Engineering Consulting in the Murray Valley and Riverina

John Forrest and Associates

Engineering and General Consulting


John Forrest and Associates provides consultancy services to irrigation businesses in major remodelling of supply systems resulting from the Murray Darling Basin plan and provision of sundry other advice in regard to town planning, dispute resolution, and in particular advice to horticulture especially to wine grape growers.

About John Forrest
Consulting Engineer

John Forrest is currently a semi retired Consulting Engineer providing general consulting services in project management, town planning and irrigation advice. He has a general background in Civil Engineering including some time in the public service, academia, and for many years managed his private consulting practice. This is all detailed in the following curriculum vitae.

His interest in infrastructure investment led him to serve for 20 years as the Member for Mallee in the Federal Parliament from 1993 to 2013. In this period he worked assiduously to establish a reputation for representing with decency and integrity to build confidence in the political system so recently undermined. Upon his retirement from the Parliament he served as a Non Executive Director of the Australian Grape and Wine Authority till 2015. Whilst on the Board he served on Committees of the Board as Chair of the Audit Committee and participant of the Research Development and Extension Committee.

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Contact John Forrest

Mobile: Phone: 0428 500 186
Post: 7 River Oaks Drive, Swan Hill, VIC 3585 

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