Inspire : Public Works Jan Feb 2014
4 Public Works Professional January-February 2014 CONTENTS 16 Thought leader Implications of the new ISO 55000 Standards 5 W President's message 5 W CEO's message 6 W IPWEA news 8 W Division news Young IPWEA 14 W Megan Bonehill, Young IPWEA's South Australia Chair, joined local government because she's passionate about helping her community Spotlight on... Playgrounds and recreational infrastructure 19 W Urbanisation and population density is on the rise, and obesity a growing problem. In this feature supplement, we investigate councils leading the way in building child-friendly communities, while encouraging active lifestyles and outdoor play for all members of the community Knowledge centre: 43 W How it works: NAMS.PLUS2 Maturity Modelling 44 W Ask your mates Education & Events 45 W IPWEA courses and workshops My career 46 W Paul Di Iulio re ects on his career and his time as IPWEA President, as he prepares to hand over the reigns 40 INTERVIEW Dr Stephen Lees on sustainability in public works and the IPWEA's upcoming sustainability conference # Case Study Mid-north NSW coast $700,000 skate park 32 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: Angela Cheers Web and Online Communications Coordinator: Linda Bologna 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 3001 F: +61 (0)2 8267 3071 W: www.ipwea.org Published by: Mahlab Media Managing Director: Bobbi Mahlab Editor: Gemma Black email@example.com Chief Content O cer: Martin Wanless Head of Client Services: Roslyn Atkinson Art Director: David MacPherson Graphic Designer: Jack Pike Sales Director: Sara Lewis 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 illustration: Jack Pike All material © IPWEA 2014. 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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