Entries by Craig Mathisen

NSW Wins Water of Origin

Congratulations to NSW for the sample supplied by Shoalhaven Water for winning the 2019 Ixom Water of Origin.  The sample from Bamarang WTP will join other states in determining Australia’s Best Tap Water in October during National Water Week.

Kwatye Cultural Recognition Award Announced

In partnership with TRILITY, WIOA invites applications for the Kwatye – Cultural Recognition Award The award is open to WIOA individual members, to recognise an initiative involving cultural or diversity and inclusion based activities within a project and/or community in which they serve.   The winner will have made an outstanding contribution to supporting diversity and fostering inclusion in the workplace or community. […]

NSW Conference Winners

Congratulations to the award winners from the WIOA NSW Conference & Exhibition held in Orange. Check out all the winners   NSW Operator of the Year Danny Roberts – Port Macquarie Hastings Council NSW Operator Dedication Award James Davis from Upper Hunter Shire Council Best Paper Overall Alex McCaffrey – Port Macquarie Hastings Council Best […]

WIOA Committee for 2019 elected

Congratulations to all of our members who nominated for positions on the WIOA Executive and General Committee that were elected on Thursday 14 March 2019. Heidi Josipovic from Albury City Council becomes the second woman President in WIOA history and the first outside of Victoria. Mark Samblebe from MBS Water will be Vice President. Newly […]

SA Call for Presentations 2019

Share your experiences at the 2019 South Australian Conference to be held in Murray Bridge on 7 & 8 August 2019. The Call For Papers for presentations will close on Tuesday 30 April 2019. Call For Papers

EOI to Present at WISE 2019

Share your experiences at the 2019 Water Industry Safety Event to be held in Coburg on Wednesday 9 October 2019. Submissions of Expressions of Interest will close on Friday 28 June 2019. Presentations are invited from all sectors of the Water Industry and may address any safety topic relevant to the Industry including: • New […]

Congratulations Wannon Water

Hamilton’s water is the second best tap water in the world! Silver place at the International Water Tasting Competition in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia USA. Congratulations to all of the staff at Wannon Water in Victoria who represented Australia, and us all, proudly in this event.

Nominate for the WIOA Committee

Nominations are invited from financial Individual members of the Water Industry Operators Association of Australia Inc, for the positions of Officers and Committee members for 2019. The Committee will consist of up to 13 members comprising a President, Vice President, Secretary/Treasurer, the Chairperson/nominee of each State based Advisory Committee, and a minimum of three elected […]

NSW Operator of the Year Nominations

Consider nominating operational employees who have excelled in the workplace for the prestigious NSW Operator of the Year award that is sponsored by the Water Directorate to recognise the important work done by operators. This annual award goes to an outstanding operator and will be awarded at the WIOA NSW Annual Conference in April. Consider […]

WISE – Water Industry Safety Event

In 2018, WIOA conducted for the first time a Water Industry Safety Event (WISE) that was hosted by Melbourne Water.  This event brought safety professionals together to network and learn from others in the industry with the aim of improving the safety performance of the industry.