NQLD Branch Dinner | Townsville

NQLD New Year Dinner 2022
The IQA NQLD Branch invites you and your partner to a Welcome Back celebration. Join us for Dinner and entertainment in Townsville!

Date:      Friday 18 February 2022

Time:     6:00pm - 11.00pm 

Venue:   Townsville RSL | 139 Charters Towers Rd | Hermit Park

Parking: Onsite complimentary parking  

With the New Year underway, it's time to reconnect, catch-up and network with colleagues and friends, and celebrate over dinner and drinks.  The NQld Branch invites you and your partner along for a great evening with dinner, entertainment, socialising and networking in celebrating the year ahead.  

Introducing our special guest | Stand up Comedian

Justin Brown


We are delighted to have stand up comedian Justin Brown to entertain us.

Justin is a local boy and has worked nationally and internationally.  He has supported some of Australia's best comics and is not to be missed.

Justin's quick wit and easy going manner will have you enjoying a well deserved laugh amongst industry friends and colleagues.  Don't miss this opportunity ... and enjoy some laughs.

Program Outline

6.00pm Arrival & Registration
6.30pm Welcome by Nth Qld Branch Chair | Lawrence Fahey
6.50pm  Special guest stand up comedian, Justin Brown
7.00pm Dinner
7.20pm Panel Q&A (including dessert) | How the Quarrying Industry has Changed hosted by Justin Brown

When you think about the changes to the industry over the past 30 plus years, you may think not much has changed, but the reality is a lot different.  Think about safety, machinery, technology and production.  What was quarrying like back then? What were the challenges compared to now? and How can we acknowledge and apply these learnings within the industry today?

In this Q&A panel session, you will have the opportunity to hear stories and personal experiences about quarrying in the 70s and 80s from four highly regarded industry professionals with a combined industry experience of over 130 years.  This session will be educating and entertaining, and will provide an opportunity to ask questions from this highly experienced group of stalwarts.  The panel includes:

  • Gavin Markwell, FIQ | Director, Markwell Group
  • John Fahey, FIQ | Consultant, BQC Quarries
  • Greg Rains, MIQ | Managing Director, Nordev Contractors
  • Bob Ware, FIQ | Quarry Manager, Hy-Tec Industries

8.30pm  Networking & socialising
11.00pm Event Concludes 

Price includes 2 course dinner, drinks and entertainment.  

Member:  $80.00
Members Partner: $40.00
Non members:  $100.00
Non member Partner: $50.00

Not an IQA Member?  Want Member Pricing?  Join the IQA quickly and easily online.  Join today and save on your registration for this event.

Dress  Neat Casual  

Registrations Close: 11 February, 2022 at 5:00pm AEST

 Thank You to the IQA Nth Qld Branch FY2021-2022 Premium Sponsors


All information is correct at the time of publication. The IQA reserves the right to alter or delete items as required, and takes no responsibility for any errors, omissions and changes.

18/02/2022 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
E. Australia Standard Time
Townsville RSL 139 Charters Towers Rd HERMIT PARK, QLD 4812 AUSTRALIA

Sign In