January 2013 - Australian River Restoration Centre

  • 5th European River Restoration Conference 2013

    Call for Submissions: 15th April 2013 deadline  Key challenge: Mainstreaming River Restoration in Water Policies and Practices         The 5th European River Restoration Conference will reflect on the current policy implementation environment. This event will highlight what leading river restoration thinkers and practitioners have to offer to bring new thinking into achieving goals […]

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  • Maree Abood – Yellow Award Recipient

    On Monday 17 December, Maree Abood, Director Urban Water, Department of Primary Industries Office of Water, was presented with a Yellow Award from the Australian River Restoration Centre for her ‘steady, positive and compassionate leadership that motivates and inspires her teams and peers’. Bruce Boyes, who worked closely with Maree as Program Manager for the Hawkesbury-Nepean River […]

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  • 19th Society for Human Ecology Conference

    In February 5th-8th the Society for Human Ecology (SHE) will be holding its 19th annual conference in Canberra. Human ecology has an interdisciplinary focus, bringing together biophysical and social sciences to address the complex problems faced by society. SHE is largely based in the US, however its international membership is growing. This is the first […]

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  • ‘Something about Mary’ – inspiring community connections to the Mary River in South East Queensland

    The Mary River in South East Queensland is perhaps most famous in recent years for being the site of a drawn out community driven campaign to stop the Traveston Crossing dam, which the Queensland Labor Government wanted to build. Ultimately this dam was stopped in 2009 by then Federal Environment Minister Peter Garrett due to […]

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