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UNSW Global Water Institute (UNSW-GWI) was pleased to host a public forum recently on the Future of the Murray Darling Basin, allowing community voices from the far-west to discuss the...
Dr Sean Kerins and Dr Fiona Johnson
The Garrwa, Gudanji, Marra and Yanyuwa peoples in the southwest Gulf of Carpentaria region have been fighting to protect their water resources since the invasion of their territories by European...
Coastsnap - community coastal monitoring
The final week of January saw representatives of GEF IW Ridge to Reef projects , Government, the Pacific Community and UNSW Global Water Institute (UNSW-GWI) come together for a Twinning...

Research centres and expertise

Research centres

The Institute draws on the expertise of UNSW research centres and facilities to bring a truly multi-disciplinary approach.


Our expertise is grouped into seven broad categories containing a total of 25 key capabilities.

About us

UNSW Global Water Institute team
Professor Greg Leslie

UNSW-GWI's Director.

Leadership team

Meet the leadership team and Steering Committee.

Australian Water Partnership

Launched by DFAT to share Australia's water expertise.

PLuS Alliance

Three prestigious research institutions join forces.