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Launch of ASM Proceedings

Launch of ASM Proceedings

The RBMS is very pleased to announce its launch of online Australian Stream Management (ASM) conference proceedings. We now host over 650 papers from the first to seventh ASM conferences. The RBMS website is the only complete library for ASM papers. Ever since the first ASM was held in 1999, these ASM conferences have become an important event for the integrated…
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Draft Victorian Floodplain Management Strategy

Draft Victorian Floodplain Management Strategy

The Victorian Government has released the Draft Victorian Floodplain Management Strategy . The aim of the draft strategy is to better prepare Victoria for severe flooding by enabling communities and relevant agencies to undertake informed management actions.  The proposed polices, actions and accountability’s are expected to set the policy direction for floodplain management in Victoria over the…
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Edition 2 of FLOWS method

Edition 2 of FLOWS method

The FLOWS method is Victoria’s scientific and transparent approach to assessing flow requirements for freshwater reaches of river systems. The method was first released in 2002 and since that time has underpinned the development of flow recommendations across the State. The Department of Environment and Primary Industries (DEPI) has recently completed an update of the…
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AWA Seminar – Catchment management for water quality

Tuesday 15 July 2014 – Melbourne The Australian Water Association’s Victorian Branch and Catchment Management Specialist Network has organised this seminar to build linkages between all parties with responsibilities for improving catchment management. Many agencies undertake proactive management strategies to improve the quality of catchments but are there ways to achieve efficiency of effort and…
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Queen’s Birthday Honours 2014

Queen’s Birthday Honours 2014

The 2014 Queen’s Birthday Honours list was announced on Monday 9 June. We congratulate the following recipients for their exceptional contribution to catchment management, and are especially pleased to see RBMS-regular Professor Sam Lake awarded the AO. Officer (AO) in the General Division Emeritus Professor Philip Spencer (Sam) Lake AO – For distinguished service to conservation…
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River Symposium 2014

River Symposium 2014

International Riversymposium 2014 17th International Riversymposium 15-18 September 2014 National Convention Centre, Canberra  This year the symposium has been refreshed and reinvigorated with a focus on vibrant, interactive sessions, unique networking opportunities as well as a new emphasis on local arts and culture. Riversymposium will continue to showcase scientific, policy driven topics and case studies…
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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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