The Board develops policy and represents Engineers Australia nationally on engineering and industrial heritage matters. The Board also manages a number of Australia-wide programs and provides guidance and a degree of co-ordination to the engineering heritage groups located in each Division. Find out more about the Board here.
Activities & Publications
Engineering Heritage Australia run a number of programs across the country. To find out more about a particular program, just follow the links below.
Revisit one of the past winners of the AEEA’s Engineering Innovation Award and how their radar technology clearly demonstrated Australia’s capability as a world leader in the development of advanced remote sensing instrumentation.
This award recognises outstanding contributions made by an individual towards increasing awareness, and conservation, of Australia’s engineering heritage. The award is open to members and non-members of Engineers Australia.
Startled awake by sirens in the early hours of 17 February 1944, the Imperial Japanese Navy rushed to their posts to defend the Combined Fleet Base in Chuuk Lagoon, Micronesia. Operation Hailstone, a two-day aerial and surface attack by the US Navy, devastated the base. Over 47 ships and 4,000...
More than 6000 years ago, Aboriginal Australians produced technology to cope with the unique Australian environment. This included using hydraulic structures to manipulate the migration of eels and fish, store them in dams and trap them when required.