The Keith H Woods Medal recognises an outstanding engineer in public works who has demonstrated exceptional dedication, leadership, and contribution to both the industry and IPWEA over some significant number of years and is worthy of the highest industry commendation. This is the most prestigious award presented by IPWEA and recipients can only be nominated by their peers.
The award is made in honour of Keith H Wood AM, a founder of the Australian Local Government Engineer’s Association which later became the Institute of Municipal Engineering Australia, now the Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia (IPWEA).
Nominations close on 31 May 2017 and a Nomination Form is available from K H Wood Medal Call for Nominations.pdf
The Public Works Leadership Medal has been created to recognise the performance of an individual IPWEA and/or Engineers Australia member for leadership in the delivery of public works excellence over the two-year period preceding the IPWEA International Public Works Conference in one or more of the following areas:
- The administration and management of a significant infrastructure project or service that has had a major positive impact on a local government and/or extended community.
- The administration and management of a program of works or services that collectively has had a major positive impact on a local government and/or extended community.
- Service in an appointed (non-elected) position on a board and or commission charged with the oversight of policy development and/or review of public works or infrastructure issues.
Nominations close on 31 May 2017 and a Nomination Form is available from Public Works Medal EA.pdf