This paper will present an outline of the IPWEA’s World Study Tour 2008 and provide useful links for obtaining more detailed information. One commonality discovered during the tour was that although our priorities may alter from City to City, local governments are passionate about driving change through strong leadership and are willing to share this knowledge if asked.
Once a year we get the opportunity to recognise the effots of some of the people in our industry who play a crucial role in keeping our drinking water safe and our wastewater collected and treated efficient. Established in 2010 by qldwater in conjunction with the Water Industry Operators Association of Australia (WIOA), the Operator and Young Operator of the Year Awards recognise the achievements of operational staff employed in the Queensland water industry. The awards aim to encourage outst...
With over 70 service providers managing an asset base of almost $40 billion and employing almost 6,000 workers, the Queensland water industry plays a significant ole in providing safe, secure and sustainable urban water services to 4.9 million customers across Queensland. However, those services may be under threat in a number of regions through emerging critical shortages of water and wastewater treatment operators.
The Queensland Water Regional Alliance Program (QWRAP) has been in place since 2011 and with thanks to the sustained effots of LGAQ, has received a grant from the Department of Natural Resources, Mines and Energy for a further four years commencing 1 July 2018. Outputs from the work to date are available at https://www.qldwater.com.au/QWRAP.
In the time since our last Technical Products update, Ross Guppy has taken up the role of Program Manager – Assets with Austroads. I would like to take this opportunity to thank Ross for his dedication and professionalism in working with our key sector stakeholders in the development and management of all of our technical products. Congratulations on this appointment and we all wish you well for the future.Over the past three months, progress has been made across a number of the programs with...
The recent Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) report of the Prudential Inquiry into the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) has highlighted that the risk culture in the CBA leaves a lot to be desired. Decisions have been made and risks taken that do not provide a fair outcome to all stakeholders. The report states the CBA has failed to meet the community’s needs and the standards expected of a systemically important bank in Australia. It also noted that Risk Management must a...
Using Workplace Integrated Learning Experience to Fast-track Tertiary Engineering Studies and Engineering Accreditation
Our YIPWEAQ campaign has resulted in a 50 percent increase in YIPWEAQ members since 1 July 2017. Our goal is 200 representing 20% of our membership by 30 June 2019.
Thanks to our Principal Partner Komatsu for hosting our most recent Technical Tour at their Wacol facility on 20 June 2018.
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Documents Relating to Asset Design As Constructed
Guidelines for Urban and Rural Street and Road Design
IPWEAQ Annual and Branch Conferences
Complete issues of EPW - the quarterly eJournal of IPWEAQ
Reports submitted by recipients of International Study Tour scholarships
Resources specific to each of the four regions. Proceedings from branch conferences, symposiums and forums.
For IPWEAQ Board members and Branch committee members including strategic plans, operating manuals, minutes of meetings etc
IPWEAQ Reports 120
Annual Reports, President Reports, CEO Reports, Branch President Reports, QWD Reports
Recent articles and press releases published in national and local media outlets
Presentations made at other IPWEAQ events including special days eg International Women's Day
Articles of interest to the IPWEAQ community, e.g. web resources, articles, conference papers
Annual Reports from 2001 to present
Standard Drawings for roads, parks, drainage and water quality and general PLUS homeowner drawings
Videos, product guides, information sheets on products for the public works sector.
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