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Media enquiries

IPWEAQ welcomes media enquiries regarding any organisational activities and requests for expert comment or perspectives on issues regarding public works infrastructure.

For all media enquiries and interview requests, please contact Belinda Smith on 07 3632 6801.


For information about the 2018 IPWEAQ Excellence Awards, please contact Monica Robertson on 07 3632 6802.

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Engineering for Public Works (EPW) journal

Each issue features innovative projects, technical articles and case studies plus community news, member profiles, reports from our state and branch presidents, CEO, Young IPWEAQ and our subsidiary, the Queensland Water Directorate QWD).

For more information on submitting articles or advertising in the journal, please contact Belinda Smith on 07 3632 6801

Media releases, 2019

Statement of the new model code for neighbourhood design

22 July 2019

The Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia, Queensland (IPWEAQ) has welcomed the prospect of a new model code for neighbourhood design focussing on the development of healthier and more active communities, and is encouraging its members to participate in the consultation process.


A global celebration of engineering

1 April 2019

The Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia, Queensland (IPWEAQ) celebrates Global Day of the Engineer on Wednesday 3 April 2019 with local events and competitions.


Local councils counselled on meeting native title and cultural heritage obligations

14 March 2019

In light of a landmark ruling from the High Court this week, delegates from the peak body representing those working in the public works sector are touring Queensland talking to local councils about how they can meet their obligations regarding native title and cultural heritage.


Media releases, 2018

Toowoomba Region achieves excellence in public works yet again

18 October 2018

Toowoomba Region has taken out three awards at this year’s Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia, Queensland (IPWEAQ) Excellence Awards

Kowanyama Aboriginal Shire Council achieves excellence in public works

16 October 2018

Kowanyama Aboriginal Council has taken out the award for design and construction of public works projects under $2 million at this year’s Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia, Queensland (IPWEAQ) Excellence Awards.

USQ student has taken out the ‘Futures Challenge’ at engineering conference

16 October 2018

Madison Stahlhut has taken out the ‘Futures Challenge’ award for at this year’s Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia, Queensland (IPWEAQ) Excellence Awards.

Technology tried and tested at the Cairns Regional Council

30 May 2018

Gary Everson from the Cairns Regional Council has taken out the award for best paper presented at the Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia, Queensland (IPWEAQ) North Queensland Conference.

North Queensland conference to explore regional sustainability initiatives

17 April 2018

Cairns will showcase its commitment to sustainable infrastructure and plans for future growth when it hosts the Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia Queensland (IPWEAQ) North Queensland branch conference from 18-20 April 2018.


Media releases, 2017