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9 June 2021: Andrew Seccombe appointed Chair of Queensland Engineering Authority

Registered geotechnical engineer, Andrew Seccombe, has been appointed chair of the Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland (BPEQ). 

27 October 2020: Local governments put on notice to employ registered engineers

Queensland’s 77 local governments have been put on notice by the Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland (BPEQ) to only employ or procure engineering services from registered professional engineers following a recent ruling from the anti-corruption watchdog.

20 March, 2020 | (Licensed by BPEQ): BPEQ's response to COVID-19

The Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is impacting many businesses and their capacity to provide customer service.

25 February 2020: Dreamworld Coronial Inquest

The Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland (Board) has followed this case closely since the tragic occurrence at Dreamworld in 2016.

21 August 2019: Four Corners Report Must Prompt Change in Building Sector: BPEQ

Widespread shortcomings in the building sector – including building defects, cost cutting…

16 August 2019: New Members Join Regulatory Board

The Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland has welcomed the appointment of three new Board members.

2 July 2019: Owners urged to only engage registered engineers

Queensland’s engineering regulator is urging building owners to only engage a RPEQ…

13 February 2019: Registration offers greater public protection: BPEQ

BPEQ has welcomed New South Wales Government reforms to the building sector…

22 November 2018: Technologist prosecuted for practising while unregistered

A technologist had been prosecuted for carrying out professional engineering services…

27 September 2018: RPEQ reprimanded for unsatisfactory professional conduct

A recent QCAT decision resulted in a RPEQ being reprimanded and penalised…

5 April 2018: New members appointed to the Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland

Associate Professor Nagaratnam Sivakugan and Suzy Cairney have been announced as the new…

16 March 2018: Registration key to improving engineering standards

BPEQ welcomes Victoria’s decision to introduce a mandatory registration scheme for engineers…

9 March 2018: Homeowners urged to use online register to check engineer's credentials

BPEQ is recommending homeowners always use the online register of professional engineers…

13 October 2017: Roof collapse at Queensland school

In September 2017, a large tiled roof at a Queensland school collapsed suddenly…

18 July 2017: BPEQ announces new appointments to Legal, Compliance and Investigations Unit

The Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland’s Legal, Compliance and Investigations…

13 January 2017: Registration roadshows planned for regional Queensland

The Board of Professional Engineers of Queensland will once again take to the road…


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