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PROGRAM: BRISBANE GROUNDWATER SCHOOL (PDF)
DID YOU KNOW?
Groundwater makes up about 17% of Australia’s accessible water resources, and up to 30% of our water consumption in certain regions. Droughts and climate change place pressure on our critical groundwater reserves; therefore, it is important that Australia has a well-informed workforce that is ready to tackle these challenges.
WHY IS THE COURSE IMPORTANT?
The Australian Groundwater School is vital for Australian professionals working with groundwater. Our flagship course, and the premier course of its type in Australasia, the Australian Groundwater School provides participants with a broad but rigorous introduction to groundwater. Introducing hydrogeology, assessment methods, modelling, managed aquifer recharge, management, governance and more, the course truly encompasses the fundamentals of groundwater. We have refreshed the Australian Groundwater School by including a networking session and more tutorials than ever before.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
The Australian Groundwater School is an intermediate-level course designed to build on our Groundwater Essentials courses. Scientific, policy and management personnel who want to gain a solid grounding in groundwater should strongly consider attending this course.
WHO IS PRESENTING?
Lectures, demonstrations and tutorials are given by leading groundwater professionals. Our presenters are experienced hydrogeologists and specialists in both public and private practice, from industry, universities and research agencies.
Dr Lucy Reading, Lecturer, Environmental Science and Groundwater Systems, Queensland University of Technology
Dr Harald Hofman, Lecturer in Hydrogeology, University of Queensland
Dr Michael Teubner, Consultant, MD Teubner Consulting
Mr Ryan Morris, Senior Hydrogeologist
Dr Simon Toze, Research Director, CSIRO Land & Water
Mr Andrew Moser, Groundwater Manager, Origin
Mr Michael Jamieson, Principal Policy Officer, Queensland Government Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy
Ms Jacqui Robertson, PhD Candidate, Griffith Law School, Griffith University
CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT POINTS
This course maybe recognised for CPD points in accordance to guidelines from Engineers Australia