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Interested in volunteering with the Coorong, Lower Lakes and Murray Mouth Research Centre? We want to hear from you!


We are very excited to announce we have developed our volunteering procedures and can now accept event and research volunteers.


What is an event or research volunteer?

An event volunteer will support the CLLMM Research Centre team in the creation and production of Research Centre education and community events.

A research volunteer will support the CLLMM Research Centre team in the production of research program activities.


Can I do both?

Absolutely! When registering your interest, please select 'Both event and research volunteer' to let us know you are interested in volunteering.


What do I need to do?

  1. Register on our Volunteer page of the website. Our Communications and Engagement Coordinator will then e-mail you all the information you need to get started.

  2. Complete the forms. You will need to set up a volunteer account on Better Impact (this link will be provided once you have registered on the website) and fill out and return the provided forms.

  3. Attend a volunteer induction. This will vary depending on the activity, but keep an eye out for your invitation!

  4. Ready to go! Following these steps, you are ready to volunteer! Keep an eye out on Better Impact and your e-mail for upcoming volunteering activities.



View from the Goolwa Aquatic Club building, new home to CLLMM Research Centre
Goolwa Morning

The new Coorong, Lower Lakes and Murray Mouth (CLLMM) Research Centre announces its new location as the top storey of the Goolwa Aquatic Club on Barrage Road in Goolwa opening its doors in early February 2024.


Goyder Institute Director, Dr Alec Rolston, said “We are delighted to be working with Alexandrina Council for our new location to support our critical research into the needs of the CLLMM region. Our aim is to provide an evidence-base for future management decisions in the region and the broader Murray-Darling Basin.


While our four locally-based staff members will be based at the Research Centre in Goolwa, our work will include reaching out to communities throughout the wider region.


The space will be utilised as a hot-desking space for visiting researchers, but also home to an augmented reality experience which will showcase the values of the region in a new and exciting way, as well as providing community space for engagement activities.


It will serve as a base for knowledge exchange and will showcase the research in our region.

We are very much looking forward to working with communities to inform management decision making in the region.”


The CLLMM Research Centre will be hosting a public launch in early February. In addition, the community is invited to have their say in future research priorities and engagement activities.


To have your say in the research priorities and future engagement activities of the CLLMM Research Centre, click here to complete our community survey.

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