Building Amendment Regulations 2014

The Building Amendment (Additional New Residential Zones) Regulations 2014 where made, gazetted and commenced on 30 October 2014.  Download amendment HERE The Amendment continues the implementation of the new residential zones by aligning the building approval system with planning schemes containing varied height and siting provisions for the construction of single dwellings on an allotment. […]

NATSPEC spring update

NATSPEC spring update

November 3, 2014 | No Comments

The Spring 2014 edition of SPECnotes, the quarterly newsletter from NATSPEC, can be downloaded HERE The latest TECHnotes Index can be viewed HERE There are new TECH notes for using AUSspec for contract documentation and for management of unsealed roads     Bookmark to:

China has Mobile Phone Lanes on Footways

A story in the news tells us that there are mobile phone lanes marked on footways for those that wish to text whilst walking, similar to the bike lane and footway divides. Take a look at the story here   Bookmark to:

Notice 2014 Annual General Meeting

Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of the Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia Victoria Division for the financial year ended 30 June 2014 will be held on Thursday 9th October 2014 at The Hotel Windsor, 111 Spring Street, Melbourne at 5:30pm. BUSINESS  OF MEETING 1.   Credentialing and apologies 2.  Confirmation of […]

IPWEAvic at Ballarat Careers Expo

The IPWEAvic Central Highlands Regional Group took part in the Ballarat Careers Expo on 18th august.   Thanks go to IPWEAvic representatives Robert Ladd, Emily Mark and Lauren Burch and Les Stokes who took time out of thier daily scheulde to talk with prospective students about careers in public works. Bookmark to:

IPWEAvic in the NEWS

IPWEAvic in the NEWS

September 1, 2014 | No Comments

Gannawarra Shire Council won an award in the Innovative Practice/Service Delivery section of the 2014 IPWEAvic Awards for Excellence for the refurbishment of the Quambatook Weir.  An article in the AWA magazine recognises the project.  Read the article here   Bookmark to:

RedR Australia – LINK FESTIVAL Feb 2015

  The LINK FESTIVAL is being put on by Engineers Without Borders and Red R  Australia on 16th and 17th Feb at Melbourne’s Fed Square. Some 350 “change makers” including engineers, architects, designers, urban planner and innovators are coming together for 2 days to run a series of workshops and immersive sessions Tickets and event details […]

New MEFvic Trustee Appointed

Geoff Glynn, Director Assets and City Services at Banyle City Council, has been apointed as a Trustee to the Municipal Engineering Foundation victoria. Bookmark to:

Membership Fee Structure Simplified

Membership Renewal notices for the 2014/15 financial year have been sent out to IPWEAvic members. IPWEAustralasia has standardised the membership categories and pricing across all states so there are now 3 fee paying categories Member $275, Under 35 $165 and Senior (Over 65) $82.50. Visit the new member pages on the website for more information […]

David Eltringham OAM

IPWEAvic Public Works Engineer of the Year 2013 and past convenor of the IPWEAvic Wimmera Mallee Group, David Eltringham, has been awarded OAM in the Queens Birthday listing for service to engineering in the field of infrastructure and planning and to the community. Bookmark to:

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