• Delegates at the AWP Partners Workshop, Customs House, Brisbane, 6-7 Feb 2019

    Australian Water Partnership gathers for its 3rd annual workshop focused on making a difference in the Indo-Pacific

    The Australian Water partnership held its 3rd annual Partners Workshop in Brisbane on 6-7 February 2019, themed ‘How can the Australian water sector make a difference in the Indo-Pacific region?’ with a focus on understanding, networking, collaboration, knowledge, and opportunities. Attending were 126 people from 78 AWP Partner organisations (almost half of AWP Partners) based […]

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  • Australia and Myanmar renew MoU for cooperation on Integrated Water Resources Management

    Australia and Myanmar have signed a renewed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for cooperation on Integrated Water Resources Management. The MoU was signed by Australia’s Ambassador to Myanmar, Mr Jeremy Kruse, and Secretary for Myanmar’s National Water Resources Committee, Director-General U Htun Lwin Oo. The signing occurred during the Greater Mekong Forum on Water, Food and […]

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  • The AWP and eWater team bid farewell to Kaye Schofield and welcome Bob McMullan as AWPAC Chair

    Kaye Schofield AO departs from the Australian Water Partnership and eWater Ltd

    Kaye Schofield AO did not seek re-election as Director of the eWater Ltd (EWL) Board at the 2018 Annual General Meeting (AGM), and is also stepping down from her role as Chair of the Australian Water Partnership Advisory Committee (AWPAC). Kaye was officially farewelled on 21 November, with AWP presenting her with a certificate of […]

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  • Australian Water Partnership awarded $24M DFAT funding for Phase 2

    The Australian Water Partnership (AWP) has been awarded funding for an additional four years resulting in the signing of the Phase 2 grant agreement between the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) and eWater Ltd (for the AWP) on 25 October 2018. The DFAT grant provides $24M of funds which will be rolled out […]

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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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