& Media

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

27, 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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ACH Group Computer Donation

26, March 2019 #Community

Digital technology is a vital tool for many of us, but for those who are not ‘digital natives’, getting started can be daunting. We’ve donated several drafting computers to ACH Group, a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to creating good lives for older people to thrive. The recycled computers will…

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Luke Campbell recognised in WA's Business News '40Under40' Award

15, March 2019 #Awards

WGA's WA Director and National Maritime Lead Luke Campbell was recognised as one of the State’s ‘40Under40’ at last night’s award gala at Optus Stadium. Established by Business News to recognise WA’s outstanding business men and women under 40, a record number of nominations were submitted this year.…

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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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