Team Goyder is off and running again for World Water Day

Following our participation in Sweat4Soap and the World Wetlands Run over the past two years, #TeamGoyder will be celebrating World Water Day on 22 March 2023 by taking part in #WorldWaterRun week. And yes, we may be a little crazy, but what better way to celebrate the value of water than getting out and about for some exercise! The theme for […]

Goyder Institute extended to 2026

Goyder Institute for Water Research partners have agreed to extend the Institute’s third term from 1 July 2023 through to 30 June 2026. The South Australian Government, through the Department for Environment and Water, CSIRO, Flinders University, The University of Adelaide, and the University of South Australia have all agreed to continue the valuable Goyder […]

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 […]

Chair Prof Barry Hart releases Institute’s 2022 Annual Report

I’m delighted to share our 2022 Annual Report, outlining our achievements for what has been another significant year. This year, we successfully delivered the Healthy Coorong, Healthy Basin (HCHB) research program and the water resource rating, outback water and urban stormwater projects. We were also recognised nationally for outstanding research during our second term, with the Australian Water […]

A year in review and farewell from our Director

It’s hard to believe that we’re already approaching the last six months of our current term. I’m pleased to report that we are progressing extremely well towards our goals. You can take a closer look at our achievements within the Institute’s 2022 Annual Report. This year has been very productive as we have: I made the […]

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 – […]

How feasible is a water resource rating system for South Australia?

New research of the Goyder Institute for Water Research has evaluated the potential for developing a sustainability rating system for the management of water resources in South Australia. A team of researchers led by Dr Bethany Cooper of the University of South Australia, have found that it would be advantageous to develop an environmental, social and governance […]

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 […]