New Job Opportunity: First Nations Engagement Officer

The Goyder Institute for Water Research is hiring! Come join our team at the Coorong, Lower Lakes and Murray Mouth Research Centre in Goolwa, South Australia. We’re seeking a dynamic and passionate First Nations Engagement Officer to drive our First Nations collaborations and partnerships. ***Applications close 11:55pm, Monday 1st July 2024*** For the role description and application […]

60 seconds with Mark Koolmatrie

Mark Koolmatrie, a Ngarrindjeri Elder, has kindly shared his thoughts on the impact of First Nations engagement and how the CLLMM Research Centre can play its part in supporting the community. What does the Coorong, Lower Lakes and Murray Mouth mean to you? It is our life. Our life blood to health and well-being. Our […]

Goyder to host the One Basin CRC hub in Loxton

The Goyder Institute for Water Research is delighted to confirm that it will be the host of the One Basin Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) Research Hub in Loxton, South Australia. The One Basin CRC is a collaboration of 85 partner organisations working on developing policy, technical and financial solutions to support and reduce exposure to […]

2024 CLLMM Science Forum

Date and Time: 15 June 2024 Address: Level 1/92 Barrage Road, Goolwa, South Australia The Coorong, Lower Lakes and Murray Mouth (CLLMM) Research Centre is thrilled to announce its inaugural science forum, scheduled for Saturday, June 15th, 2024. To register visit –Events | CLLMM ( All members of the community are welcome to attend. Puddle […]

60 seconds with Prof Tom Raimondo

We sat down with Professor Tom Raimondo from the University of South Australia (UniSA) to hear his thoughts on data analytics and visualisation, immersive technology and the impact this can have as a teaching tool. What is your main research focus? Developing tools to better understand and interpret data, complex data, rich data, big data. […]

60 seconds with the Goyder Chair, Jody Swirepik

We sat down with the Goyder Institute’s new Independent Chair, Jody Swirepik, to hear more about her experiences from her career and her future focus with the Goyder Institute What first sparked your interest in the environment and water? I think it’s always been akin to a religion for me. Nature is a powerful force […]

Update on the Coorong, Lower Lakes and Murray Mouth (CLLMM) Research Centre

CLLMM Research Centre

Following the successful launch of the Coorong, Lower Lakes and Murray Mouth (CLLMM) Research Centre, the team shifted their focus to the upcoming research, community and education programs. Late February and early March proved to be a busy time as the CLLMM hosted two community events at the centre. Students from the Mount Barker Waldorf […]

Outputs from National Drinking Water Forum in remote First Nations communities Released

The Goyder Institute for Water Research have released a comprehensive report capturing the outcomes of the national ‘Working together for better drinking water in the bush’ forum held in Mparntwe (Alice Springs) on 27-29 June 2023. This collaborative event, delivered in partnership with the Australian Government through the Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment […]

Successful Launch of the Coorong, Lower Lakes and Murray Mouth (CLLMM) Research Centre

The recent opening of our Coorong, Lower Lakes and Murray Mouth (CLLMM) Research Centre on 3 February 2024 was a fantastic success, with 300 people attending throughout an afternoon of engaging science and community chats. The engagements throughout the afternoon were a testament to how important the environment and water is to the local community […]