What to Expect

Three full days of presentations and discussion about managing irrigated agriculture in Great Barrier Reef Catchments and a great opportunity to network with colleagues within your industry.

Guest Speakers

  • Water Managers

  • Extension Officers

  • Farmers & Graziers

  • Industry Specialists

  • Scientists

  • Government Representatives

Presentations and Discussions

  • Innovative irrigation and cropping management practices

  • Water and nitrogen use efficiency

  • Water quality innovation

  • Regulations

Click here to Download the Flyer

Please download and print the 2017 Burdekin Water Forum and post it on your noticeboard.

Click here to Download the Program

Please download and keep the program for your future reference.

 Your Invitation

Your Invitation

An invitation is extended to Local, State and Federal Governments, Departments and practitioners involved in managing irrigated agriculture around Australia to present at the 2017 Burdekin Water Forum.

The aim of this conference is to provide an opportunity for practical demonstrations and presentations that showcase projects and initiatives that have been developed in various communities and environments to manage irrigated agriculture in Great Barrier Reef Catchments.

Our Team

The 2017 Burdekin Water Forum is brought to you by the members of the Burdekin Water Futures organisation. Celebrating 100 meetings of Burdekin Water Futures are some of the group’s current members: (Clockwise from left) Michael Caspanello (Lower Burdekin Water), Kevin Byers (Burdekin Shire Council), Eliza Lovell (Burdekin Shire Council), Peter Elliot (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries), Steve Attard (BBIFMAC), Anthony Morrison (Department of Environment and Heritage Protection), David Sartori (Lower Burdekin Water), Lyn McLaughlin (Burdekin Shire Council) and Mauro Garbuio (Burdekin River Irrigation Area). Absent: Keith Bristow (CSIRO), Damien Burrows (James Cook University), Doug Sockhill (BBIFMAC), Scott Crawford (NQ Dry Tropics), Gary Jensen (Department of Environment and Resource Management), Adam West (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries) and Travis Richards (Sunwater).
Burdekin Water Futures Team
Burdekin Water Futures Team

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