Combining knowledge in innovative ways to engage diverse audiences
Increasing awareness and community involvement in river restoration
Celebrating achievements, promoting positive stories and engendering hope
“People don’t care if they don’t know.” 😔
Websites and social media we manage:
“Siwan and her team delivers communication about rivers and wetlands with real purpose, clarity and passion. They have brought our stories to life on our new website and shone a light on the community champions of the Murray Darling Basin. Thanks Siwan and Pat!”
— Dr Deborah Nias – CEO, Murray Darling Wetlands Working Group
"I just wanted to say ‘thanks’ again to the ARRC team for doing the fabulous video and blog about the three ibis species. You are all so nice to work with and make things easy and accessible with flair and impact. I hope we do lots more together in the future."
— Dr. Heather McGinness – Senior Research Scientist, CSIRO Land and Water
“RipRap offers a bright, easy-to-read update on the science of various riverine topics- great for scientists, great for managers!”
— John Koehn, (Arthur Rylah Institute, Victoria)
"RipRap is a great read with lots of positive stories of environmental improvement."
— David Freudenberger
Meet the team.
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Inspiring, skilled and effective. Siwan is a familiar face in the Australian river restoration community, with her work in communications, public speaking, leadership and on-ground riparian rehabilitation well-known and respected. She enjoys facilitating and empowering others to value themselves and their knowledge so that rivers and waterways can be managed confidently, in partnership with nature.
Digital Marketing Manager
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Enthusiastic, progressive and motivated. Pat is the digital wizard behind the ARRC, ensuring the science and the stories we share reaches the right audience through technology. He enjoys getting to develop the digital ‘why’, ‘what’ and ‘how’ for every project, offering value to anyone working in natural resource management who wants to share knowledge and empower others.
Sophie Van Dijk
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Since 2016, Sophie has been working with the Australian River Restoration Centre team to share the work that we do online. When Sophie isn’t working with us, she is busy studying composition at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
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