This case study examines the environmental, social and economic importance of water, and issues of scarcity and management. It is a valuable resource for the Year 7 unit Water in the world and the Year 10 unit Global geographies of human wellbeing. The study demonstrates an effective model of sustainable aid and development between the people of Australia and Indonesia.


  • Flores – water, water everywhere...
  • Water on Flores
  • What role does water play in a community?
  • Reflections and thinking hats

Download: Chapter 3 - Water and human wellbeing.pdf

Water - a case study on Flores (6.18)

Australia's Engagement with Asia: Indonesia homepage