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President's column - October 2014

Demand for Engineering Jobs

Engineers Australia has always worked closely with industry and in my role this year I have continued to get out and meet regularly with engineering employers across the state. The message I am hearing is consistent, that they are struggling to get certainty around the forward pipeline of work.

This has already had notable impacts on engineering employment, and Queensland is similar to the rest of Australia in terms of the reduced rate of employment in the profession. This is a stark contrast to the environment of 5 years ago when the profession was in a boom.

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Blake E. Harvey MIEAust CPEng
2014 Queensland President

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