Explore the different ways that people imagine and use water in Australia, and learn how stories connect us to places, at the National Museum of Australia.
An engineering feat to harness rivers for power and crops
A map of waterholes and springs
Hear the protests of Murray-Darling irrigation communities
Water in Australia is part of the National Museum's People and the Environment program. Discover more stories about people's relationships with Australia's natural and built environments on our People and the Environment website.