Young Members Network

IQA’s Young Member Network Vision: To assist the development of the young members in the extractive industry and provide networking opportunities.

IQA’s Young Member Network Mission: The IQA’s Young Member Network (YMN) has been established to provide our young members and those that are interested in the quarry industry with guidance, support and an opportunity to develop a successful career with in the industry. Our national network has been established so like-minded young people can get to know their peers, share ideas and experiences, build key industry contacts and perhaps develop new friendships.

The IQA's Young Member Network is open to any IQA member 35 years old or younger.

IQA YMN Charter PDF (216 KB)

What will the YMN provide for its young members?

  1. Support and assistance in your current role by having a network you can turn to.
  2. Forums and events at the state and national levels targeted at young members, providing essential industry workshops as well as social interactions.
  3. Opportunity to participate in the YMN Overseas Study Tour.
  4. Opportunity to learn and write technical papers which could be published.
  5. Guidance and advice on career paths with options for career development.
  6. Assistance for those taking their first step towards professional recognition via the range of Professional Development opportunities on offer.

For further information regarding the activities of the IQA's Young Member Network please contact us at who can refer you to the appropriate area coordinator.

NQLD Coordinator
Luke Payne
0458 550 052

QLD Coordinator
Darko Cvitanovic
0439 024 905

SA Coordinator
Tristan Throup
0400 274 047

VIC Coordinators
Sam Powell

WA Coordinator
Neil O'Connor
0407 912 821