Study Tour

Study Tour

The 2024 IPWEA Asset Management Study Tour will be held in association with the IPWEA International Asset Management Congress to be held in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, Australia, from 28-29 November 2024.

The Tour will explore case studies in infrastructure asset management in asset intensive organisations. It will include a mix of international and national delegates. This adds another dimension to the AM Congress, as it provides a fantastic opportunity for networking between the delegates from different countries. Limited places will be available on the Tour.

The congress study tour comprises a series of technical visits and presentations on infrastructure issues. The host organisations for the study tour visits include:


Tuesday 26 November - Australian Institute of Sport

On the first day of the AM Congress Study Tour will head to the Australian Institute of Sport, operated by the Australian Sports Commission (ASC). The Australian Government agency responsible for supporting and investing in sport at all levels.

The ASC's role is to increase involvement in sport and enable continued international sporting success through leadership and development of the sports sector, targeted financial support and the operation of the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS).


Wednesday 27 November - Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council

On the second day of the AM Congress Study Tour, the tour will head to Queanbeyan-Palerang Regional Council. Queanbeyan Palerang Regional Council is located in the south east and tablelands region, adjoining the ACT just 5 minutes from Canberra Airport.

Queanbeyan-Palerang is one of the fastest growing councils in regional NSW with its population to grow to around 76,000 by 2031. The major growth will occur at the new town of Googong, with 16,000 residents to live in 5,500 homes.

Study Tour Itinerary

The Pre Congress Tour commences at the National Convention Centre Canberra on Tuesday, 26 November, at 9am (tour group to meet in the Convention Centre foyer) and concludes when delegates are returned to the Convention Centre on 27 November.

Day #








26 November

Tour Day 1 — Australian Institute of Sport


Delegates responsibility to book their own accommodation near the Convention Centre



27 November

Tour Day 2 — Queanbeyan Palerang Regional Council




28 November

Congress Day 1




29 November

Congress Day 2