4th Annual Water Forum

How much reform is enough?

The annual Urban Water Forum provides an opportunity to discuss key issues relating to water management. The forum is designed to encourage debate and discussion in a friendly but informed way.

This year’s Water Forum focuses on the present status of reform with particular emphasis on issues arising from

  • urban water management
  • management of environmental water reserves

Water Forum program

Download the full Forum Program [PDF 437KB]
DOC version [375KB]

Water Forum presentations 

Environmental complementarities and enterprise change in agriculture - Jason Crean [PDF 1.3MB]

Water management in Australia: development and outcomes - Laurie Arthur [PDF 184KB]

Inquiry into reforming Australia’s Urban Water Sector - Wendy Craik [PDF 84KB]

Expert advice and its use in NRM - Terry Hillman [PDF 897KB]

Can regional bodies (CMAs) deliver on environmental watering? - Anna Roberts [PDF 1.2MB]

How Important is Size? A tale of scope, scale and density - Joel Byrnes [PDF 68KB]

Commonwealth Environmental Water – Successes and Challenges - Ian Robinson [PDF 426KB]

Historical climate, climate change and water availability - Hocking [PDF 820KB]

Scope for product differentiation - Maurice Hanratty [PDF 1.1MB]

Living Victoria Roadmap - Mike Waller [PDF 340KB]

Dealing sensibly with equity concerns - Jo Benvenuti [PDF 157KB]

Risky water investments - Harry Clarke [PDF 149KB]

Factoring Uncertainty into Infrastructure Choices - John Freebairn [PDF 56KB]

Please note: If you require an alternate format of the PDF presentations on this page please contact the Centre for Water Policy and Management - l.crase@latrobe.edu.au 


Friday 29 July, 8.30am - 4.30pm
Main Lecture Theatre, Building 6, Albury-Wodonga campus