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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 Vic Branch 52nd Annual Dinner

    The AWA Vic Branch 52nd Annual Dinner will be held on Thursday, 7 August 2014 at the Melbourne Town Hall.  Read more.

     

    Vic Branch Committee - elections - Vote now!

    Members, it is time to consider who you want to represent you on the AWA Victorian Branch Committee and Young Water Professionals Committee (Vic) for 2014/15 to 2015/16.  A term on the committee is two years with around half of the Committee due for election each year to allow for effective knowledge transfer.

    Voting closes at 5pm on Friday, 4 July.  How to vote details were sent to all members via email.   Contact the Branch office with any questions.
     
     Who is on the current 2013-14 Committee ...  

    2013 Committee 

    Back row - Gail Reardon (Branch Manager), Victoria Leavold, David Kirby, Bruce Hammond, James Currie, Chris French, Geoff Frost, Henry Mallia. Front row - Anthony Davey, Shirley Gato-Trinidad, Chris Corr, Ray Stephenson, Ben Jensen (not pictured - Mark Bartley, Stewart Burn, Andrew Chapman, Peter Hillis and Peta Maddy)

    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 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 will open on 16 July 2014.  

     

    To request your copy of the Awards brochure, or for sponsorship opportunities, please contact Gail at the AWA Victorian Branch by EMAIL or telephone 03-9679 6616.

     

    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.

     

    51st Annual Dinner

    600 guests attended the AWA Victorian Branch 51st Annual Dinner on 22 August 2013 at Palladium at Crown.  View the photos at PhotoEvents.

     

     2013 Dinner red carpet  2013 Dinner Jonathan McKeown  
     2013 Dinner Guests  2013 Dinner Mark Bartley

     

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    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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