Roundtable discussion on engagement in China

The AWP held a workshop on Tuesday 13 December in Canberra to discuss partner’s engagement with China and to try to identify the nature of future partnering opportunities that might be supported by the AWP. A background paper providing a situation analysis for water management in China, and outlining historical engagement by Australia with China […]

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 […]

Dutch royalty meet Brisbane water leaders during official State visit

Brisbane, 4 November 2016: King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of The Netherlands are told about the measures taken to combat flooding (Photo by Robin Utrecht). King Willem­-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands met with water sector leaders during their official State Visit to Australia on October 31 to November 4. Coinciding with The Water […]

Department of Agriculture and Water Resources showcases policy at water congress

Australia’s world leading Water Efficiency Labelling and Standards (WELS) scheme, water infrastructure and water quality management policy were in the spotlight at the World Water Congress & Exhibition 2016 in Brisbane last month. As joint-principal sponsor, the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources had the opportunity to showcase their effective water policy and management on […]

Flood Risk Governance: Call for case studies

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has developed a checklist for decision-makers and stakeholders to assess the performance of flood risk governance arrangements at different levels, in light of the 12 OECD Principles on Water Governance adopted in June 2015. The OECD are extending a wide call for case studies to collect practical experience and draw policy lessons from a […]

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 […]

India National Hydrology Project: First call for submissions

The Australian Water Partnership (AWP) has issued its first invitation for partner submissions to participate in the first three activities under the India National Hydrology Project (NHP) Phase III: River Basin Planning and Management – Policy and Institutional Framework Assessment National Water Information System Assessment NHP Program Facilitator The AWP will provide technical support to […]

Nomination for the AWP Expert Review Panel

An AWP Expert Review Panel (ERP) is being established to ensure effective adoption of operational objectives and application of the Commonwealth’s ‘value for money’ procurement principles in the selection of partner teams. The ERP will consist of seven members with high-level skills and experiences in water management, and collectively covering the following water sector domains: […]

India National Hydrology Project proposal approved

A proposal from the World Bank for the Australian Water Partnership to provide technical support to the India National Hydrology Project (NHP) has been approved. The World Bank has assisted the Government of India and several state governments with water sector institutional and technical capacity-building over the last 20 years. To date, this work has […]

Partnership call re-opened

We are now welcoming further expressions of interest to participate in the Australian Water Partnership. Australian public and private organisations with water industry capabilities that missed Round 1 are encouraged to apply – including government departments and authorities, consultants (including sole traders), water service and technology providers, universities and research institutes, industry associations and NGOs. […]

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