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Short-term changes in thermal perception associated with heatwave conditions in Melbourne, Australia

Abstract Variations in human thermal perception have been described on timescales from minutes to seasons. However, the effect of weather-related thermal extremes on inter-daily changes to outdoor thermal perception has not been well characterised. This study used human thermal comfort…
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  • Date Published: 26th May 2018

Beyond 2021: Help us shape our future research activities

What: CRCWSC T3 Forum When: 9 am–4 pm, 5–6 December 2018 Where: Mercure Melbourne Treasury Gardens  Cost: Free (travel and accommodation expenses not included) Register here We would love to have all CRCWSC Participant organisations represented at a two-day forum…
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  • Date Published: 20th Nov 2018

Victorian Government endorses stormwater committee recommendations

The Victorian Ministers for Water and Planning recently endorsed the recommendations of the Improving Stormwater Management Advisory Committee, chaired by our Strategic Director Engagement, Chris Chesterfield. The recommendations, outlined in the Committee’s final report on 4 September, are aimed at…
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  • Date Published: 6th Nov 2018

Join the masterclass series on integrated place-based planning

What Clearwater Masterclass Series When 8–29 November 2018 Where William Angliss Institute, 555 La Trobe St, Melbourne Early bird registration   closes Monday 29 October 2018 Register now Every Thursday during November, Clearwater and the Monash Sustainable Development Institute will be…
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  • Date Published: 23rd Oct 2018

National Research Adoption Tour

Join us for an information session where local practitioners in collaboration with the CRCWSC will demonstrate how tools developed by the CRCWSC have been applied to projects to support transitions to water sensitive cities and how they can be used…
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Expansion of stormwater quality requirements in the City of Moonee Valley local planning scheme

The City of Moonee Valley, a local government municipality in Melbourne, Victoria, made an amendment (C108) that introduces a new Local Planning Policy, ‘Stormwater Management (Water Sensitive Urban Design)’ to Clause 22.03 of the Moonee Valley Planning Scheme. At the…
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  • Date Published: 9th Oct 2018

Greening the pipeline – Williams Landing pilot park

Greening the Pipeline is the transformation of a heritage listed Main Outfall Sewer reserve into a 27km linear park in Melbourne’s west. The project is delivered through organisational partnerships (Melbourne Water, Wyndham City Council, City West Water, VicRoads), community engagement,…
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  • Date Published: 9th Oct 2018

Enhancing our Dandenong Creek program

This case study delivers a range of waterway enhancements that the community helped to identify. Projects include daylighting a section of Dandenong Creek, creating new fish habitats, installing signage and public amenities, and working with industry to control pollution.  For…
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  • Date Published: 8th Oct 2018

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

The Cooperative Research Centre for Water Sensitive Cities (CRCWSC) was invited to develop a water sensitive city vision and transition strategy for Bendigo as part of its Integrated Research Project 1: Visions and Transition Strategies. The project aims to develop…
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  • Date Published: 25th Sep 2018

Dr Ashley Wright receives the 2018 Laurenson Medal

Dr Ashley Wright, 2018 Laurenson Medal winner, has developed a technique to revolutionalise the reliability of flood forecasts. “The accurate synthesis of rainfall measurements and estimates that are representative of rainfall coverage over a given catchment will lead to greater…
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  • Date Published: 31st Jul 2018
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