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Jul 10, 2018

Goyder Institute finalists in the 2018 Smart Water Awards

The Water Industry Alliance held their 2018 Smart Water Awards at the Adelaide Convention Centre on 6 July. The awards recognise and celebrate Alliance members for their leading-edge expertise and innovation. Two Goyder Institute for Water projects were finalists in separate categories... Read More





Aug 23, 2018

New tools developed to help improve water security in the face of climate change

Goyder Institute researchers have developed new tools to help planners and policy-makers assess the impact of climate change on water resource systems and guide adaption planning. The tools address a significant knowledge gap – how to best use climate projections to modify or augment a system’s design to improve its resilience in a changing hydroclimate. Read More





Sep 27, 2018

Halfway point for Coastal Carbon Opportunities project

The Coastal Carbon Opportunities project is among the first to research climate change mitigation in coastal systems. The Goyder Institute for Water Research team, led by Professor Bronwyn Gillanders (University of Adelaide), are investigating the potential of South Australian coastal ecosystems (seagrass, mangrove and saltmarsh) for carbon sequestration and storage. Read More



Oct 30, 2018

2018–19 annual R&D plan outlines future research for the Institute

The Goyder Institute for Water Research has released its Annual Research and Development Plan and Budget for 2018–19. A companion to the Institute’s Strategic Research Plan 2015–2019, the annual R&D plan summarises the achievements of the previous year and sets out the planned research and knowledge management activities for the year ahead. Read More



Nov 22, 2018

Goyder Institute finalist in SA Climate Leaders Awards

The Goyder Institute for Water was a finalist in the Government category of the Premier’s Climate Change Council SA Climate Leader Awards, announced on 31 October 2018. The SA Climate Leader Awards recognise the achievements of individuals and organisations who take action to address climate change in South Australia. Read More





Dec 19, 2018

Blue carbon research is attracting nationwide interest

After 18 months of tidal reconnection, it is getting green inside the salt pond under investigation by the ‘Salt to C’ research team from the Goyder Institute for Water Research. Tidal re-connection is a top priority activity recommended by a national blue carbon working group for establishing a methodology under the Emissions Reduction Fund for blue carbon. Read More



Dec 19, 2018

Science advice from the Goyder Institute provides foundation for a new agreement to restore the Coorong’s health

On Friday December 14th the Minister for Environment and Water, Hon. David Speirs MP, announced a new agreement between the Murray-Darling Basin Ministers to help get the iconic Coorong back on track and restore the health of the South Lagoon.The agreement follows recommendations within the Coorong Summit Summary Report and the Goyder Expert Panel Report which outlined a series of short, medium and long-term actions to restore the South Lagoon. These reports will form the basis for new Healthy Coorong, Healthy Basin Action Plan which is expected to be finalised before mid-2019. Read More