Enhancing the quality of life for all Queensland communities

Nominate for the IPWEAQ Board or a Branch Committee

IPWEAQ is looking for enthusiastic members with energy and commitment who want to actively contribute to the future vision of the institute by nominating for a position on the IPWEAQ Board or a branch committee.

Nominations are invited for election to the 

IPWEAQ Board. The Nomination form must be received by the IPWEAQ CEO by 4:00pm Monday 5 June 2017. More information and a nomination form is available on our website.

Expressions of Interest (EOI) for a position on one of our four branch committees (SEQ, SWQ, CQ and NQ) close 4:00pm Monday 19 June 2017. Please complete our online form. 

Are you looking for an intern?

A UQ Civil Engineering student is available for a 12 week internship in Brisbane. 

The unpaid placement is offered as part of a Professional Year Program offered by Australian Internships in partnership with UQ and the Federal Government. 

For more information contact Megan Offord at Australian Internships on 1800 4646 8376 or visit

Queensland Surveying and Spatial Conference

The Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute is holding their conference from 4-5 May on the Gold Coast. The theme for the conference is

"From seabed to space; managing global uncertainty in a spatial world".

Ross Guppy, IPWEAQ Director, Technical Products, will be delivering a presentation on ADAC and the updates that will be included in the new release of the software.

Contact SSSI for more information.

Traffic Management Improvements at Roadworks

Bridge Inspections Training

This course has been moved to a larger venue to accommodate the strong level of interest in this course. 

There are only a few places left so register now!

Wednesday 26 to Friday 28 April 2017
Captains Room, The Pavilion
Allan Border Field, Albion

Levels 1 & 2 
IPWEAQ members $1,800 plus GST 
Non-members $2,100 plus GST
Level 1 ONLY
IPWEAQ members $1,000 plus GST 
Non-members $1,200 pluls GST

IPWEAQ's jobs page includes the latest 

public works job vacancies in Queensland. 

Contact Carlie Sargent to add your vacancy.

Follow us on Linkedin and Twitter'like' our page on Facebook and join the IPWEAQ Technical Group on Linkedin to participate in discussions relevant to the public works sector in Queensland.


Member-only early bird registrations for the state conference to be held in Townsville 24-26 October close 30 April 2017

Register now to save $300. Registrations are transferable and may be cancelled up to one month prior to the event.

Join IPWEAQ to take advantage of this special member offer!


IPWEAQ is calling for papers for the 2017 State Conference. The theme for the conference is 'sustainability through inspired leadership and community engagement'

Submit your abstract by 5 May 2017.

The latest news from BPEQ includes:

• A word from the Registrar

• Introducing the new RPEQ Champions

• RPEQs recognised for 50 years of service

• Avoiding complaints triggered by poor communication 

• Australia adopts international standard for BIM data sharing

• 6th Women in Engineering Leadership Summit 2017

• Welcome to new RPEQs

Congratulations Marty!

Marty de-Wit, Queensland Sales Manager for EJ Australia has been selected to represent IPWEA on the Standards Development Committee CE-029 Manhole Covers And Road Gully Gratings CRM:0266323. 

EJ Australia designs, manufactures and distributes manhole covers and gratings for water, sewer, drainage, telecommunications and utility networks.

IPWEAQ is proud to have EJ Australia as one of our Partners!


Check out our photos!

See what your IPWEAQ colleagues have been up to at events and training courses on our photos page! We love seeing what members are doing so send through your images to Carlie Sargent.