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Southern Groundwater and Rivers Forum

The Southern Groundwater and Rivers Forum is an advisory committee of the Southern Rural Water Board.

It meets several times a year and provides:

  • An influential forum to help shape water policy
  • High-level input into plans for our Groundwater and Rivers business
  • A strong communication link between Southern Rural Water and our customers


Members of the forum include:

  • Ross Ingram (vegetables, Bairnsdale) – Chair
  • Bruce Vallance (dairy, Nirranda)
  • Matt Gleeson (dairy, Morwell)
  • Damian Moore (dairy and beef, Yarram)
  • Pat Toohey (beef and cereal, Springbank)
  • Tom Wallace (dairy, Kilmany)
  • Liz Clay (organic horticulturalist, Noojee )
  • David Hotchkin (potato and sheep, Thorpdale)
  • Kevin Stark (sheep, cattle, cropping and horticulture, Lake Mundi)
  • Philip Wratten – (nursery, Heath Hill)
  • Josie Zilm – (beef farm, Pearsondale)
  • Daniel Hammond – (horticulture – vegtable production, Lindenow)
  • Steven Marshall- (horticulture production & contractive, Shoreham)
Meeting schedule 2018

March 22, Thursday – Cancelled
June 7, Thursday
September 6, Friday
December 5, Thursday

Agenda and minutes

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