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Gold Coast Strategy to protect world famous waterways

If you’re thinking about the Gold Coast, you’re probably thinking about water—the beaches, the canals and estuaries, the wetlands, the streams and waterfalls in the hinterland. Water is what attracts so many people to the Gold Coast—both as a place…
  • Date Published: 10th Sep 2019

Enter the Winter School Urban Design Challenge!

What Winter School Urban Design Challenge—Water And Energy Systems Integration When 24–28 June 2019 Where The University of Queensland, St Lucia Registration closes 14 June. Total places limited to 65. REGISTER NOW The challenge Regional population is growing, but how…
  • Date Published: 21st May 2019

Chris Tanner to present on ShapingSEQ

What Landscape Irrigation Conference and Exhibition 2019 When 18–20 June 2019 Where Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, Queensland Chris Tanner will be on stage on Tuesday 18 June 2019 from 4.00–4.30 pm. REGISTER NOW Register now to see our…

Benefit Cost Analysis Tool training starts soon

What INFFEWS Benefit Cost Analysis (BCA) Tool training workshop When 21 May to 20 June Where Various locations Please bring your own laptop to the training Register now Our IRP2 team has developed a comprehensive economic evaluation framework to identify…
  • Date Published: 7th May 2019

Analysing water sensitive urban design options

Abstract Planning for ‘water-sensitive’ infill development has become a priority for sustainable urban development in Australia. With city growth, infill development in vacant or under-used land parcels is becoming a dominant mode of development. However, the current ‘knock-down-rebuild’ approach to…
  • Date Published: 10th Jan 2019

Ideas for Catalysing Flood Resilient Design

Ideas for Catalysing Flood Resilient Design This Ideas Report outlines concepts and initiatives identified by stakeholders at a workshop that spanned 12 and 19 March 2018. These ideas respond to the need for, and can catalyse the uptake of, flood…
  • Date Published: 10th Apr 2019

Broader engagement across water sector for 4th WSC Conference

Participants at our 4th Water Sensitive Cities Conference in Brisbane on 26–28 March will gain an unprecedented broader perspective on water sensitive cities issues, research and adoption activities. We have speakers and panellists joining us from the widest cross-section of…
  • Date Published: 5th Mar 2019

CRCWSC Tranche 3 Roadshow (beyond 2021) – Brisbane

The Tranche 3 team are travelling the nation for the T3 consultation process, which will take place in Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney. The roadshow is designed to share the outputs from the T3 Development Workshop on 5-6 December…

Benchmarking, Envisioning and Transition Planning for a Water Sensitive Townsville: Final Case Report

The Cooperative Research Centre for Water Sensitive Cities (CRCWSC) was invited to develop a WSC vision and transition strategy for Townsville. This process forms part of the Water Sensitive City Visions and Transition Strategies integrated research project (IRP1), which aims…
  • Date Published: 12th Dec 2018