Archive for July 15th, 2014






IPWEA in conjunction with the Concrete and Masonry Association of Australia present a Permealbe Paving Workshop to be held on 13th August 2014

Time: 2pm till 4pm followed by drinks and networking

Venue: Level 2 Engineering House, 21 Bedford Street North Melbourne

Cost: $100 members and $120 non-members


  • Application of permeable pavements
  • Structural design of permeable pavements
  • Maintenance of permeable pavements
  • Performance of permeable pavements


Download registration form HERE



2015 IPWEAvic Public Works Conference – Leading Innovative Community Outcomes

To be Held on 25th 26th March 2015 at CQ Functions, Melbourne
The Institute of Public Works Engineering Australia (IPWEA), Victorian Division, have been convening the outstandingly successful IPWEAvic Public Works Conference for a number of years. This event is recognised as the key annual public works technical event for the local government and public works sector and attracts over 150 participants, including CEO’s, Directors, Mangers and Councillors from local government as well as consultants and contractors.

The conference is to be held over two days at CQ Functions, 113 Queens Street Melbourne on 25th and 26th March 2015. The Annual IPWEAvic Awards for Excellence will be held at a Gala Dinner on the evening of Wednesday 25 March 2015.

In 2015 the IPWEAvic Public Works Conference is themed around Leading Innovative Community Outcomes. The program has been divided into 4 distinct technical streams
Stream A – Roads, Traffic, Transport
Stream B – Projects, Contracts, Project Management Office
Stream C – Leadership and Innovation
Stream D – Asset Management

The Conference Committee is seeking presentations that will stimulate and expand thinking in line with each of the conference streams within the conference theme: Leading Innovative Community Outcomes. If you would like to be considered for presenting at the conference please send in an abstract by Friday 29 August 2014 to for consideration by the conference committee

Abstract Submission
Abstracts are to be submitted by email to by Friday 29 August 2014:

• The abstract must be typed, no less than 100 words, no more than 300 words
• Include 10-20 key word description of the abstract and 100 word biography to introduce presenting author
• Abstract file to be named yoursurname_abstract.doc emailed to
• Lodgment of abstract does not indicate automatic inclusion into the Conference program
• Lodgment of abstract acknowledges consent to publication of presentation on IPWEA website
• Communication will be with presenting author only. Abstract receipt & acceptance acknowledged by email.
• Presenters will be required to fund their travel, accommodation, conference registration if attending for the whole day or whole conference & other costs.
• Successful authors will be notified in October 2014; specific speaker instructions and timings will then be provided

Register your interest in attending or sponsoring by email to with contact details.

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