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AUSTRALIAN WATER ASSOCIATION
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Tel: 1300 361 426

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Welcome to the Victoria Branch of AWA
  • The AWA Victorian Branch delivers topical professional development and technical seminars specifically developed for the Victorian water industry and related disciplines. Our events are designed to provide opportunities for connection, information sharing, networking, collaboration and fellowship both in formal and relaxed environments.   

     

    AWA CONTRIBUTES TO THE MEtropolitan Whole-of-Water-Cycle Strategic Framework - DISCUSSION PAPER

    The AWA Victorian Branch convened a workshop on 1 October 2014, to provide input to the Office of Living Victoria (OLV) about its draft Metropolitan Whole-of-Water-Cycle Strategic Framework discussion paper.

     

    Scott Hamilton from the OLV explained that the Whole-of-Water-Cycle Strategic Framework discussion paper which sets out a process intended to deliver Melbourne’s Water Future policy.  The Strategic Framework would establish a planning hierarchy, including regional plans, subregional plans and local plans, where local government would play a leading role.  An interactive session followed where the attendees considered issues such as infrastructure requirements, policy issues and governance, respectively.   Read the submission

     

    AWA Vic Branch 52nd Annual Dinner

    The AWA Vic Branch 52nd Annual Dinner was held on Thursday, 7 August 2014 at the Melbourne Town Hall.  View the photos

     

    Vic Branch Committee 

    The 2014-15 Victorian Branch Committee and the Young Water Professionals (Vic) Committee were elected in July.  
     
    2014-15 Committee   
     

    Back row - Ben Jensen, Mark Bartley (President), Geoff Frost, Henry Mallia, Bruce Hammond, Peter Johns, Matthew Wyatt,  Anthony Davey, Peter Johns. Front Row - David Kirby (Vice-President), Gail Reardon (Branch Manager), Catherine Rees, Phil Styles (not pictured - Chris Corr, Chris French, Elisa de Wit, Steven Porter.

    Vic Branch Newsletter  

      Talking Water Autumn Edition  

    The newsletter of the Victorian Branch Talking Water is released 4 times per year.  If you would like to make a submission for a future edition, please read the Guidelines for Contributors.
     
    2014 Winter edition          Download Winter 2014 edition

    2014 Autumn edition     Download Autumn 2014 edition     

    2014 Victorian Water Awards

    The AWA Victorian Branch is committed to acknowledging and promoting the outstanding work achieved by individuals and organisations in the water sector in Victoria. First delivered in 2009, the Victorian awards have been designed to showcase excellence and leadership in the water industry in Victoria.

     

    Nominations are open.   

      

    2013 Award winners ...

    The AWA Victorian Branch is committed to acknowledging and promoting the outstanding work achieved by individuals and organisations in the water sector in Victoria. First delivered in 2009, the Victorian awards have been designed to showcase excellence and leadership in the water industry in Victoria. 

     

    The 2013 Awards were presented at a special dinner on Tuesday, 22 October.   Read more  and  view the photos  taken at the 2013 Victorian Water Awards and Victorian Water Summit. 

     

    Winners of the Victorian Water Awards will be automatically entered into the equivalent category in the AWA National Awards to be announced on 30 April 2014 in Brisbane at Ozwater'14.

     

    Young Water Professional

     Jane La Nauze, MWH

     
     
    2013 Award YWP 
      2013 Victorian Young Water Professional
    Jane La Nauze MWH


    2013 Awards Project VDP
    John Riddiford DEPI and Phil Cormick, Thiess

    Program Innovation Award

    Water Babies, Western Water

     
     

    Project Innovation Award

     

    Eastern Treatment Plant Tertiary Upgrade

     
     

    Project Innovation Award

     

    Victorian Desalination Project

     

    Highly Commended - Project Innovation

     

    Northern Water Plant

     

    Finalist - Project Innovation

     

    Balcombe Creek Sewer Diversion

     

    Undergraduate Water Prize


    James Buxton and James Czyczelis.

    Swinburne Institute of Technology for their project Post construction assessment of a constructed wetland.

     

    52nd Annual Dinner

    Over 500 guests attended the AWA Victorian Branch 52nd Annual Dinner on 7 August 2014 at the Melbourne Town Hall.  View the photos at PhotoEvents.

     

     2014 Annual Dinner 1    2014 Dinner 2
      2014 Annual Dinner 3     2014 Dinner 4

     

    Watch the trailer

     

     
     

     

     

    AWA Victorian Branch 50th Annual Dinner

    Over 760 guests enjoyed the special anniversary 50th Annual Dinner on Thursday, 30 August 2012 at Palladium at Crown. 

     

    You can view highlights of the evening below.  A mini documentary "50 Years of Water" was also produced.  To receive your copy of the DVD, please contact the Victorian Branch.

     



     

    49TH ANNUAL DINNER 

    Thursday, 11 August 2011 – Palladium at Crown

     

    The 49th Victorian Branch Annual Dinner was met with an enthusiastic reception from over 770 guests on 11 August 2011.  Held at Palladium at Crown on Southbank, the event was discribed by AWA National President, Lucia Cade, as the "highlight of the event calendar".  The evening included appearances by longstanding partner Thiess Services' General Manager, Peter King, and Branch President Peta Maddy.  The AWA also welcomed Chloe Munro, Chair National Water Commission, as the special guest speaker.  

     49th Annual Dinner Smiles all round  49th Annual Dinner Room  49th Annual Dinner Chloe Munro
    What people thought…

    “Congratulations on running what I think was THE best AWA Annual Dinner that I have been to – and I’ve been going to them for years. Well done indeed.”

     

    If you have any any enquiries regarding the Victoria Branch, please contact the VIC Branch Manager: 

     

    Gail Reardon

    P 03 9679 6616

    E vicbranch@awa.asn.au

     

    Postal Address

    990 La Trobe Street,

    Docklands VIC 3008

     

     
     

     

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