Happy Christmas from ICE WaRM

From The CEO

This has been another memorable year – for water resources, particularly in eastern Australia, and for the organisations supporting water management, including ICE WaRM.

The end of the drought and other developments at home have brought fresh challenges. The needs of sustainable water management have not been washed away in those flushing flows, however welcom...  full story

Minister Hosts International Reception

South Australia’s Minister for Environment and Conservation, Water and the River Murray, Paul Caica, hosted an official reception for high-level delegations from Thailand and the Mekong River basin at State Parliament in November.

Led by Mrs Asdaporn Krairapanond, Director of th...  full story

Thai delegation visit the Murray mouth

A group of 13 senior water resources officials from Thailand has completed a groundbreaking 10-day intensive learning tour of Australia, visiting Canberra, the Goulburn Valley in northern Victoria and Adelaide.

 The ICE WaRM-organised tour in early November - the first phase of a water...  full story

The Mekong River group prepares to return home

International demand for ICE WaRM’s Professional Development Programmes (PDP) has reached new peaks and the schedule is heavily booked for the first semester of 2011.

Following the outstanding success of the 2010 schedule, ICE WaRM is organising extra programmes to meet the requirements of i...  full story

Australian Water Specialists Win ICE WaRM Awards

Two Australian water specialists have won ICE WaRM awards at the National Groundwater Conference in Canberra.

James McCullum from Flinders University in Adelaide and Joseph Guillaume from the Australian National University in Canberra won the prestigious awards for the best oral presentatio...  full story

Sunshine Coast Uni Becomes New Providing Partner

The University of the Sunshine Coast (USC) in Queensland will be teaching new courses into the ICE WaRM multi award winning Master of Water Resources Management programme from the start of 2011.

USC has prepared materials and will deliver a new course on Climate Change, titled Developing Climate Cha...  full story

The Technical University of Dresden

Students from the Netherlands, Germany and Scotland have signed up to join ICE WaRM’s multi award winning Master of Water Resources Programme from the start of Semester 1 in 2011, under the Australia-European Union SWaRM Exchange Scheme.

The largest group from the Technical University of ...  full story

Applications Open For Master Class

Renowned US facilitator Dr Allen Hard will be leading a three-day Master Class in workshop facilitation in Adelaide in March 2011.

The ICE WaRM-supported Master Class, which is free to appropriate professionals, will focus on leadership and development through all phases of planning, designing and carrying out workshops.

Have you ever gone to sleep to the drone of a never-ending power-point-presentation? Or had that sinking feeling of disappointment when the “work...  full story

Completed Water Industry Essentials Courses

The final two-day Australian Water Industry Essentials course for 2010 has been  staged in Brisbane.

The course, which attracted 16 people from a wide range of water-related industries, was led by Paul Harvey, who has wide experience with the Department of Water in South Australia, and Rod Lehmann, a water engineer from Queensland with experience in the planning and management of water and sewerage supply systems.

Groundwater expert Colin Hazel and Barry Dennien, C...  full story