The LGNSW Water Management Conference is an annual event, co-ordinated by local government for local government, providing a forum for discussion on urban water supply and sewerage as well as broader water management issues. In 2017 it is co-hosted by Dubbo Regional Council. Delegates will have the opportunity to find out about the latest water policy initiatives and trends, receive updates on emergent technical issues, benchmark, network and further their professional development and team building capabilities.


The Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia (IPWEA) will host its biennial conference from 20 - 23 August 2017 in Perth, Western Australia.

The conference will feature six streams covering topics such as asset management, innovation and technology, leadership and management, community and infrastructure, pavements, stormwater, coastal management, street lighting and more.


The recognition of cultural diversity playing an integral role in both an organisation and community’s success is at an all-time high. For Indigenous women, the opportunity to unleash their leadership capability and reach their career goals is greater than ever. The 6th Indigenous Women’s Leadership Summit 2017 is the leading platform for women to come together to share advice, key challenges and inspiring stories. This is a chance to hear from some of the country’s most accomplished Indigenous leaders. The two-day Summit will be a mix of case studies, expert commentaries and panel discussions designed to illustrate the challenges and opportunities commonly facing Indigenous women. This event is the ideal opportunity for Indigenous women to develop the necessary skills to position themselves for both career and community success.


Communications and PR have always been integral to business success, with the ever growing presence of technology and digitised strategy, the need for smart and dynamic leadership has never been greater. In an environment of unprecedented disruption and innovation, agile leadership is needed to survive and thrive. The 5th Women in Communications & PR Leadership Summit 2017 will delve into the hybrid nature of communication leadership, with speakers providing inspiring stories of leading, paired with technical leaders who are riding the wave of innovation and redefining the function of communications and PR. Whether you’re a seasoned leader or taking your first steps into leadership, this year’s summit will provide the insights you need to drive even greater success.


All water industry personnel involved in the operation and maintenance of urban, rural and industrial water related infrastructure for the management, conveyance, treatment, discharge and reuse of water and trade wastes should attend this conference.


By 2050, 9 billion people are expected to inhabit the planet. Water scarcity on the one hand, and flood-proof cites on the other will become our main challenges. Amsterdam International Water Week 2017 presents a new approach that tackles these challenges head on