Communities of Practice – CoPs – are processes for promoting and catalysing learning and innovation across professionals and organisations. In a CoP, novices and experienced practitioners can learn from observing, asking questions, and actually participating alongside others with more or different experience, in sharing practices and knowledge, and in determining what should be done collectively.
The purpose of the QWMN is to build the capacity and collaboration in the Queensland water modelling sector, to fill strategic sectoral gaps are strengthen the sector. This desire matches the benefits that a CoP process can provide. These include: