• Free Event
  • Note: an administration fee may be applied if you fail to provide a notification of non-attendance prior to the event as set out in our Terms and Conditions

Horsham Workshop for Wimmera region

Monday 19th Nov 2018 - Tuesday 20th Nov 2018

Horsham International Hotel
118 Baillie Street, Horsham, 3400

Registrations are now closed

Clearwater, on behalf of the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, invites you to join other colleagues from across the Wimmera-Mallee for a free workshop and networking opportunity to explore Integrated Water Management and its application across the region.


  • Develop a shared understanding of how integrated water management contributes to local values and community needs in the creation of liveable and resilient cities and towns in Horsham
  • Understand the local context: informing what IWM looks like for the region and identifying opportunities
  • Project development and knowledge transfer across stakeholder organisations


  • Shared understanding of IWM and the benefits of integrated place-based planning
  • Broader awareness of local IWM initiatives and associated key learnings
  • Project development and prioritisation
  • Increased ability and enthusiasm to advocate and collaborate within and between organisations on integrated water management initiatives to deliver best-for-community outcomes
  • Networking for relationship building and collaboration

Who should attend?

Clearwater is seeking the involvement of a broad range of individuals – both managers and practitioners – from water authorities, local government and catchment management authorities. Representation from the following disciplinary areas are encouraged:

  • Community development
  • Strategic and statutory planning
  • Urban design and landscape architecture
  • Open space management
  • Stormwater management
  • Environment/waterway management
  • Water/wastewater infrastructure planning
  • Water/wastewater management

What’s included?

The program includes several activities (all FREE) to develop a shared undertanding of IWM and its benefits, promote networking and knowledge sharing between particpants and develop concepts which could be progressed through subsequent collaboration:

  • Networking dinner on Monday 19th November 
  • Complimentary accommodation in Horsham on the 19th November, for those who require it
  • A one-hour walking tour in Horsham highlighting IWM actions
  • A half-day workshop, featuring local case studies, interactive discussions and project development

When and Where

Networking Dinner:                     Mon, 19th Nov; 6.00pm – 9.00pm at TBC, Horsham (optional)

O/Night Accommodation (19th)   Horsham International Hotel (optional)

Walking Tour:                              Tues, 20th Nov, 8.00am – 9.00am in Horsham CBD

Seminar/ Workshop                    Tues 20th Nov, 9.15am – 12.45pm at Horsham International Hotel

Close & Lunch                            Tues, 20th Nov, 12.45pm – 1.15pm at Horsham International Hotel


Please indicate your need for accommodation in the mobility access requirements section of the registration form.

This event is supported by the Victorian Government Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning.

Registration is free. An administration fee may be applied if you fail to provide notification of non-attendance prior to the event.

More information

Petra Katona, Clearwater Officer (regional Victoria)

p: 9679 7916


Rachelle Adamowicz, Regional Program Coordinator

p: 9679 7291