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Let’s Talk Resilience! (Australia 2015)

LET’S TALK RESILIENCE! was the theme of the third edition of the Australia Water Challenge. Building on two successful editions in previous years, the 2015 program was unique in many ways: more universities, more companies and mentors, a plenary session at the Floodplain Management Association National Conference, an award ceremony at Brisbane City Hall and a 3-week traineeship in the Netherlands for the winners!

The challenge focused on a key area in which Australia and the Netherlands want to work together which is to strengthen the resilience of their countries in the face of climate extremes, particularly floods and droughts. There is a great opportunity to learn from each other’s experiences given the similarities ánd differences between both countries.

Call for Entries 

Program Highlights 

Traineeship in the Netherlands 

The two winning teams from the University of New South Wales and University of Wollongong were invited to the Netherlands for an exciting traineeship, allowing them to further develop and test their ideas. 

Traineeship Highlights 

Meeting the Dutch King & Queen in Brisbane!