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Water stewardship online training takes a different approach to water management

Water stewardship online training takes a different approach to water management

By 2025 1.8 billion people will experience absolute water scarcity, and two-thirds of the world will be living under water-stressed conditions. To address this challenge requires a systematic approach to water management. Join the International WaterCentre for the four-week Foundations of Water Stewardship online training and gain international accreditation with the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) to manage our shared water challenges.

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Transitions Film Festival Brisbane opens with a fashionable look at our waterways

Transitions Film Festival Brisbane opens with a fashionable look at our waterways

The Transitions Film Festival opened in Brisbane 23 March with the screening of award-winning film RiverBlue followed by an insightful discussion on sustainable fashion and protecting our waterways with leading water and fashion industry experts.

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New IWC Master's cohort commence with a look at water management on North Stradbroke Island

New IWC Master's cohort commence with a look at water management on North Stradbroke Island

The International WaterCentre’s newest cohort of Master’s students began their MIWM experience with a first-hand look at the water management challenges facing North Stradbroke Island last month, 25 - 27 February.

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The symbiosis of universal WASH and gender equality

The symbiosis of universal WASH and gender equality

Two weeks ago (8 March 2017) the world celebrated International Women’s Day (#BeBoldForChange) and today 22 March 2017, is World Water Day (#WorldWaterDay). While these two international days of action are coincidently celebrated just two weeks apart, the connection between them is stark and very much on the global development agenda.

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Water Abundance XPRIZE: creating water from thin air

Water Abundance XPRIZE: creating water from thin air

The Water Abundance XPRIZE powered by Tata and Australian Aid is challenging teams from around the world to revolutionise access to fresh water by creating ‘water from thin air’. If you have an innovative idea to tackle water scarcity through energy-efficient technology register for the USD1.5 million prize before 28 April 2017.

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Emerging water leaders meet in Brisbane for Water Leadership Program 2016/17

Emerging water leaders meet in Brisbane for Water Leadership Program 2016/17

Twenty-seven emerging water leaders from around Australia joined the International WaterCentre in Brisbane this month as part of the 6th round of the award-winning Water Leadership Program.

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Women & WASH: why we can't achieve equality without inclusively managed WASH

Women & WASH: why we can't achieve equality without inclusively managed WASH

In the lead up to International Women’s Day, 8 March 2017, we look at the important role water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) plays in achieving gender equality, and why we need women to participate in the planning and management of WASH systems to achieve universal access.

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IWC sponsors Film Festival shining a light on the challenges of sustainable water management

IWC sponsors Film Festival shining a light on the challenges of sustainable water management

Join us for the 2017 Transitions Film Festival in Brisbane 23 - 26 March! The International WaterCentre is a proud sponsor of this visionary event that aims to inspire, inform and engage on the complex challenges facing our world and the cutting-edge solutions redefining them.

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Achieving SDG6 will take a team effort, join us for an Introduction to WASH!

Achieving SDG6 will take a team effort, join us for an Introduction to WASH!

Do you want to be part of the global movement working to achieve Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6 for water and sanitation? Enrolments are now open for the eight-week Introduction to WASH for Development online course, join us and gain the tools and skills you need to start your career in WASH.

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Position available - Marketing Coordinator (Education)

Position available - Marketing Coordinator (Education)

The International WaterCentre (IWC) is seeking an energetic and enthusiastic person to join its education team and contribute to marketing, communications and recruitment activities for the centre.

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Position available - Lecturer and Masters Thesis Manager

Position available - Lecturer and Masters Thesis Manager

We are seeking a passionate and engaged water management academic or practitioner with relevant education and research experience to lead and manage the final thesis project component of its flagship education product, the Master of Integrated Water Management (MIWM).

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Applications open for Australia Awards Scholarships in Asia-Pacific

Applications open for Australia Awards Scholarships in Asia-Pacific

Are you considering studying the IWC Master of Integrated Water Management in 2018? Australia Awards Scholarships for participating countries in the Asia-Pacific are open, apply now and join us in Brisbane in 2018.

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Australian water professionals take the lead in 2017

Australian water professionals take the lead in 2017

The 2016/17 Water Leadership Program has launched with 27 water professionals from around Australia joining the International WaterCentre for the program, including a record 12 scholarship recipients.

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The fourth 'E' - reflections on agendas for change in water management

The fourth 'E' - reflections on agendas for change in water management

Moving beyond the 3E’s of Integrated Water Management, IWC Education Director Dr Brian McIntosh argues for a fourth ‘E’ in the framework - one that speaks to the principles or ethics that underpin our personal and organisational objectives.

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Sharing knowledge to solve regional water problems

Sharing knowledge to solve regional water problems

New Australian Water Partnership (AWP) and International WaterCentre Alumni Network (IWCAN) project, the Kini Initiative, seeks to facilitate exchanges between water professionals in Australia and the Asia-Pacific to connect people and resources in the context of regional knowledge needs.

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Building leaders and making an impact: A conference for young water leaders, by young water leaders

Building leaders and making an impact: A conference for young water leaders, by young water leaders

The International Water Association is inviting all young water professionals to join them in South Africa for the 8th International Young Water Professionals Conference, 10 -13 December 2017.

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A transdisciplinary approach to managing mosquito-borne diseases in the Western Pacific Region

A transdisciplinary approach to managing mosquito-borne diseases in the Western Pacific Region

Mosquitoes transmit a number of harmful diseases that have an impact on local communities and visitors, and many pose a threat to neighbouring countries. Dr Dani Barrington discusses the importance of citizen science in managing species and preventing disease.

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Final opportunity: enrol in the Master of Integrated Water Management part-time and receive a partial scholarship

Final opportunity: enrol in the Master of Integrated Water Management part-time and receive a partial scholarship

Australian and New Zealand water professionals enrol in the Master of Integrated Water Management part-time program and receive a partial scholarship of AU$9,000 to commence study this semester.

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Position available - Senior Project Officer - Capacity Development

The International WaterCentre (IWC) is seeking an energetic and enthusiastic person to join its projects team and contribute to capacity development, training and applied research activities of the centre.

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Wishing you a safe and happy festive season and New Year from the IWC!

Wishing you a safe and happy festive season and New Year from the IWC!

As we near the end of 2016, CEO Mark Pascoe takes a moment to reflect on what has been an incredibly busy and exciting year at the International WaterCentre.

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