The Soil Science Study Program, Faculty of Agriculture, Sebelas Maret University often holds guest lectures with speakers from various universities both domestically and abroad. This event is expected to be able to add insight and knowledge so that it can increase the competence of lecturers and students. One of them is the Guest Lecturer Lecture event on Friday, October 1, 2021, at 07.30 by presenting resource person Dr. Anthony Kent from RMIT University, Australia. The topic of the guest lecture was “Land Use and Water Management in Australia”. The event was attended by lecturers and students of the Bachelor and Masters Program in Soil Science. The event was opened by Komariah, STP., M.Sc., Ph. D. as moderator, and Dr. Ir. Mujiyo, S.P., M.P. as head of the S1 Soil Science Program, Faculty of Agriculture, Sebelas Maret University.
Dr. Anthony Kent addresses the topic of land use and water management in Australia. The issue of land use and water management is one of the global issues that is often discussed by experts and practitioners of environmentalists around the world, including Australia. This is because the topic is very important because it involves the lives of the wider community and needs special attention. Problems that arise due to damage to land and water sources are very influential on the survival of people’s lives. The event provides knowledge about the importance of always maintaining the environment so that it continues to be efficient for life.
The submission of material by Dr. Anthony Kent is very interesting. It was seen that the participants were very enthusiastic about participating in the event and lots of questions were asked during the question and answer session. The event is expected to be able to encourage participants in attendance to continue to strive to preserve the environment by taking appropriate land use and water management actions.