• Australian Water Partnership launched at Riversymposium

    The Australian Water Partnership was launched today by the Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Mr Peter N Varghese AO, during the opening plenary of the 18th International Riversymposium: “Today it gives me great pleasure to officially launch the Australian Water Partnership – an investment of $20 million over four years through which […]

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  • DFAT Secretary to launch Australian Water Partnership

    Funded by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), the Australian Water Partnership (AWP) is a new, innovative and strategic approach to dealing with water scarcity in the Indo-Pacific region—where population growth, food demand, industrialisation, urbanisation and climate change have significantly affected water scarcity and quality in recent years. Peter Varghese AO, DFAT Secretary, will […]

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  • Call for Expressions of Interest to participate in the AWP now open

    The call is now open for Australian organisations and businesses to participate in the Australian Water Partnership. All Australian public and private organisations have the opportunity to participate in the AWP. See the Partners area for application guidelines and submission.

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  • AWP Committee Members Announced

    We are pleased to announce the establishment of the Australian Water Partnership Committee, and welcome the inaugural members: Kaye Schofield (Chair) Bill Costello Leith Boully Joanne Chong John Ringham Malcolm Shepherd Robert Skinner Geoffrey Spencer Jody Swirepik The Committee was selected through a nomination process, finalised in the first week of August 2015. The first […]

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  • Industry briefings

    eWater held a series of state based information sessions during the month of July in order to provide more detail to industry stakeholders on the function and form of the AWP. The briefings were conducted by A/Prof Gary Jones, CEO of the AWP and Executive Director of eWater. Industry were invited to attend sessions in […]

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  • Nomination for the Australian Water Partnership Committee

    1. The call Call opened 22 June and closed 13 July 2015. AWP strategy and operations have been guided by a formally-constituted committee of the eWater company board, known as the AWP Committee. The Committee consists of nine members: one Director of EWL (who is also the Chair); one nominee of the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and […]

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