We are pleased to invite you to register for the NQ Branch Conference to be held in Townsville, 16-18 June 2021. 11 CPD hours at just $32 per hour available for RPEQs and those wishing to attain RPEQ.
The conference begins Wednesday 16 June at 2:30pm with a Tech Tour onsite with Wagners preceding the Welcome Function at 6pm sponsored by St George Project Services.
The next morning begins with a keynote presentation from Jimmy Scott, General Manager, Resilience, Queensland Reconstruction Authority.
We invite you to join us for Engineering a Pathway: a lunch with Else Shepherd. Else was one of the first women to receive an electrical engineering degree from the University of Queensland in 1965.
Else's story, her pioneering spirit, challenges and lessons learnt along the way is sure to inspire. IPWEAQ Vice President, Angela Fry will chair the session.
Enjoy a drink upon arrival and following Else's presentation, join our roving lunch at our facilities in Eagle Farm. Due to capacity, numbers are strictly limited. Register online!
Thank you for your contributions to IPWEAQ and to our sector.
Mark Ryan, Harrison Infrastructure Group
Ross Guppy, Austroads
Lawrence Eckard, Kirbro Contracting Pty Ltd
Andrew Fulton, Retired
Jason Cook, Western Downs Regional Council
Shalika Low, Western Downs Regional Council
Lee Goldsmith, Lion Systems
Blake Slaven, Lion Systems
Leon Surawski, Toowoomba Regional Council
Public Works TV (PW-TV) - Register Online
2 June: Development Assessment- Tips and Tricks with McCullough Robertson Lawyers
14 July: Managing Upwards with Tanja Conners
July (Date TBC): Agile Skills for Future Public Works Priorities
Professional Development - Register Online
8-9 July: Trusted Advisor Bootcamp, Brisbane
14 July: Street Design Manual for Practitioners, Townsville
July (Date TBC): Sprayed Bitumen, Brisbane
16-18 June: NQ Branch Conference, Townsville
August (Date TBC): Rural Roads and Rehabilitation Forum, Dalby
Nominations are now called for positions on the IPWEAQ Board including President, Vice President, At-Large Director (2 positions) and Branch President of each of the five IPWEAQ branches (CQ, NQ, NT, SEQ and SWQ)
Please complete the form and declarations and submit before 4:00 pm Tuesday 13 July 2021.
WHSQ Safe Design of Structures
WHSQ has recently released a Safe Design of Structures Code of Practice. The code defines structures as:
anything that is constructed, whether fixed or moveable, temporary or permanent, and includes:
There are 13 project categories this year including two new road safety categories: Community Road Safety and Road Safety Infrastructure. We have also introduced a new category for Projects over $20 million.
The IPWEAQ Futures Challenge invites final year students studying engineering and related disciplines to present their thesis or research project at the 2021 IPWEAQ Conference. Students are asked to prepare an A1 poster board which clearly outlines the key elements of their thesis or research project and present their conclusions, recommendations and outcomes to delegates.
In addition to the opportunity to meet a wide range of industry leaders and build their personal profile, the winner also receives a complimentary registration to the next IPWEAQ annual conference valued at over $2,000.
Please contact Daneele McBride to nominate for the 2021 Futures Challenge.
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We invite you to join us in Eagle Farm for your next course, workshop, Board, executive or committee meeting, function or product launch.
We have seven rooms for hire with a range of booking and catering packages available.
See costs, inclusions and booking information at Public Works Professionals.
10 June: Fundamentals Webinar
Jar Testing presented by Terry Fagg
17 June: Essentials Webinar #20, Asset Management
Teng Yik from NT Power and Water Corporation will present on the Ngukurr Asbestos Cement Main Project in NT, followed by Moira Zeilinga from Clear Idea presenting "Why is it important for water businesses to understand asset criticality?"
22 June: Fundamentals Webinar
Guide to Ct Measurement and Application
21-22 July: Charters Towers Regional Conference
Registrations Open Soon!
7-9 September: qldwater Annual Forum
Save the date… Details Coming Soon!
Visit https://www.qldwater.com.au/ to view their ongoing blog and regular industry focused newsletters and e-flashes.
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