Category: General News

September 2017 Newsletter: Forums and Training Programmes

September 2017 Newsletter: Forums and Training Programmes Aboriginal Traditional Knowledge and Cultural Water are challenging topics to people trained in classical Western science, engineering and hydrology. Brad Moggridge is interested in bridging the gap between Traditional Science and Western Science. Trained as a scientist and hydrogeologist he is now researching how the combination of Traditional and Western…

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August 2017 Newsletter: Certification News from North America to New Zealand

August 2017 Newsletter: Certification News from North America to New Zealand Described in a recent blog post by WWF water stewardship leads Alexis Morgan and Lindsay Bass as being "a milestone commitment to protecting freshwater ecosystems and ensuring sufficient water for people and nature", AWS are pleased to recognise the first AWS Standard certification in North…

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July 2017 News: Evidence of growing need for Water Stewardship

"Much of southern Australia has had the lowest June rainfall in over 100 years of historical record and BoM is predicting a significant likelihood that the period of low rainfall will continue through to September! The increasing interest in water affairs and the need for good water management practices provides an opportunity for Water Stewardship Australia…

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June 2017 News: Meet our new team members & update on WSA activities in Asia Pacific

June 2017 Newsletter: New team members and updates on Asia Pacific activities The WSA team is growing with 3 new team members joining the offices in Melbourne and China. We are appreciative of the support we have received from the Australian Water Partnership in employing new team members and wish them all the success in furthering…

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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 Water Stewardship Oration

Mist over the Yarra River, courtesy of Yarra Riverkeeper Please join us on the 23rd November for our 2016 celebration and Water Stewardship Oration: The Challenges of Cultural Water Brad Moggridge Aboriginal people’s legal access to Water is both a challenge and challenging.  Just as calls for Aboriginal Land Rights were heard but not acted upon for several…

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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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