Lake Eyre Basin River Health Assessment
The map below highlights the areas where sampling has occurred for this program.
Click on the map to view information about the drainage basins in this area.
The Lake Eyre Basin River Health Assessment is an inter-governmental monitoring program. The Department of Environment and Resource Management conducts monitoring in the Queensland component of the Lake Eyre Basin.
Program start date
Program end date
Review of program 10 years from commencement
Objectives of the program
To gain an understanding of the Lake Eyre Basin condition in order to:
Who is involved?
South Australian Government, Northern Territory Government and the Commonwealth Government
List of indicators monitored
Waterbirds (not included at present)
Vegetation (not included at present)
Vegetation (nationally important wetlands) – (not included at present)
Physical habitats – (not included at present)
Water Quality – (spot readings only)
Hydrology – (data from gauging stations and data loggers)
Scale of program
Brief description of sampling locations
Frequency of monitoring
Annual base monitoring, mid-term assessment in fifth year and full assessment in tenth year
Where is the program reported?
Last updated: 22 March 2013
This page should be cited as:
Department of Environment and Science, Queensland (2013) Lake Eyre Basin River Health Assessment, WetlandInfo website, accessed 27 October 2023. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/assessment/monitoring/current-and-future-monitoring/lake-eyre-basin-river-health.html