Australian Rainfall and Runoff Workshop

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Blacktown City Council

Max Weber Library Function Room

Cnr Flushcombe Rd and Alpha Street

Blacktown, NSW 2148

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Blacktown City Council is hosting a workshop on the Australian Rainfall and Runoff (ARR) Guidelines 2019. Council has organised for Mark Babister of WMA Water to facilitate the workshop specifically focussing on the new approach to hydrology prescribed in ARR 2019. Mark was one of the authors of ARR 2019 and is well placed to provide an overview of the changes and what implications there may be for Councils. Blacktown City Council has opened this workshop up to other Councils however places are limited.

For more information about the workshop please contact Blacktown City Council’s John Molteno on 9839 6315 or john.molteno@blacktown.nsw.gov.au

Who Should Attend

Engineers seeking a better understanding of new approach to hydrology prescribed in the ARR.

About the presenter - Mark Babister - Managing Director

BE(Hons), MEngSc, GradDipMgt, RPEQ
Mark Babister

Mark is a national leader in floodplain management and analysis. Mark has successfully completed numerous hydrologic, hydraulic, floodplain management, infrastructure and dam studies. Mark’s clear, concise communication style allows him to communicate with all levels of government, stakeholders and the community. Mark has undertaken many infrastructure projects where his key role is to explain the impacts of flooding to a community struggling to understand technical jargon. He has also developed solutions to infrastructure projects that benefit the community both at a regional and a household scale.

Mark is an editor of the 2016 Edition of Australian Rainfall and Runoff, giving Mark a high level of familiarity with current and the direction of future best practice both within Australia and Internationally. Mark has had key roles in the development of a number of national best practice documents. Mark has undertaken a number of expert advice roles including the Queensland floods commission of inquiry, Natural Disaster Insurance Review, Ministerial Advisory Council for the Wivenhoe Manual, and the Brisbane River Catchment Flood Study – Independent Panel of Experts.


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Blacktown City Council

Max Weber Library Function Room

Cnr Flushcombe Rd and Alpha Street

Blacktown, NSW 2148

Australia

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