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Constitution update begins

Constitution update begins

The RBMS Committee is currently undergoing the process to update our current constitution. All members are asked to make comment on the proposed draft constitution by 17/05/2014. You can read more about this and provide comment at www.rbms.com.au/about-us/constitution-update-2014/.

2014 Young Water Professionals Regional Conference

2014 Young Water Professionals Regional Conference

The AWA Young Water Professionals are running their conference Catchment to Coast – A whole of water cycle approach in the Tamar Valley, Tasmania in February 2014. They’re calling for participants to explore the beautiful Tamar Valley region of northern Tasmania and learn all about their integrated approach to whole of water cycle management. Key topics include: Catchment…
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Love Our Lakes Forum 2013

Love Our Lakes Forum 2013

The Love Our Lakes Forum was held on the 15-16 November 2013 at Lakes Entrance. It was one of many activities intended to share knowledge and encourage participation in the custodianship and care of our wonderful Gippsland Lakes. The Forum brought together community members, researchers, educators, industry and government representatives to share their knowledge and…
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Great Southern Land – a calendar for Lily

Great Southern Land – a calendar for Lily

RBMS member and colleague Adrian Martins has produced a beautiful wall calendar for 2014, raising funds to support his niece’s fight against Hepatoblastoma, a rare form of liver cancer. Great Southern Land – a calendar for Lily features 13 vibrant, unique and original colour Australian landscape prints. The calendar can be previewed online and purchased securely online…
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2013/14 RBMS Committee

2013/14 RBMS Committee

The RBMS  2013/14 committee selection has recently been finalised. We would like to firstly welcome in our four new committee members: Dan Borg (Melbourne Water), Jarod Lyon (ARI), Les Tate (DEPI) and Josh Hale (SKM). Sadly, we also have three committee members leaving us: Jo Andrews, Edwina Manifold and Geoff Denans. Jo has been a…
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7ASM abstracts submission

The 7th Australian Stream Management Conference – ‘Catchment to Coast’ – will be held in Townsville in July 2014. Abstracts for the conference are due by October 7th – that’s less than three weeks time! Head over to the event webpage at http://7asm.org.au to find out more.

Calling all river photographers!

Calling all river photographers!

Environment Victoria is calling for river photographs to include in their exciting new project Our Rivers Our Lifeblood.  The project has researched important information about Victoria’s rivers, including catchment features, values and condition, major water users, key threats and conservation priorities and ways to achieve them. Now Environment Victoria is creating an innovative web-based atlas…
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Awards winners and finalists

Awards winners and finalists

You can now read about the winners and finalists from our inaugural Awards Night. You can read the details for each individual award or read the summary of winners and finalists.

Tribute to Hubert Miller

Tribute to Hubert Miller

Hubert Henry Maudsley Miller OAM   2.8.1932 – 7.8.2013   Hubert was a unique, loveable, highly respected ‘legend’ who achieved an enormous amount for river management and integrated/whole of catchment management. He was instrumental in the establishment of Landcare and inter-disciplinary/interagency approaches to managing our land, water and vegetation on a sustainable basis. I was…
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Jane Doolan farewells DEPI

Jane Doolan farewells DEPI

Dr Jane Doolan recently stepped aside from her position as Deputy Secretary Water of the Department of Environment and Primary Industries, ending an illustrious 26 year career with the public service. Jane has spent the last two decades driving key policy initiatives in river health, environmental water allocations and catchment management, both at the state…
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