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A Climate Map of Australia based on the Australian Bureau of Meterology
A Climate Map of Australia based on the Australian Bureau of Meterology

Source: Australian Bureau of Meterology

Annual Rainfall in Australia
Annual Rainfall in Australia

Source: Australia Bureau of Meterology

Chart showing the extensive regulation of River Murray
Chart showing the extensive regulation of River Murray

Source: Author-Nicholas Breyfogle

Chart showing the Storage Capacities of Australian Dams over the past decade
Chart showing the Storage Capacities of Australian Dams over the past decade

Source: Australia Bureau of Statistics

Chart showing Water Usage per State in Australia
Chart showing Water Usage per State in Australia

Source: Australia Bureau of Statistics

Graph Showing the Weather in Cairns, Queensland, with Blue bars showing Rainfall, Green zones showing Humidity, and Red zones showing Temperature
Graph Showing the Weather in Cairns, Queensland, with Blue bars showing Rainfall, Green zones showing Humidity, and Red zones showing Temperature

Source: Australian Bureau of Meterology

Map of Australia Showing the Three Year Difference in Rainfall Totals, 2004-2007
Map of Australia Showing the Three Year Difference in Rainfall Totals, 2004-2007

Source: Australia Bureau of Statistics

Map of Irrigation networks in one part of the River Murray Area
Map of Irrigation networks in one part of the River Murray Area

Source: Author-Nicholas Breyfogle

Map of the Murray-Darling Basin
Map of the Murray-Darling Basin

Source: Creative Commons

Map of Wildfires in Victoria on February 7, 2009; "Black Saturday"
Map of Wildfires in Victoria on February 7, 2009; "Black Saturday"

Source: Public Domain

Map showing Drought Conditions in Australia in the past Decade
Map showing Drought Conditions in Australia in the past Decade

Source: Australia Bureau of Statistics

Map showing the Amount of Rainfall in Australia in early March 2010
Map showing the Amount of Rainfall in Australia in early March 2010

Source: Australia Bureau of Statistics

Map Showing the Average Rainfall in Australia, 1996-2005
Map Showing the Average Rainfall in Australia, 1996-2005

Source: Australia Bureau of Statistics

Map showing the Location of Dams in Australia
Map showing the Location of Dams in Australia

Source: Australia Bureau of Statistics

Map showing the percentage of Irrigated Land in Australia in 2004
Map showing the percentage of Irrigated Land in Australia in 2004

Source: Australia Bureau of Statistics

Maps showing Dam and Water Capacity in Australia in the 2000s
Maps showing Dam and Water Capacity in Australia in the 2000s

Source: Australia Bureau of Statistics

Rainfall in 2006, Compared to Historic Rainfall Amounts
Rainfall in 2006, Compared to Historic Rainfall Amounts

Source: Australian Bureau of Meterology

Sideview of the Great Artesian Basin Watertable
Sideview of the Great Artesian Basin Watertable

Source: Queensland Government

The Great Artesian Basin
The Great Artesian Basin

Source: Queensland Government

The Southern Oscillation Index, Differential from Average Atmospheric Pressure in the Oceans surrounding Australia during periods of El Nino and La Nina Weather Patterns
The Southern Oscillation Index, Differential from Average Atmospheric Pressure in the Oceans surrounding Australia during periods of El Nino and La Nina Weather Patterns

Source: Australian Bureau of Meterology

Water Usage in Australia between 2000-2001 and 2004-2005 per 1000 gigaliters, noting the predominance of agricultural use
Water Usage in Australia between 2000-2001 and 2004-2005 per 1000 gigaliters, noting the predominance of agricultural use

Source: Australia Bureau of Statistics