20 May 2015The 18th Australian Engineering Heritage Conference will be held in Newcastle from 7-9 December, hosted and organised by the Newcastle Division of EA and Engineering Heritage Australia.
6 May 2015Engineering Heritage SA invites you to the 4th South Australian Engineering Heritage Conference on Friday 15th May, with keynote speaker Guy Maron, Adelaide architect and designer of the Bicentennial Conservatory.
6 May 2015Adelaide archaeologist Dr Cameron Hartnell was kind enough to provide photographs of the recently-completed extensions at Adelaide High School. The school is built on the site of the Adelaide Observatory, which was also the family home of Sir Charles Todd.
6 May 2015John Woodside receives National Engineering Heritage Award of Merit, presented at Engineers Australia South Australia’s Sir Eric Neal Address held in the Adelaide Town Hall on 11 February.
6 May 2015Archive photograph shows electric lighting plant used at the Adelaide Jubilee International Exhibition of 1887 – the first Exhibition in Australia to be lit with electricity.
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
6 Jun 2015The Millewa 'A' Pumping Station is the last operational wood fired steam driven pump (that was built in Victoria) on the Murray River in its original state.
22 Jun 2015Alan Gardner from The Australian Railway Historical Society ACT will discuss the restoration of the locomotive from 1953.
2 Jul 2015Speaker: Helen Martin, Shearwater Associates Pty Ltd | Time: 5:30pm - 8pm
6 Aug 2015Time: 5:30pm for 6pm - 8pm
15 Oct 2015Speaker: TBC | Time: 5:30pm for 6pm - 8pm