Interested in joining the Barwon Downs Groundwater Community Reference Group?

We are looking for community members to join a new reference group to advise on the Barwon Downs borefield groundwater monitoring program.

The community reference group will:

  • advise on key community concerns about the Barwon Downs borefield to assist in further refinement of the monitoring and investigation program
  • provide advice on engagement with the broader community in relation to the Barwon Downs borefield
  • monitor implementation of the revised monitoring program.

We are looking for up to 12 representatives from a range of community sectors, including business, industry, landowners, environmental groups, farmers and the general community.

Group members should have:

  • an interest in environmental management in the Barwon Downs borefield area
  • demonstrated community networks, especially in the sector they are representing, to ensure that the views of the broader community are represented
  • relevant qualifications or experience in the area or sector they are representing (e.g. farming, environment, etc.)
  • a broad understanding of water supply issues in the Barwon Water region.

For more information, please refer to the terms of reference. To apply for membership, please complete and return the expression of interest application.

Barwon Downs Groundwater Community Reference Group: terms of reference and expression of interest

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The reference group will convene monthly, weekday evenings with a venue to be determined / rotated.

Normal membership term is 12 months.

Expressions of interest are welcome until 5 pm Wednesday 4 September 2013.


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