department of water
August 27th, 2015
A multidisciplinary team of researchers led by a Murdoch University academic will be investigating how best to develop the Peel region without unduly impacting the health of the iconic Peel-Harvey estuary.
March 11th, 2015
Murdoch University researchers monitoring the condition of the Swan Canning Estuary say last year’s fish results have disproved claims the Swan-Canning Estuary is ‘dead’.
October 18th, 2012
Murdoch University researchers have helped to secure an $850,000 grant to conserve three species of endangered fresh water fish native to the South-West of Western Australia.
June 27th, 2012
The world’s largest Pearl Cichlidwas recently captured in a Beechboro lake. It joins records of a range of giant feral fish caught in WA fresh waters over the past 12 months.
February 8th, 2012
Murdoch University researchers have won a $215,000 grant from the federal government to investigate invasive species and the damage they are doing in a south west waterway.
November 10th, 2010
Well known TV green thumb and Murdoch University PhD candidate Josh Byrne has been named Young Water Professional of the Year.