Jane ClaryJane Clary is one of our Keynote Speakers for Stormwater2018, the Australian National Stormwater conference, 8th-12th October, ANZ Stadium, NSW. 

Jane is a Vice-president and Senior Water Resources Scientist with Wright Water Engineers in Denver, Colorado, USA, where she has focused on water quality issues, stormwater, watershed management and water conservation for 25 years. Over the past 20 years, Jane has helped develop and manage the International Stormwater Best Management Practices (BMP) Database (www.bmpdatabase.org), which includes both conventional and green infrastructure stormwater management practices.

Directors on the National Stormwater Australia Board met in Melbourne on the 26 and 27 March this year for a strategic planning session and their March Board meeting.

Thank you Melbourne Water for hosting the event.

The image below shows the SWA Chair, Belinda Lovell, and two Board Directors Chris Badger (on left) and Alan Hoban outside Melbourne Water, Docklands.

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On behalf of Stormwater Australia and the Stormwater 2018 Conference Committee I invite you to join us in Sydney in October 2018 for what will be the highlight of the stormwater calendar.

With over 300 delegates anticipated, it will be the one stop shop for industry professionals looking to keep abreast of contemporary practice, share ideas with their peers and make new contacts that can be invaluable in their everyday work.

For more information, visit the conference website www.stormwater2018.com.au


Stormwater Australia's Board recently endorsed its submission to the Productivity commissions draft report on the National Water Initiative.  This followed an earlier submisison in response to an Issues Paper that was released earlier in 2017.

The Productivity Commision's report does little to advance the stormwater cause, and fails to acknowledge the Senate's Stormwater Inquiry's findings and the Government's response to this.   

Our reponse can be downloaded from SIA Response to Productivity Commission Draft NWI report.

The recent work by Stormwater Australia has been noticed internationally.

Over the past few weeks your Editorial team has been trying to work out the potential impacts of the Federal Budget on the development and implementation of more effective stormwater management policies and programs.

We have sought formal input from relevant Federal ministers, shadow ministers and agencies but, at this stage, nothing has come through. As it does, we will certainly keep you up to date, but a quick review of the Budget decisions in areas that could affect development in stormwater management have shown there are some significant challenges ahead, including:

Stormwater Australia are proud to announce the 2014 Stormwater National Awards for Excellence Winners and High Commendations...

In the Companies, Products and Services Directory section of this website Stormwater Australia has included a trial advertisement for Storm Consulting. Initially the website advertising is only a trial to measure interest.

Stormwater Australia limits advertising to organisations relevant to our members, which means advertisers greatly benefit from exposure to a highly targeted audience of decision makers in the stormwater industry. 

If you are interested in advertising in either the Bulletin or on the website please contact  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

To view the trial website advertisement go to: www.stormwater.asn.au/companies-products-a-services-directory