Congratulations to all of the award and grant winners in 2018. 


Excellence Award

  • Alton Twine, City of Gold Coast, QLD, City of Gold Coast GC2018 Travel Demand Management Program
  • Gregory Miszkowyczm, RACQ, QLD, Risky Roads Project
  • Anne Still, RAC WA, WA, RAC Automated Vehicle Program - Intellibus Trial (Janet Brash Trophy winner)

Read more about the AITPM Excellence Award


Young Professional Award

  • WA – Xin Hou from WSP
  • QLD – Rachel Amies from Point 8
  • NSW – Sophie Zachulski from Arup
  • VIC – Clements Chan from VLC
  • SA – Nabela Tasnim from the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure

Read more about the AITPM Young Professional Award


WA University Student Award

  • Mugundan Radhakrishnan (University of Western Australia)
  • Methila Kanesarajah (University of Western Australia)
  • Akaasha Nadeem (University of Western Australia)
  • Anjali Parmar (Curtin University)
  • Frances Teather (Curtin University)
  • Harriet Farminer (Curtin University)
  • Lloyd Baker (Curtin University)
  • Marthinus Minaar (Curtin University)

Diversity Grant

  • Caitlin McHugh, Transport Analyst, Veitch Lister Consulting - QLD
  • Claire Thompson, Manager of Transport Futures and Innovation, Department of Transport -WA
  • Ana Reis-Parr, Traffic Systems Operations Officer, Main Roads - WA
  • Aimy Nguyen, Graduate Transport Planner, Arup - QLD
  • Roxane MacInnis, Senior Transport Planner, WSP - NSW
  • Steven Swann, Transport Planner, Spotto Consulting- WA
  • Chen Whittle, Final year Civil Engineering student, Curtin University – WA
  • Nicole West, Public Transport Authority - WA
  • Sarah Thorpe, Arup - QLD

Best conference presentations 

We had a lot of incredible presentations at this year's National Conference in Perth, but some stood out above the rest.
Congratulations to the following presentations which were nominated as the best from the four conference streams:

  • Traffic Engineering and Road Management - Andrew Morse - a Smarter Town Centre
  • Transport Planning - Mary Haverland - Movement and Place: The NZ Experience (Presentation unavailable)
  • Freight, Ports and Aviation - Bob Davis - Regional Air Freight Opportunities for Asia
  • Transport and Land Use Modelling - Steve Piotrowski and Ian Wallis - Recent Public Transport Trends in Perth