Asset Management

WHAT IS NAMS?

IPWEA is a global leader in the development and delivery of training, publications and resources for the sustainable management of public infrastructure assets.

NAMS is IPWEA’s National Asset Management Strategy. There is also a separate but associated NAMS Group in New Zealand.

The NAMS Council is part of the IPWEA and is the pre-eminent body developing and delivering infrastructure asset management knowledge and resources for those with responsibility for managing public infrastructure assets.

The NAMS Council's purpose is:

To support IPWEA to be the peak Australasian professional association that enhances the quality of life in our communities by providing nationally consistent leadership, advocacy and best practice in the sustainable management of public works infrastructure, community assets and services.

Many of IPWEA's NAMS products and services are used in more than 20 countries worldwide, including the US, Canada, UK, New Zealand, Finland, South Africa, Malaysia and across Europe.

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YOUR ASSET MANAGEMENT ESSENTIALS

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SUBSCRIPTION PROGRAMS

NAMS.PLUS

NAMS.PLUS is subscription-based to provide staff in asset-owning councils and organisations access to tools & online resources to develop, write and keep their Asset Management Plans up-to-date as demands on the organisation change.

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PORTAL QUICK LINKS

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Buildings.PLUS

Buildings.PLUS is a web-based software application that has been designed for people responsible for asset management, facility management and property management in any type of organisation that has a significant portfolio of buildings.

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AUS-SPEC

AUS-SPEC is the national local government specification system for the life cycle management of assets. It is a joint venture between IPWEA and NATSPEC, with the objective to improve consistency, quality, and efficiency in construction through proactive leadership of information.

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PUBLICATIONS

IPWEA has an extensive suite of practice notes, technical guides, codes and specifications available to public works practitioners. These cover asset classes and topics such as roads, stormwater, water supply and sewerage, buildings, parks streetlighting, levels of service, climate impacts, useful life of assets and long-term financial planning.

IPWEA publications are written by industry experts and are continually updated to reflect industry best practice.

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HOW TO WRITE AN ASSET MANAGEMENT PLAN

NAMS CANADA

IPWEA has established NAMS Canada Incorporated as a not-for-profit association in Canada to provide access to IPWEA's NAMS.PLUS asset management tools, publications & training. NAMS Canada works collaboratively with municipalities and existing associations in Canada. VISIT NAMS CANADA.

UPCOMING TRAINING


IN-HOUSE TRAINING

IPWEA's In-house workshops are a cost effective and convenient way to provide training that meets the needs of your organisation.

Presenters are able to customise IPWEA's courses to address the key issues and specific needs of your organisation.

IN-HOUSE TRAINING OPTIONS

ASK YOUR MATES: ASSET MANAGEMENT

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    Dear Asset Management colleagues, I am conducting a survey for my final Masters research project and your participation would be very much appreciated. CTRL + Click the link in yellow below to start the survey. Anticipated survey time is 2 to 3 minutes ...

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    Forgot my phone number Darren  0438 827 432. Also have a chat with George Vorobieff regards the AustStab trials Bob Andrews

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    We are currently packaging up sewer lines for rehabilitation. We do not have a formal technical specification for this work, and have had some past issues that we do not want repeated. A good tech spec.could help us mitigate the risk of poor performing ...

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    Hi Hinewai, The Centre for Pavement Engineering Education (CPEE) ​and the University of Tasmania offer online part time qualifications. I am currently studying a Bachelor of Engineering Technology with Professional Honors in Infrastructure Asset Management ...

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    ​Hi John, Generally we treat the rejuvenation as a capital expenditure, as it improves the condition of the asset. However, it would depend on your capitalization thresholds. The treatment applied is not an asset though, therefore I'm assuming you meant ...

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