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IPWEAQ

Enhancing the quality of life for all Queensland communities

IPWEAQ PAST PRESIDENTS

T J ABBISS (Jim) 1972-1974

RAYMOND MOORE 1974-1976

W E REILLY 1976-1978

GRAEME HAUSSMANN 1978-1980

B E KILMISTER 1980-1982

DEREK STRINGFELLOW 1982-1984

GIL HOLMES 1984-1986

N D LAWRIE 1986-1987

B D STANTON 1987-1989

P T HENNESSY 1989-1991

JP GARSIDE 1991-1993

PETER WAY 1993-1995

PIETER TAYLOR 1995- 1997

G R CALLAGHAN 1997-1999

KEVIN BICKOFF 1999-2001

JOHN HAWKES 2001-2003

IAN WOODYARD 2003-2005

DAWSON WILKIE 2005-2007

PATRICK MURPHY 2007-2009

DAVID WISKAR 2009-2011

MICHAEL KAHLER 2011-2013

GED BRENNAN 2013-2015

JOE BANNAN 2015-2017

SEREN MCKENZIE 2017-2019

CRAIG MURRELL 2019-PRESENT

Our first President, Captain TJ Abbiss (Jim) served in WWII as an Intelligence Officer for the Royal Australian Engineers, Field Engineers 2/16 FD COY

Ray Moore, IPWEAQ's Second President

Ray (IPWEAQ's second president) visited our facilities in Eagle Farm and inspected the Boardroom, Moore, named in his honour. He also joined us at the 2020 Annual Conference in Brisbane with five other Past Presidents.

Derek Stringfellow, IPWEAQ's Sixth President

Derek was presented with a gift at the 2020 President's Breakfast to mark his 50 years as a formative member involved in the establishment of the Institute, officially launched 2 October 1970. The Stringfellow training room was named in his honour. Derek was featured in the June 2020 issue of Engineering for Public Works.

Gil Holmes, IPWEAQ's Seventh President

Gil and his wife, Marilyn visited us for morning tea at our facilities in Eagle Farm to celebrate the naming of the Holmes room, one of our three training rooms in his honor.


Peter Way, IPWEAQ's 12th President

Peter was honoured at the 2021 President's Breakfast to thank Peter for his contributions to IPWEAQ as President and also to the IPWEA Group with his involvement as Chair of the NAMS Council. Peter was featured in the September issue of Engineering for Public Works.

Ged Brennan, IPWEAQ's 22nd President

Ged Brennan, IPWEAQ's 22nd President and 2020 Engineer of the year.