• AWP and IWMI to collaborate on water management across the Asia-Pacific

    On 26 April, the Australian Water Partnership (AWP), the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen cooperation within the Asia-Pacific region. The MoU was jointly signed in Canberra by Kaye Schofield AO, AWP Chair; Michael Wilson, Acting First Assistant Secretary […]

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  • ADB Irrigation Subsector Guidance Note published

    Last year, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) requested Australian support to develop an ADB Irrigation Subsector Guidance Note as a part of growing cooperation between ADB and AWP. The note was recently published by the ADB on their website. ADB estimates that global investments required in water infrastructure over the period 2013-30 are up to […]

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  • Irrigation Roundtable guides AWP future investment

    On 20 June, an Irrigation Roundtable was held in Canberra to harness the expertise of Australian Partners in the Australian Water Partnership and other irrigation experts to guide AWP’s future investment in the theme of irrigation. ‘Modern Irrigation Systems’ is one of four water-use domains that serve as a focus for AWP investment, and AWP […]

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  • Channeling Change – Driving Diversity Inclusion and Equality in the Water Sector

    The Australian Water Partnership is proud to partner with the Australian Water Association in the new program Channeling Change – Driving Diversity Inclusion and Equality in the Water Sector. The program was officially launched at Ozwater’17 in Sydney by Association President-Elect Francois Gouws, and members of the water industry shared their stories of struggle, but also […]

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  • Dr Nicholas Schofield to lead the Australian Water Partnership

    Dr Nicholas Schofield has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Water Partnership. Nick is the Professor and inaugural Director of the University of NSW Global Water Institute.  He will take over from Dr Gary Jones who was the inaugural CEO of the Australian Water Partnership and who played a vital role […]

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  • River Torrens / Karrawirra Parri, South Australia

    South Australia’s water industry recognised

    Australian Water Partnership CEO Professor Gary Jones told Water Industry Alliance (WIA) members in Adelaide that the Alliance was recognised for having played a major role in developing the industry over many years and was at the forefront of breaking into international markets. “South Australia’s water industry is recognised as a global leader in areas […]

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  • Dr Gary Jones, eWater, Canberra

    Dr Gary Jones to leave eWater and the Australian Water Partnership

    Dr Gary Jones at the eWater office in Canberra where he served as CEO from 1995, and CEO of the AWP since its establishment in May 2015. Dr Gary Jones, CEO of the Australian Water Partnership (AWP) announced his intent to leave the organisation at the end of February 2017, after 18 months in the […]

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  • Nairobi Delegation to Melbourne

    A delegation from the Water and Sanitation Committee of Nairobi County, Kenya, and Nairobi City Water & Sewerage Company visited Australia in September to meet with a range of stakeholders involved in Melbourne’s water and sanitation management, including storm water harvesting. The visit was to support the development of water and sanitation policy for the […]

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