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Today's date is Sunday, February 28, 2021
CWR Presents : Water Accounting has been in development since June 2004 when the States and Commonwealth Governments signed the National Water Initiative. Other events...
Recent developments in water accounting include the release of:-

1. the Australian Water Accounting Standard,

2. a draft Water Accounting Assurance Standard for public comment,

3. a Water Accounting Framework for the members of the Minerals Council of Australia,

4. the third iteration of the National Water Account by the Australian Bureau of Meteorology and;

5. research into the potential for International adoption of Australia’s water accounting standards.

Research into world trends in water management and reporting show that Australia is leading the world in the development and deployment of water accounting.

Western Australia leads the way in water accounting for groundwater systems. Lindsay Preece will in this presentation outline water accounting developments at the National, State and Local levels and why the time is right for Universities and Corporations to get actively involved.


Lindsay Preece is a Chartered Accountant with more than 30 years experience in the public and private sectors.

In government Lindsay has worked for 13 agencies and most recently held key positions at the Department of Planning and at the Water Department.

At Planning, Lindsay was the Secretary to the Western Australian Planning Commission.

Currently at the Department of Water, Lindsay leads Water Information and Modelling which encompasses spatial datasets, time series data collected from a telemetry network, the capture of data from monitoring bores, modelling and water accounting development.

Lindsay’s Top 20 customers include Commonwealth, State and Local Governments, Universities and their students, Mining Companies, Engineering and Water Consultants and; his team provisions 40,000 data requests every year.

Since 2007 Lindsay has been proactively involved in the development of water accounting at the local and national scale.

He represented Western Australia on a number of national committees – most recently providing technical input into the development of the Australian Water Accounting Standard and the draft Australian Water Accounting Assurance standard.

PS* This seminar is free and open to the public & no RSVP required.

****All Welcome****
Speaker(s) Lindsay Preece, Manager Water Information and Modelling, Department of Water
Location Blakers Lecture Room, Ground Floor, Mathematics Building, The University of Western Australia
Contact Askale Abebe <[email protected]> : 6488 7565
URL [email protected]
Start Wed, 27 Feb 2013 16:00
End Wed, 27 Feb 2013 17:00
Submitted by Askale Abebe <[email protected]>
Last Updated Wed, 13 Mar 2013 11:33
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