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Remote Technology Transfer Officer

Project Number # 1012

Technology Transfer Officer for Water in remote Aboriginal communities

Project Leader:  Ruth Elvin

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The Technology Transfer Officer for Water Supplies in Remote Indigenous Communities focuses on the public health aspects of water quality, in particular:

  • provides a link between national and international water research and practice and Indigenous communities
  • provides a basis for coordination of research needs, practice and Indigenous knowledge between Commonwealth, state and territory agencies
  • facilitates the sharing of knowledge and practice amongst WQRA members for small water systems
  • The Technology Transfer Officer provides a direct link between the needs of Indigenous people and research related to supplying safe drinking water and treatment knowledge, as well as a link to researchers regarding knowledge gaps and emerging issues in remote locations.