2023 Paul Turner Award | ALGA
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2023 Paul Turner Award

Date: 2 November 2023
Time: 5pm to 8pm
Location: The Melbourne Hotel
                 33 Milligan St
                 Perth WA 6000
Price for all: $15.00 (incl. GST)

The 2023 Paul Turner Award has been held on Thursday 2 November 2023.

Congratulations to our finalists and winner!

Using eDNA to assess the impact of wastewater drainage on estuarine communities - Xiaohui Meng - The University of Western Australia

Assessment of Sediment Quality near Stormwater Drains at Ashfield Flats Reserve, Perth, Western Australia – Jing Ying Wong - The University of Western Australia - WINNER

How does spatial proximity to drainage affect the concentrations of metal contaminants and the physiochemical properties (pH) within sediment? - Mabel Clark, - The University of Western Australia

The evening started with a drink before moving to the presentations and Q&A with our 3 finalists. The winner has been announced after the presentations, followed by a casual celebration with an assortment of drinks and grazing platters.

The event has been attended by consultants, contractors, contaminated sites auditors, regulators, laboratories, and equipment suppliers, giving student finalists the opportunity to network and discuss potential future career pathways.

The 2023 Paul Turner Award commemorated the contribution of one of Western Australia’s respected industry members, Paul Turner, who passed away in November 2010.

Thank you to our Association Partner!


Thank you to our Primary Sponsor!



Thank you to our Supporting Sponsor!


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