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IPWEA National Overseas Study Tour 2014

The 2014 IPWEA Australasia Overseas Tour, focusing on Best Practice in Plant and Vehicle (Fleet) Management, will be held across Canada and the USA from 16-30th August 2014.

The 14 day tour starting in Toronto, Canada includes:
• Attendance at the American Public Works (APWA) Congress, Toronto
• Major expo of public works plant, vehicles & equipment
• Technical program with fleet management papers
• Post-congress study tour across Canada and the USA
• Council and supplier technical site visits

The Study Tour cost is approx $9,500 per person.

The IPWEA (NSW) Foundation is offering a Fellowship Grant towards the tour costs.
The grant is open to IPWEA (NSW) members (meeting minimum selection criteria).

Applications close: 31st March 2014.

For further information about the Study Tour or the Foundation Grant, follow the link below.

Privately funded participants are also welcome to apply to join the Tour.

A new local government career resource

Government Skills Australia is pleased to announce the launch of the online resource http://localgovernmentcareers.com.au/.
Councils are exceptional places for passionate people to work because Councils are passionate about their communities. Councils offer a diversity of career options, job satisfaction, high regard for safety, flexible workplaces and job security because they want their communities to have the best service possible.
The user friendly website has been designed to:
• Demonstrate the diversity of career options and roles within the local government sector and the multiple entry points for employment.
• Demonstrate career pathway opportunities available to those working in local government.
• Demonstrate that working in local government can lead to career opportunities in other Industry sectors.

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Upcoming NSW Events

  1. NSW Contract Administration and Contract Law - Sydney - POSTPONED

    Apr 23 - 24
    Sydney, NSW, Australia
  2. NSW Environmental Heritage (New)

    Apr 30, 8:15 AM - 5:00 PM (AET)
    Sydney, NSW, Australia
  3. Vital Sprayed Sealing Training - SYDNEY, NSW, May 2014

    May 6 - 8
    Sydney, NSW, Australia
  4. NSW Timber Bridge Inspection and Maintenance - Lismore - Postponed

    May 7 - 8
    Lismore, NSW, Australia
  5. NSW 2014 Works Conference

    May 12 - 14
    Penrith
  6. NSW CIVENEX - 2014

    May 14 - 15
    Eastern Creek
  7. Workplace Health and Safety for Officers, Managers & Supervisors

    May 16, 8:15 AM - 5:00 PM (AET)
    Sydney, NSW, Australia
  8. NSW Central West Group Meeting

    May 21, 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM (AET)
  9. NSW The Role of a Works Officer Workshop (New) Sydney Postponed to 22 and 23 May

    May 22 - 23
    Sydney, NSW, Australia
  10. NSW Road Safety Audits - Merrylands - Postponed to 22 & 23 May

    May 22 - 23
    Merrylands, NSW, Australia
  11. NSW Sustainable Public Infrastructure (New) Postponed to 29 and 30 May 2014

    May 29 - 30
    Sydney, Australia
  12. NSW - 2014 NSW Local Roads Congress

    Jun 2, 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM (AET)
    Sydney, NSW, Australia
  13. NSW Far North Coast Supervisors Meeting

    Jun 4, 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM (AET)
    Evans Head, NSW, Australia
  14. NSW South West Group Meeting

    Jun 6, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM (AET)
  15. NSW South East Group Meeting

    Jun 6, 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM (AET)
    NSW
  16. NSW Powers and Duties of a Local Government Engineer - Moruya 12 & 13 June

    Jun 12 - 13
    Moruya, NSW, Australia
  17. NSW Contract Administration and Contract Law - Bega 16 and 17 June

    Jun 16 - 17
    BEGA, NSW, Australia
  18. NSW Mid North Coast Group Meeting

    Jun 20, 12:00 PM - 9:00 PM (AET)
    Midcoast Water, NSW
  19. Development Application and Construction Certificate Application Process (New)

    Jun 25, 8:15 AM - 5:00 PM (AET)
    Sydney, NSW, Australia
  20. NSW Orana Group Meeting & AGM

    Jun 27, 9:30 AM - 3:00 PM (AET)
    Dubbo

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