Interested in joining the Colac community reference group?

We looking for community members to join a new reference group and help us to select a new supply option for Colac and district.

Barwon Water needs to expand Colac's water supply system by 2017. Six new upgrade options are currently proposed to meet the challenges of population growth, climate variability and potential risks to current infrastructure.

We are looking for 8–10 representatives from broad range of community sectors such as business, industry, landowners, environmental groups, social welfare groups and farmers to join up to 4 Barwon Water members in a advisory board.

Colac community reference group members should:

  • have an active interest in community and/or local environmental issues
  • live in the Colac Otway region
  • have strong community networks
  • possess a broad understanding of local water supply issues.

Colac Community Reference Group: terms of reference and expresssion of interest


We anticipate that the community reference group will convene monthly until June 2013. We may need to meet more often, or extend the timings.

Expressions of interest are welcome until 2 pm Friday 12 October 2012.

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