Policy Stream | Ozwater

Australia's International Water
Conference & Exhibition

Policy Stream




Session 1: 10.45am – 12.15pm

Growth: urban water can meet the challenge 

With Australia’s population projected to increase to between 36.8 and 48.3 million people by 2061, the challenges for the urban water industry are many. This session will cover key topics associated with growth including the economics (developer charges), liveability (urban heat island) and water security (potable reuse) challenges.  


Session 2: 1.15pm – 3.15pm

The Trust Equation

Trust equals familiarity plus favourability. This session will unpack the ‘trust equation’ with case studies from Australia and overseas and include an overview of the WSAA customer survey, promoting and protecting your brand and how to increase your ‘favourability’.  


Session 3: 4.00pm – 5.30pm

Closing the gap

Linked to multiple Sustainable Development Goals is the provision of water and wastewater services to remote indigenous communities. This session will include case studies around the challenges in providing access to services as well as leading examples in building skills within these communities. 


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