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10:00
Introduction & acknowledgement of country

Cr David Thurley OAM

Introduction & acknowledgement of country

10:30
Opening address

THE HON MICHAEL MCCORMACK MP

Opening address

11:00
Virtual study tour of the Goulburn River and Barmah Choke

CR DENNIS PATTERSON

Virtual study tour of the Goulburn River and Barmah Choke

11:10

Interests of the environment and regional communities

11:30
Water policy, water markets and changing demand patterns

CHRIS OLSZAK

Water policy, water markets and changing demand patterns

12:00
Water and sustainability: Australia, the big picture

TIM FLANNERY

Water and sustainability: Australia, the big picture

12:30

Break

1:30
The future of our regions

DR KIM HOUGHTON

The future of our regions

2:00
2030 Roadmap: Australian agriculture’s plan for a $100 billion industry

FIONA SIMSON

2030 Roadmap: Australian agriculture’s plan for a $100 billion industry

2:30
Shaping Australia’s water infrastructure future

BRENDAN MCRANDLE PSM

Shaping Australia’s water infrastructure future

3:00
The Murray-Darling Basin Plan in context

Phillip Glyde

The Murray-Darling Basin Plan in context

3:30
Climate change risk to Australia’s built environment: considerations for local government

ROHAN HAMDEN

Climate change risk to Australia’s built environment: considerations for local government

4:00

Student Presentation – River Connect

10:00
 Water security in Australia

TERRI BUTLER MP

Water security in Australia


10:30
 Vision 2025: The way forward for Basin communities

Emma Bradbury

Vision 2025: The way forward for Basin communities

11:00
 Back on country to build an industry for native foods, grains and grasses

BRUCE PASCOE

Back on country to build an industry for native foods, grains and grasses

11:30

Panel Session - The Future of Ag in the Murray-Darling Basin

12:00
 The Business of Water: Every Drop is Precious (2020) Australian Institute of Company Directors

ADAM COURTENAY

The Business of Water: Every Drop is Precious (2020) Australian Institute of Company Directors

12:30

Break

1:30
 Murray-Darling Basin water markets inquiry Interim Report (2020)

MICK KEOGH OAM

Murray-Darling Basin water markets inquiry Interim Report (2020)

2:00
 RAMJO Water security sub-committee: Regional Water Position Paper (2020)

BRIDGETT LEOPOLD

RAMJO Water security sub-committee: Regional Water Position Paper (2020)

2:30
 Snowy 2.0 a nation-building renewable energy project

ANDREW NOLAN

Snowy 2.0 a nation-building renewable energy project

3:00
 Healthy rivers, healthy communities

JODY SWIREPIK

Healthy rivers, healthy communities

3:30
 Thriving, surviving or declining: How are Murray Darling Basin communities going?

ASSOC. PROF. JACKI SCHIRMER

Thriving, surviving or declining: How are Murray Darling Basin communities going?

10:00
 Harnessing the opportunities – our global expertise in water, agriculture and food science

DR CARMEL POLLINO

Harnessing the opportunities – our global expertise in water, agriculture and food science

10:30
 Water and our National priorities

The Hon. Keith Pitt MP

Water and our National priorities

10:50
 Message from the Minister for Regional Health, Regional Communications and Local Government

The Hon. Mark Coulton MP

Message from the Minister for Regional Health, Regional Communications and Local Government

11:00

Murray Darling Association 76th Annual General Meeting

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