Institute Council

INSTITUTE COUNCIL

The Institute Council consists of the following members:
Position Name Email Address
President Mr. Michael Jarrad FIPA michael.jarrad@forthconsulting.com.au
Councillors
Western Australia: Mr. Tim Peach MIPA tim@tjpeach.com.au
Queensland:

Mr. Stephen Movley Hon.FIPA

secretary@plumbing.org.au
New South Wales:

Mr. Rhys Edwards FIPA

REdwards@acor.com.au
Victoria: Mr. Robert Quick FIPA rquick@qpconsult.com.au
Tasmania:

Mr. Stephen Movley Hon.FIPA

secretary@plumbing.org.au
South Australia: Mr. Derrek Harris FIPA derek.haris@aecom.com
Co-opted Members:    
Robert Woolley  
   
Institute Secretary: Mr. Stephen Movley Hon FIPA secretary@plumbing.org.au

COUNCIL COMMITTEES

The Institute Council has the follwing Committees:
Education Committee Marketing Committee IPA Foundation
Committee
Stephen Movley (Chairman) Robert Quick (Chairman) Derek Harris (Chairman)
Institute Councillors Rhys Edwards Institute Councillors
Robert Woolley Tim Peach Robert Pearshouse
(Publications)

COUNCIL MEETINGS

The Institute Council meets by teleconference throughout the year and has a current policy to meet face to face at least once each year.

The Secretary and Councillors communicate by E-mail on matters requiring input between meetings.

Please see the events calendar for a schedule of meeting dates.

 

COUNCIL BUSINESS

  • Are Industry Guides required to replace sanitised Australian Standards
  • Need for research to support plumbing standards and codes
  • Nationally agreed Mutual Recognition of basic/general plumber gas fitter Licenses
  • Assistance to necessitous students and others through the IPA Foundation
  • Plumbing Standards and Regulations – the need for a consistent approach across all states and territories.
  • Training Package resources
  • Independent Assessment of Competencies prior to Licensing.
  • Higher education for Plumbers – A Plumbing Engineer.