11 Dec 2014Be proud and be bold!
10 Dec 2014Engineering Heritage SA is seeking new members to join the committee for 2015. All nominations must be received in writing by email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
10 Dec 2014On 16th December a river crossing at the top end of Port Road, near the Southwark Brewery, will have been there for 170 years. To recognise the anniversary, we have placed an Engineering Heritage Marker in the interpretation area on the northern river bank.
10 Dec 2014On Sunday 30th November, EHSA presented an Engineering Heritage National Landmark to Dave Burgess, recently-elected Mayor of the Mid Murray Council, to recognise the Paddle Steamer Mary Ann. The presentation was made in the Mary Ann Reserve at Mannum, SA.
10 Dec 2014A casual remark by Bill Pick during the recent visit of the Retired Engineers Group (SA) to the Seppeltsfield winery has led to the rediscovery of another Adelaide engineering enterprise with links to the early days of the colony.
What is Engineering Heritage?Items of engineering heritage are those that have been designed, constructed and operated by engineers that may be significant for historic, aesthetic, scientific or social reasons. Find out more about Engineering Heritage here.
The BoardThe 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 & PublicationsEngineering Heritage Australia run a number of programs across the country. To find out more about a particular program, just follow the links below.
- Engineering Heritage Recognition Program
- Oral History Program
- Engineering Heritage Practice Notes
- Engineering Heritage & Conservation Guidelines (PDF)
- Engineering Heritage Australia Quarterly Magazine
19 Feb 2015Panel discussion on "Tasmania's Renewable Energy Resource - should we use it to attract business or export as a commodity?"
5 Mar 2015Speaker: Tim Smith, Heritage Victoria | Time: 5:30pm for 6pm - 8pm
10 Mar 2015Two guides will present to two groups of 10. Discover your city from an engineers perspective! | Time: 9:30am for 9:45am - 1:00pm
12 Mar 2015Two guides will present to two groups of 10. Discover your city from an engineers perspective! | Time: 9:30am for 9:45am - 1:00pm
13 Apr 2015Bill Phippen OAM will describe the first rail crossing of the Hawkesbury River which, when it opened in 1889, completed the rail link between Sydney and the Newcastle and Hunter region. It was also politically important towards federation. But the bridge was dogged by construction faults leading to...