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Stormwater Queensland Evaluation of Current Status of Stormwater Quality Offset Implementation

Stormwater Queensland is currently coordinating a centralised survey in relation to the current status of stormwater quality offset implementation at various Councils within Queensland. Stormwater Queensland is requesting this information from all Queensland Councils where the State Planning Policy “Post construction phase – stormwater management design objectives” apply. It is intended that this will […]

By |June 12th, 2018|Latest News|0 Comments

Q & A with Clare McAsh – Asset Custodian of WSUD and GPTs for the City of Gold Coast

The Gold Coast is home to some of the best waterways in the world.  Stormwater treatment devices are integrated throughout the city to help protect these waterways, and the appropriate function (and associated performance) of these devices is highly dependent on these assets being appropriately maintained.  Clare McAsh is a Senior Environmental Engineer with […]

By |March 8th, 2018|Latest News|0 Comments

Stormwater Queensland Submission on the Draft Implementation Guidance for Off-site Urban Stormwater Management

On behalf of its members, Stormwater Queensland has provided the Department of the Environment and Heritage Protection (DEHP) with a submission on the Draft Implementation Guidance for Off-site Urban Stormwater Management (AKA stormwater offsets). The submission is available for download here.

By |November 14th, 2017|Latest News|0 Comments

Call for Expressions of Interest to Form 2018 Sub-Committees

Expressions of Interest for Stormwater Queensland’s 2018 Sub-Committees are now being accepted and we invite all members to consider applying for service on one of the following:

Membership & Advocacy Sub-Committee

Responsible for identifying members benefits, scholarships, recruitment activities, maintaining membership records and trends; and
Preparation of Position statements, coordinating member surveys, advocating for members […]

By |October 23rd, 2017|Latest News|0 Comments

New State Planning Policy Released

The Draft State Planning Policy (SPP) was released by the Department of Infrastructure Local Government and Planning (DILGP) for public consultation from November 2016 to February 2017. On 31 January 2017, Stormwater Queensland organised a forum to discuss the draft SPP and subsequently requested feedback from the industry. Videos and presentations from the forum […]

By |June 15th, 2017|Latest News|0 Comments

Stormwater Queensland Submission on the Draft State Planning Policy

The commencement of the new Planning Act in mid-2017 has been a driver for the Department of Infrastructure, Local Government & Planning (DILGP) to review how State interests are expressed in the planning system. In November 2016, DILGP released consultation drafts of the State Planning Policy (SPP), the State Development Assessment Provisions and the Planning Regulation. These drafts can be downloaded […]

By |February 21st, 2017|Latest News|0 Comments

2017 Awards for Excellence Now Open!

Entries for the 2017 Stormwater Queensland Awards for Excellence are now invited.
Entries are not constrained by project or organisation size and will be judged on their merits.
Closing Date for Entries: COB Friday 11 August 2017.
Stormwater Queensland is conducting the 2017 Awards for Excellence to encourage and celebrate excellence in the innovation, development, completion and […]

By |February 16th, 2017|Latest News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Participate with CRC for Water Sensitive Cities

Help the CRC for Water Sensitive Cities develop new, tailored resources for you!

What they want to know:

Which projects do you think of as the best examples of water sensitive cities concepts?

Are there built examples, strategies, policies or studies that serve as really great references?

What kind of information makes examples the most useful for your […]

By |November 10th, 2016|Latest News|0 Comments

Stormwater Queensland Scholarship for the IWC Water Leadership Program

Stormwater Queensland is pleased to advise that we are providing a half ($5000) scholarship to the IWC Water Leadership Program – available only to Stormwater Queensland members.

Designed for emerging water leaders at the project to middle management level, the IWC Water Leadership Program is customised for the water sector through sound research and collaboration […]

By |August 22nd, 2016|Latest News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Vale: Neville Jones

A long term member of the Stormwater community and a Life Member of Stormwater Queensland, Neville Jones passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, 15th May.

Neville was a founding member and driving force behind the establishment of SIA QLD and one of the original Board of Directors of SIA National. He had a long […]

By |May 23rd, 2016|Latest News, Uncategorized|0 Comments