Author: BPEQ master

Version 1 (June 2021) Associated Policy Prevention and Management of Corrupt Conduct and Public Interest Disclosure Policy Procedure Corrupt Conduct Definition of Corrupt Conduct For a detailed definition of corrupt conduct, refer to section 15 of the Crime and Corruption Act 2001. Making a Complaint The Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland is...

This policy establishes the underlying principles and obligations of the Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland (Board) concerning the management and resolution of complaints. This policy has been developed in accordance with the Board’s values, and the Public Service Act 2008 (PSA) which requires a...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] [caption id="attachment_11758" align="alignright" width="450"] BPEQ Chair and regional representative, Andrew Seccombe.[/caption] Andrew Seccombe joins the Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland as Chair and regional representative. A RPEQ since 2016 registered in the area of Geotechnical (Mining), Andrew has a...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]During BPEQ’s seminars and meetings with local government several questions have been asked about the relevance of the Professional Engineers Act 2002 (PE Act) for organisations. The PE Act requires that individuals who carry out professional engineering services must...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Elected RPEQ representative on the Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland, Suzanne Burow, has been appointed the president of Engineers Australia Queensland Division Committee for 2021. Suzanne is an experience civil engineer who has led the water resources...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]The reforms to the PE Act were passed as part of the Building Industry Fairness (Security of Payment) and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2020 and come into effect on 1 March 2021. Broadly these reforms will:[/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left"...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] The Building Confidence Report, and other proposals that have emerged from it, provides a way forward for better regulation of the building and construction sector but may also provide the springboard to a national system of registration for...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]A proposed national scheme for automatic mutual recognition (AMR) of occupational registrations was agreed to by federal and state and territory governments in August 2020. The agreement was endorsed at the National Cabinet in December 2020 with all...