Fraser MACLEOD

Over twenty years of experience in water, sustainability, and natural resources policy, management practice, and science in Europe and Australia. My ethos in life is – to think differently, challenge the status quo, and drive the change and innovation needed to secure sustainability.

Far North Queensland Irrigation District Trials Blockchain

Blockchain technology is being trialed in Far North Queensland irrigation district, Mareeba-Dimbulah, to improve water trading in the region. The pilot project is using technology developed by young Australian company Civic Ledger and is funded by the Cooperative Research Centre for Developing Northern Australia (CRCNA). Chief executive officer and co-founder of Civic Ledger, Katrina Donaghy, …

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Australian Government in Water Ledger blockchain for Trading Water Rights

Government agency the Cooperative Research Centre for Developing Northern Australia (CRCNA) is collaborating with blockchain firm Civic Ledger to develop a water trading platform in the Far North Queensland (FNQ) region, the Water Ledger. Water trading in Australia is a complex business. Water rights or entitlements provide a share of the total water “pool” but the entitlements were granted …

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