Enhancing the quality of life for all Queensland communities

Engineering the Future with our YIPWEAQ program

Emerging Leaders

Conference Program

Young Engineer of the Year

Buddy Program


Career Pathways

Welcome Function

Jessica Kahl, IPWEAQ Ambassador & Chair, YIPWEAQ Committee

Joshua Flanders, IPWEAQ Ambassador & YIPWEAQ Committee

YIPWEAQ Deputy Chair, Ashlee Adams

Emerging Leaders Series

David Sexton, Principal Environmental Engineer and Scientist at Engeny Water Management. (September 2018)


Ashlee Adams, Principal Project Manager - Project Services at Toowoomba Regional Council, YIPWEAQ Deputy Chair and CQ branch representative for the Membership portfolio. (June 2018)

Aaron Meehan, General Manager - Infrastructure, South Burnett Regional Council. (March 2018)

Dwayne Honor, Project Manager - Bundaberg CBD Revitalisation & CHAS

Churchill Fellow, BET (CIVIL), BBA

Bundaberg Regional Council. (March 2017)

Do you work with an emerging leader? Nominate a colleague for recognition in the Engineering for Public Works journal. Contact Belinda Smith for more information.

Register for our Buddy Program!

Attention Members and Fellows attending the IPWEAQ annual conference on the Gold Coast, 10-12 October 2018 - would you be interested in being a 'buddy' to accompany a YIPWEAQ member for the duration of the conference? 

We invite you to introduce your YIPWEAQ buddy to your colleagues and assist them with choosing sessions to attend based on their career aspirations.

Thank you for contacting us regarding the YIPWEAQ program. We will revert to you as soon as possible.

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Engineering my Career

If you are interested in designing and developing thriving communities for future generations, a career in public works is for you! Discover more about engineering the future with ground-breaking solutions to some of the world’s most pressing issues. Consider a career in public works engineering in a technical or management position.

Futures Challenge

Young Engineers of the Year

Aaron Meehan (2017), Craig Heck (2016), Ellie Johnson (2015), Dwayne Honor (2013)


Please contact Johanna Vanling on 07 3632 6803 or Belinda Smith on 07 3632 6801.