About Us

The Backflow Prevention Association of Australia Inc. is a professional body specifically dedicated to Backflow Prevention. It is a volunteer organization made up from members across all aspects of the plumbing and water supply industry. Current members include Local Authority Employees, Manufacturers and Agents, Plumbing Contractors, Education and Training providers etc.

Members have access to a range of benefits and leading edge information on changes in the backflow industry.

These include:

  • Industry representation to Government authorities
  • Input to Australian Standards
  • Access to like minded professionals
  • Regular meetings to discuss backflow issues
  • Invitations to workshops and seminars
  • Notification of new products


The National Management Committee is:


Peter McLennan - President

Email: petermcl@vivoaqua.com

Mobile: 0477 223 110 


Jim Mahon - Vice President & Queensland Chapter President

Email: jim.mahon@det.qld.gov.au

Mobile: 0407 678 3

David Clarke - Secretary

Email: david@hydroflowaus.com.au

Mobile: 0408 411544


Gary Elwood - Treasurer

Email: gary@backflowman.com.au

Mobile: 0418 782 422


Jeff Parsonage - Committee Member & Victorian Chapter President

Email: jeff@backflowservices.com.au

Mobile: 0413 923709


Peter Wenning - Committee Member & Technical Advisor

Email: pwenning@wenning.com.au

Mobile: 0438 212 494

See State Chapter page for details on the Chapter in your State. 

Contact Us

Use this page as a forum point with the BPAQ Executive for industry comments and questions.


Postal Address:

PO Box 307
Aspley. Qld  4034

Phone: 0477 223 110
Email: bpaaoffice@gmail.com

Please click here  for all enquiries or comments.
A response will generally be returned within
24 hours.

Alternatively you can email to the President,