I commenced with GMW in 1999 as a Senior Reservoir Officer at Lake Eildon and have held roles as Recreation and Land Team Leader at Lake Eildon and Lake Eppalock. My current position is Recreation and Land Operations Officer for GMW which covers all GMW storages and waterways and is key in developing training packages for staff in all facets of Recreation and Land management including waterway management, land management and leasing/licensing.

Presentation Title: A Storage Officers Overview of the 2022 Floods at Lake Eppalock – In Memory of Kevin Barker 1961 – 2023

Abstract: With record inflows and releases at Lake Eppalock in October 2022 came great public interest. This presentation highlights some of the challenges in delivering storage operations during a historic high flood while maximising public and operational safety.