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Work Experience

4, March 2019 #Careers

WGA offers work experience opportunities during the Summer and mid-year semester breaks in our Adelaide, Melbourne and Perth offices. There are opportunities for students to gain practical experience across a number of disciplines, working with Engineers who are the best in the business and gain insight…

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Team Vista Trip

27, February 2019 #Community

Since 2012, WGA has been sponsoring two staff members each year to work as volunteers in Tanzania with not-for-profit organisation Team Vista. Airfares and expenses are covered by WGA, as well as half pay for the duration and $500 spending money. Recently, WGA staff Michael O'Flaherty & Joel Brown…

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WaterAid Charity Volleyball Event

14, February 2019 #Community

WGA was a Bronze sponsor of the annual WaterAid Charity Beach Volleyball Event held last Friday at Adelaide City Beach. WGA entered a team in the competition, which featured involvement from almost 20 teams from a variety of industry backgrounds. Overall the event raised over $3,900 to support WaterAid.…

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Welcoming Brett Jennings - Technical Director for Civil Structures

5, February 2019 #People

WGA would like to announce the appointment of our new Technical Director for Civil Structures, Brett Jennings. Brett has 20 years’ experience on a variety of transport and infrastructure-based projects in Australia and overseas. Brett specialises in all aspects of bridge engineering and has been involved…

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Loreto College Girls in STEM

1, February 2019 #Community

WGA Structural Engineer Jessica McGovern recently took a group of Loreto College students through a site visit of the new Loreto College Old Scholars’ Science Centre currently under construction. Jessica provided an insight into how structural engineers work and the processes involved in design, to inspire…

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Recent Appointments

18, January 2019 #People

WGA is pleased to announce the appointment of four new Associates: Matt Hurba, Alex Carneiro, Clement Ao and Danni Haworth. WGA’s Associates are recognised as proven leaders within the company as well as the industry within their field of expertise. WGA would also like to announce Jude Teakle has become…

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Jindalee Operational Radar Network

10, January 2019

The Jindalee Operational Radar Network (JORN) is an over-the-horizon-network which provides 24-hour military surveillance across Australia’s northern air and sea approaches. It is Australia’s first comprehensive land and air early warning system, assisting in detecting illegal entry, smuggling, and unlicensed…

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Whyalla Women in STEM Event

14, December 2018

WGA Structural Engineer Jessica Nicholson recently spoke at Whyalla’s Inspirational Talks by Australian Women Engineers event hosted by Liberty Primary Steel, to promote STEM careers for women in Whyalla. Female students from Whyalla High School, Edward John Eyre High School and Samaritan College attended…

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Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium 2018

7, December 2018

Earlier this week WGA Principal Hydrogeologist Brett Sinclair and Senior Civil Engineer Emma Hendy attended the Hydrology and Water Resources Symposium in Melbourne. The Symposium is one of Australia’s largest events devoted to hydrology, water engineering and water resources and provides a forum to…

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St Andrews Golf Classic 2018

5, December 2018

WGA recently sponsored a hole at the St Andrew’s Hospital Golf Classic fundraiser held at the Royal Adelaide Golf Club. Two WGA representatives Adam Loader & Franco Gelormini attended the event which raised funds for the St Andrew's Hospital Inc. Foundation. The day involved lunch, a coaching clinic…

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