Partner Events

WaterRA has a BIG team of members and trusted partners. We are pleased to promote all industry events undertaken by our membership for the benefit of the water sector.

Host Organisation: Global Water Research Coalition
Date: 7 February & 11 April 2024
Location: Online via Zoom

PFAS Webinar Series | Unveiling the science and strategies

The Global Water Research Coalition (GWRC) will host a five-part webinar series in collaboration with the US Environmental Protection Agency on PFAS (per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances).

During this international series, global experts will provide their insights into the science and innovative approaches of how to monitor, treat, and remediate PFAS compounds. Additionally, the webinars will discuss international regulatory and policy landscape dealing with PFAS in the water industry ranging from different waters to biosolids and biochar.

Kicking off on February 7, 2024, this informative series delves deep into the science and strategies surrounding PFAS, with each follow-on webinar tackling another crucial aspect.

Host Organisation: crcCARE
Date: 12, 13, 15, 16, 19 & 20 February 2024
Location: Perth, Melbourne & Sydney

Faster, Better, Cheaper: Risk-Based Investigation and Remediation of PFAS

This two-day workshop brings together an internationally experienced group of experts to present up-to-date approaches for the identification, assessment and remediation of PFASs.

Participants will receive an invaluable networking opportunity to build connections with world-class subject matter experts on the topic, as well as with fellow participants.

Host Organisation: Australian Water Association
Date: 15 February 2024
Location: Old Parliament House, Parkes ACT

AWA ACT Water Awards Dinner 2024

The ACT Water Awards recognise the contribution of AWA members in ACT for their inspiring leadership and innovative research, programs and infrastructure projects.

The ACT Water Award winners will go on to represent the state in the national Australian Water Awards, which will be presented at Ozwater’24 in Melbourne.

WaterRA is a proud sponsor of the R&D Excellence Award.

Host Organisation: Water Industry Operations Association
Date: 28-29 February 2024
Location: Bendigo Exhibition Centre, VIC

WIOA Water Industry Operations Conference & Exhibition Victoria

This is one of three very successful ‘operationally focused’ conferences and exhibitions organised by WIOA annually.

The conference aims to:

  • Distribute the latest “operational” technical and research-based information through platform and poster presentations.
  • Update knowledge and skills plus network development by operations staff through interaction with fellow Water Industry employees.
  • Provide opportunities to view and discuss the latest advances in technical equipment and systems with suppliers and trade consultants.

Host Organisation: Australian Water Association
Date: 1 March 2024
Location: AECOM (Forum), Four Seasons Hotel (Dinner) George St, Sydney NSW 2000

AWA NSW Heads of Water Forum, Gala Dinner & Awards 2024

Heads of Water Forum
The NSW Heads of Water Forum brings together leaders of the NSW water community to discuss the current issues and opportunities for our water future.  The speakers for this year’s forum will be announced soon.

Heads of Water Gala Dinner & Awards
The NSW Gala Dinner & Awards is the highlight of the annual events calendar in the water industry.
This prestigious event celebrates the outstanding achievements of innovative and outstanding projects and people. This is a great opportunity to meet with friends and colleagues across the water sector, celebrate an industry that sets out to make a real difference, and learn about the year that was – over a delicious dinner.

WaterRA is a proud sponsor of the R&D Excellence Award.

Host Organisation: Australian Water Association
Date: 30 April – 2 May 2024
Location: Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre, VIC


Ozwater is an annual three-day conference and exhibition featuring a strong line-up of international and national keynote speakers, scientific and technical papers, case studies, workshops, panel sessions and poster presentations.

The 2024 theme, Accelerating Action is a rally cry to our community addressing the vital role water must play in the climate crisis of our current time. Together, we will ignite a powerful movement towards a sustainable water future. Ozwater’24 will take concrete steps to effect lasting change. We will explore actionable strategies that empower individuals, organisations, and governments to make a tangible impact.

WaterRA is a proud supporter of OzWater and a proud sponsor of the National R&D Excellence Award.

Host Organisation: Intelligent Water Networks
Date: 29 July 2024
Location: Storey Hall, RMIT, Melbourne

IWN Members Conference 2024 | SAVE THE DATE

Following the success of last year’s conference, “Positive disruption” IWN are pleased to announce planning is underway for this year’s event: Collaborative transformation

Transformation of the Victorian water industry requires a unified approach. Success will come from diverse stakeholders actively collaborating and working together cohesively to drive significant positive disruption across the sector for the communities we serve.

More details coming soon.

We are proud to work as an association with other associations. Click below to view the full calendar events of our Trusted Partners


Australian Water Association

Water Industry Operations Association

Intelligent Water Networks


Disclaimer: All events shown on this page are posted by external organisations and are not WaterRA events. All enquiries must be directed to the Host Organisation.  WaterRA does not take any responsibility for any errors, omissions and changes to the program or content of these events.