This episode of Making Waves features:

  • world renowned Aboriginal water rights academic at ANU, Dr Virginia Marshall (Wiradjuri Nyemba), the author of Overturning Aqua Nullius (11m 40s and 23m 08s)
  • water engineer and proud Baakandji Wamba Wamba man, Michael Browne, who’s been busily embedding Traditional Owner and community perspectives into place-based planning and management of water resources in Melbourne (14m 35s)
  • Joe Flynn, a water reform expert with experience bringing together First Nations (Maori water rights) and corporate perspectives in productive conversations (52m 17s) 
  • the first feature song from Kalaji, a debut album from Nyikina sound artist and acclaimed actor Mark Coles Smith (46m 07s)
  • some potential future water managers (students from the Dharma school in Daylesford, 50m 36s). 


  • Aquanulius, Dr. Virginia Marshall
  • Biggest Estate on Earth, Bill Gammage

Nominated Water Songs

  • Rain. (feat. Scott Darrow, Sarah McLeod, Adam Band, Jack Jones, Todd Huner)
  • River Song. Archie Roach
  • Anchor Me. The Mutton Birds
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