GVIA Annual General Meeting

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GVIA Annual General Meeting


Wednesday, 14th November 2018

GVIA Boardroom, 100 Balo Street, Moree

Annual General Meeting: 9:00 – 9:45am

  1. Welcome
  2. Apologies
  3. Confirm the minutes of the last annual general meeting held 27th September 2017
  4. Chairman’s Report – Joe Robinson
  5. Treasurer’s Report – Nick Gillingham
  6. Committee Election, the GVIA received 11 fully executed nominations received by the due date include:

Sam Heagney
Jim Cush
Joe Robinson
Sarah Ball
Ross Burling
Mark Winter
Justin McMillian
Nick Gillingham
Michael Seery
Richard Estens
Matthew Wannan

     7. Close

General Meeting: 9:45 – 11:00am

  1. Panel Discussion on “Preparing for a 2019 and beyond – the future of the irrigation industry” – panel to include members of the GVIA and:
  • NSW Irrigators’ Council CEO, Luke Simpkins. Luke will introduce himself and outline key areas of influence for the NSWIC with the up-coming NSW state election.
  • National Irrigators’ Council CEO, Steve Whan.  Steve will provide an overview of NIC activities to-date and priorities for the upcoming Federal Election.

2. Wetland restoration in the Gwydir Valley – Daryl Albertson, NSW OEH. Daryl is the Senior Wetlands & Rivers Conservation Officer and NSW Environmental water Manager for the Gwydir (Macintyre and Namoi valleys) and will present via webinar an overview or works, water deliveries and outcomes in the Gwydir Wetlands.

BREAK – morning tea

Gwydir Wetlands Tour: 11:30am – 3:30pm

Visiting core wetland sites to see outcomes of recent water deliveries:

  • Bunnor
  • Old Dromana
  • Munwonga

Lunch provided

Discussion with NSW OEH and CEWO on communicating environmental deliveries and future collaboration opportunities.


RSVP to Zara, zara.lowien@gvia.org.au, 0267521399 by Monday, 12th November 2018

Click here for PDF of Agenda.

Making Every Drop Count

Securing a future for the Gwydir Valley through Irrigated Agriculture.