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Small calendar icon 21 Mar, 2024 | Small clock icon 7.00am-10.00am

QLD Regional Technical Event 2024


The AWA Queensland Branch is pleased to host its next Technical Event in Hervey Bay. With thanks to our host Fraser Coast Regional Council, we invite you to join us for presentations and site tours to explore 'Regional Resourcefulness: Making the... Learn more
Small calendar icon 27 Mar, 2024 | Small clock icon 5.30PM AEST

QLD Sundowner March 2024


Expand your water network at a Sundowner event hosted by the Queensland Women of Water and Young Water Professionals. Sundowners are an informal networking opportunity open to all AWA members and their guests. To promote greater diversity within the... Learn more
Small calendar icon 14 Mar, 2024 | Small clock icon 5.30pm AEST

QLD Mentoring Program 2024


Grow your career in water as part of the 2024 AWA QLD Mentoring Program! AWA's Mentoring Program pairs early-career water professionals with established water sector colleagues to support them in developing skills, knowledge, and technical... Learn more
Small calendar icon 1 Jun, 2024 | Small clock icon 10.00am - 2.00pm

2024 VIC Tree Planting Day


Join us for a day of tree planting and rebuilding habitat for the rare Altona skipper butterfly. All friends and family welcome! This year we will be planting 1,000 seedlings just west of Millers Road along Kororoit Creek in Altona to support... Learn more
Small calendar icon 13 Feb, 2024 | Small clock icon 7.30am – 9.30am

SA Minister's Breakfast 2024


This breakfast is a fabulous opportunity to hear from the Hon Susan Close MP, Deputy Premier and Minister for Climate, Environment and Water on topics around the following... Skills & Education – where is the talent going to come from, how can we... Learn more
Small calendar icon 13 Dec, 2023 | Small clock icon 5.30PM AEST

Queensland Christmas Sundowner


The Queensland Branch Committee invites you to join them in celebrating 2023 at our Christmas Sundowner. This is a great opportunity to reflect on the year that has been and what's to come in 2024. Feel free to bring a friend or colleague to expand... Learn more
Small calendar icon 24 Nov, 2023 | Small clock icon 6.00pm AEST

NSW YWP End of Year Brewery Tour


Attention all Young Water Professionals! It's that time of year again! Let's get together and catch up before the year is out and celebrate everything we have achieved! We have organised a Brewery Tour and Tasting to start the festive season and... Learn more
Small calendar icon 7 Dec, 2023 | Small clock icon 5.30pm-8.30pm

VIC Technical Event December 2023


The AWA Victorian Branch in collaboration with the YWP subcommittee is pleased to host its next Technical event: 2023 Wrapped: Water in a time of uncertainty. The "2023 Wrapped" event is a unique opportunity for thought leaders, experts, and... Learn more
Small calendar icon 1 Dec, 2023 | Small clock icon 6.00-9.30pm ACST

NT Baubles and Banter - Darwin


Join us and expand your water professional network at our December 2023 Sundowner in Darwin. Hosted by members of the NT Branch Committee and in conjunction with Engineers Australia, Baubles and Banter is an opportunity to meet other water... Learn more
Small calendar icon 29 Nov, 2023 | Small clock icon 6.00-7.30pm ACST

NT Xmas Party - Alice Springs


Join us and expand your water professional network at our November 2023 Sundowner and Xmas Party in Alice Springs. Hosted by members of the NT Branch Committee and Engineers Australia our EOY sundowner is an opportunity to meet other water... Learn more
Small calendar icon 19 Oct, 2023 | Small clock icon 5.30pm - 7.30pm

ACT Sundowner October 2023


The AWA ACT Branch invite you to the October 2023 ACT Sundowner, for informal after-work networking drinks with regional NSW water industry colleagues from the Joint Water Utility Alliances. Learn more
Small calendar icon 15 Nov, 2023 | Small clock icon 7.45am - 9.30am

SA Mentoring Program 2023-24


The AWA's Young Water Professionals Mentoring Program for SA is up and running for 2023-24! The program gives dedicated and enthusiastic early-career water professionals the opportunity to develop skills, knowledge, and technical expertise under the... Learn more
Small calendar icon 30 Apr, 2024

Ozwater'24


Ozwater is an annual three-day conference and exhibition featuring a strong line-up of international and national keynote speakers, scientific and technical papers, case studies, workshops, panel sessions and poster presentations. The 2024 theme,... Learn more
Small calendar icon 30 Nov, 2023 | Small clock icon 4:15pm - 7:00pm ACDT

SA YWP Amazing Race 2023


Come and join us for the end of year amazing race event to be held on Thursday 30th November 2023. Proudly sponsored by Aurecon, the SA amazing race is back on for 2023! Gear up as teams will need to make their way through iconic locations and... Learn more
Small calendar icon 21 Oct, 2023 | Small clock icon 2.00pm AEST

QLD YWP Amazing Race 2023


The QLD YWP Amazing Race is turning 10! Who will be crowned this year's winner for the special decade celebration of the Amazing Race? The 2023 race will be held as part of National Water Week on Saturday 21 October and celebrate the theme 'United... Learn more
Small calendar icon 28 Feb, 2024 | Small clock icon 9.00am – 5.00pm AWST

Connected by Water 2024


Join us in Perth for the inaugural Connected by Water conference, where we will bring together a national and international audience to discuss sustainable water management in the West. Our bi-annual Young Water Professionals Conference is combined... Learn more
Small calendar icon 10 Nov, 2023 | Small clock icon 6:00pm – 11:00pm ASCT

SA Gala Dinner & Awards 2023


Gather round and show your true colours at the night of nights for the state water industry celebrating the best and brightest working in water from across South Australia. Grab your guernsey, scarf or beanie and join us to congratulate our award... Learn more
Small calendar icon 31 Aug, 2023 | Small clock icon 5.30PM AEST

QLD Women of Water Networking


The Queensland Branch invites you to join us for a Women of Water networking evening and meet with new Branch Committee and YWP Subcommittee members. There is no cost to attend, food and drinks will be available for purchase. Learn more
Small calendar icon 30 Aug, 2023 | Small clock icon 5.30pm-7.30pm

VIC Technical Event August 2023


*** SOLD OUT *** The AWA Victorian Branch is pleased to host its next Technical event: Meaningful employment opportunities for refugee and immigrant jobseekers; stories, learnings and a brighter future. Meaningful employment opportunities for... Learn more
Small calendar icon 16 Aug, 2023 | Small clock icon 5.00-6.00pm

TAS Mentoring Program 2023-24


Ever wished you had someone to talk to about your career? Or keen to make a difference to an up-and-coming water professional whilst developing your coaching & leadership skills? Then sign up to our Tasmanian mentoring program for 2023/24! In this... Learn more
Small calendar icon 14 Jul, 2023

WA/NT Mentoring Program 2023-24


Ever wished you had someone to talk to about your career? Or keen to make a difference to an up-and-coming water professional whilst developing your coaching & leadership skills? Then sign up to our WA & NT mentoring program for 2023/24! In this... Learn more
Small calendar icon 21 Jun, 2023 | Small clock icon 5.30PM AEST

QLD Technical Event: The Journey to Net Zero


The Queensland Branch invites water professionals to hear the experiences and challenges of water utilities on their journey to net zero. A panel of local experts will share their perspectives and knowledge of what's required on this journey,... Learn more
Small calendar icon 19 Jul, 2023 | Small clock icon 12.30pm – 7.00pm

SA YWP Forum July 2023


The AWA SA Young Water Professionals (YWP) committee is excited to announce the SA YWP Forum 2023: A journey through disaster response and integrated resilience sponsored by Steel Mains! Connect with other early career professionals in an impactful,... Learn more
Small calendar icon 26 Oct, 2023 | Small clock icon 6:30pm – 11:00pm AEDT

VIC Gala Dinner & Awards 2023


The Victorian Gala Dinner & Awards is the highlight of the annual events calendar in the water industry. This prestigious event, which is now in its 60th year, provides an opportunity to celebrate the outstanding achievements of innovative and... Learn more
Small calendar icon 4 Apr, 2023

IWAA Nominations 2023


The current International Water Association Australia (IWAA) Committee is pleased to advise that nominations for the IWAA Committee are now open for the 2023 – 2025 financial year, with a newly created Young Water Professional (YWP) Subcommittee.  Learn more
Small calendar icon 4 Apr, 2023 | Small clock icon 6.00pm – 7.30pm AEST

NSW Site Tour and Networking Event


Come and mingle with your fellow Water Professionals for a fun evening of learning and discussion of the West Camden Water Recycling Plant Upgrade with Dane Naiker (Project Engineer from BMD), followed by networking drinks! The Upgrade will double... Learn more
SA Sundowner April 2023
Small calendar icon 20 Apr, 2023 | Small clock icon 5.30pm - 6.30pm

SA April 2023 Sundowner


The Young Water Professionals of the AWA's SA Branch are excited to invite you to the second of the 2023 SA Sundowner Series, for after-work drinks, with an interesting guest speaker and informal networking and discussion held at a new venue Electra... Learn more
Small calendar icon 21 May, 2023 | Small clock icon 10.00am - 2.00pm

VIC Tree Planting Day


Join us for a day of tree planting and rebuilding habitat for the rare Altona skipper butterfly. All friends and family welcome! This year we will be planting 1,000 seedlings just west of Millers Road along Kororoit Creek in Altona to support... Learn more
Small calendar icon 4 Apr, 2023 | Small clock icon 12:30pm – 2.00pm AEST

IWAA Webinar


Join us for a Leading Global Practices for Smart Resilient Cities webinar to discuss innovative solutions to building more resilient cities and systems across many social-technical contexts - from cities in advanced economies to developing cities,... Learn more
Small calendar icon 21 Mar, 2023 | Small clock icon 1.00pm – 6.30pm AEST

TAS YWP Walking Tour and Networking Event


The afternoon will commence with a presentation by Bronwyn Scallan from Perth NRM, followed by a walking tour lead by Dam Engineer Maggie Gilligan from City of Launceston. We will visit various sites along the kanamaluka/Tamar Estuary Launceston.... Learn more
Small calendar icon 16 Mar, 2023 | Small clock icon 7.00am-9.00am

QLD Regional Technical Event 2023


The AWA Queensland Branch is pleased to host its next Technical Event in Bundaberg, to highlight the efforts of the Wide Bay Burnett Region in maximising its world-class natural assets and developing thriving communities. We know that water is a... Learn more
Small calendar icon 16 Feb, 2023 | Small clock icon 5.15pm - 6.30pm

SA February 2023 Sundowner


The Young Water Professionals of the AWA's SA Branch are excited to invite you to the first of the 2023 SA Sundowner Series, for after-work drinks, an interesting guest speaker and informal networking and discussion held on Thursday 16th February... Learn more
Small calendar icon 14 Feb, 2023 | Small clock icon 7.30am – 9.30am

SA Minister's Breakfast 2023


This breakfast is a fabulous opportunity to hear from the Hon Susan Close MP, Deputy Premier and Minister for Climate, Environment and Water. With our Topic Theme For the Love of Water we will discuss the increasing need for all of us to value and... Learn more
Ozwater'23 United by Water
Small calendar icon 9 May, 2023

Ozwater'23


Ozwater is an annual three-day conference and exhibition featuring a strong line-up of international and national keynote speakers, scientific and technical papers, case studies, workshops, panel sessions and poster presentations. The 2023 theme... Learn more
Small calendar icon 1 Feb, 2023 | Small clock icon 5.30pm AEST

QLD Mentoring Program 2023


If your goal for 2023 is to elevate your career development, the AWA QLD Mentoring Program is the opportunity you need to kickstart you on your way to achieving your goals! Mentoring Program Benefits AWA's Mentoring Program gives dedicated and... Learn more
Small calendar icon 23 Nov, 2022 | Small clock icon 6.00pm-7.30PM ADST

NSW YWP Regional Hub Water Night


Join the AWA NSW YWP committee for a regionally focused evening highlighting the similarities and differences between metro and regional approaches to the water industry. Hear some presentations from regional personnel followed by a panel featuring... Learn more
Small calendar icon 30 Nov, 2022 | Small clock icon 6.00pm-9.00PM AEST

QLD End of Year Sundowner


Connect with members and celebrate a great year of working in water at the Australian Water Association Queensland Branch End of Year Sundowner event! This year we'll be hearing how water becomes beer, with a tour of 4 Hearts Brewery, the first... Learn more
Small calendar icon 23 Nov, 2022 | Small clock icon 8.00am - 9.30am

SA Mentoring Program Launch 2022


The AWA's Young Water Professionals Mentoring Program for SA is up and running for 2022-23! The program gives dedicated and enthusiastic early-career water professionals the opportunity to develop skills, knowledge, and technical expertise under the... Learn more
Small calendar icon 20 Oct, 2022 | Small clock icon 5.15pm - 6.30pm

SA October Sundowner


The Young Water Professionals of the AWA's SA Branch are excited to invite you to the fourth of the 2022 SA Sundowner Series, returning to The King’s Head, for after-work drinks, interesting guest speakers and informal networking and discussion held... Learn more
Small calendar icon 1 Dec, 2022 | Small clock icon 4:15pm - 7:00pm ACDT

SA Amazing Race 2022


Come and join us for the end of year amazing race event to be held on Thursday 1 December 2022. Proudly sponsored by Aurecon, the SA amazing race is back on for 2022! Gear up as teams will need to make their way through iconic locations and pathways... Learn more
NWW
Small calendar icon 17 Oct, 2022

National Water Week 2022


Each year, AWA hosts National Water Week in the third week of October. National Water Week promotes the value of water across Australia, inspiring individuals, education providers, communities and organisations to work together to raise community... Learn more
Small calendar icon 8 Oct, 2022 | Small clock icon 3.00pm AEST

QLD YWP Amazing Race 2022


Get your running shoes on, costumes ready and thinking caps on for Queensland's YWP Amazing Race! Now in it's ninth year, and proudly sponsored by Stantec, the 2022 race will focus on the theme of 'Water ForCE' (for Circular Economy). Starting at... Learn more
Small calendar icon 5 Aug, 2022 | Small clock icon 5.00-7.30pm ACST

NT August Sundowner - Darwin


Join us and expand your water professional network at our August Sundowner in Darwin. Hosted by the NT Branch Committee this sundowner is an opportunity to meet other water professionals working in the Northern Territory. Expanding your professional... Learn more
Small calendar icon 21 Jul, 2022 | Small clock icon 7.30am – 9.30am

SA Minister's Breakfast 2022


In March of this year, South Australia went to the polls and elected a new Labor government. This breakfast is a unique opportunity to hear from the Hon Susan Close MP, Deputy Premier and Minister for Climate, Environment and Water. Learn more
Small calendar icon 30 Sep, 2022 | Small clock icon 8.30am – 5.00pm

SA State Conference 2022


The Conference will be an engaging one-day event held on Friday, 30 September at the Adelaide Convention Centre. The theme for the Conference is Water Matters: Envisaging our Future. Learn more
Small calendar icon 9 Aug, 2022 | Small clock icon 8:30am - 5:00pm ACST

Voices for the Bush Conference


Taking place in the heart of Australia, Alice Springs will set the scene for the inaugural national conference. The conference will bring together decision-makers and policymakers from water utilities, service providers, government agencies and... Learn more
Small calendar icon 20 Jul, 2022 | Small clock icon 3.30-4.30pm WST/5.00-6.00pm ACST

WA/NT Mentoring Program 2022-23


APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2022/23 PROGRAM HAVE NOW CLOSED. Ever wished you had someone to talk to about your career? Or keen to make a difference to an up-and-coming water professional whilst developing your coaching & leadership skills? Then sign up to... Learn more
Small calendar icon 1 Jun, 2022 | Small clock icon 6.00pm - 7.30pm AEST

NSW YWP Water 101 event


As the name suggests, Water 101 is an introductory space for those interested in learning more about the different specialisations within the water industry. We welcome all young water professionals (those with less than 5 years of industry... Learn more
Small calendar icon 21 Apr, 2022 | Small clock icon 5.15pm - 6.30pm

SA April Sundowner - Water & Construction


The Young Water Professionals of the AWA's SA Branch are excited to invite you to the second of the 2022 SA Sundowner Series, returning to The King’s Head, for after-work drinks, interesting guest speakers and informal networking and discussion held... Learn more
Hack event
Small calendar icon 24 Mar, 2022 | Small clock icon 5.00pm - 6.30pm AEDT

NSW Regional Water Champions - Hack


NSW Regional Water Champions invite you to attend an online launch event and help solve some of regional NSW water challenges. Participants will be put into teams to help solve and then present on their 'hacks' for Regional NSW. The 3 challenges... Learn more
Small calendar icon 7 Apr, 2022 | Small clock icon 5:00pm-6:30pm AEDT

AWA VIC Merri Creek Women's Walk 2021/22


During times of lockdowns, we have all learned how important our local parks and waterways are in managing our well-being. The Victorian Branch of the Australian Water Association (AWA) has been working with the Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung Cultural... Learn more
Small calendar icon 22 Mar, 2022 | Small clock icon 10:30am – 12:00pm AEDST

ANZBP Biosolids Webinar Series


The Australian Water Association (AWA) and Australian New Zealand Biosolids Partnership (ANZBP) Biosolids Webinar will be held over two days in March. This webinar series will examine key developments across areas of the water industry and drive... Learn more
Small calendar icon 24 Feb, 2022 | Small clock icon 12:00pm – 1.00pm AEST

ANZBP Webinar - Lunch and Learn


Join us online to hear from our presenters about quantifying microbial risks from the use of Sydney Water’s biosolids and biosolids application on manuka growth and soil chemistry. This lunch and learn is free for ANZBP Partners - if you are unsure... Learn more
SA YWP Amazing Race 2021
Small calendar icon 2 Dec, 2021 | Small clock icon 4:15pm - 7:00pm ACDT

SA YWP Aurecon Amazing Race 2021


** REGISTRATION HAS NOW CLOSED ** Come and join the SA YWP for their end of year amazing race event to be held on Thursday 2 December 2021. Beginning in Hindmarsh Square, teams will be provided with a map and instructions in order to make their way... Learn more
Ozwater'22
Small calendar icon 10 May, 2022 | Small clock icon 8:30am – 5:30pm AEST

Ozwater'22


Ozwater is the Australian Water Association’s national and international water conference and trade exhibition. Returning in 2022 to the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, thousands of water professionals from across Australia and... Learn more
Small calendar icon 17 Aug, 2022 | Small clock icon 8:30am – 5:00pm AEST

NSW State Conference 2022


The theme for this year, Shocks and Disruptions - Operating and Planning in Uncertainty, aligns with the Australian Water Association’s Strategy to Share, Connect and Inspire professionals across the water industry, including with its affiliates. Learn more
VIC YWP Ball 2022
Small calendar icon 10 Jun, 2022 | Small clock icon 7:00pm – 11:00pm AEST

VIC YWP Ball 2022


Dress to impress in the theme of Miami Vice and join us for a fun night with colleagues, project partners and other water supporters in our industry. Brought to you by our AWA VIC Young Water Professional sub-committee but for all those young at... Learn more
SA Mentoring Program Launch 2021
Small calendar icon 18 Nov, 2021 | Small clock icon To be advised

SA Mentoring Program Launch 2021


Looking for a mentor to develop your career in the water industry? Thinking about giving back to the next generation of water professionals? Register your expression of interest now to be a mentee or mentor in our 2021-22 mentoring program! Learn more
Small calendar icon 9 Dec, 2021 | Small clock icon 6:00pm – 11:00pm AEDT

TAS Galah Dinner and Awards Night 2021


The Galah Dinner and Awards Presentation Night is the Tasmanian water industry’s best night out of the year! It is eagerly anticipated and regularly sells out. The night features an element of formality with the TAS Water Awards presentations. The... Learn more