As the central advisory and advocacy body within Queensland's urban water industry, the Queensland Water Directorate (qldwater) works with its members to provide safe, secure and sustainable urban water services to Queensland communities.
Our members enjoy a variety of benefits to help manage and develop water resources and infrastructure as well as access to a range of programs, events, networks and professional and skills development opportunities.
The Local Government Association of Queensland (LGAQ) is the peak body for local government in Queensland. They are a not-for-profit association set up solely to serve the state's 77 councils and their individual needs. LGAQ has been advising, supporting and representing local councils since 1896, allowing them to improve their operations and strengthen relationships with their communities.
Open to all organisations involved in the industry, AfPA's membership base includes bitumen suppliers, asphalt producers, sprayed surface operators and equipment suppliers. Membership also includes Road Authorities and State and Local Governments across Australia.
AfPA provides a range of member services including a wide suite of training courses, regular industry events, and technical advice on a national and state basis.
SDILGP connects businesses, community and government at all levels to create place-based solutions that leverage regional strengths and unlock sustainable growth. Success is:
* a future-focused, innovative, well-planned and diverse economy
* growth in investment and priority industry sectors
* coordinated, integrated, interconnected opportunities for regions, industry sectors and the private sectors
* leveraged opportunities to maximise jobs for Queenslanders in developments, priority industries and associated supply chains, and circular, localised economies
* sustainable, capable and accountable local governments enabling thriving local communities.
The Department of Transport and Main Roads moves and connects people, places, goods and services safely, efficiently and effectively across Queensland.
We plan, manage and deliver Queensland's integrated transport environment to achieve sustainable transport solutions for road, rail, air and sea.
Our integrated transport planning approach ensures we contribute to:
* people's quality of life
* Queensland's economic wellbeing
* a sustainable environment.
The Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland (the Board) regulates the profession of engineering in Queensland. The Board traces its history back to 1930, when the then Queensland Government passed the original Professional Engineers Act (the Act). The Act established the Board and provided for the registered professional engineer (RPEQ) system.
Between November 2010 and April 2011, Queensland was struck by a series of natural disasters. Extensive flooding caused by periods of extremely heavy rainfall, destruction caused by a number of storm cells including Cyclones Tasha, Anthony and Severe Tropical Cyclone Yasi, and subsequent monsoonal flooding resulted in all Queenslander being declared as disaster affected.
In response to the disaster events, the Queensland Government established the Queensland Reconstruction Authority (the Authority) under the Queensland Reconstruction Act 2011. The Authority's mission is to reconnect, rebuild and improve Queensland, its communities and economy.
The Queensland Audit Office is the independent auditor of the Queensland public sector.
The role of the QAO is to:
conduct financial audits of all state and local government public sector entities
conduct performance audits of important aspects of public servicesâ€”examining efficiency and effectiveness
investigate matters raised about financial waste and mismanagement related to public services
produce reports about the results of our audits for tabling in parliament, promoting accountability and transparency
provide advice and assistance to our clients, sharing information about good practice and promoting better public services.
Department of Resources ensures the responsible and sustainable use of our state's natural resources - water, land, minerals and energy - for the benefit of current and future generations of Queenslanders.
Partnerships with customers and stakeholders are important to DNRM as they work to deliver policies, programs and services that support industry while reflecting the needs of the broader community.
Austroads is the association of Australian and New Zealand road transport and traffic authorities. Austroads promotes improved Australian and New Zealand transport outcomes by providing expert technical input to national policy development on road and road transport issues.
Infrastructure Australia is the national independent infrastructure advisor.
Established in 2008 to advise governments, industry and the community on the investments and reforms needed to deliver better infrastructure for all Australians.
Their governing legislation, the Infrastructure Australia Act 2008, defines their role and responsibilities in guiding nationally significant infrastructure investment and reform.
The National Recovery and Resilience Agency was established in response to the Royal Commission into National Natural Disaster Arrangements.
Led by the Hon Shane L Stone AC QC, the Agency supports communities impacted by disaster, with a strong on-the-ground presence and a guiding principle of locally-led recovery. We also deliver initiatives to reduce risk and lessen the impacts of future shocks.
ARRB provides research, consulting and information services to the road and transport industry.
ARRB applies research outcomes to develop equipment that collects road and traffic information and software that assists with decision making across road networks.
The Asset Institute is the natural evolution of the Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) for Infrastructure and Engineering Asset Management (CIEAM). Recognising the invaluable contribution to public good already generated by CIEAM in promoting efficiency and sustainability in asset management, the Asset Institute consolidates CIEAM’s work into a cohesive mission for the public good.
With more than 100,000 members embracing all disciplines of the engineering team, Engineers Australia is the largest and most diverse professional body for engineers in Australia. Our chartered engineers are regarded as trusted professionals not only in Australia, but worldwide.
Local Government Managers Australia, Queensland (LGMA Queensland) is the leader in local government advocacy, collaborative learning and professional development. It represents the needs of our members to other spheres of government and to various stakeholders in order to create the most effective working environment for officers and to allow them to thrive. LGMA Queensland seeks to ensure its members are industry leaders, always at the forefront of good practice, change, innovation and the continuous elevation of local government in the state.
The Traffic Management Association of Australia (TMAA) is the peak body for Traffic Management. The TMAA provides the strategic direction for Traffic Management and Traffic Control across Australia. The TMAA represents Traffic Management and Traffic Control companies throughout Australia and its prime goal is to ensure best practice and compliance within the industry nationally.