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Wednesday, February 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Join us for an online webinar to celebrate three winning projects from the RBMS Awards Gala 2022!

Date: 22 February 2023
Time: 12 – 1:15pm (online)
Price: Free

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Presentations include:

The GHD Award for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Knowledge and Practice in Waterway Management – Winner – Healing Geboor through Wurundjeri Wiiñ
MELBOURNE WATER, Wurundjeri Woi-wurrung Narrap Unit, Forest Fire Management Victoria – Department of Land Water and Planning, Parks Victoria
A collaboration between the Wurundjeri Woi-wurrung Narrap Unit and Melbourne Water to deliver a multi-year restoration project of the headwaters of Riddells Creek. The Narrap Unit have played a lead role in the scoping, methodology, delivery and monitoring of this project.

Outstanding Waterway Management Project – People’s Choice – Melbourne Sediment Ponds Rapid Bathymetry Survey and Desilting Prioritisation
WATER4GOOD, Melbourne Water Service Delivery and Asset Management Services Teams, Carew Environmental, WaterInsites, Water Technology
Ensuring Greater Melbourne sediment ponds are cleaned out is critical to maintain its function and protect our waterways and bays from sediment and its associated pollutants. A novel rapid bathymetry assessment informing desilting programs prioritisation across an asset base of 580 sediment ponds.

Innovation in Waterway Management – Winner – Koondrook Weir Fishway
NORTH CENTRAL CATCHMENT MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY, Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP), Goulburn Murray Water (GMW), Victorian Environmental Water Holder (VEWH), Jacobs, Arthur Rylah Institute, KarlTek, S&R Construction, Barapa Barapa nation
For a century Koondrook Weir was a barrier to native fish migration, Koondrook Fishway now connects 140km of habitat in Gunbower Creek for the benefit of native fish recovery. Innovative design and construction methods were applied to succeed in a challenging and culturally sensitive environment.

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Date: February 22

Time: 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Organiser: River Basin Management Society


What an incredible occasion to bring together people from different places and perspectives with a shared caring for country and our catchments in Australia.

At the RBMS Awards Gala our community comes together in recognition of the outstanding contributions that have been made to waterways and catchment management in Australia.

Learn more about the RBMS Awards here

Australian Stream Management Conference

The Australian Stream Management (ASM) Conference is an opportunity to share knowledge and learning in stream and integrated catchment management. It provides a collaborative forum for discussion and debate on new and emerging issues, practical challenges encountered, experimental research findings, emerging trends and recent innovations.

Learn more about the ASM Conference here

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