Irrawaddy Dolphins

Irrawaddy Dolphins   Let us set free The dolphins of the sea The rivers, arteries of life Rip open cages, dams, locks and weirs And efface all evidence of our constricted thinking Our boxes built from functional fear and logic Cemented with our desire for security and comfort   Let …

Final Projects Webinar

After 6 months of dedicated and sleepless nights, we finally pressed that button “Submit” on the TurnItin Site and clicked ‘send’ to the IWC assessment email address! It has been more than three months but those feelings of achievement and relief are still fresh in the minds of many of …

Final project experience: “The Integration of Traditional Iwi Maaori and Western Science (Freshwater) Knowledge in the Co-management of the Lower Waikato River Catchment”

How did you come across the project / opportunity? I came across my project through the IWC network while talking to Doctor Dana Kelly about my interest in invisible groups (such as Indigenous People) and how a multi-stakeholder approach could facilitate and improve any water resource. My passion for this …

ACT Chapter Activities

The ACT Chapter of IWCAN is active in the professional water sector, in two different areas: Local engagement in water planning activities: Last year, the ACT Chapter made a submission in response to the ACT Draft Water Management Strategy, and also attended the formal launch of this strategy by AWA. …

New Development Policy for Australia

In June this year the Australian Government launched a new development policy titled “Australian aid: promoting prosperity, reducing poverty, enhancing stability”. This document provides further substance to the shift in Australia’s approach to foreign aid foreshadowed by the integration of AusAID into the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in …

Public-Private Partnership for Urban Water Management (Australia)

As Integrated Water Management specialists, we are continually searching for better ways to manage, deliver and treat water and wastewater. How do we drive innovation for urban water management in developed countries in ways that provide environmental protection, resilience, adaptability, cost-effectiveness, efficiencies and involve all stakeholders? Innovation in Australia’s Water …