Category: General News

Water Stewardship and the Australian Fashion Industry

Join us on for this important workshop to review progress with the AWS Asia-Pacific – Council of Textile & Fashion partnership to improve water stewardship in the Australian apparel industry supply chain.  Hear speakers from Cotton On Group, Better Cotton Initiative, Alliance for Water Stewardship and the Council of Textile & Fashion.  Speakers will share their experience…

Read more

October 2017 Newsletter: Special Events and Updates

Water in the Supply Fashion Chain, Join us for a Special Event Water represents one of the most significant challenges for the fashion industry. AWS Asia-Pacific and the Council of Textile and Fashion have been collaborating in an innovative program, supported by the Australian Government, to promote good water stewardship through the fashion supply chain. At the same…

Read more

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…

Read more

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…

Read more

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…

Read more

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…

Read more

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…

Read more

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…

Read more