4618.0 - Water Use on Australian Farms, 2004-05  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 25/07/2006   
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Information on irrigation practices on Australian farms was first collected in the Water Survey Agriculture 2002-03 and since then has been part of the annual Agricultural Survey. Included in this issue are data on the type and area of crops irrigated, volume of water applied, sources of irrigation water and irrigation methods. Data are available for each state and statistical division. Comparative estimates are included for some aggregates for 2002-03 and 2003-04.