Archive for March 14th, 2014

IPWEAvic is giving away 3 reduced rate scholarships to attend the 2014 IPWEAvic Public Works Conference to be held on 26th and 27th March 2014.  Day registrations are also available.

To be eligible you need to be from a small rural shire and there needs to be at least one other delegate form your organisation attending the 2014 IPWEAvic Conference on 26th and 27th March 2014.

If you are interested in taking up this opportunity please contact the IPWEAvic office and check your eligibility.

Take a look at the conference program and registration details at the dedicated conference website



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The Productivity Commission released its Draft Report on Public Infrastructure on 13th March

Written submissions are now invited.  A public hearing is to be held at 9am on Wednesday 9th April.  Registration for this public hearing is via

To download a copy of the draft report go to this link

Volume 1 contains the Overview, Draft recommendations, findings and information requests, and Chapters 1 to 7.

Volume 2 contains Chapters 8 to 14 and appendices.

Wednesday March 26 2014 6pm till 10pm at The Hotel Windsor.

Excitement is mounting within the public works community in anticipation of the announcement of winners in the 2014 IPWEAvic Awards for Excellence categories.  The winners will be announced at a gala dinner on 26th March at The Hotel Windsor.  The gala dinner is part of the 2014 IPWEAvic Public Works Conference.

Be inspired and motivated by the Awards Dinner Speaker, David Parkin

Reserve your dinner ticket online at the conference website under registration for dinner tickets.


The Goulburn Murray Regional Group will meet on Thursday 19th March in Bendigo at The Capital Theatre, 50 View Street Bendigo between 10am and 3pm

The meeting will be undertaken in conjunction with MWOA

Please contact the Regional Convenor: Brett Martini at Greater City of Bendigo if you would like at attend

Wednesday 26th and Thursday 27th March at The Hotel Windsor is where the Public Works Community will gather for the 2014 IPWEAvic Public Works Conference – Engineering a Liveable Community.

An exceptional professional development opportunity has been developed over 2 days with dedicated streams offered in Roads/Transport/Traffic,  Waste and Recovery Management, Service Levels for Managing Assets, Project Management.

Also on offer is an optional Tour of the Old Treasury Building, a segment for the Young IPWEAvic members and an inspirational motivational after dinner speaker, David Parkin.  The Gala Dinner on the evening of Wednesday 26th March incorporates the 2014 IPWEAvic Awards for Excellence

The conference is supported by IPWEAvic and Engineers Australia

We are delighted to be partnering with Assetic, Downer edi, Cyndan, Conquest Solutions and Dial Before You Dig who will all have exhibitor stands at the event.

Download the program and registration details at



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