Metering Roadshow - Moree 15 July
The NSW Government will be hosting a water metering information session in Moree on Monday the 15th July 2019. There will be representatives
from the Water Renewal Taskforce and the Natural Resources Access Regulator presenting on the new rules to help water users understand what
they need to do to comply. The department will be seeking feedback on amendments to the Water Management (General) Regulation 2018, and
provide an opportunity for entitlement holders to ask questions.
To register please follow the link following.
"Thrive - productivity for progress" training opportunity
AgSkilled together with Tocal College and NSW Dept of Industry will be running a new course "THRIVE - Productivity for Progress" in Moree and Dubbo in the coming months. The course is designed to help build skills in productivity, communication and leadership and is suited to men and women involved in any sector of the cotton or grains industry, at any stage in their career. For more information, see the flyer or contact Rebecca Fing for more details.Read More
Community Drought Meeting
NSW Department of Industry - Water and WaterNSW are holding the second public session on water management during drought. These sessions
will provide an update on water availability, groundwater and the proposed measures to help manage the river systems if the dry conditions
A session is scheduled for Moree on the 24th May, 12-2pm, at the Max Centre, Moree. Please see the link below to find out more and to RSVP.
Northern Fish Flow community events
With the joint-environmental water event in the Gwydir and Border Rivers catchments underway, there are community information sessions to talk about the flows and what they are aiming to achieve: in Moree: 17 May 2-4pm Lyle Houlahan Park (near tourist information centre), Alice St and Collarenebri: 22 May 2-4pm Boat Ramp on Barwon River, Cnr Wilson and Walgett St at Barwon River Bridge or more information on #northernconnectivity fish flows via Commonwealth Environmental Water Office.Read More
Fantastic turn out at the Siphon-less Irrigation Field day
There were over 140 attendees to the siphon-less irrigation field day held at Deer Park on Wednesday 6th February. Thank You to the Cush Family for hosting the event and to all our supporters and presenters.Read More
Drought Water Availability Update
The NSW Government are hosting drought water availability outlook drop in sessions, tomorrow at the Max Centre Moree from 2pm (after the Siphon-less irrigation field day in the morning). Drop in and ask questions about water availability in the region, the GVIA will also be there. Sessions are around the state.Read More
Siphon-less irrigation field day
Wednesday 6th February 2019 at Deer Park, Combadello Rd, Moree
Join us for the 2019 GVIA field day Siphon-less Irrigation where you can learn first hand from growers and designers who have made the change to bankless or siphon-less irrigation.
It is being held on Wednesday the 6th February 2019 at Deer Park. Buses will leave from the Moree Racecourse at 7:30am returning at 2pm.
Groundwater WRP Consultation
The Gwydir Alluvium WRP covers groundwater within the main alluvial deposits associated with the Gwydir River from approximately 20 kilometres downstream of Copeton Dam, continuing north-west through Bingara to Biniguy through to approximately 45 kilometres west of Moree. The NSW Government is undertaking public consultation on this plan, which includes the Gwydir alluvium and Lower Gwydir Groundwater Water Sharing Plans. All groundwater and alluvium members are encouraged to attend one of the sessions; Moree 4th December, 10am-1pm at the Services Club and on the same day Bingara, 3pm-5pm at the Bingara Returned Services Club. Information on the water resource plan will be provided or can be reviewed from the Department's website. The GVIA will be making a submission by the due date, 14th December 2018.Read More
FPH Monitoring Consultation
Essential to the release of floodplain harvesting licences (scheduled for late 2019), is the development of a monitoring and auditing strategy. The strategy will apply to those landholders who are eligible to receive a floodplain harvesting access licence under the Floodplain Harvesting Policy and will form part of their respective license conditions. To ensure the final strategy is practical, robust and can be implemented effectively, feedback is sought from stakeholders and the community. You can have your say by making a written submission or coming to a public information session in Moree on Monday 3rd December, 10:30am - 12pm at the Max Function & Conference Centre. RSVP to email@example.com.Read More
GVIA Annual General Meeting 2018
Reminder the GVIA AGM and General Meeting is on Wednesday, 14th November 2018 at 9 o'clock in the morning. Following the meeting, the GVIA is hosting with the Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder and the NSW Office of Environmental Heritage to the Gwydir Wetlands to see first-hand outcomes from recent water deliveries and discuss water delivery strategies. Please RSVP for the meeting and the bus tour, to Zara via firstname.lastname@example.org.Read More
Meter Validator and Installers course, Narrabri
Irrigation Australia Limited with NSW Sustaining the Basin Irrigated Farm Modernisation are holding a meter validators and installers course next week 6th & 7th November in Narrabri, at ACRI. The course covers the
- New Australian Standards for Control of Rural Water Meter Installation and Validation
- Explanation of the Pattern Approval process for meter manufacturers and what installers need to know when validating installations
- Site preparation, component installation, site reinstatement and commissioning
- Field assessment of meter installations