Three Sydney Councils commit to ‘zero litter to river’ by 2030

A total of three Councils in Sydney recently committed to protecting the health of local waterways and downstream ocean by achieving a ‘zero litter to river’ target by 2030, including the City of Ryde, Burwood Council and City of Sydney.  This target will be achieved by a range of initiatives across these areas including […]

By |January 20th, 2020|Latest News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Update to Rules of Association

The Stormwater Queensland committee is proposing an update to the Rules of Association.

The original Rules of Association from when the association was formed in 1996 have had a few minor updates that were approved at AGMs in 2001 and 2013. The original Rules of Association were based on the Model rules at the time.

The […]

By |August 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Interconnections and isolation – waste management observations from the atolls of Kiribati

By Emma O’Neill
Paradise and poverty
I recently returned from a year living and working as a volunteer in the remote Pacific nation of Kiribati. I was working on an assignment with the Ministry for Environment, Lands and Agricultural Development based on the atoll of South Tarawa in the Gilbert Islands.

Life in Kiribati had elements of […]

By |July 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Stormwater Queensland Committee Membership

On behalf of the board and membership of Stormwater Queensland, we would like to pass on our thanks to Alexander Aronsson for the fantastic contribution he has made to our association and his active role in helping to create, manage and execute an outstanding series of events in his time on the Stormwater Queensland […]

By |July 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Stormwater QLD Submission on the Draft Point Source Water Quality Offsets Policy 2017

On behalf of its members, Stormwater Queensland has provided the Department of the Environment and Heritage Protection (DEHP) with a submission on the Draft Point Source Water Quality Offsets Policy 2017. Although this policy relates to point sources, it will influence stormwater management across the state and is therefore and important policy on which […]

By |October 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Notice of Stormwater Queensland 2017 Annual General Meeting

Notice is hereby given that Stormwater Queensland will hold its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Thursday 12 October 2017 at 12.30pm at the Pullman Brisbane King George Square (Kennedy Room), Ann & Roma Streets, Brisbane.

The AGM papers can be downloaded here;

SQ 2017 AGM Notice and Papers

If you are not able to attend the AGM, please exercise […]

By |September 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|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

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

Brisbane City Council Creek Filtration Systems – Previous Awards For Excellence Winner

The Stormwater Queensland Awards of Excellence are open to all stormwater professionals, regardless of project size, company size or area of specialisation.

In this short video below, one of the 2015 Awards for Excellence recipients tells us a bit about their project and why others should consider entering the awards in 2016.

To review the entry […]

By |April 26th, 2016|Latest News, Uncategorized|0 Comments