• 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • World Water Day 2016 dignitaries

    Building strategic collaboration with the Government of Myanmar

    Vice President U Nyan Tun (centre front) with dignitaries at World Water Day 2016 celebration. Pictured from this article: Gary Jones, AWP (front far left), Nick Cumpston, Australian Embassy in Myanmar (front 4th from left), and John Dore, DFAT (back 2nd from right) – Photo: MNA The Australian Water Partnership is building a strategic collaboration […]

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  • Bringing Australian water expertise to Brazil

    In of November, a team of leading Australian water management researchers visited Brazil to share their knowledge with industry professionals, academics and government representatives. Water Management workshops were held in the cities of Sao Paulo (18–19 November) and Brasilia (24 November). Australia has deliberately targeted a niche expertise of drought management. Brazil and Australia both […]

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  • 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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  • 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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