Join us to examine the future of water for inland Australia.

The economic contributions of Inland Australia’s regions have shaped our nation. Join us in 2020 as we come together to examine the future of water and the impact this precious resource has on inland Australia.

This one of a kind conference-style day is the only event you will go to in 2020 with a sole focus on water for the future for inland Australia. This year’s theme is all about the opportunities and innovations that are occurring around us in terms of water management, reuse innovation and change management.


The day will have four sessions including:


  • Economic impact of water
  • $100B agriculture target
  • How other regions deal with water
  • Innovation

Water for business

  • Water efficiency
  • Arid farming solutions
  • Circular economy (water reuse)
  • Innovation

Water for community

  • Social impact
  • Managing media and perception


  • Planning for the future
  • Collaboration for success


Having grown up in Sydney, Fiona has spent the last couple of decades living and working in regional Australia. For many years she was involved in a farming enterprise in the central west of NSW, which her sons Will and Henry are now running. She spent twelve years in the federal parliament as a Senator for NSW and also held ministerial positions including Rural Health and in Cabinet the positions of Regional Development, Regional Communications and Local Government and Territories. She also held the position of Deputy Leader of the Nationals. Fiona is now Strategic Advisor – Regional Engagement for Charles Sturt University.

Watch this space for continued updates on speakers!

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