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2024 Balmoral Burn

WARD is proud to have been a sponsor of the fantastic events for the Balmoral Burn, held last weekend by the Humpty Dumpty Foundation, raising money to support quality healthcare for all children across Australia. The Balmoral Burn was founded 23 years ago by Phil Kearns AM. This year’s event raised $1.5 million. The fundraising started on Friday with the Sponsor’s dinner, […]

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Women In Construction Florence Luncheon

Recently, WARD’s Katrina Capelin, Olivia Bryce-Stark, Georgina Walker, Vanessa Zbinden Marín and Sequoia Choate attended the Women In Construction Florence Luncheon at The Grounds, Eveleigh Ballroom. Organised by the Master Builders Association of New South Wales, this luncheon is named after the architect and publisher Florence Taylor, who was a pioneer for women in the construction industry. After an […]

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National Reconciliation Week 2024

This week, WARD is recognising National Reconciliation Week, a time for all Australians to learn about our shared histories, cultures, and achievements, and to explore how each of us can contribute to achieving reconciliation in Australia. WARD acknowledges Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connections to lands, waters and communities. We pay […]

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Sydney Roosters 2024 Junior Representative Awards

This week WARD’s Katrina Capelin attended the annual Sydney Roosters 2024 Junior Representative Awards, celebrating the hard work and dedication of the players and their coaches and support staff, after strong seasons across the four Roosters Junior Representative teams. WARD is the platinum community sponsor of the Sydney Roosters National Rugby League team. As part of this collaboration, Ward […]

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Sydney University Civil Engineers Industry Night

Last week WARD’s Brian Mahon and Michael Wright were joined by Oriana Senese from NSW National Parks & Wildlife Services and Josephine Taylor from Icon, to host WARD’s Industry Night for the University of Sydney‘s Civil Engineering society, Sydney University Civil Engineers (SUCE). This wealth of industry experience provided a fantastic opportunity for students to learn from senior industry representatives. Oriana and Michael […]

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Vale Breda Drumgoole

Vale Breda Drumgoole It is with great sadness WARD shares news of the passing of Breda Drumgoole. After a courageous 4-year battle with cancer, Breda passed away on Sunday 5 May 2024, surrounded by her loving family. Breda was one of Ward’s longest serving employees, starting with the business back in 1986. She was employed by WARD’s […]

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World Creativity and Innovation Day 2024

Civil engineering requires innovation to work within specifications of a project and develop new solutions to improve efficiency when delivering services. In 2017, the United Nations designated 21 April as World Creativity and Innovation Day to raise the awareness of the role of creativity and innovation in all aspects of human development. This #WorldCreativityandInnovationDay, we are […]

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Ward secures Transport for NSW F150 prequalification

WARD is pleased to announce its prequalified financial rating with Transport for NSW has been increased to F150. This is an excellent achievement which has been driven by the ongoing growth and success of WARD, and the sound capital management decisions of WARD’s Board of Directors. Although the prequalification rating system was developed by Transport for NSW, […]

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Inclusivity in the Workplace: Sydney Metro Skills and Employment Advisory Group

Recently, WARD’s Brian Mahon, Peggy Draheim and Lily Tindale attended a meeting of the Sydney Metro Skills and Employment Advisory Group held within Greater Western Sydney, discussing the nurture of thriving and inclusive workplaces. Brian Mahon participated in a panel with industry colleagues, discussing the importance of creating opportunities within construction, as well as flexible working arrangements. Keynote speakers Gabrielle Trainor AO, Chair of […]

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University of Newcastle Careers Expo

Last week, WARD’s Tayla Preddey, Brianna Dorrough, Katrina Capelin and Lily Tindale attended the Engineering and Built Environment Careers Expo hosted at the University of Newcastle. This event served as an excellent platform for WARD’s initial interaction and engagement with Civil & Environmental Engineering students at the University of Newcastle. It was great to share the wide array of exciting student opportunities offered by WARD with the 200+ students who attended. Thank you […]

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