Inspire : Public Works July Aug 2014
3 CONTENTS 36 Thought leader Is 'resilience' just another buzzword? 4 W President's message 4 W CEO's message 6 W IPWEA news 8 W Division news My career 14 W Bill Lawson has retired from Jacobs a er 18 years with the company, but looks forward to putting his e orts into the Beacon Foundation. 16 W Young IPWEA Young IPWEA's rst New Zealand representative Renee Murphy discusses her short, but illustrious career and plans for growing the division. In the spotlight ... Road design, safety and maintenance 20W Exploring a systematic approach to road safety 25W Detecting road imperfections at speed with the TSD 27W Creating a destination on Adelaide's Prospect Road 30W The ght to seal the iconic Tanami Track 33W Extending the life of road markings with 3m Knowledge centre: 41W How it works: high-speed rail 43W Ask your mates Education & Events 45W IPWEA courses and workshops 38 INTERVIEW Rob Adams, Director City Design at City of Melbourne, recounts his career to date and speaks about tackling urban sprawl # Retrospect Victoria's Great Ocean Road, 1918--1932 46 Public Works Professional is the o cial journal for members of the Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia. AUSTRALASIA BOARD President: Michael Kahler (Qld) Vice President: Ross Goyne (Vic) Immediate Past President: Paul Di Iulio (SA) Directors: Andrew Craig (SA) Ged Brennan (Qld), John Truman (NSW), Greg Moran (NSW), Angelo Catinari (SA), Mark Varmalis (Vic), Mat Greskie (Tas), Damion Beety (Tas), Anthony Vuleta (WA), Terry Blanchard (WA), Braden Austin (NZ), Peter Higgs (NZ) AUSTRALASIA EXECUTIVE Chief Executive O cer: Chris Champion Executive O cer: Ross Moody Online Marketing and Communications Manager: Angela Cheers Web and Online Communications Coordinator: Linda Bologna DIVISION EXECUTIVES New South Wales: John Roydhouse Queensland: Suzanna Barnes-Gillard South Australia: Jane Gascoigne Tasmania: Gary Neil Victoria: Anne Gibbs Western Australia: John Ambrose New Zealand: Ross Vincent Level 12, 447 Kent Street, Sydney NSW 2000 T: +61 (0)2 8267 3001 F: +61 (0)2 8267 3071 W: www.ipwea.org Published by: Mahlab Media Managing Director: Bobbi Mahlab Editor: Gemma Black firstname.lastname@example.org Chief Content O cer: Martin Wanless Head of Client Services: Roslyn Atkinson Graphic Designer: Jack Pike Sales Director: Sara Lewis Advertising Sales Manager: Alex Lane email@example.com 369a Darling Street, Balmain NSW 2041 T: +61 (0)2 9556 9100 F: +61 (0)2 9818 6080 E: firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.mahlabmedia.com.au Printed by: Webstar Printing Mailed by: D&D Mailing Cover Image: Getty Images All material © IPWEA 2014. All rights reserved. IPWEA does not expect or invite any person to act or rely on any statement, opinion or advice contained in this publication and readers must rely on their own enquiries in making any decisions or giving any advice. Neither IPWEA nor any employee or agent of IPWEA nor any contributor to this publication will be liable for any loss or damage caused by any inaccurate statement, opinion, advice or information contained in this publication.
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