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Professor Nick Bond

Integrating Climate Change Professor Nick Bond is the Director of the Centre for Freshwater Ecosystems and Research Theme Lead for Resilient Environments and Communities, at La Trobe University. Nick has over 20 years’ experience working on river and catchment management, with a focus on Australia’s water-stressed regions. He has strong connections across the water sector […]

Chris Dwyer

Skills in Action and Applying our new skills to the Ovens River (Field Trip) Chris is a Waterway Management Practice and Director/Engineer of Confluence Pty Ltd .  He has been working in the industry for the past two decades and has extensive experience across New South Wales and Victoria, as well as numerous other projects spread […]

Jamie Kaye

Jamie is a Principal Scientist at Water Technology’s Waterways and Ecology group based in Wangaratta. He has spent the past 25 years working around rivers and riparian areas, assessing the condition of works and vegetation, and prescribing ways to improve health and habitat. Much of Jamie’s work has involved the design and application of a […]

Dr Jane Roots

Jane has been working in catchment management and river restoration In Australia since 1995. She worked for the Murray-Darling Basin Commission in Canberra for seven years where she was Manager of the Lake Victoria Project and later, Executive Officer of the Community Advisory Committee of the Murray-Darling Basin Ministerial Council. In 2002 Jane work for […]

Jo Slijkerman

Skills in Action with Dr Sally Maxwell Johanna is a scientist with over fifteen years’ experience in waterway management, monitoring and policy. She has completed field-based assessments of riparian areas around rivers and wetlands, monitoring design and management planning. She has provided flora and fauna input to projects; and designed and coordinated waterway condition monitoring […]

Dr Geoff Vietz

The Dirt on Managing Physical Form and Function Dr Geoff Vietz is a geomorphologist and water management specialist with 18 years experience in catchment, river and wetland management. Geoff is a Research Fellow at the University of Melbourne where his research is focused on the geomorphology, ecohydraulics and sustainable management of streams and wetlands. He […]