Important Announcement

VicWater Leadership Update

Dear Members, It is with mixed emotions the VicWater board advises you that Peter Morison has been successful in securing a newly created role of Manager, Integrated Water & Catchments Management at Melbourne Water. Peter commenced with VicWater in May 2019 and has made many significant positive impacts during his almost three-year tenure. Peter has…

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Reschedule of VicWater Annual Conference

VicWater wish to advise that due the escalation of the Omicron variant, we have decided to reschedule the VicWater Annual Conference to 8-9 June 2022.  As many of you will be aware, this is the second time we have had to postpone the event due to the pandemic. We are committed to proceeding with the event…

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North East Water announces new Managing Director

VicWater is welcomes the announcement of Jo Murdoch’s appointment of Managing Director. She will commence in the role in January 2022. Ms Murdoch joins North East Water from Barwon Water, where she held an executive position leading the customer and community experience. Cath Botta, Chair of North East Water, is looking forward to welcoming Ms…

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VicWater CEO on shaping a sustainable water future for Victoria

Value for Victorians: Sustaining valuable water services in a changing climate   Community value underpins our services The economy, liveability, and sustainability of Victoria depends on the Victorian water industry. We are proud to provide that value for Victorians. The Victorian water sector provides more than just water services. Across Victoria, 18 water businesses employ…

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Llewellyn Prain wins Emerging Leader Award at Victorian Disability Awards

Llewellyn Prain, Director at Greater Western Water, was recently recognised 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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Steve McKenzie joins the Board of VicWater

VicWater is pleased to announce Steve McKenzie will join the Board of VicWater effective 1 October 2021. Steve McKenzie is the Managing Director of East Gippsland Water and has been in this role since 2018.  An engineer by profession, Steve has held executive roles in the Victorian Water industry for over twenty years.  He is…

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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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Deputy Secretary, DELWP announces new board for Greater Western Water

Statement from Deputy Secretary, Water and Catchments –  Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning The Acting Minister for Water has appointed a new board of directors to Greater Western Water, ahead of operations commencing on 1 July 2021. This follows the Minister for Water’s 29 October 2020 announcement that Greater Western Water will be…

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2019-20 Annual Report has arrived

While 2019-20 has provided many challenges, it has also been a year where VicWater has been able to bring a number of new supports to its members across the five critical result areas of its Strategic Plan 2018-2023: Influence policy and regulation Connect leaders and facilitate collaboration Be a catalyst for thought leadership and action…

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Goulburn Valley Water appoints new MD

Steve Capewell has been appointed the new Managing Director for Goulburn Valley Water. Steve has a significant background in engineering, water cycle management, water operations and water treatment, infrastructure planning and asset management, field operations and maintenance, as well as staff culture and safety development. He has extensive experience working with regional and indigenous communities,…

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