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Nov 14, 2016

Reconciliation in the Murray-Darling Basin

South Australia is working towards achieving reconciliation in water resources management through unique research conducted by the Goyder Institute for Water Research and being driven by Indigenous interests. Read More



Nov 1, 2016

Goyder supports student research success

The Goyder Institute for Water Research would like to congratulate Suranga Wadduwage, winner of the Best Poster Award at Flinders University’s School of the Environment 3rd Annual RHD Conference. 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



























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







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









Dec 8, 2020

Second term finishes strong – a year in review from the Director

Well, there’s no doubt that 2020 had some surprises in store for all of us. Aside from the personal challenges of operating in a global pandemic, many of our teams had to put field work on hold, limit regional travel and work from home without access to many of their tools and resources. Despite these significant obstacles, many of the Institute’s projects were finalised as our second term came to a close. Read More



Apr 29, 2021

Project Coorong’s Science Forum resources now available

Several scientists from the Goyder Institute for Water Research participated in the Project Coorong’s World Wetlands Day Science Forum that was held in Goolwa in February. The Science Forum gave members of the local community the opportunity to hear about the research underway in the Coorong. Read More



Apr 29, 2021

From South Lagoon to Siberia: tracking Coorong waterbirds via satellite

In a world first, sharp-tailed sandpipers have been tracked using satellite trackers as they move around the Coorong and neighbouring wetlands before migrating to Siberia to breed. The shorebird tracking program is part of a suite of field research Goyder Institute for Water Research scientists have been undertaking in the Coorong over the summer to help efforts to restore the iconic wetland. Read More



Jun 29, 2021

Coorong scientific research project crosses halfway mark

Five teams of researchers, brought together through the Goyder Institute, have been conducting extensive investigations about the Coorong ecosystem that are critical to efforts to restore this iconic wetland. The research project is due to be completed in June 2022. Read More



Jun 29, 2021

Goyder Institute showcases its Strategic Plan

The Goyder Institute is delighted to publish its Strategic Plan for its third term, running from 2020-2023. The plan highlights the nature of the Institute as a trusted broker for scoping collaborative, interdisciplinary teams for addressing key water-related research needs; and the adoption of knowledge through direct involvement of end users in research development and delivery. Read More





Jun 28, 2021

Translating Ngarrindjeri Yannarumi into water resource risk assessments

The results of the research project ‘Translating Ngarrindjeri Yannarumi into water resource risk assessments’ have recently been publicly released on the Goyder Institute website. The project has resulted in a significant step towards greater inclusion of indigenous knowledge in water resource management in Australia and even internationally. Read More



Jun 29, 2021

Goyder Institute unveils new branding

The start of the new financial year provides opportunity for renewal, and the Goyder Institute is delighted to introduce its new branding. While our overall logo remains unchanged, the Institute is introducing a new ‘Icons’ branding which will feature across all new communications, publications and research outputs for the remainder of the Institute’s third term to 2023. Read More



Aug 30, 2021

In Focus: Research providing knowledge to inform the future management of nutrient levels in the Coorong South Lagoon

Nutrients are known to be a key driver of aquatic ecosystem health. While nutrients are essential for all living organisms, high nutrient levels can lead to problems such as excessive algal growth, or ‘algal blooms’. Ongoing research by the Goyder Institute has identified that this is the case for the Coorong South Lagoon; the knowledge generated through this important research is being used to support decisions for managing nutrient levels and the health of the system. Read More



Aug 30, 2021

Goyder Institute partners in the ONE Basin CRC rebid

The Goyder Institute is partnering in the rebid for the ONE Basin Cooperative Research Centre (CRC), which will address one of Australia’s most complex water challenges. ONE Basin will support resilient communities in the Murray-Darling Basin by, for the first time, creating innovations at the nexus of agriculture, water, energy and environmental systems. Read More