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February 2018

Feb 15 2018

Melbourne Seminar – Legal Status of Rivers

In 2017, four rivers have been given the status of legal persons: the Whanganui in NZ, the Ganges and Yamuna Rivers in…

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March 2018

Mar 8 2018

Melbourne Reading Group – Basin Plan Amendments

Melbourne Reading Group - Basin Plan amendments The RBMS invites you to the first Victorian reading group of 2018; on the recent…

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May 2018

May 3 2018

Melbourne Seminar – What we’re learning: Healthy Waterways Strategy & Yarra Strategic Plan

Join us for the RBMS Melbourne Seminar - What we're learning: Healthy Waterway Strategy & Yarra Strategic Plan Speakers: Rachel Lopes & Grant…

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May 12 2018

A Big Project at Small Creek – An innovative creek naturalisation project (Site Tour)

RBMS South East Queensland - Ipswich - Field Trip/Tour A Big Project at Small Creek - An innovative creek naturalisation project. On…

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May 28 2018

RBMS Brisbane Seminar: “Talking Dirty” – Novel Approaches to Sediment Monitoring

RBMS Brisbane seminar Novel Approaches to Sediment Monitoring The River Basin Management Society invites you to this seminar exploring new and innovative…

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July 2018

Jul 19 2018

Melbourne RBMS Seminar – Tales from the catchments: Development opportunities in river health

Join us for the RBMS Melbourne Seminar - Tales from the catchments: Development opportunities in river health Bill Moulden (Melbourne Water), Lisa Duncan…

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October 2018

Oct 25 2018

Fish Passage: Where have we come from? Where are we going? and How do we get it done?

Fish Passage: Where have we come from? Where are we going? and How do we get it done? Join us for the…

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February 2019

Feb 27 2019

Getting Real Time for Integrated Catchment Management

Calling all thinkers, researchers, modellers, designers, experimenters, technologists, futurists and cynics! How could the use of real-time information transform the management of…

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March 2019

Mar 27 2019

RBMS @ The Movies – A River’s Last Chance – A story of salmon, timber, weed and wine along California’s mighty Eel River

The Eel River in Northern California is arguably the best opportunity for wild salmon recovery on the entire west coast of the…

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May 2019

May 2 2019

Highlights of 9ASM – SYDNEY

The River Basin Management Society (RBMS) and local partners are proud to present the Highlights of 9ASM in Sydney. The 9th Australian Stream…

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June 2019

Jun 20 2019

Special General Meeting

The 2019/20 committee will be formalised at a short Special General Meeting which will be held at Ross House in Melbourne and…

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August 2019

Aug 8 2019

From disaster to recovery: Rehabilitating a community and their urban creek…

On 30 August 2018, an industrial warehouse near West Footscray that was housing unregistered toxic chemical waste caught fire and burned for…

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November 2019

Nov 28 2019

Working rivers: supporting our Murray Cod and our food bowl

Gunbower Creek, an anabranch of the Murray River in north central Victoria, has historically been operated for irrigation efficiency; it’s a ‘working…

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February 2020

Feb 5 2020

NSW Forum 2020 – Rivers, Streams and Catchments in Northern NSW

We invite you to join us in Armidale, northern NSW to share knowledge, culture and practice in waterway and catchment management. About…

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Feb 22 2020

RBMS Field Trip – Breakfast with the birds at Reedy Swamp (near Shepparton)

You're invited to attend: RBMS Field Trip - Breakfast with the birds at Reedy Swamp (near Shepparton) Saturday, February 22nd 9:30am to…

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June 2020

Jun 4 2020

Webinar – Water Markets and Transparency: where are we at and where are we heading?

Water markets are a key mechanism by which Australia manages its water resources as efficiently as possible while supporting economic growth. State…

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Jun 9 2020

RBMS Tasmania – Rural Water Use Strategy – Lunchtime Discussion

In 2020 we have been inspired by the scale of collaboration and coordination we have seen in Australia to protect our most…

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July 2020

Jul 28 2020

Data Visualisation for the Water Industry

Buy Tickets - Eventbrite  As water professionals, we are constantly challenged to make the most of the data we collect and use…

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August 2020

Aug 27 2020

Taste of the NSW Forum

In February this year NSW RBMS and the University of New England ran a NSW Forum to bring together researchers, practitioners and the community to talk about rivers and catchments in NSW. We know everyone couldn’t make it to Armidale, so we are bringing a virtual taste of the forum to you.

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September 2020

Sep 15 2020

2020-21 RBMS Annual General Meeting

The River Basin Management Society will hold its Annual General Meeting on 15th September 2020 at 7.30pm AEST. About this Event All…

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Sep 29 2020

River Fest for World Rivers Day

This World Rivers Day the RBMS invites you to join us for a one-day virtual River Fest to celebrate the ‘Waterways in…

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November 2020

Nov 26 2020

RBMS webinar and discussion forum – “Coping with the mental health challenges of working in river basin management and beyond”

In recognition of World Mental Health day and week (October 10th-17th), the RBMS would like to start a new conversation around “Coping…

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March 2021

Mar 3 2021

Basin Scale River Management and Cross-Border Challenges

Join the RBMS for a webinar and discussion on managing catchments that cross multiple borders on Wednesday 3rd March 2021. Please join…

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May 2021

May 6 2021

Urban streams – what can future growth, climate change and real-time control technology tell us to help us protect urban waterways

Join our guest speakers on Urban Streams, with Rhys Coleman (Melbourne Water) who will shed light on the "Potential impacts of future…

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

Our 2019 event was the biggest Awards Night we have ever brought 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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