• Delegation to Andhra Pradesh, India

    An AWP delegation recently visited Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh at the request of the Andhra Pradesh government via the Australian Consulate General in Chennai. The delegation comprised Sophie Smith and Svetha Venkatram from the Australian Consulate General in Chennai, South India, Ralph Ogden (AWP), Colin Chartres (AWP and Crawford Fund),  Michael Spencer (Water Stewardship Australia), Simon Tilleard (Alluvium), Nick Schofield (University of […]

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  • Update: National Hydrology Project – Phase III (India)

    Progress continues on the collaboration between the AWP and the Government of India, under India’s National Hydrology Project (Phase III). The NHP Phase III aims to strengthen the institutions and quality of water information required for integrated water resources management in India. The project involves all Indian states and union territories, and several central agencies, […]

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  • Pacific Water & Wastewater Association Conference & collaboration

    Tonga, 11 August 2016: Prof Gary Jones with Tongan PM Samuela ʻAkilisi Pōhiva and Australian High Commissioner Andrew Ford (far left). The AWP has embarked on a multifaceted activity with Pacific Water & Wastewater Association (PWWA) and its member utilities. The PWWA is a regional association of organisations in the water and wastewater sector whose […]

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  • Australian Water Partnership established as the Sino Australian Water Hub

    On 7th June 2016, the AWP and China’s Foreign Economic Cooperation Office (FECO) of the Chinese Ministry of Environmental Protection signed a landmark MOU in Beijing during the 2016 Global Clean Tech & Green Finance Summit. The MOU is a breakthrough as it marks AWP’s first MOU in China.  Under the MOU, a Sino-Australian Water […]

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  • AWP at Stockholm World Water Week

    The AWP kicked off two significant, related initiatives in Stockholm at the World Water Week in August: The first in a series of coordinated efforts to place the management of water scarcity and drought on the international agenda – and to highlight Australia’s expertise in this area – was in a workshop co-sponsored with the US […]

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  • Malcolm Turnbull at the High-level Panel on Water

    Australian Prime Minister, The Hon Malcolm Turnbull MP, attended the first full meeting for the UN/World Bank High-level Panel on Water (HLPW) yesterday in New York. Among other important issues, the PM referenced the AWP Australian Water Reform Journey, authored by Jane Doolan of the University of Canberra. “We have made very great strides in water […]

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  • Launch of the Australian Water Reform Narrative

    Photo: Prof Jane Doolan and Prof Gary Jones launching the Australian Water Reform Narrative. We are pleased to announce the international launch of the Australian Water Reform Narrative series, at the 2016  Stockholm World Water Week event, on 1 September. The first two narrative papers released were the Australian Water Reform Journey — which describes for […]

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  • IWA and AWP invite leaders to summit on water scarcity and drought

    Press Release – 12 May 2016  322kb The International Water Association (IWA) and the Australian Water Partnership will convene government and business leaders, NGOs, scientists and international organisations to a global summit on water scarcity and drought. The summit will take place on October 10 in Brisbane, (Queensland, Australia) in connection with the World Water Congress […]

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  • AWP Expert Review Panel Announced

    The AWP is pleased to announce today the membership of the inaugural AWP Expert Review Panel (ERP). A large number of partner nominations were received from highly experienced water professionals from all parts of the Australian water industry. In the screening and assessment process AWP CEO, Prof Gary Jones, worked with the ERP Chair, Dr Colin […]

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