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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.

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!

Sharing views, sharing benefits

Sharing views, sharing benefits

The RBMS were amongst a diverse range of stakeholders sharing their views at today’s Victorian Environmental Water Matters forum. This, the second such forum held by the Victorian Environmental Water Holder (VEWH), explored opportunities for maximizing shared benefits of environmental water deliveries. Armed with feedback canvassed from our members, Jesse Barrett (President) and Mark Stacey…
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Wise Water Ways Workshop 2014

Wise Water Ways Workshop 2014

Registrations are now open for the 2014 Wise Water Ways Workshop, held in Beechworth from 27 – 31 October 2014. Wise Water Ways 2014 offers waterways practitioners the opportunity to gather, discuss and learn from a wide range of Australian waterways experts, researchers and managers. Topics covered are stream rehabilitation concepts, stream assessment techniques, fish habitat, stream ecology, catchment…
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