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Llewellyn Prain wins Emerging Leader Award at Victorian Disability Awards

Llewellyn Prain, Director at Greater Western Water, was recognised today at the Victorian Disability Awards for the Emerging Leader Award.  This award recognises an outstanding individual as an emerging leader who has made a significant contribution to improving outcomes for people with disability, by raising awareness and influencing others to shift community attitudes, creating cultural…

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Superannuation changes that came into effect on 1 July 2021

The Your Future Your Super measures are some of the biggest changes ever to be made to superannuation and have come into effect this financial year. The changes include annual performance tests for MySuper products, with funds prevented from accepting new member money in that product if they fail the performance test two years in…

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Infrastructure Victoria 2021 – 2051 Strategy and the Victorian water sector

VicWater is pleased to see the Infrastructure Victoria 2021 – 2051 Strategy has a focus on climate change and its impacts. Specifically, the report acknowledges the impact on water storage and infrastructure, and how that in turn, directly impacts the Victorian water sector. The report states, “A warmer, drier climate means less rainfall flowing into…

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CHW announces new Chair to the Board

Central Highlands Water (CHW) will welcome four new Directors to its Board. The appointments add significant experience, from diverse backgrounds, building on the existing strength of the Board to address future challenges.  Current Deputy Chair of the Board, Angeleen Jenkins, will become the new Board Chair on 1 October 2021 and significantly is the first…

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New board appointments announced

VicWater would like to extend our congratulations to new and returning water sector board members. For the first time Victoria’s history, Minister Lisa Neville announced that the first ever Aboriginal Chair has been appointed. Rueben Berg, a Gunditjmara man, will take up the appointment of Chair at Westernport Water. There are 54 new and 65…

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Gippsland Water is reminding customers to check their water meter

Gippsland Water has issued a timely reminder to customers before starting up their lawn mowers this spring. Around this time of year, Gippsland Water receives an increase in calls from customers reporting damage caused to their water meters while cutting long grass. Parts of Gippsland have experienced a burst of spring growth which could quickly…

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Managing Director Peter Quigley says farewell after record capital program

After six years as Westernport Water’s Managing Director, Peter Quigley will leave on Tuesday 31 August 2021 confident that customers will continue to receive high quality products and services after delivering a record capital works program this year. Peter joined Westernport Water in 2015 with over 25 years of senior management experience in the public…

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Your super’s superpower

How making small changes now to your superannuation contributions can make a large difference later.   The ‘super’ power of compounding You may have heard of compounding, but what is it exactly and how does it impact your super balance? Compounding is one of the keys to successful saving – it’s returns on returns, or…

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Yarra Valley Water invests in Iota designed low-pressure sewer

When the Yarra Valley Water Community Sewerage Program sought to address ageing sewerage infrastructure, a smart pressure sewer was a leading alternative to a traditional gravity sewer. Septic tanks, some 4,000 across the Dandenong Ranges, often leak untreated or poorly treated wastewater into the environment. Iota’s smart low pressure sewer design will support Yarra Valley…

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A new billing system is making a splash in the Australian water sector

*Sponsored content Aptumo, the cloud-based water customer billing solution powered by Echo Managed Services in the UK, is making positive in-roads into the Australian water sector. Coliban Water has successfully transitioned its billing and customer support software to Aptumo to benefit its customers, and North East Water has also chosen Aptumo to support its team to deliver…

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