November 2011 - Australian River Restoration Centre

  • Water: Science and Solutions for Australia

    Water: Science and Solutions for Australia provides the latest information about the status of Australia’s water resources and their future prospects, the many values we hold for water, and the potential for using water more effectively to meet the growing demands of cities, farmers, industries, and the environment.  The book has been edited by Dr Ian […]

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  • Free Flow blog for online conversations with the MDBA

    Congratulations to the MDBA for launching their new blog ‘Free Flow’.  It is hoped that the blog will be a place for open online conversations with the MDBA where anyone can ask questions and discuss the draft Basin Plan. When launching the blog the MDBA went on the record as saying: “We want to get […]

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  • Framework for assessing potential local and cumulative effects of mining on groundwater resources

    The National Water Commission have released a new Waterlines Report No 59 – October 2011 that considers the cumulative impacts of mining operations within National Water Initiative compliant land use planning processes.  The report includes a framework and a set of supporting tools for use by jurisdictions and mining companies to allow them to perform […]

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  • Habitat makes Fish Happen!

    Habitat makes fish happen during Native Fish Awareness Week Habitat makes fish happen! is the theme for this year’s Native Fish week running from the 5-12 of November 2011 across the Murray- Darling Basin. Focusing on recreational fishing; the week aims to raise awareness of the importance of habitat in rehabilitating the Murray-Darling basin’s rivers […]

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  • Congratulations to Peter Cullen Trust 2011 Fellows

    On Friday the 4th of November I had the great pleasure of attending the graduation  ceremony for this year’s Peter Cullen Trust Fellows.  It was a very enjoyable evening, with the Fellows providing a lively, entertaining and thought-provoking presentation about the issues surrounding the development of Australia’s coal seam gas industry.  I was delighted to […]

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  • From Bystanding to Action – Canberra Workshop 29-30 November

    A reminder to you that the Canberra workshop from ‘bystanding to action’ is in a few weeks time.  We would love to see you!  The workshops focus on developing a ‘partnership mindset’ that enables you to take a greater interest in the organizations and social systems that impact on your life, and help you work […]

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