Peter Hollingsworth Honoured Lecture

About the award

In appreciation of Peter Hollingsworth, AGS QLD has initiated an honoured lecture series, named after him. The Peter Hollingsworth Honoured Lecture will be delivered every two years, starting from 2023.

About Peter Hollingsworth

Peter Hollingsworth qualified as a civil engineer from the University of Queensland in 1951 and as a licensed surveyor in 1954. He worked in North Queensland and Papua New Guinea until the end of 1956. He was involved in the construction of Warragamba dam, design and construction of precast prestressed concrete structures and problem foundations throughout Australia. In 1962 partnered the founding of Coffey & Hollingsworth consulting in Geotechnical engineering in Australia and Southeast Asia. In 1974 he founded Hollingsworth Consultants specialising in Environmental impact studies and Geotechnical Engineering in Australia and Papua New Guinea. In 1989 the firm merged with Dames & Moore and entered the world of waste management engineering. He retired from the firm in 1993 and continued as a consultant (Hollingsworth Project Consultant) in business development in engineering.

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