All of us at IPWEAQ wish you a very merry Christmas and a happy and successful 2018.
Our office will be closed from 22 December and re-open on 2 January 2018.
We look forward to continuing to support you in your career in the New Year!
Queensland Parliament has passed the Building Industry Fairness (Security of
Payment) Bill 2017. It is unknown yet when it will commence.
In addition, the Building and Construction Legislation (Non-conforming Building Products—Chain of Responsibility and Other Matters) Amendment Act 2017 (Qld) entered into force on 1 November 2017 and imposes onerous obligations on supply chain participants to ensure that non-conforming products are not used.
IPWEAQ's valued Partner, McCullough Robertson, has prepared this article which explains the new laws and how they might affect you.
Managing Risk on Lower Order Roads:
To access the e-news please click here.
Join the IPWEAQ community in supporting the President's Charity, MS Queensland by participating in one of the Swimathons in 2018:
Registrations are now open for the SWQ Branch Conference, Goondiwindi, 15-16 March 2018.
Have you had a chance to read the December issue of Engineering for Public Works?
This issue features a selection of papers and reports from the IPWEAQ 2017 state conference in Townsville, together with all of our usual reports from the President, CEO and Branch Presidents.
Register now for the SEQ Branch Tech Tour of the Alex Fraser Nudgee Facility on 22 February 2018.
Alex Fraser manufactures recycled road base and drainage aggregate to the Department of Transport and Main Roads' specifications. They have supplied materials and expertise to numerous major projects including Gateway Upgrade North, Mains and Kessels Roads Upgrade and the upcoming Ipswich Motorway Upgrade.
You are invited to join us for a working lunch and experience first-hand the strict quality procedures in place in the production of their high grade civil construction materials.
The program will commence at 12:00pm and is expected to conclude by 1:30pm.