Queensland Water Modelling Network

2022 QWMN RDI Showcase

The QWMN is pleased to announce that the 2022 QWMN project showcase video is now available. Approximately 80 people participated in person or on-line from inside and outside government, from Brisbane and the regions. The QWMN Secretariat is considering the June Showcase of project results and would welcome feedback on the initial event – qwmn@des.qld.gov.au.

  • Showcase of the seven QWMN RDI projects funded in 2022. 00:00 - Introduction QWMN background 04:20 - UQ - Building trust, dialogue and collaboration through animation 11:46 - JCU - Improving the flood resilience of a tropical urban…

    Showcase of the seven QWMN RDI projects funded in 2022.
    00:00 - Introduction QWMN background
    04:20 - UQ - Building trust, dialogue and collaboration through animation
    11:46 - JCU - Improving the flood resilience of a tropical urban catchment
    24:38 - JCU - Modelling unseen flow pathways of water and contaminants
    34:30 - USQ - Customisation of a water quality model in an ungauged catchment
    39:38 - Truii - Eco-nomics
    49:34 - Relative Creative - incorporating First Nations land management into technical approaches to water modelling
    1:03:04 - Alluvium - New catchment models for SEQ
    1:14:45 - Q&A

The Showcase stream includes the following 2022 QWMN projects and consortia:

  • Building trust and enhancing dialogue and collaboration in water modelling using animation – The University of Queensland, Ecofutures Consulting, Healthy Land and Water, Yirendali Aboriginal Corporation, Alluvium Consulting, Griffith University, Queensland University of Technology, Department of Environment and Science.
  • Eco-nomics for NRM planning and reporting – Truii and Southern Queensland Landscapes
  • Improving the flood resilience of a tropical urban catchment – James Cook University, Cairns Regional Council, Gimuy Walubara Yidinji Elders Aboriginal Corporation and Abriculture.
  • Modelling Unseen flow pathways of water and contaminants in the Wet Tropics – James Cook University, Alluvium, Jaragun Ecoservices, Department of Resources, Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
  • New catchment models for SEQ – Alluvium Consulting, BMT Commercial Australia, Griffith University
  • Trialling customisation of a water quality model in an ungauged catchment for DIN – University of Southern Queensland, Mary River Catchment Coordinating Committee and the Department of Environment and Science.
  • Incorporating First Nations Land Management into Technical Approaches to Water Modelling: A Pilot Study to Establish Frameworks to Incorporate Indigenous Knowledge – Relative Creative, Firesticks Alliance and Water Technology, with the cultural guidance of Mandandanji Traditional Owner, Aunty Kay Blades).
  • The three key streams of work for the Queensland Water Modelling Network.

  • Read more information about the programs and projects of the Queensland Water Modelling Network.

  • Various publications on the Queensland Water Modelling Network objectives, themes and governance structure, and a summary description of activities to date.

  • Information on our objectives and improving the state’s capacity to model and manage its surface and ground water resources through a collaborative, sector-wide network approach.