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6 September 2022
Notice of Elected Candidate – Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland

In accordance with section 21 of the Professional Engineers Regulation 2019, we would like to inform everyone of the result of the ballot to elect a Registered Professional Engineer of Queensland (RPEQ) to the Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland (Board). The successful candidate is…

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6 September 2022
Notice of Elected Candidate – Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland
29 June 2022
Approved areas of engineering 2022-23 registration year

The Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland (BPEQ) has published the list of approved areas of engineering ahead of the 2022-23 registration year. Mechatronics engineering has been recognised by BPEQ as an approved area. Engineers practising in the interdisciplinary branch – connecting mechanical systems, electronic…

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29 June 2022
Approved areas of engineering 2022-23 registration year
12 January 2022
Engineers certification of structural steelwork

With an increasing number of engineers being asked to certify structural steelwork from overseas sources, concern has been raised that RPEQs are taking on increased risk by approving structural steel that does not comply with Australian Standards through not meeting the Deemed to Satisfy (DTS)…

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12 January 2022
Engineers certification of structural steelwork
12 January 2022
Code of Practice update

A key objective of the PE Act is to uphold the standards of practice of RPEQs. The Code of Practice (Code) for RPEQs is a critical measure to help uphold those standards of practice. The purpose of the Code is to: promote the obligations which…

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12 January 2022
Code of Practice update
12 January 2022
Direct supervision – consideration for engineers

BPEQ’s Senior Principal Legal Officer Mathew Cuskelly expands on the concept of direct supervision. The subject of direct supervision accounts for a significant proportion of enquiries made to the BPEQ’s Legal, Compliance and Investigations Unit (LCIU). It is undeniably a significant issue that has the…

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12 January 2022
Direct supervision – consideration for engineers
12 January 2022
Professional engineering workplace equality for the 21st Century

Recent studies show the gender pay gap for women in STEM is still significant. BPEQ chairperson Andrew Seccombe asks how the profession will support positive changes. The engineering profession, much like all STEM fields, suffers from a shortage of skilled and experienced workers. The pandemic…

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12 January 2022
Professional engineering workplace equality for the 21st Century

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