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Past Skills e-Flashes (by date)

Skills eFlash #53 - 18 November 2016 Skills eFlash #53 - 18 November 2016 - Release Date 21-Nov-2016: - 1. Queensland Urban Water Industry Workforce Snapshot Report 2016 Released .| 2. SEQ STP Operator Certification Pilot Progress Update . | 3. Qld Apprenticeship and Traineeship Discussion Paper – qldwater submission . | (16KB)

eFlash #304 - 5 December 2016 eFlash #304 - 5 December 2016 - Release Date 05-Dec-2016: - 1. DATE CLAIMER - Automated metering/ digital utilities workshop . | 2. Plumbing and Drainage update . | 3. Department of Health recycled water legislation support materials . | 4. qldwater Sponsorship opportunities – 2017 Events . | 5. Affiliated Organisation update . | 6. QUICK LINKS – ASSOCIATED ORGANISATIONS EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS . | (17KB)

eFlash #303 - 23 November 2016 eFlash #303 - 23 November 2016 - Release Date 23-Nov-2016: - 1. qldwater Technical Reference Group update . | 2. Draft Event Program 2017 . | 3. Affiliated Organisation information . | 4. Queensland Climate Adaptation Strategy workshop .| (18KB)

Skills eFlash #53 - 18 November 2016 Skills eFlash #53 - 18 November 2016 - Release Date 21-Nov-2016: - 1. Queensland Urban Water Industry Workforce Snapshot Report 2016 Released .| 2. SEQ STP Operator Certification Pilot Progress Update . | 3. Qld Apprenticeship and Traineeship Discussion Paper – qldwater submission . | (16KB)

eFlash #302 - 17 November 2016 eFlash #302 - 17 November 2016 - Release Date 17-Nov-2016: - 1. Actions from qldwater Innovation Forum . | 2. Building over Infrastructure Services .| (17KB)

eFlash #301 - 11 November 2016 eFlash #301 - 11 November 2016 - Release Date 11-Nov-2016: - 1. IPWEAQ 2016 Excellence Awards Winners . | 2. WSAA Asbestos Cement Pipe Risk Management for Renewal Methods Report . | 3. Cook Shire Council Vacancy . | 4. QUICK LINKS – ASSOCIATED ORGANISATIONS EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS . | (17KB)

eFlash #300 - 2 November 2016 eFlash #300 - 2 November 2016 - Release Date 02-Nov-2016: - (15KB)

Skills eFlash #52 - 27 October 2016 Skills eFlash #52 - 27 October 2016 - Release Date 27-Oct-2016: - 1. Funding to support gap training for Operator Certification - EOI . | (15KB)

eFlash #299 - 24 October 2016 eFlash #299 - 24 October 2016 - Release Date 24-Oct-2016: - 1. Queensland State of the Environment Report . | 2. Ixom 2016 Best Tap Water in Australia competition . | 3. DEHP Underground Water Management Bill . | 4. DEWS DG Presentation on Urban Water Initiatives at LGAQ Conference. | 5. Debate on Regulatory KPIs at International Conference in Brisbane . | 6. Generous winner for 2016 qldwater Footy Tips. | 7. QUICK LINKS – ASSOCIATED ORGANISATIONS EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS. | (16KB)

eFlash #298 - 13 October 2016 eFlash #298 - 13 October 2016 - Release Date 13-Oct-2016: - 1. DEWS KPI and NPR data changes/corrections - due dates . | 2. DEWS & WSR Compliance Plans . | 3. WaterVal™ Validation Trial Sites . | 4. International WaterCentre 2017 Scholarships . | (16KB)

Skills eFlash #51 - 5 October 2016 Skills eFlash #51 - 5 October 2016 - Release Date 05-Oct-2016: - 1. South-East Queensland STP Operator Certification Pilot Commences . | 2. Certification Framework for Recycled Water Operators . | (16KB)

eFlash #297 - 22 September 2016 eFlash #297 - 22 September 2016 - Release Date 22-Sep-2016: - 1. Ixom Best of the Best Queensland Water Taste Test – Statewide Winner! .| 2. qldwater Innovation Forum and Technical Tour Wrap .| 3. SWIM 2015/16 annual water and sewerage data due date .| 4. DEWS Comparative report for service providers released .| 5. NHRMC draft Information Paper on Fluoridation .| 6. Congratulations to Queensland AWA Award winners .| 7. Exemplar Global auditor examination to be held in Brisbane .| (19KB)

eFlash #296 - 9 September 2016 eFlash #296 - 9 September 2016 - Release Date 09-Sep-2016: - 1. Pick your favourite Lego adventure . | 2. Councillor water and wastewater workshops . | 3. DEWS Dedicated Officer contact details . | 4. qldwater welcomes two new Affiliate Members . | 5. Public consultation—Australian Drinking Water Guidelines . | 6. Review of LGAQ-TMR cost sharing agreement . | 7. QUICK LINKS – ASSOCIATED ORGANISATIONS EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS . | (17KB)

Skills eFlash #50 - 31 August 2016 Skills eFlash #50 - 31 August 2016 - Release Date 06-Sep-2016: - 1. National Training Product Reform - Consultation . | 2. Youth Jobs PaTH Employer Incentives. | 3. 2016/17 Queensland VET Investment Plan . | 4. WIOA FNQ Interest Day – 6th October. | (16KB)

eFlash #295 - 26 August eFlash #295 - 26 August - Release Date 26-Aug-2016: - 1. Pick your favourite lego adventure . | 2. qldwater Innovation Forum 14/15 September 2016 – last day to avoid the late fee! . | 3. Get your entries ready for the 2016 Ixom Best of the Best Queensland Water Taste Test . | 4. DEWS Water Supply Regulation Update . | 5. Information about EHPs new online system - Connect . | 6. QUICK LINKS – ASSOCIATED ORGANISATIONS EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS . | (17KB)

e Flash #294 18 August 2016 e Flash #294 18 August 2016 - Release Date 19-Aug-2016: - 1. qldwater Innovation Forum 14/15 September 2016 – register by 26 August to avoid the late fee 2. Get your entries ready for the 2016 Ixom Best of the Best Queensland Water Taste Test 3. IPWEAQ Excellence Awards Sponsored by qldwater – Nominations extended to 19 August 4. DEWS Reporting Workshops (16KB)

e Flash #293 2 August 2016 e Flash #293 2 August 2016 - Release Date 19-Aug-2016: - 1. CQ Conference and Technical Tour Emerald - early bird registrations extended to TODAY 2. qldwater Innovation Forum 14/15 September 2016 – registrations open, sponsorships still available 3. Get your entries ready for the 2016 Ixom Best of the Best Queensland Water Taste Test 4. SWIM Annual data reporting for 2015-16 now open 5. IPWEAQ Excellence Awards Sponsored by qldwater 6. Queensland water recycling legislation and guideline update (19KB)

eFlash #292 22 July 2016 eFlash #292 22 July 2016 - Release Date 22-Jul-2016: - 1. CQ Conference and Technical Tour Emerald - early bird registrations close 1 August. | 2. qldwater Innovation Forum 14/15 September 2016 – registrations open, sponsorships still available. | 3. IPWEAQ Excellence Awards. | 4. QUICK LINKS – ASSOCIATED ORGANISATIONS EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS. | (17KB)

e Flash #291 12 July 2016 e Flash #291 12 July 2016 - Release Date 19-Aug-2016: - 1. CQ Conference and Technical Tour Emerald - registrations now open! 2. qldwater Innovation Forum 14/15 September 2016 3. New DEWS performance reporting web page (14KB)

e Flash #290 30 June 2016 e Flash #290 30 June 2016 - Release Date 19-Aug-2016: - 1. qldwater Resource Library launched 2. qldwater Event Update including Townsville 20 July – Early Bird closes soon! 3. Mackay Regional Council wins Local Government Award 4. Management of potential contamination risks from pipeline repair or renewal (19KB)

eFlash #289 - 16 June 2016 eFlash #289 - 16 June 2016 - Release Date 16-Jun-2016: - 1. NQ Conference & Technical Townsville 20 July – Register Now . | 2. SWIM News . | 3. Queensland State Budget . | 4. WIOA Awards Update . | 5. QUICK LINKS – ASSOCIATED ORGANISATIONS EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS . | (17KB)

eFlash #288 - 3 June 2016 eFlash #288 - 3 June 2016 - Release Date 03-Jun-2016: - 1. Water of Origin 2016 – We Have a Winner! . | 2. Award winners announced at WIOA conference 3. Water Connections Tour . | 4. NQ Conference & Technical Townsville 20 July – Registrations Now Open! . | 5. SewAus Sampling . | 6. Business Case Development Framework . | (19KB)

eFlash #287 - 27 May 2016 eFlash #287 - 27 May 2016 - Release Date 27-May-2016: - 1. CQ Conference Emerald – 11 August 2016 – Call for Papers . | 2. Great Barrier Reef Water Science Taskforce Final Report . | 3. IPWEAQ Excellence Awards . | (15KB)

eFlash #286 - 20 May 2016 eFlash #286 - 20 May 2016 - Release Date 20-May-2016: - 1. Last chance to register for WIOA Rockhampton . | 2. qldwater Operator of the Year Awards . | 3. ERA Standards to be updated – qldwater collated response . | (16KB)

eFlash #285 - 13 May 2016 eFlash #285 - 13 May 2016 - Release Date 13-May-2016: - 1. qldwater 2016 Innovation Forum – 14, 15 September – Date Claimer .| 2. Recent LGAQ Advocacy .| 3. ERA Standards Public Consultation Reminder .| 4. Department of Environment and Heritage Protection updates .| 5. QUICK LINKS – ASSOCIATED ORGANISATIONS EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENT .| (19KB)

eFlash #284 - 29 April 2016 eFlash #284 - 29 April 2016 - Release Date 29-Apr-2016: - 1. Water Connections Week 16 to 20 May 2016 . | 2. Model Contract Specification for Drinking Water Storage Cleaning and Condition Assessment by Divers . | 3. Operator of the Year Awards – Nominations must close Monday . | 4. ERA Standards to be Updated . | 5. Effluent Irrigation Guidelines . | 6. QUICK LINKS – ASSOCIATED ORGANISATIONS EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS . | (17KB)

Skills eFlash #48 - 27 April 2016 Skills eFlash #48 - 27 April 2016 - Release Date 29-Apr-2016: - 1. Certification Framework for Operators within Drinking Water Systems – amendments & appointment of Certifying Body . | (15KB)

eFlash #283 - 21 April 2016 eFlash #283 - 21 April 2016 - Release Date 21-Apr-2016: - 1. NQ Conference Townsville – 20 July 2016 – Call for Papers .| 2. Member Advocacy Update .| 3. SEQ Conference and Technical Tour Feedback.| 4. Building our Regions Regional Infrastructure Funding.| 5. Ozwater’16 – 10 to 12 May 2016.| 6. QUICK LINKS – ASSOCIATED ORGANISATIONS EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS.| (19KB)

Skills eFlash #47 - 12 April 2016 Skills eFlash #47 - 12 April 2016 - Release Date 12-Apr-2016: - 1. Implementation of the new National Water Training Package – update.| 2. Extension of small contract to provide water industry training advice to DET.| (15KB)

eFlash #282 - 24 March 2016 eFlash #282 - 24 March 2016 - Release Date 24-Mar-2016: - 1. Operator of the Year Awards – Nominations now open! . | 2. SEQ Conference & Technical Tour – Hervey Bay 13 & 14 April – Register Now! .| 3. QUICK LINKS – ASSOCIATED ORGANISATIONS EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS . | (16KB)

Skills eFlash #46 - 17 March 2016 Skills eFlash #46 - 17 March 2016 - Release Date 17-Mar-2016: - 1. Implementation of the new National Water Training Package – update . | 2. Updates to free Urban Water Industry Online Learning Resources . | 3. Online Team Leadership Course for Young Water Professionals - AWA and IWC . | (16KB)

eFlash #281 - 10 March 2016 eFlash #281 - 10 March 2016 - Release Date 10-Mar-2016: - 1. SEQ Conference & Technical Tour – Hervey Bay 13 & 14 April – Register Now! . | 2. Building over Infrastructure Final Position Paper. | 3. Queensland’s Urban Potable Water & Sewerage Benchmarking Report – 2014/15. | 4. Understanding what makes ponds effective in treating water – new report. | 5. Goulburn Valley Water – International Water Tasting Silver Medal . | (16KB)

eFlash #280 - 24 February 2016 eFlash #280 - 24 February 2016 - Release Date 24-Feb-2016: - 1. Call for Presentations – SEQ Regional Conference, 13 & 14 April . | 2. $70 million infrastructure funding brought forward . | 3. WBBROC Regional Coordinator Position . | 4. Updated Australian Drinking Water Guidelines now available . | 5. qldwater NRL Tipping Competition . | 6. QUICK LINKS – ASSOCIATED ORGANISATIONS ANNOUNCEMENTS . | (17KB)

Skills eFlash #45 - 17 February 2016 Skills eFlash #45 - 17 February 2016 - Release Date 24-Feb-2016: - 1. Implementation of the new National Water Training Package . | (0KB)

eFlash #279 - 9 February 2016 eFlash #279 - 9 February 2016 - Release Date 09-Feb-2016: - 1. Call for Presentations – SEQ Regional Conference, 13 & 14 April . | 2. National Water Infrastructure Development Fund . | 3. QUICK LINKS – ASSOCIATED ORGANISATIONS EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS . | (16KB)

eFlash #278 - 16 January 2016 eFlash #278 - 16 January 2016 - Release Date 16-Jan-2016: - 1. Welcome to 2016 .| 2. qldwater Events and Sponsors .| 3. Health Based Targets Update .| 4. Feedback on the Great Barrier Reef Taskforce Interim Report .| 5.State Planning Policy State Interest Guideline – Energy and Water Supply .| (18KB)

e Flash # 289 16 June 2016 e Flash # 289 16 June 2016 - Release Date 19-Aug-2016: - (16KB)

e Flash 292 22 July 2016 e Flash 292 22 July 2016 - Release Date 19-Aug-2016: - (17KB)

Skills eFlash #51 - 5 October 2016 Skills eFlash #51 - 5 October 2016 - Release Date 05-Oct-2016: - 1. South-East Queensland STP Operator Certification Pilot Commences . | 2. Certification Framework for Recycled Water Operators . | (16KB)

Skills eFlash #50 - 31 August 2016 Skills eFlash #50 - 31 August 2016 - Release Date 06-Sep-2016: - 1. National Training Product Reform - Consultation . | 2. Youth Jobs PaTH Employer Incentives. | 3. 2016/17 Queensland VET Investment Plan . | 4. WIOA FNQ Interest Day – 6th October. | (16KB)

Skills eFlash #48 - 27 April 2016 Skills eFlash #48 - 27 April 2016 - Release Date 29-Apr-2016: - 1. Certification Framework for Operators within Drinking Water Systems – amendments & appointment of Certifying Body . | (15KB)

Skills eFlash #47 - 12 April 2016 Skills eFlash #47 - 12 April 2016 - Release Date 12-Apr-2016: - 1. Implementation of the new National Water Training Package – update.| 2. Extension of small contract to provide water industry training advice to DET.| (15KB)

Skills eFlash #46 - 17 March 2016 Skills eFlash #46 - 17 March 2016 - Release Date 17-Mar-2016: - 1. Implementation of the new National Water Training Package – update . | 2. Updates to free Urban Water Industry Online Learning Resources . | 3. Online Team Leadership Course for Young Water Professionals - AWA and IWC . | (16KB)

Skills eFlash #45 - 17 February 2016 Skills eFlash #45 - 17 February 2016 - Release Date 24-Feb-2016: - 1. Implementation of the new National Water Training Package . | (0KB)

Skills eFlash #44 - 4 December 2015 Skills eFlash #44 - 4 December 2015 - Release Date 04-Dec-2015: - 1. New National Water Training package endorsed (NWP15) .| 2. Industry comment sought – amendments to National Certification Framework for Drinking Water Operators .| 3. STP Operator Certification Framework – amendments .| (15KB)

Skills eFlash #43 - 20 October 2015 Skills eFlash #43 - 20 October 2015 - Release Date 21-Oct-2015: - 1. qldwater to provide water industry training advice to Government . | 2. Closure of Government Skills Australia (GSA) & NWDF Contracts . | 3. Water Industry Skills Taskforce Meeting Communique . | 4. Queensland Water Skills Partnership Members for 2015/2016 . | (15KB)

Skills eFlash #42 - 6 August 2015 Skills eFlash #42 - 6 August 2015 - Release Date 06-Aug-2015: - 1. Release of Final Draft National Water Training Package material . | 2. Dial Before You Dig Locator Certification Program . | 3. International WaterCentre Scholarships now open . | (15KB)

Competencies-for-Operators Competencies-for-Operators - Release Date 21-Jul-2015: - (139KB)

Skills eFlash #41 - 15 June 2015 Skills eFlash #41 - 15 June 2015 - Release Date 16-Jun-2015: - 1. Queensland Government 2015-2016 Annual VET Investment Plan Released . (14KB)

Skills eFlash # 40 - 4 June 2015 Skills eFlash # 40 - 4 June 2015 - Release Date 05-Jun-2015: - 1. Sewage Treatment Plant Operator Certification Framework Released . | 2. National Water Industry Skills Taskforce Changes . | 3. EBA Rates Comparison Document Available (members only) . | (16KB)

Skills eFlash #39 - 6 May 2015 Skills eFlash #39 - 6 May 2015 - Release Date 06-May-2015: - 1. New arrangements for development and maintenance of Training Packages . | 2. National Water Training Package Changes – feedback sought . | 3. Reminder – Upcoming Queensland training workshops . | (15KB)

Skills eFlash #38 - 20 March 2015 Skills eFlash #38 - 20 March 2015 - Release Date 20-Mar-2015: - 1. Water Industry Training Centre to cease operating as an RTO in 2016 2. Upcoming Queensland Training Workshops (15KB)

Skills eFlash # -37 - 21 January 2015 Skills eFlash # -37 - 21 January 2015 - Release Date 21-Jan-2015: - 1. Clarification of User Choice Funding Eligibility for Water Operations Qualifications; 2. Reminder: Industry Partnerships Strategy Expressions of Interest due 13th February. (16KB)

Skills eFlash #-36 - 19 December 2014 Skills eFlash #-36 - 19 December 2014 - Release Date 19-Dec-2014: - 1. Significant training support funding opportunity - water industry submission for Industry Partnerships Strategy - EOI . | (17KB)

Skills eFlash #35 - 11 December 2014 Skills eFlash #35 - 11 December 2014 - Release Date 11-Dec-2014: - 1. Queensland Urban Water Industry Workforce Composition Snapshot Report 2014 Released . | 2. Water Industry Worker Program Evaluation Report . 3. Introduction to Risk Management in the Urban Water Industry – Online course available . | (17KB)

Skills eFlash #34 - 20 October 2014 Skills eFlash #34 - 20 October 2014 - Release Date 21-Oct-2014: - 1. Diploma of Water Operations now funded through Higher Level Skills Program. | 2. National Water Training Package Changes – available for review. | (15KB)

Skills eFlash #33 - 13 October 2014 Skills eFlash #33 - 13 October 2014 - Release Date 14-Oct-2014: - 1. qldwater contracted to provide Water Industry Intelligence to the Ministerial Industry Commission. | 2. Water Operator Technical Assessment and Mentoring Project a success – final report . | 3. Water Occupations Census – participation . | 4. Introduction to Queensland Water Industry Legislation – new course version available online . | (17KB)

Skills eFlash #32 - 5 August 2014 Skills eFlash #32 - 5 August 2014 - Release Date 05-Aug-2014: - 1. Certification of Drinking Water Operators – Queensland Pilot. | 2. Exposure Draft of Modern Queensland Local Government Award Released . | 3. Queensland Water Industry Snapshot Report – Data Collection . | 4. Government Skills Australia (GSA) – Water Activities Update . | 5. Welcome to new Queensland Water Skills Partnership Members . | 6. Water Industry Training Opportunities and Events . | (17KB)

Skills eFlash #31 - 18 June 2014 Skills eFlash #31 - 18 June 2014 - Release Date 18-Jun-2014: - 1. qldwater NWDF Application Approved. | 2. New Pre-Qualified Supplier for User Choice Training (Water) - Enviro-Check Enterprises . | 3. Griffith Smart Water Research Centre - Training Surveys. | 4. New State Funding Opportunities – Water Qualifications. | 5. Australian Water Occupations Framework Released . | (19KB)

Skills eFlash #30 - 19 May 2014 Skills eFlash #30 - 19 May 2014 - Release Date 20-May-2014: - 1. ADWG Workshop Tuesday 3rd May (linked to WIOA Qld Conference). | 2. Government Skills Australia E-Scan 2014 Release. | 3. Federal Budget: Skills and Training Implications. | 4. Award Modernisation: Local Government Awards. | (17KB)

Skills eFlash #29 - 16 April 2014 Skills eFlash #29 - 16 April 2014 - Release Date 16-Apr-2014: - 1. Delivering Sustainable DWQMPs - Capacity Assessment and Building Workshop. | 2. National Workforce Development Funding Application on hold.| 3. Upcoming ICE WaRM Courses. | 4. qldwater Sponsored WIOA Operator Awards – Nominate your staff! | (19KB)

Skills eFlash #28 - 4 February 2014 Skills eFlash #28 - 4 February 2014 - Release Date 04-Feb-2014: - 1. WIOA Operators Conference Queensland - Call for Papers. | 2. qldwater Sponsored WIOA Operator Awards - Nominations Now Open. | 3. Water Operator Online Training Available. | (0KB)

Skills eFlash #27 - 17 December 2013 Skills eFlash #27 - 17 December 2013 - Release Date 17-Dec-2013: - 1. Draft Water Industry Competency Framework Released for Comment | 2. Water Training Australia now a Pre-Qualified Supplier for User Choice Training (Water) 3. New Practice Aptitude Quiz Available – Water |4.Wide Bay TAFE – Graduation Ceremonies | (15KB)

Skills eFlash #26 - 20 November 2013 Skills eFlash #26 - 20 November 2013 - Release Date 20-Nov-2013: - 1. Progress Update - Technical Assessment and Mentoring for Regional and Remote Drinking Water Operators Project. | 2. Upcoming ICEWarm Courses for 2014. | 3. IWC Partial Scholarships for Water Education Programs. | 4. Update on the Water Industry Occupations & Competency project. | (15KB)

Skills eFlash #24 - 1 October 2013 Skills eFlash #24 - 1 October 2013 - Release Date 03-Oct-2013: - 1. Draft Water Industry Competency Framework (Processing) - Available for Comment. | 2. Upcoming Water Industry Skills Meetings/ Workshops. | (14KB)

Skills eFlash #23 - 6 September 2013 Skills eFlash #23 - 6 September 2013 - Release Date 06-Sep-2013: - 1. Free "Introduction to Water Treatment" online course - starts 16 September (EdX). | 2. Qldwater Skills Partnership Members 2013/14. | 3. GSA Annual E-Scan Survey. | (18KB)

Skills eFlash #22 - 21 August 2013 Skills eFlash #22 - 21 August 2013 - Release Date 21-Aug-2013: - 1. Supporting Women Scholarships Applications Open. | 2. Water Industry Training Package Demand Survey. | 3. Changes to Australian Apprenticeship/Traineeship Federal Incentives. | 4. IWC Scholarships Currently on Offer. | 5. Banana Shire Council Takes on School-Based Trainees in Water Operations. | (16KB)

Skills eFlash #21 - 17 June 2013 Skills eFlash #21 - 17 June 2013 - Release Date 18-Jun-2013: - 1. Queensland Urban Water Industry Workforce Composition Snapshot Report Published! 2. New Water Skills Partnership Members. | 3. Intro to Urban Water Industry Online Course now Available in HTML. | 4. Wide Bay TAFE New Offerings! | 5. The Queensland Government Reform Action Plan for Further Education and Training. | (17KB)

Skills eFlash #20 - 9 May 2013 Skills eFlash #20 - 9 May 2013 - Release Date 13-May-2013: - 1. qldwater secures Skills Queensland Workforce Development Funding. | 2.New TAFE Queensland. | 3. Specialist Water Industry Training Providers – List available on website. | (14KB)

Skills eFlash #19 - 16 April 2013 Skills eFlash #19 - 16 April 2013 - Release Date 16-Apr-2013: - 1. Taskforce Recommendations - National Certification Framework for Drinking Water Treatment Operators. | 2. GSA Workforce Development Workshops - May. | 3. Upcoming Water Industry Short Courses - June. | 4. Compliance Training Requirements list - available qldwater website. | (15KB)

Skills eFlash #18 - 8 March 2013 Skills eFlash #18 - 8 March 2013 - Release Date 08-Mar-2013: - 1. National Workforce Development Fund Application Approved! | 2. Smart Water Research Centre Courses - May and June. | (15KB)

Skills eFlash #17 - 22 February 2013 Skills eFlash #17 - 22 February 2013 - Release Date 22-Feb-2013: - 1. Water Industry Operators Conference (Gold Coast 5-6 June) Call for Papers. | 2. Water Industry Competency Framework Project - Feedback Sought. | (14KB)

Skills eFlash#16 - 6 February 2013 Skills eFlash#16 - 6 February 2013 - Release Date 06-Feb-2013: - 1. Water Industry Competency Framework Project - WSAA Handover to GSA. | 2. AWA National Water Skills Conference - 5-7 March Sydney. | 3. Training Opportunities - Risk Management and Australian Drinking Water Guidelines (Wide Bay TAFE), | (0KB)

Skills eFlash#15 - 10 January 2013 Skills eFlash#15 - 10 January 2013 - Release Date 10-Jan-2013: - 1. Proposed National Certification Framework. | 2. First Water Treatment Operators Certified in Victoria. | (14KB)

Skills eFlash#14 - 13 December 2012 Skills eFlash#14 - 13 December 2012 - Release Date 13-Dec-2012: - 1. Changes to Australian Apprenticeship Incentives.| 2. Summary - National Water Industry Skills Forum. | (0KB)

Skills eFlash#13 - 25 October 2012 Skills eFlash#13 - 25 October 2012 - Release Date 25-Oct-2012: - 1. Government Skills Australia (GSA) EScan Survey. | 2. Workshop - Working with New RPL Resources for the Water Industry - 6 December 2012. | (16KB)

Skills eFlash #12 - 15 October 2012 Skills eFlash #12 - 15 October 2012 - Release Date 16-Oct-2012: - 1. Queensland Water Industry Workforce Composition Snapshot Report - 2012 Data Collection. | 2. Government Skills Australia National Conference. | (28KB)

Skills eFlash #11 - 20 September 2012 Skills eFlash #11 - 20 September 2012 - Release Date 20-Sep-2012: - 1. Potential Funding Opportunity: Expressions of Interest - National Workforce Development Fund. | 2. New Queensland Water Industry Legislation: Information Resource Online Module. | 3. Updates to Introduction to Queensland Urban Water Industry Online Module. | (0KB)

Skills eFlash #10 - 24 August 2012 Skills eFlash #10 - 24 August 2012 - Release Date 24-Aug-2012: - 1. Book in now - WIOA workshops in Longreach and Townsville in November. | 2. New overview of the Queensland Urban Water Industry online resource for school students. 3. Applications open for scholarships to support women in male dominated industries. | (29KB)

Skills eFlash #9 - 23 July 2012 Skills eFlash #9 - 23 July 2012 - Release Date 23-Jul-2012: - 1. New Water Industry Training and Events Calendar - qldwater Website. | 2. Subscribers to Queensland Water Skills Partnership 2012/13. | 3. AWA Coal Seam Gas Workshops and Courses. | 4. Call for Abstracts Water Skills /Water Education /Water Efficiency Conferences . | (36KB)

Skills eFlash #8 - 25 June 2012 Skills eFlash #8 - 25 June 2012 - Release Date 25-Jun-2012: - 1. WSAA Workforce Development Project - Additional Feedback Sought. | (30KB)

Skills eFlash #7 - 13 June 2012 Skills eFlash #7 - 13 June 2012 - Release Date 13-Jun-2012: - 1. WSAA Workforce Development Project - Feedback Sought. | 2. Congratulations to 52 Water Operators (Civil) Graduates from Allconnex. | 3. Strategic Investment Funding (SIF) Progress. | (34KB)

Skills eFlash #6 Skills eFlash #6 - Release Date 16-May-2012: - 1. Changes to National Training Package (NWP07_V3) and WIAC Meeting. | 2. Short Course Training Workshops. | 3. Queensland Water Skills Partnership Call for Subscribers 2012/2013. | 4. Federal Budget Training and Skills Impacts. | New WSAA Water Industry Workforce Development Project. | (21KB)

Skills eFlash #5 Skills eFlash #5 - Release Date 28-Feb-2012: - 1. Strategic Investment Fund contract finalised - Funding for training places now available!. | 2. Asset Management Training Pilot - Register your interest. | 3. Water Legislation & SWIM Training Workshop - Emerald. | 4. Supervisor Training (Water) - Bowen. | 5. Queensland Water Skills Partnership welcome Banana Shire Council. | (19KB)

Skills eFlash # 4 Skills eFlash # 4 - Release Date 19-Dec-2011: - 1. Outcomes of Water Skills Partnership Project Prioritisation Workshop. | 2. Strategic Investment Fund - Training Places funding available. | 3. Water Skills Formation Strategy achievements - strategy concludes 31 December. | 4. Queensland Water Skills Partnership - discounted membership for remainder of financial year. | International WaterCentre launches new Graduate Certificate in Water Planning. | (20KB)

Skills eFlash # 3 Skills eFlash # 3 - Release Date 15-Nov-2011: - 1. Water Industry Induction Released! | (16KB)

Skills e-flash #2 Skills e-flash #2 - Release Date 07-Nov-2011: - Item 1. Certificate IV and Diploma Water Operations declared Traineeships in Queensland. Item 2. Water Industry Advisory Group Meeting held 28th/29th September. 3. AWA development of RPL and Training and Assessment Resources. 4. Water Skills Partnership Project Prioritisation Workshop – 16th November. (16KB)

Skills eflash #1 Skills eflash #1 - Release Date 30-Sep-2011: - Item 1. Skills Partnership Prioritisation Workshop - 16th November. Item 2. New Skills and Training resources on qldwater website. Item 3. Queensland Water Skills Partnership (15KB)

Communiques

Water Industry Skills Taskforce Communique - 9 October 2015 Water Industry Skills Taskforce Communique - 9 October 2015 - Release Date 20-Oct-2015: - (342KB)