Author: BPEQ master

[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_9370" align="alignright" width="245"] Dr Marlene Kanga (12017, Chemical)[/caption] In 2020, BPEQ turns 90. To celebrate this milestone BPEQ is acknowledging the achievements, projects, innovations, discoveries and stories of RPEQs past and present. Dr Marlene Kanga AM is a chartered...

[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="1/2"][vc_column_text] A key to successfully navigating Industry 4.0 is through continuing professional development, only working within areas of competence and ensuring all changes are underpinned by good evidence based integrated risk assessment and management practices, writes the Board...

[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_row_inner row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text] The Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland has a regulatory function which encompasses two separate legal avenues for punishing bad behaviour and deterring individuals from doing things that they should not when practising professional...

[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_row_inner row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text] Queensland’s anti-corruption body, the Crime and Corruption Commission (CCC), considers the providing of professional engineering services when not registered or directly supervised by a RPEQ to be corrupt conduct under the Crime and Corruption...

[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_row_inner row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text] The titles ‘registered professional engineer’, ‘registered professional engineer of Queensland’ or ‘RPEQ’ are protected under the PE Act. A person who is not a RPEQ (or versions of the same title) must not use the...

[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_row_inner row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner][vc_column_text] As a public service entity, BPEQ must make decisions that are compatible with human rights and give proper consideration to human rights when making decisions under the Human Rights Act 2019 (HR Act), which...

[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_8214" align="alignright" width="200"] Pictured: Ben Russo (387, Civil)[/caption] In 2020, BPEQ turns 90. To celebrate this milestone BPEQ is acknowledging the achievements, projects, innovations, discoveries and stories of RPEQs past and present. Former RPEQ Rosario ‘Ben’ Russo first became...

[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" css=".vc_custom_1596606745268{padding-right: 50px !important;padding-left: 50px !important;background-color: #02677b !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: cover !important;}" z_index=""][vc_column css=".vc_custom_1596607335484{margin-top: 50px !important;margin-bottom: 25px !important;background-image: url(https://bpeq.qld.gov.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/AOE-1.png?id=6963) !important;background-position: center !important;background-repeat: no-repeat !important;background-size: cover !important;}" offset="vc_hidden-sm vc_hidden-xs"][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1596513342168{margin-right: 25px !important;margin-left: 25px !important;padding-top: 25px !important;padding-right: 25px...

[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="1/2"][vc_column_text] There is a steep change in engineering unfolding in Australia and there are two things RPEQs can do to help, writes the Board’s elected RPEQ representative Suzanne Burow. [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="15px"][vc_column_text]Just seven years before the Professional Engineers Act 1929...