Inspire : Public Works Professional Sept - Oct 2013
4 Public Works Professional September-October 2013 CONTENTS 20 Thought leader Securing the future of small towns 5 W President's message 5 W CEO's message 6 W IPWEA news 10 W Division news Cover story 16 W IPWEA changes its name and extends its regional reach, welcoming 900 new members to the IPWEA New Zealand Division Spotlight on... 22 WStormwater management: insight into the latest projects and trends, meeting today's sustainability challenges with innovative infrastructure solutions 40 W Q&A Interview: IPWEA New Zealand Division President, Braden Austin Knowledge centre: 42 W How it works: Hydraulic fracturing 44 W Ask your mates Education & Events 45 W IPWEA courses and workshops My career 46 W Neil Cook: The former president of INGENIUM is today building vital connections in Fiji 14 INTERVIEW Young IPWEA Qld Chair, Cameron Ives, became an engineer so he could leave the world a better place for the next generation # Case study Blending infrastructure with the landscape 33 Public Works Professional is the o cial journal for members of the Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia. AUSTRALASIA BOARD President: Paul Di Iulio (SA) Vice President: Michael Kahler (Qld) Directors: Ged Brennan (Qld), John Truman (NSW), Greg Moran (NSW), Angelo Catinari (SA), Mark Varmalis (Vic), Ross Goyne (Vic), Mat Greskie (Tas), Damion Beety (Tas), Anthony Vuleta (WA), Terry Blanchard (WA), Braden Austin (NZ), Peter Higgs (NZ) AUSTRALASIA EXECUTIVE Chief Executive O cer: Chris Champion Executive O cer: Ross Moody Online Marketing and Communications Manager: Linda Bologna (Angela Cheers is on maternity leave) DIVISION EXECUTIVES New South Wales: John Roydhouse Queensland: Suzanna Barnes-Gillard South Australia: Jane Gascoigne Tasmania: Gary Neil Victoria: Anne Gibbs Western Australia: John Ambrose New Zealand: Ross Vincent Level 12, 447 Kent Street, Sydney NSW 2000 T: +61 (0)2 8267 3002 F: +61 (0)2 9639 7539 W: www.ipwea.org Published by: Mahlab Media Managing Director: Bobbi Mahlab Editor: Gemma Black firstname.lastname@example.org Features editor: Brian McCormack email@example.com Chief Content O cer: Martin Wanless Head of Client Services: Roslyn Atkinson Art Director: Kate Oliver Graphic Designer: Jack Rodney Sales Director: Nicole Dixon Advertising Sales Manager: Alex Lane firstname.lastname@example.org 369a Darling Street, Balmain NSW 2041 T: +61 (0)2 9556 9100 F: +61 (0)2 9818 6080 E: email@example.com W: www.mahlabmedia.com.au Printed by: Webstar Printing Mailed by: D&D Mailing Cover photography: Getty Images All material © IPWEA 2013. All rights reserved. IPWEA does not expect or invite any person to act or rely on any statement, opinion or advice contained in this publication and readers must rely on their own enquiries in making any decisions or giving any advice. Neither IPWEA nor any employee or agent of IPWEA nor any contributor to this publication will be liable for any loss or damage caused by any inaccurate statement, opinion, advice or information contained in this publication.
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