Program and Technical Services Manager, Infrastructure Services Department
Ipswich City Council
0457 564 615
Raad Jarjees (President)
Program and Technical Services Manager, Ipswich City Council
Gleb Kolenbet (Vice President)
Principal Integrated Transport Engineer, Moreton Bay Regional Council
Senior Lecturer, University of Southern Queensland
Principal Engineer, Department of Transport and Main Roads
Road Construction Program Leader, Logan City Council
Chris Mantell (YIPWEAQ)
Senior Civil Engineer, Cardno
Program Coordinator, Ipswich City Council
Senior Associate, McCullough Robertson Lawyers
Jessica Kahl (Ambassador)
Civil Engineer, Aurecon
Request to join the SEQ Branch Committee
I am very pleased to announce the date and location for the 2020 SEQ Branch conference – The Events Centre Caloundra, 28-29 May. Please save the date and be sure to join us for our main event for the year. A Call for Papers will be issued early 2020 however please feel free to submit ideas and abstracts any time to Craig Moss, Director, Professional Development.
Our sincere thanks to McCullough Robertson for hosting an over-subscribed seminar on the development approvals process on 9 May. Presenters Patrick O’Brien and Sarah Hausler provided delegates with practical advice and tips for effective development assessment with case studies. This highly informative session was followed by a wine tasting session, with thanks again to McCullough Robertson!
And I am very pleased to welcome Sarah Hausler, Senior Associate at McCullough Robertson as a member of the SEQ Branch committee – welcome, Sarah!
Many people believe you must be an engineer to be a member of IPWEAQ however membership is open to anyone actively involved in any aspect or phase of public works in any capacity including accountants, architects, legal, landscape architects and other professional advisers.
We have a number of SEQ technical sessions coming up, with thanks to our hosts:
• 17 July – Moreton Bay Regional Council and Redland City Council
• 8 August – Ipswich City Council
• 28 August – Calibre Transport, Brisbane
• 11 September – Noosa Council
• 14 November – Sunshine Coast Council
There are multiple CPD opportunities available in Brisbane over the next three months including:
Road Safety Audit Workshop
• Brisbane: 20-21 August 2019
• Brisbane: 22 August 2019 - Refresher
Erosion and Sediment Control Workshop Level Two
• Brisbane: 25 June 2019
Erosion and Sediment Control Workshop Level Three
• Brisbane: 18-20 June 2019
Type A, B & D Sediment Basin Design Workshop
• Brisbane: 20 June 2019
Pavement Maintenance & Rehabilitation
• Brisbane: 23-24 May 2019
Many of our programs are delivered in-house and tailored for your needs and for your team members. Please don’t hesitate to contact Kate O'Riordan to discuss your needs and please be sure to spend your 2018-2019 training budgets before 30 June!
And coming up next – TEAM IPWEAQ will ride again 16 June for the Brissie to Bay (B2B) in support of our President’s Charity, MS Queensland. Please be sure to sponsor our team.
SEQ Branch President