eFlash #539

eFlash #539

eFlash #539
Date: 15-Jun-2022

In this edition: Vale Darren Lonergan| Gympie Regional Conference – Register Now

1. Vale Darren Lonergan

It is with great sadness we advise the passing of Darren Lonergan, Operations Manager for Cherbourg Aboriginal Shire Council.

Darren worked for council for nearly three years and was a frequent contributor to our Strategic Priorities Group activities and the work of the Wide Bay Burnett Urban Water Alliance. We extend our deepest sympathy to family, friends and colleagues.

2. Gympie Regional Conference – Register Now

qldwater is excited to announceregistrations are now open for our Gympie Regional Conference, kindly hosted by Gympie Regional Council on the 13th & 14th July.

There will be a site tour taking place on Wednesday 13th July in the afternoon. The site tour will be themed around Gympie floods including management and recovery. In conjunction with the Wide Bay Burnett Urban Water Alliance, we are aiming to sponsor the attendance of a number of current university students with potential interest in the water sector, with a specific session at the event devoted to careers.

Following the site tour there will be a network dinner taking place at The Bunker Smokehouse & Bar at 6pm.

The full day conference will take place on Thursday 14th July at The Pavilion Conferences & Reception

qldwater conferences are an informal opportunity for networking, updates on what’s impacting Queensland’s water and sewerage service providers, and technical presentations.

To see the draft program for the conference, please visit our event website.

Due to the floods earlier in the year, accommodation could be a challenge due the number of contractors currently assisting with repairs in the area so please arrange your accommodation as soon as possible.

Thank you to our sponsors Grenof, WAGNERS, GanDen, Royce Water Technology, Simmonds & Bristow, Endress+Hauser, McBerns, Taggle and Xylem for supporting our upcoming conference.

Please contact Naomi Carragher if you are interested in sponsoring this event.

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