IPWEAQ Conference IPWEAQ Conference

IPWEA Queensland South West Queensland Branch Conference hosted by Goondiwindi on Thursday 6th & Friday 7th November 2014.

The conference was held over 2 half days and consisted of presentation papers with the general theme of "Adapt & Conquer: Overcoming Challenges in Public Works Engineering".

A great spectrum of papers were delivered to delegates by:

  • Active Soiltesting Pty Ltd, Laboratory Supervisor, Peter Locke 

"Pre-Pavement Investigations & Quality Testing"

  • Gwydir Shire Council, Councillor, Cr Angela Doering

"The Importance of Local Rural Roads to the National Economy"

  • Department of State Development, Infrastructure & Planning, Manager of Regional Services - South, Andrew Foley

"Levee Bank Regulation in Queensland"

  • Harrison Infrastructure Group, Manager, Tony McDonald; and Senior Engineer, Adrian Young

"Murweh & Lockyer Valley Regional Council NDRRA Experiences"

  • Cottrell Cameron & Steen Surveys Pty Ltd, Director, Terry Prowd

"Adapting to a 3D Digital World – Capturing, Processing and Managing Spatial Data"

  • Xylem Water Solutions Australia Limited, Business Development Manager Monitoring and Control, Paul O'Kane

"Why Monitoring and Control / Why SCADA and Telemetry"

  • Wagner, Sales Consultant QLD, Ken Robinson

"Development of Long Span Composite Truss Bridges"

  • Active Soiltesting, Laboratory Supervisor, Peter Locke 

"Insitu Stabilization - Pavement Quality & Trial Testing"

  • Goondiwindi Regional Council, Project Coordinator, Brian Turner   

"Goondiwindi Sewerage Treatment Plant Renewal Project"

  • Technical Tours

Goondiwindi Sewerage Treatment Plant, Boundary Road, Goondiwindi
Goondiwindi Cultural Redevelopment, 100 Marshall Street, Goondiwindi

Social events included a night of bare foot bowls on the Thursday night and golf on Friday afternoon.

Goondiwindi Regional Council & IPWEAQ would like to thank the following sponsors: