July 2013 - Australian River Restoration Centre

  • We are trying something new and we want YOU to be a part of it!

    RipRap: Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre

    In May this year, the fabulous Lake Eyre was renamed ‘Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre’, in recognition of the deep historical and spiritual connection the Arabana people have for this amazing part of Australia. Help us celebrate the new name ‘Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre’, by supporting us to produce an edition of the RipRap Magazine focusing on stories […]

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  • Environmental flows in the Murrumbidgee – New videos

    Helping Murray cod in the Murrumbidgee River

    NSW Office of Environment & Heritage has produced some new videos about the 2011 black water events in the Murrumbidgee, and the impacts of extra environmental flows in the River in 2012 to improve habitat for Murray cod and other species and habitats. More videos, Cherax Swamp and Hobblers Lake bounce back, Restoring Tuppal Creek and Cockran,Gwynnes & Jimaringle Creeks

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  • Ngunnhu Dreaming Becomes Reality

    The recent completion of a stone fish ladder in the Barwon River at Brewarrina will complement the existing ancient fish traps known as Baiame’s Ngunnhu to the local Ngemba people. Read full article (PDF).

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  • Call for Papers

    Ozwater’14 – Australia’s leading international water conference & exhibition The Australian Water Association is calling for abstract submissions worldwide to present at its premier international event, Ozwater’14 in Brisbane next year. We’re inviting water professionals and anyone with an interest in water, to submit an extended abstract that presents a challenging and practical perspective on […]

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  • Clearest Lake in the World

    The visibility of distilled water is about 80 metres. Blue Lake, in New Zealand’s South Island, clocks in at 76 metres. Here are the first-ever photos of this newly discovered natural wonder, taken by Klaus Thymann of Project Pressure and supported by New Zealand Department of Conservation and New Zealand Tourism. View Gallery 

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  • Untapped Exchange

    Untapped Exchange: Robert Quinn at TEDxUofM

    Robert Quinn talks at TED about the power of having a strong sense of purpose and how communicating with others about what we are passionate about totally changes the relationships we develop and the work we undertake.

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  • Healthy Waterways Plastic Pollution Revolution

    The Healthy Waterways group, a not for profit organisation based in Brisbane, is working hard to ensure that it’s rivers do not go the way of other rivers, such as the infamous Citarum River in Indonesia, and have started a “Plastic Pollution Revolution”, which aims to create a movement of people who are committed to […]

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  • Cheeky Humour

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