Institute scientists head to River Murray to study environmental impacts of flood

The Goyder Institute and Department for Environment and Water have launched a series of research projects to determine how South Australian River Murray environments are responding to the 2022-2023 high flow event. The projects will fill knowledge gaps to inform the future management of riverine, floodplain and wetland habitats. “The flood has created some difficult […]

New research report reveals pathway to keeping Adelaide’s liveable city status

Adelaide could soon become a much harsher place to live as extreme temperature events become more common, alongside more frequent and intense floods and droughts. Increasing urbanisation is also reducing the amount of vegetation in the landscape and decreasing water retention.  Water management is at the heart of these issues in Adelaide. We need water […]

Goyder Institute’s Healthy Coorong, Healthy Basin Research Project wins R&D Excellence Award

Following on from the Goyder Institute’s state and national awards last year, the Institute and its partners recently received the Australian Water Association’s (AWA) South Australia Branch Award for R&D Excellence for 2022 for the Institute’s Healthy Coorong, Healthy Basin (HCHB) Scientific Trials and Investigations research project. The HCHB research project ran from July 2020 – […]

New research project in the South-East kicks off with aerial survey of groundwater

The new research project Adaptation of the South-Eastern drainage system under a changing climate has kicked off its fieldwork program with an airborne electromagnetic (AEM) survey along the coastline south of Mount Gambier. The project began last month and will help the Limestone Coast Landscape Board determine whether there are opportunities to manage water from the extensive drainage network […]

Australian Government announces new Research Hub of the Goyder Institute to support the Coorong, Lower Lakes and Murray Mouth region

The Goyder Institute for Water Research will deliver a new water Research Hub in the nationally and internationally important Coorong, Lower Lakes and Murray Mouth region of South Australia. The provision of $8 million of Commonwealth funding was jointly announced in Goolwa by the Minister for the Environment and Water, Hon Tanya Plibersek MP, and South Australian […]

Australian Government announces new Research Hub of the Goyder Institute to support the Coorong, Lower Lakes and Murray Mouth region

The Goyder Institute for Water Research will deliver a new water Research Hub in the nationally and internationally important Coorong, Lower Lakes and Murray Mouth region of South Australia. The provision of $8 million of Commonwealth funding was jointly announced in Goolwa by the Minister for the Environment and Water, Hon Tanya Plibersek MP, and South Australian […]

Limestone Coast Landscape Board partners with the Goyder Institute to investigate adaptation of the South-East drainage network

The Goyder Institute for Water Research is pleased to announce that it is partnering with the Limestone Coast Landscape Board for a new 2.5 year research project to help build resilience of agriculture and groundwater dependant ecosystems in the Limestone Coast region of South Australia. The Limestone Coast (LC) region contains a diverse and productive agricultural sector […]

New videos showcase research to inform the management of the Coorong

Following the conclusion of the Goyder Institute’s major research program to provide high-quality, independent research to inform the future management of the Coorong in June 2022, six short videos have been produced to showcase the research. The $77 million Healthy Coorong, Healthy Basin (HCHB) Program is an initiative of the Australian and South Australian governments that aims […]