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2018 IPWEAQ Excellence Award Winners

Project of the Year

Congratulations Logan City Council, Project of the Year for the Sun and salt: Logan's water quality solution project

Engineer of the Year
Proudly sponsored by Wagners

Congratulations Alton Twine, Director Transport & Infrastructure, City of Gold Coast

Woman in Engineering
Proudly sponsored by GHD

Congratulations Natasha Murray,

Senior Transport Engineer - Infrastructure Services,  Cairns Regional Council

Young Engineer of the Year
Proudly sponsored by Geneng

Haydn O'Leary, Engineer, Construction and Maintenance South, Toowoomba Regional Council 

President's Award

Congratulations John Derbyshire for his distinguished contribution to the industry and to the Institute over a considerable period of time

Team Member of the Year

Neil Graham, Construction Supervisor, City of Gold Coast

Futures Challenge
Proudly sponsored by Rocla

Madison Stahlhut, University of Southern Queensland (Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) & Bachelor of Business (Management & Leadership)

Projects under $2 million


Kowanyama Aboriginal Shire Council

Kowanyama Social Precincts

Highly Commended

City of Gold Coast

GC2018 Queen's Baton Relay Traffic Management

Highly Commended

Cairns Regional Council

Centenary Lakes Nature Play

Projects $2 - $5 million


Somerset Regional Council

Brisbane Valley Rail Trail (Toogoolawah to Moore)

Projects $5 - $10 million


Toowoomba Regional Council

City Hall Auditorium & Annex Refurbishment

Highly Commended

Cairns Regional Council

Lake Street Car Park Building

Projects over $10 million


Bundaberg Regional Council

Multi-use Sports & Community Centre (Multiplex)

Highly Commended

Toowoomba Regional Council

Boundary Street Upgrade Project

Road Safety
Proudly sponsored by HIG


Brisbane City Council

Speed Awareness Monitors

Thank you again to Premise our sponsor for the 2018 Excellence Awards Gala Dinner!

Asset Management 


Mackay Regional Council

Mount Pleasant No.1 Reservoir Refurbishment

Environment & Sustainability
Proudly sponsored by Komatsu


Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ)


Highly Commended

Mareeba Shire Council

Mareeba Landfill Surface Waters Management Project

Proudly sponsored by  C.R Kennedy


City of Gold Coast

GC2018 Travel Demand Management Program

Innovation & Sustainability in Water - Projects under $5 million
Proudly sponsored by A2K

Winner (and Project of the Year)

Logan City Council

Sun and salt: Logan’s water quality solution

Innovation & Sustainability in Water - Projects over $5 million
Proudly sponsored by A2K



Queensland Water Regional Alliances Program (QWRAP)