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When: Monday, October 12, 2020
What Time: 10:00 AM AEDT - 12:00 PM AEDT
Where: Online - join via your computer!
About the Webinar
The NSW Government has released the Draft Lachlan Regional Water Strategy for public consultation from 25 September to 13 November 2020.
A two hour online
public information webinar session is being hosted as part of the consultation
process for the draft strategy and you’re invited to attend.
This session will
In the last part of
this session we will answer questions on what we have presented.
At the end of this
session you will be presented with a short survey which we encourage you to
The Lachlan Regional
Water Strategy is one of 12 regional water strategies being developed across
NSW. These strategies will provide us a roadmap for planning more resilient
communities over the next 20 to 40 years.
If you are unable to
attend the session, we will be recording it so you can view it at a time
suitable to you.
Mark is the Director of the Coastal and Southern NSW Regional Water Strategies team with the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and the Environment, leading a team developing strategies for the Lachlan, Murrumbidgee, Murray, South Coast, North Coast and Far North Coast, while implementing the completed strategy for the Greater Hunter.
Having worked with
the Department for over 20 years, Mark has been involved in a wide range of
activities across the business, including hydrologic modelling, Water Sharing Plan
development, implementation, evaluation and audit, drought management, and
Major Project Assessment.
Mark has worked
closely with stakeholders to ensure that water management decisions are
implementable and based on evidence. He has worked at both an interagency and
interstate level to ensure that best available science underpins water
Mark holds an Honours
level Bachelor of Science and a Postgraduate Diploma of Arts from the
University of Sydney.
Stefanie SchulteStefanie is a Principal regional water strategist with the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and the Environment. She is part of the southern NSW and coastal team and leads the development of the Lachlan and Murrumbidgee regional water strategies. Prior to this, Stefanie was a Principal consultant at Aither - an economic, policy and strategic consultancy firm based in Sydney, Australia. She also held the role as Policy Manager for the NSW Irrigators’ Council.
Owen Droop of OD Hydrology Pty Ltd holds degrees in Engineering (B.E. (Civil)(Hons)) from the University of Newcastle and Environmental Science (B.Nat.Res) from the University of New England.
He has extensive
(over 20 years) experience in all aspects of hydrology, water supply, water
management and water resource planning throughout Australia. Experience
includes provision of expert advice and support, including associated modelling
for a wide range of projects including: overall catchment water allocation;
supply and management assessment; and, innovative application of modelling
techniques to assess specific management options and impacts for a wide range of