Bushfire Crisis


On Wednesday, 17 June AWA Victoria will be kicking off a Bushfire Recovery Challenges hackathon and we encourage you to get involved to contribute to solutions whilst learning from experts in the field. During the session, there will be presentations on six challenge statements, developed with local water authorities, CMAs, local government, DELWP, Aboriginal &…

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Environmental wake-up to drive M&A activity in 2020

Environmental change and community anger will drive a series of ‘transition transactions’ as businesses look to reposition in the wake of Australia’s deadly bushfires. Pitcher Partners Corporate Finance lead, Michael Sonego, says shifts in public perception about environmental sustainability — coupled with billions being invested in the restructure and recovery of regional areas — will…

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Emergency Resource Providers Support Scheme (EmRePSS) insurance

VicWater, on behalf of its 19 water corporation members, obtains insurance coverage under the Emergency Resource Providers Support Scheme (EmRePSS).  EmRePSS is ‘an insurance program that covers an organisation (or an individual) who provides their equipment, labour or professional services to tasking agencies during eligible emergencies’. It is cited in Appendix 11 of Emergency Management…

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Emergency Water Relief For Bushfire Affected Residents

Media Release – 9 Jan 2020 Residents in bushfire affected areas who are without drinking and domestic water supply due to tank contamination now have a single point of contact to call for assistance. South East Water, based in Frankston, will be providing bushfire aid on behalf of the Victorian water industry to North East…

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