About Engineers Australia Northern
Engineers Australia's, Northern, while the smallest Division in terms of membership numbers, covers the largest geographical area, including the whole of the Northern Territory, as well as Indonesia and Timor Leste. The Division office is located in Darwin.
The people of Engineers Australia's Northern Division
The Division Committee consists of the Division President, Past President, and between a minimum of six and a maximum of twelve other elected positions.
The Management Committee meets monthly to assist in running the Northern Division.
|Nerida Horner||President 2yr term 2016 & 2017|
|Jaswant Deo||Past President 2yr term 2016 & 2017|
|Chris Lugg||Co-Deputy President 2yr term 2016 & 2017|
|Jo O'Brien||Co-Deputy President 2yr term 2016 & 2017|
|Adam James||Committee Member 2yr term 2015 & 2016|
|Tara Kay||Committee Member 2yr term 2016 & 2017|
|Grant Chorvat||Committee Member 2yr term 2016 & 2017|
|Colin Van Eck||Committee Member 2yr term 2016 & 2017|
|Jo O'Brien||LSAC Chair and Deputy Division President|
|Jaswant Deo||Mechanical College Board Representative|
|David McHugh||Civil College Board Representative|
|Nathan Ting||Young Engineers Representative|
|Frith Mclellan||Women in Engineering Representative|
|Lakshman Rajaratnam||Water Engineering Representative|
|Felicity Wall||Alice Springs Regional Representative|
|Trevor Horman||Engineering Heritage Representative|
|Gary Boyle||Centre for Leadership and Management Representative|
|Colin Van Eck||ITEE Representative|
The Northern Division has three staff:
|Mark Monaghan||General Manager|
|Angela Crossland||Business Development Manager|
|Rebecca Bacon||Administration Support Officer|
Northern Division partners
Engineers Australia, Northern would like to thank our sponsor partners. Without the support of these organisations, we would not be able to provide a number of programs and events. These include the Australian Engineering Excellence Awards, Continuing Professional Development Events, Engineering Diversity Scholarship Program and Youth Programs.
We ask all of our members to support those organisations who support them.
Nilsen is a family owned Australian business, founded in 1916. With over 90 years of continuous service in the electrical industry, Nilsen maintains the traditions on which the company was built: Service, Reliability and Quality.
Nilsen has offices in all mainland Australian capital cities. Our areas of expertise are:
Territory Generation is the largest producer of electricity in the Northern Territory and employs more than 200 people.
The government-owned corporation owns and operates power stations at Channel Island, Weddell, Katherine, Tennant Creek, Yulara, Kings Canyon, Alice Springs (Ron Goodin) and Owen Springs.
There are 55 generating units with a combined installed capacity of about 580MW.
The Darwin/Katherine interconnected system is linked by a 132kV transmission line from Darwin to Katherine and accounts for three quarters of total capacity.
In the 12 months to 30 June 2016, Territory Generation’s combined output from gas, diesel and solar facilities was 1973 gigawatt hours (GWh) of electricity, compared with 1893 GWh in 2014-15.
Financial year revenue from the sale of electricity was $306.6 million.
Territory Generation is currently upgrading the Tennant Creek and Owen Springs power stations, and is committed to achieving 50 per cent of its generation from renewable sources by 2030.
Northern Territory Government
The Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics is proud to be a sponsor of Engineers Australia, Northern. The Department supports Engineers Australia in encouraging development across industry and collaboration to share knowledge and expertise. A key function of the Department of Infrastructure, Planning and Logistics is as the lead provider and construction authority for public infrastructure across the Northern Territory.\
The Department has:
GHD is an international network of professional and technical consultants. Established in 1928, GHD employs more than 6000 people across five continents and serves clients in the global markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation. Wholly-owned by its staff, GHD is focused exclusively on client success. Our network of forward-thinking engineers, architects, planners, scientists, project managers and economists collaborates to solve client and community challenges. They embrace the core values of Teamwork, Respect and Integrity to create enduring relationships that deliver exceptional results.
Charles Darwin University
Charles Darwin University (CDU) is founded on 50 years of delivering tertiary education in the Northern Territory (NT), Australia.
The university is the largest tertiary institution in the NT, with campuses in the Darwin suburb of Casuarina, Palmerston, Alice Springs, Katherine and Nhulunbuy, and training centres in Jabiru, Tennant Creek and Yulara.
CDU was formed in 2003 through a merger between the Northern Territory University, Alice Springs-based Centralian College, NT Rural College in Katherine, and the Menzies School of Health Research.
Today, CDU offers a fresh approach to education, training, research and knowledge application.
The university aspires to be internationally recognised as a centre for excellence in Indigenous and cross-cultural knowledge, tropical knowledge and desert knowledge.
Centrally located in Darwin city, Engineers Australia Northern Division Office has two rooms available for hire:
For any enquiries about our meeting rooms please contact Erin Quinn
via (08) 8914 1702 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Below is our list of suggested Caterers in Darwin:
- Event Solutions: http://eventsolutionsdarwin.com/
- Karen Sheldon: www.karensheldoncatering.com
- Dee Bee Catering: www.deebeecatering.com.au
Northern Division groups
The Northern Division covers a large geographical area and therefore we have a number of regional groups to assist our more remote members.
If you have any ideas or suggestions or know of anyone keen to do a technical presentation in any of these areas please do not hesitate to contact either the office or the regional contact for that group.
- Alice Springs
Regional Group contacts
Nhulunbuy | Jabiru | Katherine | Indonesia
These positions are vacant. Please email the Northern Division Office if you are interested in one of these positions.
Northern Division Awards
The Australian Engineering Excellence Awards (AEEA) Northern 2016 program seeks to identify, recognise and reward outstanding achievement in the practice of engineering and service to the profession.
The AEEA is the premier event for the profession. The night promotes industry excellence across engineering projects and engineering professionals.
For information on the AEEA Northern Awards 2016 and to make your submission visit excellenceawards.org.au.
Youth and Science programs
The Science and Engineering Challenge is a joint project managed by Engineers Australia Northern Division and supported by Charles Darwin University.
Created and run on the day by the University of Newcastle, the Science & Engineering Challenge is a fun day of competition designed to demonstrate the varied possibilities science & engineering offer as a profession.
If you would like to volunteer to help out at this event, please register your interest here.
If you would like more information, please contact Erin Quinn, telephone 8914 1702.
SunChase is an exciting and educational event for students interested in designing, building, and racing model solar cars and boats. Open to all school levels, the event gives students an introduction to design and construction of a car powered by the Sun. Please contact Erin Quinn in Darwin or Renee Vincent in Alice Springs for further details or visit the SunChase Website.
Sunchase Darwin date to be advised - late August / September.
Have you got a degree in science?
Would you like to share your knowledge and inspire the next generation?
Then Join CSIRO's Scientists and Mathematicians in Schools Program.
Volunteer scientists are matched with teachers in ongoing, professional partnerships. Partnerships are completely flexible depending on your interests and time commitments.
Involvement may include presentations, demonstrations, hands-on activities, fieldwork participation and more...
For more information and registration go to http://www.scientistsinschools.edu.au/.
Or contact Harriet Eeley (NT Project Officer) at email@example.com
Targeted to primary school students, EngQuest is an all year round, web based program to provide a hands-on way for students to achieve key learning outcomes in science, mathematics and technology without leaving the class room.
Fun and interactive student projects combined with comprehensive resources and teacher support make EngQuest the perfect package for primary school teachers across Australia.
Registration is free and there are some fantastic prizes on offer. All students will receive a certificate of participation recognising their efforts.
With brand new projects, comprehensive Teacher Packs and fantastic prizes, EngQuest is a program of Engineers Australia. EngQuest is supported by the Australian Government through a Science Connections Program Grant administered by the Department of Education, Science and Training.
We aim to link members of the engineering team to schools to talk to the students.
The site provides teachers with relevant information and resources to guide student projects with ease. Participants are able to download teachers' packs complete with lesson plans and student hand-outs.
This Inspiring Australia strategy aims to build a strong, open relationship between science and society, underpinned by effective communication of science and its benefits.
The national strategy has broad objectives that require the widespread support of our science and research agencies, our education providers, our industry and business sector, our cultural and community organisations and many others working together.
The office of Engineers Australia - Northern Division is located at:
9 Cavenagh St
Darwin NT 0800
GPO Box 417
Darwin NT 0801
Phone: +61 8 8981 4137
Fax: +61 2 6273 1488
Hours: Monday - Thursday 9.00am - 4.30pm
Friday 9.00am - 4.00pm
|Mark Monaghan: General Managerfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|Angela Crossland: Business Development Manageremail@example.com|
|Rebecca Bacon: Administration Support Officerfirstname.lastname@example.org|