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A mid-year message from Stormwater Queensland President, Mark Gibson

Dear Friends,

The last month of the financial year is already upon us and I suspect that like me, you are very busy in your professions, families and pursuits.

I just wanted to send a shout out to the people in our amazing industry. You work hard by delivering amazing and sustainable outcomes. You are passionate […]

By |June 12th, 2023|Latest News|0 Comments

$5 million to protect South East Queensland Waterways

The Queensland Government recently announced a $5m funding boost to improve the health of South East Queensland (SEQ) waterways. The majority of the funding will be provided to Healthy Land and Water programs including erosion and sediment control and urban stormwater capacity building ($2.996M). The remaining funding is to be split between the Department […]

By |February 15th, 2023|Latest News|0 Comments

Stormwater Queensland Members Mouthpiece for February 2023 – Grant Witheridge

Grant Witheridge is a life member of Stormwater Queensland and is the principal of Catchments & Creeks Pty Ltd, and a leading authority in Hydraulics, Stormwater Management, Waterway Management and construction site Erosion & Sediment Control.

Grant has over 40 years’ experience in the investigation, modelling and design of hydraulic structures, including 7 years at […]

By |February 15th, 2023|Latest News|0 Comments

Stormwater Queensland President, Mark Gibson’s New Year Address

Dear Members and Friends of Stormwater Queensland,

The new year has arrived and with it, a sense of optimism and excitement for the future.  The past few years have been difficult for many, as we have navigated the effects of a global pandemic and the unexpected consequences, which are far reaching and often surprising.

Since being […]

By |February 15th, 2023|Latest News|0 Comments

Stormwater Queensland New President

Recently at the Stormwater Queensland Awards for Excellence evening, Katie Fletcher announced that she would be stepping aside as the President of Stormwater Queensland, effective 1st November 2022. Mark R. Gibson, the current Vice President, was announced as the new President. In accepting the position, Mark thanked Katie for the hard work and […]

By |November 22nd, 2022|Latest News|0 Comments

Stormwater Queensland Needs Your Help!

There is a lot happening in the association at the moment including webinars, our Sustainability Summit and the annual awards process. None of this would happen without our dedicated volunteer committee members and so it is a timely reminder that our Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be taking place in the coming months. At […]

By |September 12th, 2022|Latest News|0 Comments

New Stormwater National President is a Queenslander!

At the recent meeting of the Stormwater Australia Directors, held on 14th July 2022, Queensland’s own Cath Thrupp was elected as the new President. Cath replaces Alan Hoban who announced that he would resign as President at mid-year but stay on the Stormwater Board until the end of 2022.

Cath has 20+ years’ experience in […]

By |September 12th, 2022|Latest News|0 Comments

The Future of Stormwater Management in Queensland – Event Review

On Thursday 4th August, 63 of our members registered for our first hybrid event of 2022, discussing the past, present and future of our stormwater industry in Queensland. Panelists Himanthi Mendis, David Simpson, Brad Dalrymple, Ben Penhallurick and Courtney Henderson, were led through a facilitated discussion by Katie Fletcher.

Where have we come in the […]

By |August 12th, 2022|Latest News|0 Comments

Stormwater Queensland Awards Eligibility: New Project Completion Dates

Stormwater Queensland have decided to amend the eligibility for projects that may be submitted for an award to include the period in which we did not have an awards series, due to the restrictions from COVID-19. Therefore, for the 2022 Awards of Excellence, all projects completed between 5th August 2019 to 5th August 2022 […]

By |July 12th, 2022|Latest News|0 Comments

New Stormwater Queensland Membership Types

Stormwater Queensland membership renewals are due by 30th June 2022, however we have added some new membership types that may be of interest.

New Graduate Membership
Stormwater Queensland has added a new membership category for graduate membership. It is for up to three years work experience following graduation. The annual graduate membership rate has been set at […]

By |June 15th, 2022|Latest News|0 Comments