The South Australian Government and Goyder Institute partner to establish a Water Ambassador

The South Australian Department for Environment and Water and the Goyder Institute have partnered to appoint Hon Karlene Maywald as the South Australian Water Ambassador for 2022-2023. This will be an important role for the South Australian water sector, focussed on enhancing collaboration between water businesses, governments, the state’s three universities and CSIRO to grow […]

One Basin CRC advances towards establishment with key roles formed

Following the tremendous news regarding the success of the One Basin CRC bid in May 2022, the One Basin CRC Leadership Team and Partners have been busy progressing towards the formal establishment of the CRC entity, its governance and partner agreements, along with planning for the research, training and education programs. The One Basin CRC is a focused […]

One Basin CRC to drive a sustainable future for the Murray-Darling Basin

The Goyder Institute for Water Research and its partners will play a leading role in a new multi-million dollar collaborative research program set up to safeguard the environmental and commercial future of the Murray-Darling Basin. A $50 million grant from the Federal Government’s Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) Program and another $106.5 million from 85 partners […]

Healthy Coorong, Healthy Basin Program fieldwork wraps up

The Goyder Institute-led Healthy Coorong, Healthy Basin Phase 1 Trials and Investigations Research Components are wrapping up their intensive field program as the research enters its final stages. The components will be completed by 30 June 2022, with our research teams having put in an enormous effort since these Phase 1 investigations began in July 2020. To celebrate […]

Floods and recent climate projections highlight the importance of ongoing water reform

The recent floods in eastern Australia and regional South Australia have served as an unfortunate but important reminder of the devastating impacts that extreme weather events can have on communities. While it’s too early to determine the contribution of climate change to these events, we know that the severity and frequency of extreme events, such […]

Welcome news for the ONE Basin Cooperative Research Centre

The Honourable Melissa Price MP, Minister for Science and Technology recently approved the progression of the ONE Basin Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) to the final stage of the current round of CRC applications. ONE Basin was one of six shortlisted bids out of 15; a tremendous effort given the competitiveness of the national CRC program that spans […]

Call for participation – water resources conference at World Expo in Dubai

Water scarcity is an acute challenge for arid and semi-arid regions, and it impacts all aspects of sustainable development. As the driest state on the driest inhabited continent, South Australia has developed knowledge and capabilities in many aspects of water management and sustainability and is well placed to contribute to efforts in other parts of […]

Goyder Institute partners in the ONE Basin CRC rebid

The Goyder Institute is partnering in the rebid for the ONE Basin Cooperative Research Centre (CRC), which will address one of Australia’s most complex water challenges. ONE Basin will support resilient communities in the Murray-Darling Basin by, for the first time, creating innovations at the nexus of agriculture, water, energy and environmental systems. It provides an […]

IPCC 2021 Report on Climate Change emphasises need for the Goyder Institute to continue to support climate mitigation and adaptation

On 9 August 2021, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its latest report on climate change. The observed and projected changes to the global climate outlined in the report have significant implications for water management across the world. The report is a timely reminder of the importance for the Goyder Institute to build upon its previous […]