Entries by Craig Mathisen

68,924 Web Hits

The WIOA website is critical for the association to be able to provide current information to our members and stakeholders. We have plans to further develop the content and functionality of the site during 2020 to include access to a members portal which will allow members to keep their details up to date. During 2019 […]

Operators recognised around Australia

The Water Industry Operators Association of Australia (WIOA) recognised many operational employees for demonstrating excellence in their field in 2019. Awards included: Operator of the Year Yong Operator of the Year Networks/Civil/All Rounder Operator of the Year Best Tasting Tap Water Competition winners Main Tapping Competition winners Kwatye Cultural Recognition Award PASS Award

$12,000 donated to charity

In 2019, WIOA conducted raffles at our conference and exhibitions in NSW, Queensland, South Australia and Victoria as well as a number of charity days in Cairns, Port Macquarie, Yandina and Sunbury. Through these efforts WIOA raised $12,000 that was donated to charities chosen by our conference hosts and winners of events such as the […]

WIOA Diversity and Inclusion Group

WIOA is looking to establish a group of interested members who can help advise and assist WIOA to improve our Diversity & Inclusion. Nominations close Friday 13 December 2019. Successful nominees confirmed by Friday 20 December 2019. We look forward to working with the Diversity & Inclusion Group to deliver even more services for our […]

Call for Presentations 2020

Share your experiences at a WIOA Conference in 2020. All water industry personnel involved in 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 abstract for consideration. The technical program will cover various aspects of […]

2020 Conference & Exhibition Dates

WIOA is pleased to announce the 2020 dates for our conference and exhibitions in NSW, Queensland and Victoria. The NSW event will return to Tamworth, the Queensland event will be held in Toowoomba and the Victorian event will once again be conducted in Bendigo. WIOA 2020 Water Operations Conference and Exhibitions NSW in Tamworth – […]

Mackay RC wins Australia’s Best Tasting Tap Water

Congratulations to the operators of the Marian WTP in Mackay who have been acknowledged as the Ixom 2019 Australia,s Best Tasting Tap Water competition. The voting was very close but the sample representing Queensland from the Mackay Regional Council came out just ahead of the other state champions. The title was awarded at the 3 […]

Network Operator Development Program 2020

Nominations are being accepted for the WIOA 2020 Network Operator Development Program (NODP) The Network Operator Development Program has been established to identify, mentor and develop future leaders in the Network Operations field across the Victorian Water Industry. More information including the nominations form is on the WIOA website

SA Operator of the Year Nominations

Consider nominating operational employees who have excelled in the workplace for the prestigious South Australian Operator of the Year. The award sponsored by TAFESA provides the opportunity for the winner to join the WIOA operator delegation on their annual trip to New Zealand to join the study tour and participate in the WIOG NZ operations conference. Nominations […]

Tasmanian operators recognition opportunity

Consider nominating operational employees who have excelled in the workplace for the prestigious Tasmanian Operator of the Year and Tasmanian Young Operator of the Year award. Nominations close on 27 September 2019. More information