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Oct 4, 2016

Goyder Institute Research Definition Workshop – Carbon Neutral

The South Australian Government, led by the Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources (DEWNR) and the Low Carbon Economy Unit (LCEU) of the Department of Premier and Cabinet will develop a State Carbon Sequestration Strategy to identify carbon sequestration opportunities that could be pursued to achieve South Australia’s goals of net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 Read More





Sep 21, 2015

Australian Riverprize 2015

The Ngarrindjeri Regional Authority in partnership with the SA Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources (DEWNR) have been successful in being named as one of the three finalists in the 2015 Australian Riverprize. Read More

























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





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







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







Mar 29, 2019

Goyder projects in the news

The Goyder Institute for Water Research'ss G-FLOWS project was featured in the Sunday Mail on 23 March 2019, spreading the word that the team found ancient water in the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Lands. Early indications are that it could not only sustain the community's ongoing water needs but have significant economic development potential for the region if developed sustainably. Read More



Mar 29, 2019

Spencer Gulf's coastal communities to benefit from new Gulfview software

Spencer Gulf is critical to South Australia's prosperity. It produces almost half of South Australia's seafood and is a major gateway to the State's energy, mining and agricultural resources. The gulf supports a wide range of recreational activities and an expanding ecotourism sector. Its marine ecosystems and species have global conservation significance. Read More







May 31, 2019

Carbon offsets research to support the State Carbon Sequestration Strategy

The Goyder Institute for Water Research initiated the Carbon Offsets Research to Support the State Carbon Sequestration Strategy project to assess South Australia's potential to offset emissions through land-use change and increase participation in the national Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF). The ERF has recently transitioned to the Climate Solutions Fund (CSF). Read More