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Vale Wayne Tennant

Vale Wayne Tennant

It is with great sadness that we learnt of the recent passing of our friend and colleague Wayne Tennant. Wayne bravely dealt with cancer and other significant health complications during his life, but sadly lost his battle on the 4th August 2015. Many RBMS members crossed paths with Wayne during his 30 year career in…
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Emerging Water Professionals Program

Emerging Water Professionals Program

The International RiverFoundation have recently announced they’ll be launching a new Emerging Water Professionals Program at this year’s Riversymposium. Funded by the Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), the Emerging Water Professionals Program will be open primarily to post-graduate students and to anyone who identifies as an emerging water professional, from any discipline related…
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Riversymposium 2015

Riversymposium 2015

The 18th International RiverSymposium is being held in Brisbane from 21 – 23 September 2015. The abstract, poster and speed talk submissions have been extended, and must now be submitted online by Monday 25 May. Find out more at their website.

VCMC and CMA Board Appointments 2015

VCMC and CMA Board Appointments 2015

The Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Water is inviting people with relevant experience and knowledge to express an interest in appointment to the Victorian Catchment Management Council (VCMC) and Victoria’s 10 catchment management authority (CMA) boards. The positions of the VCMC Chair and up to eight members of the VCMC will be available for…
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Geomorphic change detection workshop

Geomorphic change detection workshop

Direct from the USA – Assistant Professor Joe Wheaton will be delivering a 2−day course on his Geomorphic Change Detection software at the University of Queensland, St Lucia Campus, Brisbane. The GCD software quantifies the uncertainties when using DEM’s of difference to calculate volumetric budgets of erosion and deposition. This is a growing area of expertise…
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2015 Conference of the Institute of Foresters

2015 Conference of the Institute of Foresters

Do you have something to say to the forestry profession in Australia and New Zealand about forest management, fire management or landscape level decision making? Would you like to make a contribution to discussions about the role of forests and foresters in international development, catchment management or innovation and certification in forest products and supply…
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RBMS to launch in South East Queensland

RBMS to launch in South East Queensland

The River Basin Management Society (RBMS) is very excited to announce the launch of our new Queensland chapter. We will officially launch our Queensland chapter by hosting a screening of the acclaimed movie DamNation on Thursday 6 November in the upstairs function room of the Ship Inn, Brisbane.  Join us for a drink and tapas overlooking the Brisbane…
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2014/15 RBMS Committee

The RBMS  2014/15 committee selection has just been finalised. We are very excited to welcome six new committee members, three of which who are leading our expansion into South East Queensland: Misko Ivezich (Alluvium), Julian O’Mara (SEQ Catchments), Fiona Gilbert (BMTWBM), Myles Coker (GHD), Alison Miller (Water Technology) and Ashley Roberts (GHD). Sadly, we also have three committee members leaving us: Geoff Vietz,…
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Rescheduled meeting to announce committee for 2014/15

On Thursday 2 October 2014 at 6.30 pm a Special General Meeting (SGM) will be reconvened via teleconference to announce the new RBMS committee for 2014/15. This follows a Special General Meeting held on Tuesday 30 September 2014 where quorum was not achieved. If you would like to dial in please contact info@rbms.com.au for further details.

Want to get involved?

Want to get involved?

As our financial year comes to an end the RBMS are on the hunt for committee members in 2014/15. We’re after people with energy, experience and expertise in the land, water and natural resource management industry. Read more about the requirements or register your interest here. Be quick, nominations close at 5 pm on Friday 26 September 2014!