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Published 05/09/22

The industry event you don’t want to miss!

11-13 October, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

Don’t miss this opportunity to join your industry colleagues in celebrating 50 years of IPWEAQ and 20 years of the IPWEAQ Excellence Awards at the 2022 IPWEAQ Annual Conference.

Registration at the conference includes access to a comprehensive program which includes the public works exhibition, insightful industry presentations, keynote speakers, panel discussions, tech tours, workshops, masterclasses, Excellence Awards and networking opportunities. Register now!

Queensland Water Directorate (qldwater)

15 September   Fundamentals Webinar

For more information on upcoming events, please visit www.qldwater.com.au

Member Milestones

Congratulations to the following members with a membership milestone this month.  Thank you for being a part of our community!

35 Years

Stuart Doak

20 Years

Ian Bilkey

Peter Bratt

Graham Cook

15 Years

Craig Young

Glynn Mihan

5 Years

Stuart Doyle

Nicholas Debritz

Ben McMaster

Room Hire Facilities

Public Works Professionals is a corporate room hire facility for group workshops, training sessions or meetings. You can find out more about the facilities available on the website.

For any queries on our room hire facilities, please contact info@ipweaq.com or phone 07 3632 6820.

Professional Development 


5 & 12 September, Pavement Rehabilitation Workshop, Online

13-15 September, Bridge Inspection Levels 1 & 2, Townsville Registrations closing soon! 

14 September, Managing Risks on Lower Order Roads, Brisbane

11-13 October, IPWEAQ 2022 Annual Conference, Brisbane

Private courses are also available to book. For more information, please contact Lexy.Rohde@ipweaq.com 

You can view an updated list of our opportunities on our professional development page.

The Limitless Territory of Working from Home, and its Effect on Long Service Leave

The advent and increase of working from home arrangements have been a feature in certain workplaces for some time but have become noticeably more prevalent because of COVID-19. Learn how working from home arrangements affects long service leave in this article by NB Lawyers.

Cairns Performing Arts Centre

Engineers are creative and this month we celebrate this with Cairns Regional Council's Performing Arts Centre featured for September in the Every Community Needs an Engineer (ECNE) calendar.

This state-of-the art venue will offer cultural and community life for Cairns for the next 50 years. The theatre delivers an enhanced audience experience and accommodates a wider range of local and touring productions.

To support our monthly ECNE campaign, please share information including videos, media releases etc on your innovative engineering projects for the globally recognised IPWEAQ Knowledge Centre. Please send content to Rebecca Sek, Marketing Coordinator.

Career Opportunities

Asset Technical Officer - Centralised Maintenance Planning,  Whitsunday Regional Council

Senior Technical Officer (Facilities),  North Burnett Regional Council

Director Infrastructure ServicesParoo Shire Council

Infrastructure Assets Manager, Hinchinbrook Shire Council

Engineer - Asset Planning, Gladstone Regional Council

Asset Management Specialist, Mackay Regional Council

Engineer Water Management, Brisbane City Council

Senior Asset Management EngineerGladstone Regional Council
Technical Officer, Leading Roles
Development Engineer, Livingstone Shire Council
Infrastructure Planning Engineer, Bundaberg Region Council
Engineer - Design, Gladstone Regional Council

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