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Welcome to the Queensland Branch of AWA and we hope that you will take the time out of your busy schedule to come along to one of our many informative and engaging technical events. These events will provide you with the opportunity to not only expand your knowledge of the water industry in Queensland but also to network and catchup with fellow water colleagues in a relaxing environment – this is what the Qld branch is well known for.
WaterQ: a 30-year strategy for Queensland's water sector is a whole-of-sector strategy that sets out a high-level framework of priorities and actions to address the changes and challenges facing our water sector. It will continually adjust to reflect changing community interests and aspirations, and keep pace with innovation and technology. WaterQ Website - more information.
WaterQ is one of several sector-specific strategies that will help deliver the Queensland Plan's shared vision for our state: a place that is vibrant and prosperous with the right catalysts to drive our economy, regions and communities.
To read the AWA Submission to the initial discussion paper, please click here.
The Queensland Branch newsletter "Water Talk" is composed and written by Volunteers and Members of the AWA Queensland Branch. The Latest volumes of "Water Talk" are available for Download below:
Download the December 2014 Water Talk Newsletter (PDF, 7.3MB)
Download the September 2014 Water Talk Newsletter (PDF, 5MB)
Download the June 2014 Water Talk Newsletter (PDF, 765 KB)
Download the March 2014 Water Talk Newsletter (PDF, 7 MB)
Download the December 2013 Water Talk Newsletter (PDF, 2.41 MB)
Download the September 2013 Water Talk Newsletter (PDF, 4.61 MB)
Download the June 2013 Water Talk Newsletter (PDF, 633 KB)
Download the February 2013 Water Talk Newsletter (PDF, 1 MB)
Download the October 2012 Water Talk Newsletter (PDF, 576 KB)
Sponsoring an AWA event is an ideal way to prominently position your organisation as a key player in the industry and communicate with a targeted and influential group of industry leaders.
Download the 2014 / 2015 QLD Sponsorship Prospectus (PDF)
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The Australian water industry is facing a significant skills challenge requiring both recruitment and retention strategies. The water industry would encounter serious workforce loss in the medium to long term future unless there was an explicit attempt to transfer tacit knowledge and consequently retain skills and knowledge within the industry.
This Mentoring program will be an effective way to develop skills via the transfer of knowledge from experienced to less-experienced personnel. The program is an annual event with the launch held early in the first quarter of the year. More information.
The QLD Branch of the Australian Water Association are always interested to hear from our members with their ideas for technical presentations. In order for the committee to assess the suitability and include the presentation on the event calendar, please provide a brief overview addressing the points in this document.
The venue we use for the Technical Presentations is the Ship Inn, South Brisbane.
If you have any enquiries regarding the QLD Branch or its events, please contact the QLD Branch Manager:Sharon IbleP (07) 3396 4880 E firstname.lastname@example.orgPostal AddressPO Box 1148Wynnum QLD 4178