Register now for the SA Conference

WIOA is accepting registrations for the 2018 South Australian conference to be held in Murray Bridge on Wednesday 1 August & Thursday 2 August 2018

You can check out the program and download the Delegate Registration Form from the NSW Conference section of this site.


Call for presentations at Safety Event

Expressions of interest for presentations at the Water Industry Safety Event (WISE) are currently being accepted.

All water industry personnel involved in safety or in the the operation and maintenance of urban, rural and industrial water related infrastructure for the management, conveyance, treatment, discharge and reuse of water and trade wastes are invited to submit an item for consideration.

  • Share your story with other water industry professsionals
  • Contribute to the professional knowledge of the water community
  • Raise your profile through sharing of expertise in your field
  • Learn and grow professionally through attending high quality presentations
  • Expand your network and meet new professional partners by engaging with other attendees

The WISE Technical Committee will organise the technical program and has sole discretion concerning the selection of presentations.

Critical Dates

Friday 29 June Expressions of Interest close

Friday 6 July notifications of acceptances for presentation

Monday 1 October presentations provided for inclusion on USB

Wednesday 24 October  WISE event day

Tony Cover wins QLD Operator of the Year

Congratulations to Tony Cover from Goondiwindi Regional Council on being awarded the 2018 Queensland Operator of the Year. WIOA also congratulates the other finalist Gary Fenwick from Queensland Urban Utilities and Glen Ziph from Trility. The award was presented as part of the WIOA Queensland Conference & Exhibition held in Logan.

David Cashen wins NSW Operator of the Year

Congratulations to David Cashen from Bathurst Regional Council on being awarded the 2018 NSW Operator o the year. WIOA also congratulates the other finalist James Davis from Upper Hunter Shire Council. The award was presented as part of the WIOA NSW Conference & Exhibition held in Tamworth.

South Australian event announced

The first ever WIOA South Australian conference will take place in 2018 in Murray Bridge. This event will be held over 2 days but really is a one day conference only, and is fundamentally different to the traditional WIOA conferences held on thin the Eastern states.

More information will be available soon on the WIOA conference website.

VIC 2018 Exhibition Site Sales

The Victorian Water Industry Operations Conference & Exhibition will be held on 5 & 6 September 2018 at the Bendigo Exhibition centre

Exhibition site sales commence at 1.00 pm on Wednesday 15 May 2018.  Sites are allocated in the order in which applications are received.

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