AUS-SPEC is the national specification system for the design, construction, maintenance and operation of local government assets. AUS-SPEC packages are supplied on a subscription basis and are updated every October.

You can access the AUS-SPEC documents through SPECbuilder. The SPECbuilder guide will help you navigate through AUS-SPEC and customise a specification to suit your needs. 

AUS-SPEC is the essential technical resource for the life cycle management of minor infrastructure assets.
AUS-SPEC promotes standardisation and consistency in documentation across Local Government infrastructure works to increase competition, productivity and efficient use of resources.

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“IPWEA is renowned for its best practice, industry leading publications and training. Our solutions management approach is highly valued by councils, government and the private sector. AUS-SPEC was developed by IPWEA Australasia to provide nationally consistent civil specifications for councils that prevent duplication of effort and reduce costs.

The AUS-SPEC library of civil design, construction and maintenance templates brings a shared professional language and process to engineering projects. In the current environment of increasing pressure on resource allocation, these publications is a tool to streamline asset life cycle planning and maintenance, while maintaining the essential focus on community safety and risk prevention.”

David Jenkins

IPWEA International Public Works Conference | Adelaide 1-5 May 2022
Held every two years, the IPWEA International Public Works Conference is a fantastic opportunity to connect with your peers, to gain valuable insights from an extensive and impressive speaker line-up and a chance to engage with key stakeholders in the public works industry from across Australasia and beyond.

With a full program, significant networking and social functions held at iconic venues, a comprehensive exhibition of products and services, technical tours showcasing the very best of the best, and partner tours and activities, this is a Conference offering something for everybody involved with public works.

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