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.

This is one of three very successful `operationally focussed` conferences and exhibitions organised by WIOA annually. WIOA stages the Annual Victorian Water Industry Operations Conference and Exhibition which provides a forum for individuals involved in the water operations to:

Distribute the latest "operational" technical and research based information through platform and poster presentations.

Update of 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.


Link Festival is the premier event for anyone interested in design, technology and social change.

Link Festival brings together Australia’s leading and emerging social innovators and future makers. Joina new generation of design and technology professionals to explore the nexus of design, technology and social change.


The fourth Australian Young Water Professionals in Research and Practice Conference is a cobranded eventpresented by the Australian Water Association and the International Water Association.

As a response to further reductions to research funding in Australia, the conference theme is Connect.Collaborate. Create.