AM Committee Stories: Ross Goyne

Tell us about yourself. I am a civil engineer with over 44 years’ experience. The first 27 years was spent in local government in both...

Building for the community

When Ian Daniels got his first job as an 18 year old helping with the rebuild after the 1983 Ash Wednesday bushfires in Victoria,...

Rising to the infrastructure challenge

Julie Mann has lived in the vibrant, rural town of Sorell in Tasmania for 15 years. A 25-minute drive from Hobart, Sorell is one of...

Advocate for upskilling

When Rachel Chambers became mayor of the recently amalgamated North Burnett Regional Council in 2016 she realised that it was “sink or swim” so...

Congress Speaker, Kate Fleming: Capacity building making a difference in Canada

Local governments in Canada have made significant progress in implementing asset management programs in recent years and one of the keys to success has...

Modern careers require lifelong learning

By: David Jenkins and Jonathan Jones Change is now a constant factor in almost every professional career. Be it organisational or corporate change through a merger...

An Interview with Rob Wilson

Rob Wilson has done an outstanding job for IPWEA leading the IPWEA FLEET team over a sustained period. Nevertheless, Rob has decided to step...

Following a passion, from South Africa to NZ

For someone who travelled a great deal during her university days, a move halfway across the world didn’t pose too many hurdles for coastal...

Optimism in the face of emergency

When Richard Threlfall began his career in infrastructure, issues of sustainability were not a big priority. Over the last few years, however, they have become...

Maintaining existing assets for future generations

New Zealand has an estimated infrastructure deficit of approximately $NZ104 billion, but according to Te Waihanga – the NZ Infrastructure Commission – bridging that...

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