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Model, television show The Block contestant and WaterAid Events Ambassador Elyse Knowles visited WaterAid projects in Timor-Leste last week to see how access to clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene changes lives.
Water Stories, WaterAid’s global photography exhibition in collaboration with Earthwatch and WWF and supported by the HSBC Water Programme, is now showing in a stunning outdoor setting at the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney Harbour Waterfront, following showings in Vancouver, New York, Stockholm, London and Hong Kong.
Since 2013, WaterAid has worked with our Timor-Leste team to provide corporate partners with an opportunity to visit our work in remote communities located in the Liquica District of Timor-Leste. This tour provides WaterAid with a chance to showcase our work and encourage people to become champions for the cause upon their return to Australian shores.
The Water Services Association of Australia (WSAA), the peak body for urban water, launched a paper, Global Goals for Local Communities: Urban water advancing the UN Sustainable Development Goals, at Parliament House on 7 August 2017. WaterAid Australia Chief Executive Rosie Wheen presented at the launch. Here is an edited transcript of her speech which looks at what the water industry can do globally to support the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Today the Water Services Association of Australia (WSAA), the peak body for urban water, released its Paper – Global Goals for Local Communities: Urban water advancing the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Who would have thought that cow poop could literally be worth its weight in gold?
Figures released in July 2017 reveal the scale of the challenge ahead to bring universal access to water and sanitation by 2030.
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