Australian Water Research Facility (AWRF)

The Australian Water Research Facility (AWRF) was a research partnership between AusAID and the IWC for water and development issues in the Asia Pacific region.

Policy briefings

International refereed journal articles

Conference papers and presentations



  • Chan, T 2009, ‘Catchment-based research to Inform Policy Makers and Managers’, presented at Integrated Catchment Management for Sustainable Water Use in Response to Climate Change,  Melbourne Museum, Melbourne, Australia, 1-2 September, 2009.  Presentation for Indonesian (Institut Pertanian Bogor and the University of Palangka Raya), Vietnamese (Viet Nam National University Hanoi), and Indian (Indian Institute of Technology Bombay) university counterparts, as well as additional Australian and international experts, managers and policy-makers.
  • Chan, T, 2009, ‘Integrated Catchment Management’, presented at Integrated Catchment Management for Sustainable Water Use in Response to Climate Change, Institut Pertanian Bogor (IPB), Bogor, Indonesia, 29 April – 1 May. Presentation for academics at Institut Pertanian Bogor and University Palangka Raya.
  • Hoverman, S 2007, ‘Sustainable Integrated Water Resources and Wastewater Management Project in Pacific Island Countries’, Raffles Tradewinds Hotel, Suva , Fiji Islands, 5-8 November, 2007. Presentation to SOPAC.
  • Hoverman, S 2009, ‘Tools & Methods for Assessing Water Management Risks: Relevance to a Changing Climate in Vanuatu, Cairns’, Queensland, 25 October, 2009. GEF International Waters IWC5 Pre-conference workshop presentation.
  • Hoverman, S & Maehaka, M 2007, Catchment Risk Assessment: Interdisciplinary Research Assisting Management of the Kongulai Catchment, Solomon Islands, Nadi, Fiji, November, 2007.
  • Powell, B 2007, ‘Development work and research: Experiences from Solomon Islands’, Griffith University EcoCentre, Brisbane, Australia, 21 July, 2007. Presentation to Engineers Without Borders Development Pathways workshop.
  •  Powell, B, ‘Conceptualising a catchment: Interdisciplinary research assisting management of the Kongalai Catchment, Solomon Islands’, The Greek Club, Brisbane, Australia, 8 October, 2007. Presentation for Australian Water Association technical seminar series.

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