Local Roads Congress 2019

The IPWEA (NSW) Roads & Transport Directorate and Local Government NSW, will be hosting the 2019 Local Roads Congress on Monday, 3rd of June 2019 at the Parliament House of NSW Theatrette, 6 Macquarie St, Sydney. “Roads, Risk, Regulation and Resourcing” will focus on the many issues that road authorities are confronted with as they

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National Cadet Engineering Program

IPWEA NSW is recommending that the Australian Government play a role in incentivising Local Government to directly engage Cadet Engineers within Councils across Australia. The delivery and on-going stewardship of critical infrastructure will require qualified and skilled professional Engineers to ensure value for money. IPWEA NSW undertook a skills audit across NSW Councils and collated

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Young IPWEA (NSW) Ambassador

Cate Fennell, YIPWEA (NSW) Ambassador Email: Cate.Fennell@parkes.nsw.gov.au The YIPWEA NSW Committee would like to introduce our Ambassador, Cate Fennell. Cate is currently working as a Cadet Engineer in the Works Team at Parkes Shire Council, while studying at the University of South Queensland. Since a young age she has shown interest in Civil works and

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Minister Paul Fletcher MP announces the National Infrastructure Data Collection and Dissemination Plan at the IPWEA (NSW) Emerging Technologies Conference on 14 JUNE 2018

IPWEA NSW Emerging Technologies Conference was held for the 2nd year last week at the InterContinental Hotel Sydney. Hosted by Michael Pascoe, Finance Commentator, the program showcased new technologies within the public infrastructure sector. Minister Paul Fletcher MP opened the conference with a thought provoking speech dedicated to ensuring the industry growth is managed and

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Local Roads Congress 2018

The Roads and Transport Directorate in collaboration with Local Government NSW hosted the Local Roads Congress and Congress Dinner on Monday 4th June. Delegates who attended the event adopted a communique calling for the development of a sustainable and more equitable funding model to look after roads, target road safety and open up local road

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Dream Big Project

Pocket Sally joined the team from Dream Big Project / Movement on Monday 19th March 2018 at the CQ University in Rockhampton. The team and Pocket Sally inspired yound females to join Engineering and other STEM careers with lots of activities including bridge building and innovation with spagetti and tape. Looks like a fantastic day

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Ministers’ Women for Local Government Awards 2018

The number of empowering women gathered together at Parliament House to celebrate the Ministers’ Women in Local Government Awards 2018 was influential. Cate Fennell, Parkes Shire Council was awarded Highly Commended for the Women in a Non-Traditional Role – Rural or Regional Council category. IPWEA (NSW) nominated Cate after she made a lasting impression with

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Christina Suarez, Future Engineer

Christina Suarez a year 11 student from Randwick Girls’ High School is working on building the sydney metro. Christina is only 15 years old but is currently doing a Civil Construction Certificate II through TAFE and a traineeship with construction company John Holland. She is going to spend 8 hours every Wednesday at the Sydney

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IPWEA NSW Regional Forums 2018

Don’t miss out on our REGISTER FOUR  – PAY FOR THREE campaign Discount code: ONEFORFREE IPWEA (NSW) is pleased to announce that the Minister for Transport and Infrastructure, the Hon Andrew Constance has confirmed his attendance at the South East Regional Forum 2018. Other confirmed Speakers include: Mayor for Lismore Cr Isaac Smith Member for

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Real Life Pocket Sally

  Cate Fennell, an undergraduate studying Bachelor of Engineering majoring in Civil, is pushing for change when it comes to gender equality in the workplace. After trying several different careers, she was lured into the Mining boom and worked as a confined space sentry where she was reminded of her passion for technical fields. After

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