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ACLCA Victoria is looking for members to join our Focus Areas
Key Areas: Membership and Ethics, Regulatory Affairs and Audit, Continuing Professional Development and our newly proposed Remediation Focus Area Committee.
The benefits of joining an ACLCA FA include:
- Contribute to improved industry performance.
- A great way to develop your career, industry profile and professional network.
- Contribute to your Company’s industry profile.
- Enhance your technical knowledge, confidence amongst peers and connection to key industry stakeholders.
- Gain CPD recognition.
- All meetings are catered for by ACLCA so you can enjoy a drink and a meal with colleagues and friends with similar interests.
There is an ACLCA FA to suit most interests – with varying level of input required.
It would be great to see a few new faces in the mix.
To read up on what each FA does check out our FA page.
Please email Emily with your EOI at email@example.com
Environment Protection Amendment Bill 2018
The Environment Protection Amendment Bill 2018 provides the foundation for a transformation of Victoria’s environment protection laws and Environment Protection Authority Victoria (EPA).
ACLCA Victoria is holding an information session this August for our mebers. See our events page for further details.
More information about the Bill, including an informative 5-page Fact Sheet explaining the major changes, is available on DELWP’s website.
ACLCA Fundeed Project - PFAS in Groundwater
In 2017 ACLCA funded a project conducted by RMIT University to investigate sources of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) to groundwater west of Melbourne, Australia.
The project investigated wastewater impacted groundwater in the Werribee Irrigation District and groundwater adjacent to legacy landfill sites in Newport and Sunshine. The results of the findings of the investigations in the Werribee Irrigation District were published in Science of the Total Environment Journal in an article titled “Investigating recycled water use as a diffuse source of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) to groundwater in Melbourne, Australia”. It can be downloaded for free until 11 September 2018. If you would like the link for free download please email Emily at ACLCA.
A complete report also detailing the findings of the landfill PFAS investigations will be available later in the year.