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FREE ISO 55001 Qucik Guide to IIMM


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Exciting opportunity to benchmark your roads operations & management

ISO 55000 Asset Management standard published

IPWEA is pleased to have been part of the Australian Committee overseeing the new Standards.

We are producing a supplement to the IIMM that will provide links between ISO 55001 ('what to do') and the IIMM ('how to do it').

Industry News

IPWEA Trainers feature in "What is AM?"

IPWEA works with the Province of Saskatchewan (SK) in Canada delivering our IPWEA NAMS.PLUS Workshops.

SK Municipal Affairs has produced a series of AM video clips featuring our IPWEA Trainers, John Howard & Allen Mapstone.

View the full series (above sample clip is Chapter 2):

Chapter 1: State of Affairs [2:04 min]
Chapter 2: What is Asset Management? [5:34]
Chapter 3: Asset Management Process [5:20]
Chapter 4: Call for Action [2:11]

Or view as one clip [14:02].

Access the videos here:

[You can also view the original IPWEA "Sustainable Communities" AM DVD here [8:00 min]. The full 20 min version is available from the IPWEA bookshop.] 


- E.J (Ted) Hooper Medal
- The NAMie Award
   National Asset Management Award


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Upcoming AM Events

  1. 2014 NAMS.PLUS3 4-Day Workshops - BRISBANE

    Jul 29 - Aug 27
    Brisbane, QLD, Australia
  2. 2014 NAMS.PLUS3 4-Day Workshops - SYDNEY

    Jul 31 - Aug 29
    Merrylands, NSW, Australia
  3. 2014 NAMS.PLUS3 4-Day Workshops - LAUNCESTON

    Aug 5 - Sep 3
    Launceston, TAS, Australia
  4. 2014 NAMS.PLUS3 4-Day Workshops - MELBOURNE

    Aug 7 - Sep 5
    VIC, Australia
  5. 2014 NAMS.PLUS3 4-Day Workshops - PERTH

    Aug 12 - Sep 10
    Perth, WAau, Australia
  6. 2014 NAMS.PLUS3 4-Day Workshops - ADELAIDE

    Aug 14 - Sep 12
    Hindmarsh, SAau, Australia
  7. 2014 IPWEA NZ Asset Mgt Study Tour

    Oct 19 - 24
    NZ, New Zealand


IPWEA is a founding consortium partner of the Australian Centre of Excellence in Local Government (ACELG). IPWEA is the ACELG lead agency for capacity building in infrastructure asset management & financial planning.
The National Asset Management Strategy (NAMS.AU) Committee of IPWEA provides national leadership in the sustainable management of community infrastructure. IPWEA & NAMS.AU provides resources to assist infrastructure asset & financial management practitioners.


     IIMM Quick Guide
    Practice Notes are available to provide guidance to asset and financial management practitioners
  International Infrastructure Management Manual (IIMM), new 2011 latest edition

  Australian Infrastructure Financial Management Guidelines, 2010 (Order Form).



Specification Documents

- AUS-SPEC Specification Document Series

NZ Publications for Advanced AM Users
- Creating Customer Value from 
  Community Assets (Levels of Service Guidelines)
- Optimised Decision Making Guidelines
ADAC - Asset Design As Construction

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AR&R 2015

Posted in: Asset Management

Brief summary of recent AR&R Workshop.

Chris  Champion

An insight report prepared following a survey of 3,700 public works and sustainability professionals...

Chris  Champion

This video provides an overview of the role of the manager or supervisor in assessing the draft asset...

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Recent AM Blogs

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    Service delivery manual offers practical tips

    The Australian Centre of Excellence for Local Government (ACELG) at UTS has published a ‘how to’ manual on assessing...

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    Women engineers needed to boost profession

    Increasing the number of women in engineering is just one of the ways to help Australia meet the engineering skills demands...

  • ASSET e-news

    Q&A with Rob Adams, Director City Design, City of Melbourne

    Rob Adams, Director City Design at City of Melbourne, has been investigating how to accommodate four million extra people...

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    Case study: Great Lakes Council $5.1m project using AUS-SPEC specifications

    Stuart Small, Projects and Contracts Engineer at Great Lakes Council, NSW, shares his experience using AUS-SPEC specifications...

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    Local government ready to 'fire up' the Australian economy

    The contribution by local government to significant infrastructure commitments has been overlooked in the 2014-15 Federal...

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    IPWEA CEO appointed to US Highways AM task force

    The IPWEA is making its mark internationally, with CEO Chris Champion recently reappointed to the US Federal Highway Administration's...

Latest Discussions

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    Traffic Signal Condition Inspection Programs

    Posted in: Asset Management

    I have been looking for traffic signal condition inspection program examples. Does anyone have details available for their organization's traffic signal inspection program? Specifically, do you...

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    Asset Register Componentisation for Treatment P...

    Posted in: Asset Management

    Hi All, We are looking at the current componentisation of our Treatment Plants in the Asset Register as the Water & Sewer team would like to have more sophisticated breakdown of the Facilities than...

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    RE: Value vs Current replacement cost

    Posted in: Asset Management

    Bring on the space goat!

  • Ashley  Bishop

    RE: Value versus current replacement cost

    Posted in: Asset Management

    See also "Value vs Current Replacement Cost" in this forum which was the original discussion for more comments

  • Ashley  Bishop

    RE: Value vs Current replacement cost

    Posted in: Asset Management

    WOW I didn't expect this to go on so long from what I thought was a simple question and reading all the answers given you will find a myriad of responses and a confusing use of terms! Anyone reading...

  • Darron  Passlow

    RE: Value versus current replacement cost

    Posted in: Asset Management

    David Thank you for your authoritative discussion on this topic. I have read the standard (AASB13) and the "Valuation and Depreciation" report (you did for CPA). It is a shame that there was...