- May 2022 -


AWP at Ozwater22

Over one extremely busy week at Ozwater'22, AWP delivered a panel session and the first ever International Stream in partnership with the Australian Water Association; met a large number of partners; and made a contribution to building the water for development community in Australia. AWP collaborated with WaterAid to present messaging around partnering to improve climate-resilient sustainable water management in the Indo-Pacific region. Read more.


Partners Workshop 2022

From 8–10 March, International and Australian Partners joined the Annual AWP Partners Workshop for a range of interactive and informative sessions and networking opportunities. Thank you to all our speakers and in particular to Richie Allan from the Traditional Owners Aboriginal Corporation for a compelling welcome to Country and on Country experience at the Mulligans Flat Woodland Sanctuary, along with Phil Duncan and Brad Moggridge; the Australian Ambassador for the Environment Jamie Isbister from the Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade for opening remarks; and expert facilitator Tamerlaine Beasley from Beasley Intercultural.

Recordings of selected sessions can be found at the Event Hub, along with visual summaries by Gavin Blake from Day 1 and Day 2 here, and photos from the event.

AWP at Dubai

The World Expo in Dubai took place between 1 October 2021 and 31 March 2022 with 192 participating countries. The Australian Pavilion, led by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, hosted a targeted program of events that showcased the best of Australia. AWP delivered three major Australian sponsored events at the Expo. Read more.

Scaling up urban nature-based solutions

Designing natural systems in cities has multiple benefits—from flood control and water quality, to cooling and greening effects, and social and health benefits for surrounding communities. AWP, DFAT and the World Bank supported an initiative to identify, evaluate and realise the benefits of Nature-based Solutions for integrated urban flood management in the Mekong region. Read more.

Strengthening water cooperation in Lao PDR

Australia is supporting the development of a National Water Resources Management Strategy in Lao PDR through a consortium of AWP partners led by AMPERES together with eWater, Australian Rivers Institute, Truii and the National University of Laos working closely with the Laos Department of Water Resources. Read more.

AWP Partners

This section of our newsletter highlights the expertise and work of our partners.
This month's featured Partners are:

Water Sensitive Cities Australia

Water Sensitive Cities Australia (WSCA) is continuing the mission of the 9-year (2012-2021) Cooperative Research Centre for Water Sensitive Cities. Working with world-renowned subject matter experts, and industry thought leaders, WSCA works across Australia and internationally, providing a network for cities to learn from each other. Read more.


AMPERES is an Australian company established to support government and private sector implement planning and technology solutions for integrated, sustainable management of water and energy resources. They use evidence-based, deliberative processes and innovative technology to improve how communities interact with the environment. Read more.
Not yet an AWP Partner? Applications are open to all Australian businesses and organisations: Find out how to join | View all Australian Partners


AWP is involved in the upcoming events:

Water, WASH and Climate Virtual Symposium
20–23 June 2022, Online | Participating

Asia Water Forum 2022
9–11 August 2022, Online | Participating

SIWI World Water Week
23 August – 1 September 2022, Online & Stockholm, Sweden | Participating

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