Category: General News

Feb 2017 News: New Appointments and Upcoming Training

Brad Moggridge has accepted an invitation from the Board of WSA to serve as Special Advisor on First Peoples’ Water Issues. The new role has been created to review how the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) International Water Stewardship Standard is working in relation to First Peoples’ water issues in Australia and the region. Also…

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2016 Wrap-Up: Aboriginal Water Highlighted

Aboriginal Water Highlighted Aboriginal water access and cultural water remain major challenges despite progress over the past decade, members and guests were told at this year’s Water Stewardship Oration that followed the WSA Annual General Meeting. Brad Moggridge, from the Kamilaroi Nation in North Western New South Wales and a lead thinker on cultural water, delivered…

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2016 Annual General Meeting

The Annual General Meeting of Water Stewardship Australia Limited will be held in the Bishop’s Parlour, Abbotsford Convent on Wednesday the 23rd of November 2016, gathering from 1:30pm for commencement at 2:00pm. All members are invited to attend to hear a report on the year’s activities and approve the financial statements. An election will be…

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July 2016 News

The Alliance for Water Stewardship provides input on Better Cotton Initiative (BCI) water principles, and public water stewardship forums coming up: Delhi and Goondiwindi, September. See the our latest July 2016 Newsletter for details and more news.

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EOFY Newsletter & Tax-deductible Donation Appeal

With the end of financial year rapidly approaching WSA is making an appeal for donations to help us continue to develop and undertake the unfunded work associated with building and managing water stewardship in the Asia Pacific. This week’s newsletter and other recent editions amply demonstrate how AWS water stewardship is increasingly being taken up…

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Non-Point Source Pollution in Peri-Urban Areas

Coliban Water hosted a meeting this week to consider how AWS Water Stewardship could contribute to addressing non-point source pollution in the developing peri-urban areas of the Upper Coliban catchment. Areas north of the Great Dividing Range, on the fringe of Melbourne’s urban sprawl, are dealing with growing populations, increasing population density and changing land-use.…

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The Western Port Biosphere Project

WSA Board members joined with members of the Western Port Water Stewardship Reference Group last week on a bus tour of the project area on the Mornington Peninsula near Melbourne. The group was able to see first hand the issues that the project is seeking to address such as the impact on waterways flowing into…

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Workshop | Water Stewardship in the Fashion & Textile Industry Supply Chain

Want improve your supply chain’s environmental footprint and become more sustainable? Join the Council of Textile and Fashion for an engaging workshop on Water Stewardship in the Textile & Fashion Industry Supply Chain. This workshop is an opportunity to hear about water issues relevant to your supply chain, projects and activities currently underway, responses to…

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Collaboration MOU signed between WSA and TEDA Eco Centre

Adoption of good water stewardship, an innovative system for defining, implementing, recognising and rewarding good water management, is expected to grow strongly in China following signing of an MOU during Australian Week in China last week. The Memorandum of Understanding provides for WSA, through its Shanghai regional office, to build capacity through advice and training…

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