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Oct 8, 2012

National Urban Water R&D Needs and Capability Forum

An historic national roundtable forum held in Canberra on Wednesday 26 September 2012 discussed future urban water research and development (R&D) needs and ways to improve Australia’s processes for planning and delivering urban water R&D. 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



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

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









Jun 24, 2019

Goyder Institute for Water Research awarded Minister's Award for Excellence

The Goyder Institute for Water Research has won the Minister for Environment and Water's Award for Excellence and the Innovation in Large Organisations Award at the Water Industry Alliance's 2019 Smart Water Awards. In their 16th year, the awards recognised and celebrated Alliance members for their leading-edge expertise and innovation at a ceremony on 7 June. Read More



Jul 31, 2019

Women in Water -- visibility matters

The Goyder Institute for Water Research recently partnered with the Water Industry Alliance and the International Centre of Excellence in Water Resource Management, the National Centre for Groundwater Research and Training, Water Research Australia and the Department for Environment and Water in the Women in Water breakfast series, with the July breakfast focusing on "Celebrating women in leadership in the move toward gender equality". Read More





Sep 30, 2019

Goyder Institute joins Smart Water Mission to New Zealand

Earlier this month, Goyder Institute for Water Research Director Dr Kane Aldridge joined the Smart Water Mission to New Zealand with SA Water, ICEWaRM and the Department for Environment and Water to promote South Australia’s water capabilities and establish pathways for the State’s water industry into this market. Read More



Sep 30, 2019

Women changing the future of water

The 5th Water Industry Alliance Women in Water Breakfast, held earlier this month, brought together three prominent professionals in different areas of the water sector to share their career experiences with other women and men in the field. Read More







Feb 27, 2020

ONE Basin CRC bid gains momentum

The Murray-Darling Basin is one of Australia’s most crucial, varied and productive natural resources, producing over one-third of our national food supply. Across the basin, farm businesses, the broader agri-sector and rural communities are facing significant challenges, with a changing climate and water availability combined with global influences, agricultural markets and industry adjustments. 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



Feb 25, 2021

Institute welcomes new Research Program Manager

The Goyder Institute for Water Research is delighted to welcome Dr Alec Rolston to the team as Research Program Manager. Dr Rolston will be overseeing the Goyder Institute’s research projects of the Healthy Coorong, Healthy Basin program. Read More