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Local Government Sediment Forum │ Working together to improve sediment management in WA

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Ken Jackman Hall
2 Robbos Way
Kwinana, Western Australia Australia
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The Sediment Task Force, the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions, New WAter Ways and Stormwater WA are delighted to invite you to attend the Local Government Sediment Forum, hosted by the City of Kwinana.

This forum is aimed at planners, engineers, compliance, environment, environmental health and asset management people in Local Government and across industry.

Local Government plays an important role in ensuring land development does not result in sand drift and sediment run-off. This Forum aims to bring together local examples and learnings from across the country to support a discussion on how to improve sediment management practices and outcomes in WA.
Key presentations include:

  • The scope and scale of the problem – Bronwyn Scallan, Perth NRM
  • Sediment Snapshot Pilot Trial: An EHO’s perspective – Pia Hackshaw, City of Kwinana
  • It takes all disciplines to improve sediment management. How can we do this and what are the available tools? – Shelley Shepherd, New WAter Ways
  • Queensland’s Audit: Why compliance is so important – Karen Toms, Water by Design
  • Our Erosion and Sediment Control Local Law and other sediment management actions – Merryn Delaney, Shire of Augusta – Margaret River
  • City of Kwinana verge bond: Lessons learnt and future opportunities – Ruban Ganesha, City of Kwinana
  • City of Wanneroo Sediment Compliance Officer: Why, how and what drives change in Local Government – City of Wanneroo
  • A developer’s perspective on achieving outcomes – Matt Stovold, ARUP
  • What should you look for: Key elements of a successful ESC program and what is now commonly implemented in Queensland’s construction sites – Leon Rowlands, Switchback Consulting