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Barooga, New South Wales, 20–22 August 2019 2019

Pre-Conference Forums

Industry Forum


Start Barooga Golf Club

9:40am - 10:10am

Tour of MON Natural Foods

10:10am - 10:50am

Travel to Multicube

10:50am - 11:20am

Tour of Multicube

11:20am - 11:30am

Travel to Rich Glen Olive Estate

11:30am - 12:30pm

Tour of Rich Glen Olive Estate and Lunch

12:30pm - 1:10pm

Travel to Booth Transport

1:10pm - 1:40pm

Tour of Booth Transport

1:40pm - 1:50pm

Travel to Katunga Fresh

1:50pm - 2:20pm

Tour of Katunga Fresh

2:20pm - 2:30pm

Travel to Monichino Wines

2:30pm - 4:00pm

Guest speaker panel and afternoon tea in the Barrel Room at Monichino Wines

4:00pm - 4:30pm

Travel to Barooga Golf Club


Arrive at Barooga Golf Club

Murray Darling Basin Forum

9:30am - 10:00am

Meet and Greet

10:00am - 10:15am

Introductions and Welcome to Country

10:15am - 12:15pm

Presentations by Focusing Challenge Champions

Focusing Challenge 1Dimensioning the implications of environmental change (physical, biological, social, economic and cultural in the Basin.

Focusing Challenge 2Managing the ‘Basin System’ holistically: maximising collaborative governance to deliver integrated catchment and water cycle management and harness the socio-economic benefits of ecosystem services.

Focusing Challenge 3Maximising the economic potential of production and conservation landscapes, local and regional creative and entrepreneurial forces, and innovative commercial enterprise: the economy of the Basin is much more than water and irrigation.

Focusing Challenge 4Utilising the knowledge and value systems of ‘Traditional Owners’ to enhance environmental management practices and the attainment of sustainability goals: interfacing traditional and safe water approaches to reduce human and environmental health risks and achieve biodiversity outcomes.

12:15pm - 1:00pm

Panel Q&A and Discussion

1:00pm - 1:30pm


1:30pm - 3:45pm

Round robin Working Group Deliberations and Ideas Capture

3:45pm - 4:30pm

Pulling it Together and Where to Next?

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