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Alarming new climate forecasts show why desal so vital for Australia’s future

June 21st, 2013

New climate forecasts warn of 25 per cent losses for South-West Western Australia, suggesting desalination is vital.

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Research reaches $39m during Australia’s ‘desal decade’

November 19th, 2012

Investment in Australia’s desalination research has reached $39 million in three years, building on the country’s $12 billion investment in six major desal plants between 2004-2013.

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Desal offers best water and food security insurance, says expert

March 22nd, 2012

Desalination offers drying Australia the best water and food security insurance for the drier, more heavily populated decades ahead, according to one of the country's leading water experts.

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Honorary Professorship for desalination expert

September 5th, 2011

Murdoch University has presented David Furukawa, Chief Scientific Officer of the National Centre of Excellence in Desalination Australia, with an Honorary Professorship.

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Desal Discovery Centre and research facility to open at Murdoch

August 30th, 2011

Australia’s first $5m Desal Discovery Centre and dedicated Desalination Research Facility will be officially opened in Western Australia this Sunday, September 4.

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Desal Discovery Centre to open

June 2nd, 2011

Australia’s first Desal Discovery Centre will be unveiled in September – showcasing water security and desalination science to school groups, policymakers, industry and the general public.

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