Scientific societies which focus on rivers and freshwater ecology more generally
International Society for River Science: “The society exists to foster and develop scholarship in all disciplines contributing to knowledge and wise stewardship of rivers and streams as vital natural and managed ecosystems”.
Australian Society for Limnology: ASL is a scientific society whose focus is the study and management of inland waters.
Society for Freshwater Science: an international organisation for the study of all things freshwater
International Society of Limnology: “The International Society of Limnology(formerly International Association of Theoretical and Applied Limnology; Societas Internationalis Limnologiae, SIL) promotes and communicates new and emerging knowledge among limnologists to advance the understanding of inland aquatic ecosystems and their management”.
Scientific Societies that include freshwater fish ecology
Australia conservation groups involved with rivers
River management: Australia
Murray-Darling Basin: Murray-Darling Basin Authority – for all things related to the management and conservation of the Murray-Darling Basin. The MDBA’s latest attempt at a revised Murray-Darling Draft Plan was released to much criticism and controversy. There is copious information available about the Basin Plan roll out. And here is a link to the many and various scientific and management reports of the MDBA.
Victoria: Water-related information at the Department of Sustainability and Environment, Victoria
New South Wales: A good site for information on water and river systems in NSW at the Department of Primary Industries
South Australia: SA Water
Australian Capital Territory: Environment and Sustainable Development
Northern Territory: Natural Resources, Environment, The Arts and Sport
Catchment Management Authorities