ISSUE 10 - jun/jul/aug 2014


• Annual Wage Review


• New Mildred Valve

• Back in black

• Dual Pex Clip

• Ningi Reflux Valves

• Floor waste system

• Bariatric Products


• New Web App

• QLD Plumbing Awards

• Unsecured cookers

• Building regs reform

• Apprenticeship Grants


• What we've been up to

• Page 1 or its free!


• This month's joke




MPAQ Plumbing and Gas Industry awards

Winners of the 2014 Plumbing and Gas Industry Awards were announced on Friday 25 July at the Pullman King George Square.


Over 340 people attended the awards night and a great night was had by all!


And the winners are...


Reece Apprentice of the Year
Jarron Miller, Jackrhon Plumbing Pty Ltd


Construction Skills Queensland Merv Harris Memorial Bursary Award
Nicholas Connolly, Ian North Plumbing


Australian Industry Trade College School Based Apprentice of the Year
Benjamin Crediton, BMB Plumbing


CBUS Domestic and Residential Technical Award
M & R Hudson Plumbing


QLeave Commercial and Industrial Technical Award
Christopher Contracting Pty Ltd


Environmental Plumber of the Year

(Sponsored by the Queensland Building and Construction Commission and the Plumbing Industry Council)
Any Energy Pty Ltd


simPRO Industry Leadership Award
Ian MacDonald, Moreton Bay Regional Council


Queensland Gas Association Commercial and Industrial Gas Installation of the Year
Any Energy Pty Ltd


AHSCA Qld Hydraulic Consultant of the Year
Craig Richardson, Chilton Woodward and Associates


Services Trades Queensland Best Individual Contribution to Work Health and Safety
Paul Pask, PHP Contractors


Services Trades Queensland Best Apprentice Contribution to Work Health and Safety
Michael Crabbe, Fairfield Services


The Andrea Vogler Women in Business Award
Angela Carr, Gasops Qld


Congratulations to all award winners!