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NT Water in the Bush Conference and Awards Dinner 2024

Icon of a calendar 9 Oct, 2024 - 9 Oct, 2024 | Small clock icon 8.30am – 10.00pm ACST | Icon of a map pin Darwin Convention Centre

Now in its 35th year, our Water in the Bush Conference is the Territory’s premier annual water conference connecting water professionals, the community and industry from across Australia to share information and knowledge about the current and future state of the Territory’s water and inspire positive change.

Call for Abstracts

Call for Abstracts is now open, with the following sub-themes:

  • Digital Water – AI and Beyond  
  • Excellence In Operations and Asset Management  
  • Treatment Reuse Opportunities  
  • Progress For Our Communities and Regions
  • Accelerating Sustainable Development
  • Opportunities & Challenges in Strategy, Governance, Policy and Regulation
  • Wildcard

Find out more here:

Abstract Submission Guide

Then, submit your abstract here:

Abstract Template    Submit Abstract Here

The call for abstracts will close on Thursday 25 July 2024.

Opportunities & Challenges in Strategy, Governance, Policy and Regulation
Please submit your idea using this FORM for our committee's review.

Event Details


Date Wednesday, 9 October 2024
Time 8:30am - 5:00pm ACST

Darwin Convention Centre

Address 10 Stokes Hill Rd, Darwin City NT 0800

NT Water Awards Dinner

Date Wednesday, 9 October 2024
Time 6:30pm - 9:30pm ACST


Address TBA

Registration will open in August.
If you wish to find out more about AWA's membership benefits, contact

Sponsorship Opportunities
We have a number of sponsorship opportunities available to provide exposure to your organisation across this event.

Download Prospectus    Sponsorship Enquiry

For more information please contact:
Kyllie Whitehead, Member Engagement Manager | Ph: 02 9467 8420 | E:
Elyse Gradwell, Events Manager | P: 02 9467 8414 | E:
Troy Waite, Partnerships and Sponsorships Manager | P: 02 9467 8426 | E:

Thank you to our Sponsors: 
Coffee Cart Sponsor
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National R&D Excellence Award Sponsor
National Young Water Professional of the Year Award Sponsor
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