A Special General Meeting has been called for 12:30pm on Friday 27th March 2020.

The purpose of the meeting is to ratify the appointment of two new Directors to the national board of Stormwater Australia.

The Nominations Committee recommended the appointment of Mr Robert Stribling (WA) and Mr Robert Gale (QLD) and this recommendation has been accepted by the Board. A Special General Meeting is now required to ratify the appointment in accordance with the Constitution.

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Stormwater Industry Association Ltd

ACN 093578164


NOTICE OF SPECIAL GENERAL MEETING OF STORMWATER INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION LTD (SIA LTD)

Notice_of_SGM_27_March_2020.pdf

Date of Notice: Issued 5 March 2020

The Special General Meeting of members of will be held by telephone conference call on 27th March 2020.
The meeting will commence at 12:30pm. Join via:
https://zoom.us/j/925347772
The agenda for the meeting is:

The Nominations Committee recommended the appointment of the Nominees subject of the Resolutions. The Nomination Committee members included:

  • Alan Hoban (Chair)
  • Ann Shaw Rungie (Director)
  • Alan Benson (NSW Member representative)
  • Bill Till (WA Member representative)
  • Denzil Flood (Independent probity advisor)


1. Apologies
2. Confirmation of quorum and proxies
Resolution: That the chairman confirms that there is a quorum present.
Resolution: That there are (XX) eligible proxies entitled to be included in the vote
3. Appointment of Robert_Gale.pdf as Director of Stormwater Australia
Resolution: That Robert Gale is appointed as Director of Stormwater Australia
4. Appointment of Robert_Stribling.pdf as Director of Stormwater Australia
Resolution: That Robert Stribling is appointed as Director of Stormwater Australia

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Stormwater Industry Association Ltd

ACN 093578164


NOTICE OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF STORMWATER INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION LTD (SIA LTD)

Date of Notice: Issued 21 November 2019

The Annual General Meeting of members of Stormwater Australia will be held by Zoom conference call on 12/12/19. The meeting will commence at 12pm AEST.  

As per the revised Constitution adopted at the 2018 AGM, Stormwater Australia calls for nominations for a number of 4 Board positions to be filled. Directors serve on a rotating 3 year basis, and these appointments will ensure corporate knowledge is maintained. As a national body, our Board is required to represent different state jurisdictions and all members to achieve a balance, and candidates will be assessed on relevant experience and knowledge of different states in accordance with key selection criteria outlined on the Stormwater Australia website Call for Directors. Candidates will be assessed by the Nominations Committee consisting of current Board members, State Association representatives and an independent, external probity advisor.  

Interested candidates should read the Information Pack and submit their application by 14th November 2019.

Call for Directors Information Pack

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With some key initiatives being implemented in 2019 and 2020, the Board is seeking a skilled Administration Officer to support these activities.

The Role: This casual/part-time role can be provided remotely, so the geographic location of candidates is not critical. However, Board Meetings are presently held in Brisbane, so SEQ candidates would be preferable. The role is responsible for providing a range of administrative support activities including:

  • Receiving and responding to email/website enquiries; 
  • Membership database management; 
  • Organising Board & sub-committee meetings, including Zoom bookings, preparation of agendas, Minutes, Action Lists and Board papers;
  • Preparing, processing, receiving and payment of invoices;
  • Preparation and management of the Stormwater Australia Linkedin page;
  • Preparation and circulation of monthly email communication to national membership;
  • Approximately 8 hours of book-keeping each month (MYOB or XERO experience desirable);

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Stormwater Australia is pleased to announce the following organisations have nominated to contribute to the Technical Review Panel to assess the criteria of the SQIDEP protocol and emerging science, research and industry findings;

  • South Australian Environmental Protection Agency
  • Queensland Department of Environment and Science
  • Swinburne University
  • UNSW
    University of the Sunshine Coast
  • Stormwater and Infrastructure Asset Management Solutions
  • Craig & Rhodes/Storm Consulting
  • WGA

with further panellists to be annouced in due course.

A program for the Technical Review will also be released in coming months.

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SQIDEP evaluations are now up and running, and we have been informed the first applications are being prepared.  

Stormwater Australia is pleased to announce the following Governance Panel appointees:

Mr Andrew Swindells (BA, LLB, LLM) - experienced Barrister, Sessional member QCAT & CCT, Former Officer Victoria Mining Warden Court & Executive Officer Crime & Misconduct Commission, and dispute resolution/mediation expert.

Professor Veeriah Jegatheesan (Jega)(B.Sc.Eng. Hons, M.Eng., PhD) - experienced academic and water/wastewater/resource recovery/novel & hybrid technologies expert, Director Water Effective Technologies & Tools Centre RMIT, and former consultant to Sydney Water.

Mr Meghraj Thakkar (B.Eng., M.CSc.) - Director Stormwater Australia, risk management, governance, project management and data analytics professional, business owner and author.

Negotiations are continuing with others to fill a maximum of 5 positions.

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On 7th March 2019, the Stormwater Australia Board issued a Public Notice regarding the registration of the Stormwater Australia trading name by another organisation.

The Stormwater Australia Board is pleased to advise members that the Stormwater Australia trading name has subsequently been transferred to the Association, effective 21st March 2019.