Enhancing the quality of life for all Queensland communities

IPWEAQ Excellence Award Winners 2017

Congratulations City of Gold Coast
Overall Winner 2017 
Sarawak Avenue Steel Footbridge Renewal

Engineer of the Year

Proudly sponsored by 12d Solutions

Mike Brady

Toowoomba Regional Council

Woman in Engineering

Proudly sponsored by GHD

Glenda Kirk

Mareeba Shire Council

Young Engineer of the Year

Aaron Meehan

South Burnett Regional Council


Public Works Project Awards

Innovation in Public Works
Sunshine Coast Council
Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve 
Rainforest Discovery Centre

High Commendation

Cairns Regional Council 

Shields Street Heart 


Projects under $2 million 


City of Gold Coast

Surfers Paradise Orchid Avenue 

Urilift Public Amenity


Projects $2 million to $5 million


City of Gold Coast

Sarawak Avenue Steel Footbridge Renewal


Projects $5 million to $10 million


Cairns Regional Council

School of Arts Building Renewal 

High Commendation

Richmond Shire Council

Richmond's New Administration Centre 


Projects over $10 million


Central Highlands Regional Council

Blackwater Aquatic Centre

High Commendation

Sunshine Coast Council

Evans Street Upgrade

Road Safety Award
Logan City Council
Flooded Road Smart Warning System
Asset Management Award
Gladstone Regional Council
CCTV Wastewater Data Management

Water Project Awards

Water Innovation
Mareeba Shire Council
Mareeba Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrade
Water projects under $2 million
Outback Regional Water Alliance
Regional Outback Water Quality 
Infrastructure Program

Water projects $2 million to $5 million


Bundaberg Regional Council

Burnett River Discharge Facility for 

Rubyanna Wastewater Treatment Plant

Water projects over $5 million

Wide Bay Burnett Regional Organisation of Councils (WBBROC)

WBBROC Joint Sewer Rehabilitation Program


President's Award

Frank Scheele

South Burnett Regional Council

Works Supervisor of the Year

Jeff Heit

Toowoomba Regional Council


IPWEAQ 2017 Gala Awards Dinner proudly sponsored by Premise