The Australian Water Recycling Centre of Excellence is a national research organisation aiming to enhance the efficiency, expansion and acceptance of water recycling in Australia through industry, government and research partnerships. Through its investment in a portfolio of industry-relevant research projects, the Centre has developed practical solutions to secure Australia?s future water supply. At the same time, it contributes to developing community understanding about this resource. Significantly, the Centre is also working with key stakeholders to maximise benefits of urban water research nationally and ensure a sustainable research and development program long term. The Centre is an Australia-wide, independent research organisation established in 2009 by Commonwealth funding, and the support of the Queensland Government. The Centre manages a $42 million research program, co-ordinating more than 40 projects with the support of over 110 partners from the research, government, utility, private enterprise sectors. To enhance management and use of water recycling through industry and research partnerships, build capacity and capability within the recycled water industry, and promote water recycling as a socially, environmentally and economically sustainable option for future water security. The Centre is administered by Australian Water Recycling Centre of Excellence Ltd, a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee. The company is governed by a Board of Directors, managed by the CEO and its research investment strategy is guided by a Research Advisory Committee which comprises delegates from distinguished water industry entities that represent a collaboration of commercial and research interests.