Australia Water Hub

Climate Adaptation and Resilience Study Tour to the Netherlands

In conjunction with Amsterdam International Water Week and Aquatech 2019!  From October 28th until November 8th 2019, JOIN US ON A UNIQUE 2-WEEK STUDY TOUR OF THE NETHERLANDS. In this immersion of Dutch water innovation, build you...

International Riversymposium - Resilient River

The theme for the 22nd International Riversymposium is 'Resilient Rivers'. River resilience is the capacity of our rivers and communities to recover from disturbances, like extreme weather events, to a healthy state. The road to resilience can be a c...

Australia Water Smart (Australia 2013)

To effectively address water and climate related events, a strong information chain is critical. This chain consists of data collection, data processing, data storage, data analysis and modelling and the development of smart applications to...

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...

Community of Practice Climate Change workshop hosted in Brisbane as part of Queensland Water Modelling Network – in conjunction with International Water Centre.

Piet Filet, The Water Agency' Managing Partner, is part of the Queensland Water Modelling Network. In conjunction with the International Water Centre Piet hosted a Community of Practice workshop on June 26. Participants in the Queensland Water Modell...

QWMN forum: Accommodating climate change and climate variability in water modelling and decision making

Join us on the one-day Queensland Water Modelling Network forum - "Accommodating climate change and climate variability in water modelling and decision making - to explore how climate science links to modelling and decision making".Enjoy a line-up of...

Floodplain Management Australia Conference

"A National Call to Action: Making Australia Safe" conference theme 2019 This year's conference brings together water professionals to share research, ideas and together determine vision and mission for the flood community in Australia.  Date 14...

OzWater 2019

Ozwater is the Australian Water Association's international water conference and trade exhibition. The theme of the 2019 edition will be Transforming our World.  Time May 7-9, 2019 Location Melbourne Schedule Find below an overview of the p...

CRC Water Sensitive Cities Conference 

From Tuesday 26 to Thursday 28 the CRC Conference on Water Sensitive Cities is held in Brisbane. This is the 4th edition of the conference, focusing on the role of water in creating liveable, resilient and sustainable cities. Australian and Inte...

Retreat from flood impacts - where does it fit in the mix of options?

In Queensland, the township of Grantham was relocated from the floodplain to higher ground post the extreme 2011 floods. Where is that thinking or option in the current realm of options? There is a contiumn of solutions in the defend-adapt-reteat fra...

How to develop the Port of the Future - inspirational lecture by Prof. Tiedo Vellinga

What can the port of Yangon look like in the future? How to establish development of the port in the most sustainable way?In collaboration with the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands and TU Delft, The Water Agency hosted an expert lecture...

Career Ambitions and Water Modelling - Workshop & Mentoring

Time 27 February 2019 Location Brisbane Target AudienceUndergraduate students During this event participants have the opportunity to learn, and share, how the various roles in water modelling and water use can align with a professional career in the ...

Resilience of people and places to natural hazards

A deep dive into the meaning of "resilience of people and places to natural hazards" – what does it look like & how can policy translate into action In our various workplaces, the phrases "Resilience" and "Respond to natural hazards" are becoming...

Evaluating flood risk and climate change impacts

A presentation on the economic consequences of various adaptation and mitigation measures, with practical examples from New York and the Netherlands  by Dr Hans de Poel As part of a QUT collaboration of Professor Clevo Wilson, a visit from Dr Ha...

​'Water as Leverage' - Urban Resilience Design Challenge

In response to an international call for inspirational approaches and thinking The Water Agency orchestrated the design and building of a unique proposition of a co-design approach with local communities to secure a safe, liveable and productive live...