Partners - International Riversymposium | Brisbane | September 2017
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Partnership opportunities

Partnering with us to deliver the 21st International Riversymposium can offer your organisation:

  • Access to hundreds of influential and engaged delegates, representing all sectors involved in water and river basin management
  • Local, regional and international exposure throughout the entire life of the event
  • Connections to respected leaders and influencers, including world-renowned keynote speakers
  • The chance to share your latest ideas, innovations and opportunities
  • Involvement in program design and content

To ensure you can find a package which works best for you and your goals, our partnership prospectus includes a number of ready-made packages, as well as a list of specific sponsorship opportunities – from which you can select one, or many.

Please contact Patrica Dalby to discuss these opportunities via email, or by calling 07 3002 9062.

2018 Sponsors


Platinum Partner

The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) is pleased to be a sponsor of the 20th International Riversymposium to be held in Brisbane.

Across the Asia-Pacific region, Australia has been sharing its experience and technology in river and water management.  DFAT supports the Sustainable Development Investment Portfolio in South Asia and the Greater Mekong Water Resources Program in the greater Mekong region.

Since January 2017, Australian Prime Minister the Hon Malcolm Turnbull, has been a member of the High Level Panel on Water (HLPW) established by the United Nations Secretary General and the World Bank President to mobilise international action to achieve water and sanitation for all as set out In SDG 6. DFAT will report on the work of the HLPW at this year’s Riversymposium in Brisbane.

In 2015, DFAT established the Australian Water Partnership (AWP) to improve access to Australian water management experience and expertise in both the public and private sectors for countries in the Asia-Pacific region. The AWP will also be conducting workshops at this year’s Riversymposium.

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Gold Partner 

UNSW Global Water Institute

UNSW is currently ranked number seven in the world for water resources, and is globally renowned for its water research, consulting, education and technical advice. One of the leading water universities in the Asia-Pacific region, UNSW combines world class knowledge and expertise with outstanding facilities and infrastructure.

The UNSW Global Water Institute (UNSW-GWI) pulls together UNSW’s water expertise into a single multi-disciplinary powerhouse of research and innovation, solving critical national and global water problems. UNSW-GWI’s unique, integrated approach draws on water expertise from eight faculties and 14 specialist centres across the University. Comprised of 500 researchers, professional staff and PhD students, UNSW-GWI has strong existing links in the Indo-Pacific region and is focused on finding effective and sustainable solutions to the region’s most complex water issues.

UNSW-GWI is especially well known for its expertise in water and wastewater management,  water resource management and climate change, coastal and estuarine management,  aquatic ecosystems and biodiversity, public health, social science, industry specialisations, and policy and governance.


Gold Partner

Brisbane City Council

Brisbane City Council manages Brisbane’s waterways and natural environment to ensure it is a great place to live, work and invest.

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Emerging River Professional Award sponsor


OceanaGold Corporation is a multinational, midtier gold mining company with significant operating, development and exploration experience on a global scale. The Company owns a suite of high-quality world class assets located in the United States, New Zealand and the Philippines.

OceanaGold owns the Didipio Gold-Copper Mine on Luzon Island in the Philippines. In New Zealand, OceanaGold is the country’s largest gold miner with two significant operations: the Macraes Goldfield on the South Island; and the Waihi Gold Mine on the North Island. The Company’s newest operation is the Haile Gold Mine located in South Carolina, USA.

The Company also has a significant pipeline of organic growth and exploration opportunities within the Australasia, Southeast Asia and Americas regions

OceanaGold’s vision is to be the Gold Mining Company of Choice operating high quality assets delivering
superior returns in a responsible manner.


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