Archive for May 27th, 2014

IPWEAustralasia have rationalised the membership fee structure of IPWEA across all states of Australia.

The new membership fee structure for 2014/15 is as follows:

Members    $275

Under 35’s $165

Senior for Over 65’s   $82.50

Students   Free

These categories are the same for each division of IPWEA

IPWEAvic has also retained the Fellows Category which is charged at the members rate of $275

The Retired Category has been renamed Seniors and is for those over 65 years of age with a rate of $82.50

If you are retired by under 65 then the full member rate applies.

The Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia Victoria Division (IPWEAvic) seeks expressions of interest from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill a casual non-executive director vacancy on the IPWEAvic board of directors from 1 July 2014 until the AGM in October 2014.

IPWEAvic is the leading organisation for all persons involved in the planning and provision of public works and services in Australia.  IPWEAvic members strive to enhance the quality of life in Australian Communities through public works and services.  More information about IPWEAvic can be found on the website

The applicant should have one or more of the following attributes

  • experience as a board member with AICD qualification or equivalent desirable,
  • understand governance and funding arrangements of not-for-profit organisations,
  • be politically astute and
  • have a state government background or extensive knowledge of state government.
  • skills in marketing
  • skills in finance
  • legal skills would be highly regarded.

In addition the applicant must be a member of IPWEAvic and be prepared to contribute to the operation of the Board, must show a personal commitment to integrity, disclosure of interests and be able to maintain confidentiality on relevant board matters.

No remuneration is available for the position.

Essential information for applicants and expressions of interest forms may be obtained by contacting Dr Anne Gibbs at or by phone 03 9005 0860.

Expressions of interest close 5pm Friday 18th July 2014.  Applications are to be lodged via email to

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