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Upcoming events


IWA World Water Congress: People Management II – A vision for cultural change through diversity
Tuesday 18 September, 13.30 – 15.00, Room 8 

The workshop will present practical learnings on how to build better cultures and behaviours to support diversity in the workplace. It will also present a model to share content, successes, and challenges to assist individual leaders and participants to drive the cultural change required for success.  Presenters are Sandra Hall (UQ), Kirsty Blades (Australian Water Association), Rosie Wheen (WaterAid) & Pat McCafferty (Yarra Valley Water).

NSW Diversity Seminar: 27 September 2018
This seminar will focus on best practice inclusion for high performing teams, using practical tips and the experience of others. Drawing from deep research into the topic, our three guest speakers will dive into examples from across the industry. It’s a must-attend event for people working in diverse teams, and those wanting to be the best that they can in their professional careers.
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QLD Women of Water Networking Evening: 28 September 2018
The Australian Water Association's Queensland Branch is pleased to invite women from all aspects of the water industry to a networking night in Brisbane CBD.
For more information about the event click here.

Recent events

VIC: International Women's Day Event: 14 March 2018
The Australian Water Association in partnership with Melbourne Water held a special networking event to celebrate International Women's Day. View all the photos from the event here.

TAS Gender Diversity is Good for Business: 15 March 2018

On Thursday 15 March, around 70 water industry professionals came together to hear a keynote address from Sally Darke, non-executive director of TasWater, TasPorts and Chairperson of the Tasmanian Community Fund and Scotch Oakburn College, who gave an insight into how diversity is managed beyond the water sector in Tasmania and some of the governance issues facing organisations today. 
Read the event wrap-up

QLD Women of Water Networking Evening: 24 November 2017
Around 20 ladies came together for the final WoW @The Communal in 2017. We have had a consistent attendance at these bi-monthly get-togethers which have seen lots of new connections made and old ones rekindled.
Read the event wrap-up

SA Women in Water Breakfast: 1 November 2017
As part of our Channeling Change program, we’ve partnered with Water Industry Alliance for this Women in Water Breakfast on 1 November. Hear from prominent South Australian leaders in STEM who will share their experiences, challenge stereotypes, and explore what the future STEM workforce will look like. Find out more

VIC Seminar: Gender diversity is good for Business - 17 October 2017
The Victorian Branch of the Australian Water Association along with GHD and DELWP hosted a sell-out gender diversity event on Tuesday, 17 October, attended by a wide range of water industry professionals from Victoria and interstate. Read the event wrap-up

QLD Women of Water Networking Evening: 10 May 2017
Over 20 ladies kicked off the WoW year at the first of their bi-monthly get-togethers which saw lots of new connections made and old ones rekindled; the photos tell the story! Read the event wrap-up