Located approximately 5km southwest of Ipswich in Queensland, the Ripley Valley Priority Development Area covers a total area of 4680 hectares and is one of the largest industry growth areas in Australia.

The Ripley Valley provides an opportunity for the CRCWSC to apply new and emerging knowledge derived from its research and the latest thinking in a case study environment that can directly benefit industry partners and stakeholders.

Ideas for Ripley Valley’ is the first Queensland-based case study providing design focussed on how water sensitive innovations could be introduced and also to ‘give practical expressions’ to the strategic priorities of the Queensland Government’s 30-year strategy for Queensland’s water sector.