)   Reason(s)
                                                       To improve Aboriginal involvement and representation within water management and
State of New South Wales - NSW Office of Water                                                                                                           338,617.40        5/6/2011       3/31/2012             N                                    N
                                                       planning processes in New South Wales.
                                                       Promote and evaluate the uptake of science based tools and knowledge in water
State of NSW- Department of Environment, Climate
                                                       management and develop knowledge adoption guidelines to influence institutional                   370,700.00      12/15/2010      12/31/2011             N                                    N
Change and Water
                                                       adoption.
                                                       Funding for the coastal groundwater quality and groundwater dependent ecosystems
State of NSW- NSW Office of Water                                                                                                                        990,000.00       8/11/2009       3/31/2012             Y                 Other              N
                                                       project.
State of Queensland- Department of Natural
                                                       Queensland Groundwater modelling for Stressed Aquifers.                                           275,000.00       11/6/2009       8/31/2011             N                                    N
Resources and Water
State of Queensland- Department of Natural
                                                       Wet Tropics Aquifer Assessment.                                                                   135,000.00       11/6/2009       8/31/2011             N                                    N
Resources and Water
State of Queensland- Department of Natural
                                                       Strategic assessment and management of priority/stressed groundwater catchments.                  850,000.00       6/13/2008      12/31/2011             N                                    N
Resources and Water
State of Queensland- Department of Natural             Improve methods for assessing the impact of stock and domestic dams in
                                                                                                                                                         495,000.00       2/18/2011       2/28/2012             N                                    N
Resources and Water                                    Queensland.
State of Queensland- Department of Natural             Assessing the needs of the waterholes and floodplain of the Condamine and Balonne
                                                                                                                                                         429,000.00       2/18/2011       2/28/2012             N                                    N
Resources and Water                                    and border rivers.
State of Queensland- Department of Natural
                                                       The development of a Lower Burdekin Flow and Solute Transport Model.                             1,848,000.00       3/8/2011       3/31/2012             N                                    N
Resources and Water
State of Queensland- Department of Natural             The provision of data and expert knowledge for the purpose of the Atlas of
                                                                                                                                                         324,500.00       3/23/2011       5/30/2012             N                                    N
Resources and Water                                    Groundwater Dependant Ecosystems Phase 2.
                                                       Northern Adelaide Plains/Central Adelaide Plains integrated numerical groundwater
State of South Australia - Department for Water                                                                                                          330,000.00      12/30/2009      10/31/2011             N                                    N
                                                       model project.
                                                       To facilitate changes to South Australian legislation and policy to support improved
State of South Australia - Department for Water                                                                                                          264,000.00      12/22/2010      12/31/2011             N                                    N
                                                       environmental water policy.
                                                       To define the elements of what constitutes cultural water and the links to social,
State of South Australia - Department for Water        cultural and environmental objectives for both indigenous and non-indigenous users                319,000.00      12/22/2010      12/31/2011             N                                    N
                                                       of the River Murray.
                                                       Formation of interjurisdictional water planners group to collectively and collaboratively
State of South Australia - Department for Water        improve water planning and hasten the process of water reform planning in each                    244,750.00      12/22/2010       2/28/2012             N                                    N
                                                       jurisdiction.
                                                       Groundwater interactions between tertiary limestone and tertiary confined sand
State of South Australia - Department for Water                                                                                                          767,100.00      12/30/2009       3/30/2012             N                                    N
                                                       aquifer.
                                                       Supply of data for input into NWC groundwater dependent ecosystems Atlas Phase
State of South Australia - Department for Water                                                                                                          165,000.00        9/1/2010        5/1/2012             N                                    N
                                                       2.
                                                       To facilitate changes to South Australian legislation and policy to support improved
State of South Australia - Department for Water                                                                                                          264,000.00        1/6/2011      12/31/2011             N                                    N
                                                       water policy.
                                                       Formation of interjurisdictional water planners group to collectively and collaboratively
State of South Australia - Department for Water        improve water planning and hasten the process of water reform planning in each                    244,750.00        1/6/2011       2/28/2012             N                                    N
                                                       jurisdiction.
                                                    To define the elements of what constitutes cultural water and the links to social,
State of South Australia - Department for Water     cultural and environmental objectives for both indigenous and non-indigenous users                   319,000.00        1/6/2011      12/31/2011             N                                    N
                                                    of the River Murray.
State of Tasmania- Department of Primary Industries Strategic assessment and management of priority/stressed groundwater catchments
                                                                                                                                                         577,500.00      11/23/2007       9/30/2011             N                                    N
and Water                                           in Tasmania.
State of Tasmania- Department of Primary Industries Groundwater sustainability in the Smithton synclinorium through the better
                                                                                                                                                         550,000.00        4/3/2009      11/30/2011             Y                 Other              N
and Water                                           understanding of the karstic aquifer system project.
State of Tasmania- Department of Primary Industries
                                                    Provision of funding for the Tasmanian groundwater management framework project.                     640,200.00       5/29/2009      11/30/2011             N                                    N
and Water
State of Victoria - Department of Sustainability and
                                                       Lower Ovens River catchment water resource assessment.                                            165,000.00       11/1/2009       7/31/2011             N                                    N
Environment
State of Victoria - Department of Sustainability and   Developing a framework for determining resource condition limits for shallow
                                                                                                                                                         187,000.00      12/22/2010      12/31/2011             N                                    N
Environment                                            groundwater resource management in the Shepparton irrigation region.
State of Victoria - Department of Sustainability and   A new approach to accounting for groundwater dependent ecosystemss and surface
                                                                                                                                                         330,000.00       11/1/2009       3/30/2012             N                                    N
Environment                                            water systems when building management plans.
State of Victoria - Department of Sustainability and
                                                       Groundwater secure allocations and future entitlements.                                          2,420,000.00      11/1/2009       4/30/2012             N                                    N
Environment
                                                       To improve estimates of water use by recording and tracking previously unaccounted
State of Victoria - Department of Sustainability and
                                                       for water uses, consolidating estimating tools and developing a framework for                     715,000.00      12/22/2010      12/16/2012             N                                    N
Environment
                                                       adopting merging technologies.
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Whether contract
                                                                                                                                                                                                   contains provisions
                                                                                                                                                                                                   requiring the parties                 Whether contract
                                                                                                                                                                                                        to maintain                        contains other
                                                                                                                                                 Amount of                        Anticipated     confidentiality of any                  requirements of
                     Contractor                                                              Subject Matter                                    consideration       Start Date     end date        of its provisions (Y/N)   Reason(s)   confidentiality (Y/N)   Reason(s)
                                                       To improve estimates of water use by recording and tracking previously unaccounted
State of Victoria - Department of Sustainability and
                                                       water uses, consolidating tools and developing a framework for adopting emerging              715,000.00        1/6/2011       3/28/2012             N                                    N
Environment
                                                       technologies
State of Victoria - Department of Sustainability and   Developing a framework for determining resource condition limits for shallow
                                                                                                                                                     187,000.00        1/6/2011      12/31/2011             N                                    N
Environment                                            groundwater resource management in the Shepparton irrigation region.
State of Victoria - Department of Sustainability and
                                                       Supply of data for input into the GDE Atlas.                                                  110,000.00       1/28/2011       3/31/2012             N                                    N
Environment
                                                       Groundwater interactions between tertiary limestone and tertiary confined sand
State of Victoria- Department of Primary Industries                                                                                                  359,623.00      12/30/2009       3/30/2012             N                                    N
                                                       aquifer.
State of Western Australia- Department of Water        Fitzroy River ground and surface hydrology.                                                   850,000.00        7/2/2008       9/30/2011             Y                 Other              N
                                                       Feasibility studies - Managed aquifer recharge for the Murray Drainage & Water
State of Western Australia- Department of Water                                                                                                      110,000.00        9/1/2010       3/15/2011             N                                    N
                                                       Management Plan Catchment Area.
                                                       To develop and implement management plans drinking water in remote Aboriginal
State of Western Australia- Department of Water                                                                                                      137,500.00       9/22/2010      12/31/2011             N                                    N
                                                       communities in Western Australia.
State of Western Australia- Department of Water        Optimisation tool to support water planning.                                                  220,000.00      11/24/2010      12/31/2011             N                                    N
                                                       A planning and allocation tool for the irrigation districts of South West of Western
State of Western Australia- Department of Water                                                                                                      660,000.00      10/28/2010       2/28/2012             N                                    N
                                                       Australia.
State of Western Australia- Department of Water        Dependant ecosystem vulnerability in the mid west Western Australia.                         2,486,000.00       7/7/2009      12/30/2012             N                                    N
The Australian Capital Territory of Australia-
Department of Environment, Climate Change, Energy Australian Capital territory aquifer storage and recovery feasibility study.                       440,000.00        8/4/2009      12/31/2011             Y                 Other              N
and Water
The Northern Territory of Australia- Department of
                                                       Tiwi Islands water allocation plan.                                                           299,507.50       2/12/2009      10/31/2011             N                                    N
Natural Resources, Environment, the Arts and Sport

The Northern Territory of Australia- Department of     Northern Territory strategic assessment and management of priority/stressed
                                                                                                                                                     440,000.00      12/24/2007       8/31/2011             N                                    N
Natural Resources, Environment, the Arts and Sport     groundwater catchments.

The Northern Territory of Australia- Department of
                                                       Provision of funding for the Koolpinyah Dolomite aquifer characteristics project.             448,800.00       4/17/2009       8/31/2011             Y                 Other              N
Natural Resources, Environment, the Arts and Sport

The Northern Territory of Australia- Department of
                                                       Assessment of major spring systems in Oolloo Dolostone, Daly River.                          1,122,000.00      11/6/2009      11/30/2011             N                                    N
Natural Resources, Environment, the Arts and Sport

The Northern Territory of Australia- Department of
                                                       Northern Territory groundwater stocktake.                                                     825,000.00       9/11/2009      11/30/2011             N                                    N
Natural Resources, Environment, the Arts and Sport

The Northern Territory of Australia- Department of     Socio-economic and environmental assessments to inform water resource planning
                                                                                                                                                     165,000.00       1/17/2011        8/8/2011             N                                    N
Natural Resources, Environment, the Arts and Sport     in the Darwin region.

The Northern Territory of Australia- Department of     Indigenous Water Resource Management - A Process for consultation engagement
                                                                                                                                                     165,000.00       1/17/2011       2/28/2011             N                                    N
Natural Resources, Environment, the Arts and Sport     for water.

The Teacher Earth Science Education Program            Sponsorship of Teacher Earth Science Education Program - "Wet Rocks" Program.                 275,000.00       2/22/2010      10/31/2011             N                                    N

                                                       Detailed desktop assessment of the likely impacts of development on aquatic
The University of Western Australia                                                                                                                 1,319,450.00      2/18/2011       1/25/2012             Y                 Other              N
                                                       ecological assets in northern Australia.
                                                       The Dookie Farm Project: demonstrating innovations in land water management at
University of Melbourne                                                                                                                             9,460,000.00      6/13/2008       11/1/2011             N                                    N
                                                       farm and catchment scale.
                                                       National water resource assessment using waterbirds: ecosystem health and
University of New South Wales                                                                                                                       1,046,736.00       6/7/2007       8/31/2011             N                                    N
                                                       conservation importance of water dependent ecosystems and rivers project.
                                                       Consultancy Services for the National Water Commission's Assessment and Policy
Vista Advisory                                                                                                                                       330,000.00       3/25/2011       6/30/2012             N                                    N
                                                       Coordination roles.
                                                       Completion and implementation of a strategic plan, business pland that will drive the
WaterAustralia Solutions Limited                       increase in sales of Australian Water sector technology and know-how to overseas              110,000.00        4/1/2010       7/31/2011             N                                    N
                                                       customers.

WaterEd Australia Pty Ltd                              Provision of a graduate course in water planning.                                            1,829,300.00      6/27/2008       6/30/2012             N                                    N




Estimated Cost of Complying with this Order:                                                                                                           8,500.00
                                                                                                                 Whether contract
                                                                                                               contains provisions
                                                                                                               requiring the parties                 Whether contract
                                                                                                                    to maintain                        contains other
                                                                    Amount of                   Anticipated   confidentiality of any                  requirements of
                   Contractor                Subject Matter       consideration    Start Date   end date      of its provisions (Y/N)   Reason(s)   confidentiality (Y/N)   Reason(s)
                                                              Hourly Rate x Time
Basis of method used to estimate the cost:                    Taken

								
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