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 […]

New Fact Sheet: Translating Yannarumi into Water Resource Risk Assessments

Ground-breaking research has translated the Ngarrindjeri approach to risk assessment called “Yannarumi” and connecting it to existing South Australian water resource risk assessments. The research has facilitated collaboration between the Ngarrindjeri nation and the State government of South Australia leading to a greater ability to integrate First Nations values and interests into water planning and […]

Thank you for all those who attended Science in The Pub!

A big thank you to the 200 attendees who came along to Science in the Pub on 2nd February 2024 to learn more about The Coorong, Lower Lakes and Murray Mouth: A journey through droughts and floods.  We had 3 fantastic presentations by Dr Nick Whiterod (Goyder Institute for Water Research), Assoc. Prof. Luke Mosley and […]

Join us for the Annual #WORLDWATERRUN from 18-24th March!

World Water Run 2024

It’s that time of year again where the Goyder Institute for Water Research is donning its running shoes and getting active to raise awareness of global water issues. We’d love you to join us by running or walking in blue for #WorldWaterRun to celebrate #WorldWaterDay on 22 March 2024. This year’s theme is calling for […]

Science in the Pub presents “The Coorong, Lower Lakes and Murray Mouth: A journey through droughts and floods.”

The Goyder Institute for Water Research are presenting on 2nd February at the next Science in the Pub event in Adelaide. Please register for Free tickets: https://events.humanitix.com/scipubcoorongWe are pleased to announce our panelists are:– Dr Nick Whiterod, CLLMM Research Centre, Goyder Institute for Water Research (Discussing the new Coorong, Lower Lakes and Murray Mouth (CLLMM) […]

Join us to Launch the New CLLMM Research Centre

The Coorong, Lower Lakes and Murray Mouth (CLLMM) Research Centre would like to invite community members to the official launch on 3 February 2024 from 1-4pm. The Research Centre entered its establishment phase in July 2023, and moved into their new location at Level 1, 92-94 Barrage Road, Goolwa at the start of the year. […]

New Project: Analysis of changes in high-intensity rainfall events in South Australia

Rainfall across South Australia is strongly influenced by climate events such as El Niño, La Niña, the Indian Ocean Dipole and the Southern Annular Mode. For 19 years, between 2000-2021, southern Australia experienced a total rainfall below the 1961–90 average1. Conversely there has been an increase in the intensity of heavy rainfall events across Australia, […]

Goyder Institute 2023 Annual Report Reflects on a Busy Year

This has been a year of change and growth for the Goyder Institute for Water Research. The year began with the sad farewell to our previous Director, Dr Kane Aldridge. Dr Alec Rolston took up the position of Interim Director for the first 6 months of the year before being appointed Director in August. Following […]