Latest News

Water Justice Hub’s new research on ABC News

Study find Australians would pay to provide clean drinking water to remote communities "Researchers say Australia can meet a United Nations goal to supply drinking water to everyone living in the country by 2030, if it rethinks how the nation should pay for it. ...

read more

Delivering a Safer and More Just Water Future

On 29th September 2023, the Water Justice Hub hosted "Drinking Water Quality in Rural and Remote Communities in Australia". The event showcased a new 5-year project entitled 'Improving Remote Indigenous Community Health through Good Quality Drinking Water' supported...

read more

Telling a ‘Tale of Two Rivers’

Dan Schulz, Badger Bates, Anne Poelina, Sarah Martin & R. Quentin Grafton The world is at a crossroads and desperately needs pathways towards a safer and more just water future. Climate change; the need for rising food production; rapidly rising incomes that...

read more

Towards a safer and more just water future

Quentin Grafton and Safa Fanaian, The Australian National University ‘Too much, too little, and too dirty’ sums up the problems underpinning the growing world water crisis. It’s also the title of a just published global review describing the causes and possible...

read more

The Price and Value of Water

Quentin Grafton, Ana Manero, Long Chu & Paul Wyrwoll (The Australian National University) What’s the value of water? Is that value reflected in the price we pay for it? It’s probably not something many of us think about. Like death and taxes, water bills are just...

read more

WaterTalk: Quentin Grafton

As part of the Water Institute's WaterTalks lecture series, Quentin Grafton, Professor of Economics and Chairholder UNESCO Chair in Water Economics and Transboundary Water Governance at the Australian National University (ANU), presents: Responding to the World Water...

read more