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National Water Week 2017

National Water Week 2017

National Water Week 2017

Each year, National Water Week makes a splash across Australia inspiring individuals, communities and organisations to work together to build community awareness and understanding around water issues and opportunities for growth and innovation.

The 2017 National Water Week theme is 'Water; the Heart of Our Culture'.

National Water Week provides  an opportunity to remind ourselves and teach others that water must be used wisely if there is to be enough to meet the needs of our future generations.

While the week is dedicated to encouraging communities to take action to protect our vital water sources, it's also a celebration of innovation and water achievements that have and will contribute to Australia's sustainable future and economic prosperity.


Community Events in 2017

Community Information Stalls

Come and celebrate Water Week (15 -21 October 2017) with our team in the following locations:

  • Benalla - Thursday 19 October, 11am to 2pm
  • Wangaratta TBA
  • Wodonga TBA

Primary School Poster Competition

Primary School students are asked to create a poster reflecting water related issues which are important and relevant to them and their local area.

Great prizes can be won by both students and schools at the local level judging.

Prizes at the state level judging are:

  • $500 cash for the first place recipient in each of the four categories
  • $250 cash for the second place recipient in each of the four categories

Poster entries are invited in four categories:

  1. Prep / Foundation
  2. Years 1 & 2
  3. Years 3 & 4
  4. Years 5 & 6

Entries close Friday 1 September 2017.

Entry Form

Competition Flyer

For further enquiries contact North East Water

Diane Doyle P: (02) 6022 0580 E: education@newater.com.au