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Associate Announcement

21, January 2021

As an employee-owned business, our distinctive culture places people, together with enjoyment in what we do, at the heart of our business. One of our core values is ‘Great People’ and today we are excited to celebrate the appointment of our new Associates.  WGA’s Associates are recognised as leaders…

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Dunlop Avenue Affordable Housing

20, January 2021

Our Melbourne team recently completed the tender design for a residential development at Dunlop Avenue in Ascot Vale, 6km from the Melbourne CBD.The redevelopment is part of the Victorian State government’s stimulus package and is replacing existing social housing with new modern, accessible, safe and…

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Nightcliff Police Station, NT

13, January 2021

We were engaged by local NT company, Halikos Group, to provide civil and structural design services for the new Nightcliff Police Station in Darwin. The new station can accommodate up to 100 officers and provides shared community spaces.As an Importance Level 4 Structure, the facility is required to…

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BHP Nelson Point Demolition Services

9, December 2020

BHP has engaged WGA to act as client-side engineers for the Nelson Point. Stage 3 Demolition project in Port Hedland. We have been involved in this project since the Identification Phase Study in early 2018 and are pleased to see some significant milestones achieved. The project includes the demolition…

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Peter McBean receives 2020 John Connell Gold Medal

2, December 2020

WGA would like to congratulate Peter McBean, our Joint Managing Director, who is the recipient of the prestigious 2020 John Connell Gold Medal awarded by Engineers Australia. Peter has been recognised for his outstanding contribution to the structural engineering profession throughout his career both…

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Welcoming Susan Forrester to the Board as a Non-Executive Director

29, October 2020

We are excited to announce the appointment of Non-Executive Director Susan Forrester AM to WGA’s board of directors.Susan is a highly respected Business Leader, Strategic and Governance Adviser and Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. With over 30 years’ executive management expertise…

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WGA Awarded Professional Consulting Award at UDIA SA Awards

22, October 2020

We’re proud to announce that on Friday night, we received the UDIA SA Award for Excellence in the professional consulting category for our work on the Springwood Development.Springwood is a new 1400 lot, urban estate on greenfield land at Gawler East which includes residential and commercial allotments.…

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Welcoming Lucie Missen as Group Geotechnical Lead

21, October 2020

We’re excited to welcome Lucie Missen to our team! Lucie is a well-known identity in the Victorian Geotechnical sector and her appointment as Group Geotechnical Lead marks the start of our Geotechnical team in Melbourne.With 25 years experience, Lucie is recognised for her knowledge in geotechnical engineering…

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WGA Announces Brisbane Office & Appointment of Russell Perry

16, October 2020

We’re launching in Queensland! We’re thrilled to announce the appointment of Russell Perry as our Group Port Operations Lead. Based out of Brisbane, Russell’s appointment marks the beginning of our Queensland team. Russell will be focused on growing our Port Operations capability in Queensland. Baden…

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Are improvements in irrigation efficiency a win for water resources?

13, October 2020

Are improvements in irrigation efficiency always a win for water resources?  Our Christchurch based hydrogeologist William Dench and Dr. Leanne Morgan (UC) have investigated the unintended consequences to groundwater following improvements to irrigation efficiency. Their findings have shown that changes…

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