Entries open for IPWEAQ excellence awards

The Institute of Public Works Engineering Australia Queensland Division (IPWEAQ) is calling on Queensland Councils to submit their projects to the 2008 Excellence Awards.

Held each year, the awards encourage excellence in the innovation, development, completion and management of Local Government and public works projects.

With entries closing on 1 August, IPWEAQ has reiterated that nominations should not be constrained by project or Council size, as all projects are judged on their merits. However, all projects must show how they have addressed environmental issues.

IPWEAQ member’s Councils are invited to nominate people and projects in two categories, Project Awards and People Awards, in the following subcategories.

Project Awards

  • Design and/or Construction of a Local Government/ public works project
    – Projects over $1 million
    – Projects $100,000 to $1 million
    – Projects under $100,000
  • Innovation and/or Introduction of New and/or Improved Techniques
  • Asset Management projects, which address best practice and in particular show a whole of organisation perspective
  • Water, Waste Water, Sewerage and Drought Management
    – Above $5 million
    – $1 million to $5 million
    – Up to $1 million
  • Innovation and/or Introduction of New and/or Improved Techniques

People Awards

  • IPWEAQ Engineer for 2008
  • Young IPWEAQ Engineer for 2008
  • Works Supervisor for 2008

For further information phone (07) 3000 2200, email info@ipweaq.asn.au or go to the IPWEAQ website at www.ipwea.org.au/qld