15 Apr 2016

A joint report by the CRC for Low Carbon Living and the CRC for Water Sensitive Cities applies ideas from emerging CRC research and international best practice to the proposed urban renewal site of Fishermans Bend in inner Melbourne, focusing on water services and urban design. The report demonstrates how a water sensitive and low carbon approach can effectively deliver the stakeholders’ vision

Discussion paper
08 Oct 2018

A program to support and endorse local governments in Western Australia for their leadership in creating water sensitive communities.

Case study
01 Mar 2017

Sustainable Sydney 2030 outlined the aspiration of our community and businesses for our local government area to be an environmental leader on a global scale. To guide the implementation of Sustainable Sydney 2030, the City developed a series of environmental master plans and strategies between 2008 and 2015. This strategy and action plan combines the insights and data from these documents.

Strategy
22 Feb 2018

Water's role in liveability: Heat, Waterways and Urban Amenity

Infographic
06 Sep 2018

The Millennium Drought across Australia during the 2000s placed cities under pressure in providing urban water security. In Sydney, Australia’s largest city, a comprehensive water demand programme triggered a significant reduction in per capita water consumption. The water demand programme included incentives for the installation of rainwater tanks.

Journal article
08 Oct 2018

Stormwater harvesting and reuse scheme for a major water user in urban Sydney.

Case study

The world needs a focus on water in order to deal with global change in a sustainable manner.

Website

At Future Earth, we believe that research, innovation, and collaboration can transform the world toward sustainability. We harness the experience and reach of thousands of scientists and innovators from across the globe. Together, this global community facilitates research, mobilises networks, sparks innovation, and turns knowledge into action.

Website
08 Oct 2018

Revitalising the Dandenong Creek for best community outcomes.
This case study delivers a range of waterway enhancements that the community helped to identify. Projects include daylighting a section of Dandenong Creek, creating new fish habitats, installing signage and public amenities, and working with industry to control pollution.

Case study
08 Oct 2018

Streetscape raingardens and stormwater infiltration wells, retrofitted into Randolph Avenue, South Australia.

Case study
07 Feb 2019

The Modelling the Uptake of Water Conservation and Efficiency Measures in Sydney report team worked with Sydney Water’s WaterFix Program to validate their agent based, decision-making model aimed at encouraging consumers to participate in water saving programs.

Report
25 Oct 2018

This paper reports on a review of international water conservation efforts, but with a particular focus on the Australian context.

Journal article