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Join our SQID Taskforce

Stormwater NSW is now seeking Expression of Interest to participatte in the NSW Stormwater Quality Improvement Device (SQID) Task Force.  This task force is being formed to: Bring together industry stakeholders to identify  improvements to the SQID approval process in NSW Provide a resource that can be used by the industry and Stormwater NSW members […]

Webinar “Building community water literacy”

Friday 13th September 12:30 – 1:30pm (AEST) Water Sensitive Cities has a webinar on improving basic water literacy in communities, outlining key learnings from projects in Perth and Melbourne. The webinar will be presented by Dr Lucy Richardson (Monash Climate Change Communication Research Hub). Register here

Team Leadership course for the Water Industry

The well respected International Water Centre (IWC) has partnered with the Australian Water Association (AWA) to run a short course, recognising the pressing need to build leadership capacity in young and emerging water sector leaders to advance more integrated and sustainable forms of water management. During this six week course, water leadership and management experts […]

The Parramatta River Catchment Group is looking for a new leader!

The Parramatta River Catchment Group is a collective of Councils, State Government Agencies and not for profits who are working together to improve the health of the River. The small but dedicated secretariat is looking to fill two positions when the secretariat hosting is transferred to Inner West Council. Coordinator – Parramatta River Catchment Group […]

Thats a wrap on FRANC 2024!

Thanks to all our sponsors, exhibitors, speakers and panellists for making franc 2024 such a success. Also to our event managers GEMS who facilitated pre-conference workshops and tours as well.


Water Sensitive Cities Australia has announced their 2024 Seminar Series. These free, monthly webinars will focus on projects that mainstream water sensitive cities practices. Each session will include a presentation and opportunities to provide feedback and ask questions. The recording from each session will be available on their website after the event.Next Event: Wednesday, 27th […]

Register now for franc

Conference Date: Wednesday 17th April – Thursday 18th April 2024Location: Commbank Stadium, SydneyTheme: Charting the Future from Past LessonsCost: $550 – $1,150 The  franc.sydney conference is in it’s 3rd year and has been designed to be future focused, fostering resilient and networked communities to meet the complex environmental and social challenges ahead.   Stormwater management, urban waterways, marine environments, […]

Water’s role in thriving communities Blue x green

The Water Services Association of Australia Ltd has released a progress report on Water’s role in thriving communities as a follow up to their previous Blue+Green Liveability report. Blue x green = thriving A PROGRESS REPORT ON WATER S ROLE FOR THRIVING COMMUNITIES.pdf (wsaa.asn.au)

Urban Rivers and Catchments Program Grants – Round 2 OPEN

The Urban Rivers and Catchments Program Grants are now open and will close 5pm on 13th February 2024. The May 2023-24 Budget provided funding through the Natural Heritage Trust for a competitive grants round under the Urban Rivers and Catchments Program. $109 million (from 2024-25) is available for project grants. There are two distinct grant opportunities: […]

Our submission to NSW DPE’s updated erosion and sediment control guidelines

Stormwater NSW has provided comments on the Department of Planning and Environment’s updated guidelines for erosion and sediment control on building sites. Our submission is here 20231106 Stormwater NSW submission on erosion sediment control guidelines (002)