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Hiring Graduates for 2020

16, May 2019

In the last five years, WGA has employed over 30 graduates across our Australian offices in a range of positions. Applications are currently open for engineers and young professionals for positions in our Melbourne, Perth and Adelaide offices to commence early 2020. Pictured here are some of the graduates…

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Simon McCarthy prefabAUS presentation "When will offsite construction be right for my development project"

13, May 2019

WGA senior structural engineer Simon McCarthy recently presented “When will offsite construction be right for my development project” at the PrefabAUS Breakfast Seminar. Simon encouraged developers to embrace the technique sooner rather than later and commented on how the stigma of standardisation leading…

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Russell Martin MAR Training Workshop in South Africa

9, May 2019

WGA Principal Hydrogeologist and technical expert in managed aquifer recharge, Russell Martin, was recently invited by the International Association of Hydrogeologists South Africa and the Groundwater division of Geological Society of South Africa to present a three-day training workshop in Stellenbosch.…

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Perth Office Tour

6, May 2019

It’s been two months since our Perth office relocated to 66 Kings Park Road! To celebrate we thought we’d share a tour of our new space. The office provides a great blend of work and recreational balance featuring stand-sit desks, a breakout area with ping pong and foosball, outdoor area with a half…

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UDIA Committee 2019 WGA Members

18, April 2019

The Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) is the leading representative body for the urban development industry, with members from a wide range of fields. The SA chapter of the UDIA has recently selected WGA Associate Principal Engineer Ryan Byrne and Civil Engineer Kate Vugts to join their…

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Adelaide Women's Prison U-Turn Pathways to Construction Site Visit

16, April 2019

WGA structural engineer Jessica McGovern was recently invited to speak at a site tour for the UTurn Construction Pathways group at Adelaide Women’s Prison (AWP). The AWP UTurn Constructions Pathways program provides opportunities for incarcerated women to gain real-life skills and training, providing…

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Women in Engineering and Mathematical Sciences UWA Sponsorship

9, April 2019

WGA is a gold sponsor of the Women in Engineering and Mathematical Sciences University of Western Australia (WiEMS UWA) for 2019. WiEMS UWA is a newly founded club aiming to contribute to the fundamental goal of gender equality for future generations through a range of collaborative social and industry…

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Southern Expressway Anti-Throw Screens

4, April 2019

WGA was engaged to design the permanent Anti-Throw Screens for ten existing bridges along Southern Adelaide’s Southern Expressway. Installation of the screens is now complete. The Southern Expressway was built over two separate projects, several years apart. Although there was some commonality between…

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Clean Energy Council 2019 Wind Industry Forum

3, April 2019

Recently WGA staff Ryan Byrne, Chris Lindner, Cameron Sherman, Joel Brown and John FitzGerald attended the Clean Energy Council 2019 Wind Industry Forum. The day involved in-depth sessions on all the opportunities and technical challenges currently facing the wind sector. With global shifts towards…

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WGA Strategy Day

28, March 2019

WGA recently held an internal Strategy Day in Adelaide, attended by leadership representatives from across the business. Science presenter and Futurist Dr Deane Hutton - who gained fame as the host of the Curiosity Show - spoke to staff about embracing new technologies. This was a great opportunity for…

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