As the central advisory and advocacy body within Queensland's urban water industry, the Queensland Water Directorate (qldwater) works with its members to provide safe, secure and sustainable urban water services to Queensland communities.
Our members enjoy a variety of benefits to help manage and develop water resources and infrastructure as well as access to a range of programs, events, networks and professional and skills development opportunities.
The Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland (the Board) regulates the profession of engineering in Queensland. The Board traces its history back to 1930, when the then Queensland Government passed the original Professional Engineers Act (the Act). The Act established the Board and provided for the registered professional engineer (RPEQ) system.
The Department of Transport and Main Roads moves and connects people, places, goods and services safely, efficiently and effectively across Queensland.
We plan, manage and deliver Queensland's integrated transport environment to achieve sustainable transport solutions for road, rail, air and sea.
Our integrated transport planning approach ensures we contribute to:
* people's quality of life
* Queensland's economic wellbeing
* a sustainable environment.
The Department leads the development of infrastructure policy and investment prioritisation for Queensland. The Infrastructure, Policy and Planning division coordinates the whole-of-government approach to delivering timely and cost effective infrastructure, integrating infrastructure planning and prioritisation.
The Queensland Audit Office is the independent auditor of the Queensland public sector.
The role of the QAO is to:
conduct financial audits of all state and local government public sector entities
conduct performance audits of important aspects of public services???examining efficiency and effectiveness
investigate matters raised about financial waste and mismanagement related to public services
produce reports about the results of our audits for tabling in parliament, promoting accountability and transparency
provide advice and assistance to our clients, sharing information about good practice and promoting better public services.
DNRM ensures the responsible and sustainable use of our state's natural resources - water, land, minerals and energy - for the benefit of current and future generations of Queenslanders.
Partnerships with customers and stakeholders are important to DNRM as they work to deliver policies, programs and services that support industry while reflecting the needs of the broader community.
The Department of Energy and Water Supply's vision is a prosperous Queensland through resilient and affordable energy and water sectors.
To achieve this, the department's strategy is to deliver innovative policy, planning and regulatory solutions in partnership with our stakeholders to support cost-effective, safe, secure and reliable energy and water supply.
Austroads is the association of Australian and New Zealand road transport and traffic authorities. Austroads promotes improved Australian and New Zealand transport outcomes by providing expert technical input to national policy development on road and road transport issues.
Under the joint Australian Government-State Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA), assistance is provided to alleviate the financial burden on states and territories. It also supports the provision of urgent financial assistance to disaster affected communities.
Under these arrangements, the state or territory government determines which areas receive NDRRA assistance and what assistance is available to individuals and communities.
Between November 2010 and April 2011, Queensland was struck by a series of natural disasters. Extensive flooding caused by periods of extremely heavy rainfall, destruction caused by a number of storm cells including Cyclones Tasha, Anthony and Severe Tropical Cyclone Yasi, and subsequent monsoonal flooding resulted in all Queenslander being declared as disaster affected.
In response to the disaster events, the Queensland Government established the Queensland Reconstruction Authority (the Authority) under the Queensland Reconstruction Act 2011. The Authority???s mission is to reconnect, rebuild and improve Queensland, its communities and economy.
With more than 100,000 members embracing all disciplines of the engineering team, Engineers Australia is the largest and most diverse professional body for engineers in Australia. Our chartered engineers are regarded as trusted professionals not only in Australia, but worldwide.
The Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ) is the peak body for local government in Queensland. They are a not-for-profit association set up solely to serve the state's 77 councils and their individual needs. LGAQ has been advising, supporting and representing local councils since 1896, allowing them to improve their operations and strengthen relationships with their communities.
LGIS is Australia's only infrastructure services company totally focused on local government. As we are fully owned by the Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ), ???partnership' is not just a word to us ??? it's the only way we work with councils. We provide unmatched levels of transparency and trust.
If your local government has infrastructure, LGIS can provide a solution anywhere in the assets lifecycle. We cover all key asset classes including roads and airports, water and sewer, waste, energy and property.
Local Government Managers Australia, Queensland (LGMA Queensland) is the leader in local government advocacy, collaborative learning and professional development. It represents the needs of our members to other spheres of government and to various stakeholders in order to create the most effective working environment for officers and to allow them to thrive. LGMA Queensland seeks to ensure its members are industry leaders, always at the forefront of good practice, change, innovation and the continuous elevation of local government in the state.
ARRB provides research, consulting and information services to the road and transport industry.
ARRB applies research outcomes to develop equipment that collects road and traffic information and software that assists with decision making across road networks.
Consult Australia is the industry association for consulting companies in the built environment sector, including engineers, architects, project managers, planners, environmental scientists and quantity surveyors, among others. It exists to improve the business environment for our member firms by offering a range of products and services to help them run their business, as well as lobbying governments on their behalf to improve their operating environment.
Open to all organisations involved in the industry, AAPA???s membership base includes bitumen suppliers, asphalt producers, sprayed surface operators and equipment suppliers. Membership also includes Road Authorities and State and Local Governments across Australia.
We provide a range of member services including a wide suite of training courses, regular industry events, and technical advice on a national and state basis.
The Traffic Management Association of Australia (TMAA) is the peak body for Traffic Management. The TMAA provides the strategic direction for Traffic Management and Traffic Control across Australia. The TMAA represents Traffic Management and Traffic Control companies throughout Australia and its prime goal is to ensure best practice and compliance within the industry nationally.