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Australian Drinking Water Guidelines (2011)
The Australian Drinking Water Guidelines undergoes rolling revision to ensure it represents the latest scientific evidence on good quality drinking water. As sections of the Guidelines continue to be reviewed, this page will be updated to provide the latest information.
The guidelines have been developed after consideration of the best available scientific evidence and provide a framework for good management of drinking water supplies to ensure safety at point of use. They address both the health and aesthetic quality aspects of supplying good quality drinking water.
View the Australian Drinking Water Guidelines (2011) - CLICK HERE
Australian Water Management Review - New Release Oct 2011.
View the Australian Water Management Review eBook - CLICK HERE
Victorian Department of Health - New Release Sept 2010
The Victorian Framework for Water Treatment Operator Competencies – Best Practice Guidelines were officially released at the WIOA Victorian conference in September 2010.
The Guidelines were developed jointly between the Victorian Department of Health and the Victorian Water Industry Association (VicWater) with input from WIOA. They define the minimum training, qualification and competency standards that operators must attain in order to operate drinking water treatment facilities in the State of Victoria.
Click on the image to download your copy of the framework [pdf 324kb]
Government Skills Australia - posted 4 November 2010
Government Skills Australia (GSA) has promotional materials now available in order to
promote careers in the Water industry and create awareness about environmental sustainability.
Should you wish to receive copies of these materials free of charge, please contact GSA email@example.com or call 08 8410 3455
To find out more download the media release (pdf 1.6Mb)
Victorian Department of Health - Protect our Waters, Protect our Health Brochure
Released Jan 2010
Highlighting the importance of preventing stock access to natural waterways. Protecting the environment, including our waterways (rivers and streams), is a responsibility shared by government, industry, businesses, communities and individuals. Landholders, in particular, have a responsibility to manage their activities to avoid
Click on the image to download your copy of the brochure.
Industry Uplift Magazine: Issue 1 April 2009
As an additional service for our members, WIOA has arranged for copies of a
magazine titled ‘Industry Uplift’ to be made available. Industry Uplift specifically covers technological advances, workplace safety and sustainability, and
independent engineering research in the manufacturing, construction and material handling industries. Topics included in Issue 1 range from ‘Structural failures of
large span semi-portal gantry cranes’, ‘Major Inspection of Cranes – Guidance’ and ‘Forklift Safety’ to name a few.
Click on the magazine cover image to download your copy of the magazine.
Operator Aug 2009
An adaption of the following article was printed in the August edition of 'Operator'.
To read the full article click on the heading below.
Retention, Recognise, Reward and Retain Operators.
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