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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 infomration, visit the conference website


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 Senate Environment and Communications Reference Committee has accepted and published our submission on its website.

It can be downloaded here.

Thank you to all those who took the time to provide a submission.  Scanning through all of theme there are common themes which resonate across many of them.

The recent work by Stormwater Australia has been noticed internationally.

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:

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:

To improve the knowledge and understanding of terms used in the stormwater industry, Stormwater Australia has made a Glossary freely available to both members and non members of the Association.

Go to: to view and download your copy of the Glossary.

The Glossary focuses on terms stormwater officers are likely to confront when reviewing a Catchment Management Plan, Stormwater Management Plan, Waterway Management Plan, Floodplain Management Plan, Master Drainage Plan, Flood Study or Erosion and Sediment Control Plan.