• Call for Proposals – Climate change and disability research in Vietnam

    The Australian Water Partnership (AWP) is seeking research experts in the field of climate change and disability inclusion to support an evidence-based research activity on the impacts of climate change, disaster risks and water insecurity on people with disabilities in partnership with the Hanoi Association of People with Disabilities (DP Hanoi) in Vietnam.  Activity Background […]

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  • PSH scoping in the Kingdom of Happiness

    This is Part 3 of a four-part blog series. AWP Program Lead Rohan Kent writes about his recent scoping mission with ANU on sites for Pumped Storage Hydropower in the Himalayan region. Read Part 1 here and Part 2 here. It’s reported that only a handful of pilots globally are qualified to make a successful […]

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  • Water doesn’t just clean, it purifies

    This is Part 2 of a four-part blog series. AWP Program Lead Rohan Kent writes about his recent scoping mission with ANU on sites for Pumped Storage Hydropower in the Himalayan region. Read Part 1 here. The distances may not seem far on the maps, but these windy mountain roads make it seem like an […]

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  • Sharing Indigenous water expertise

    The word ‘Indigenous’ is used around the world in different ways. In Australia, different terms are used by different people. This includes ‘Indigenous’, ‘Indigenous Peoples’, ‘Traditional Owners’, ‘Traditional Custodians’, ‘Aboriginal’, or ‘First Nations Peoples’. Furthermore, Indigenous language is deeply engrained in cultural jurisdictions, Traditional Knowledge and in connections to Country. AWP respects and supports these […]

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  • High-level Government of Vietnam delegation visits Australia in support of reforms to Vietnam’s Law on Water Resources

    In the fifty-year anniversary of diplomatic relations between Australia and Vietnam, a high-level delegation of Government of Vietnam officials visited Australia in April 2023 to share insights in water law, policy and reform. This provided an important opportunity to continue fostering strong diplomatic and technical relationships between Australia and Vietnam. Vietnam has been continually seeking […]

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  • Exploring Pumped Storage Hydropower in the Himalayas – Part 1

    In the first of a four-part blog series, AWP Program Lead Rohan Kent writes about his recent scoping mission with ANU on sites for Pumped Storage Hydropower in the Himalayan region. As the dusk begins to wrap itself around my hilltop balcony, the deep green of the mountains – dotted with the colourful red, blue […]

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  • Reflections on Ozwater

    The Australian Water Partnership (AWP) actively participated in Ozwater’23, a prominent event in the water industry organised by the Australian Water Association held in May 2023. The event provided a platform for AWP to engage with partners, gain insights into the latest water-related developments in Australia, and network with regional partners involved in the ‘International […]

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  • Strengthening the coordination of flows in the Mekong

    Improving regional and national communication and information sharing in Lao PDR On 2 May 2023, the Lao National Mekong Committee Secretariat (LNMCS) and Alluvium presented the Draft Guidelines for Flow Coordination in Lao PDR at the 4th Mekong River Commission (MRC) Summit hosted in Vientiane, Laos. The MRC Summit is the highest-level political event in the […]

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  • What are the conversations about water we need to be having right now?

    At the recent Partners Workshop in Adelaide, we asked this question to a room of about 100 AWP partners – government representatives, water professionals, academics and members of the international development community. Using an approach known as Open Space Technology, we asked AWP Partners to put forward ideas and to host long-form conversations about the […]

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  • Supporting water agreements in Lao PDR

    Lao PDR is rich in water resources both in terms of quantity and quality. However, water use in the country at the river basin and national scales have increased to support rapid social-economic development, which has impacted availability, quality, and sustainability of the resource. More than a third of GDP and 75% of employment comes […]

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