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Media coverage and releases.

Media Contact

Catherine Garrett
National Media Manager, Engineers Australia
cgarrett@engineersaustralia.org.au
T: 03 9321 1763 | M: 0467 003 866

Engineers Australia in the news

Engineers Australia's Jobs spokesman Chris Stoltz on Engineers Make Things Happen Report launch. Plummeting STEM stats need government action. 

ABC Radio Current Affairs World at Noon, Danny Tran

Engineers Australia launches Engineers Make Things Happen on plummeting STEM statistics creating a dire skills shortage in innovative economy. Jobs spokesman Chris Stoltz interviewed. 

Herald Sun, Anthony Galloway

Engineers Australia’s Victorian president Chris Stoltz in feature length radio interview with Tom Elliott on 3AW Drive about Hazelwood closure and SA blackout situation happening possibly across Victoria.

Fairfax syndicated story SMH, The Age and Canberra Times on demand for engineers, in particular civil engineers in the ACT. Quotes Canberra General Manager Keely Quinn and our stats.  

Qld GM Stacey Rawlings interviewed in the Courier Mail Saturday edition on #goqld campaign and infrastructure/job pressures in the regions. This was syndicated in all News Ltd publications including the Herald Sun Daily Telegraph and Adelaide Advertiser in both online and hard copy editions

Western Australia GM Susan Kreemer-Pickford Infrastructure feature interview in WA Today 

Qld Infrastructure spokesman Chris Warnock interviewed in Fairfax story about the introduction of twin blend electric buses for Brisbane Syndicated across all Fairfax publications including Sydney Morning Herald, The Age and Canberra Times.

Engineers Australia Board Member Hon Trish White on ABC radio news bulletins across the country for International Women’s Day calling for change on our statistic showing just 12% of engineers in Australia in 2017 are women. Here’s the Sydney news grab of Trish.White

Engineers Australia’s WA spokesman on infrastructure Brendan Marsh quoted extensively on ABC Perth radio Morning program about Perth Stadium safety concerns.

Channel 9 AAP story for International Women’s Day 2017 mentioning Engineers Australia statistics around only 12% of engineers are women. 

774 ABC Drive with Raphael Epstein. Engineers Australia Victorian President Chris Stoltz speaks about Vic Government’s worker transfer scheme to redeploy Hazelwood power station workers to other power plants. Across most of the State coverage in Victoria.

Energy Spokesman Neil Greet on SA Government announcing $500 million energy package and build of Australia’s largest battery. SMH  and all Fairfax publications

Engineers Australia Energy Spokesman Neil Greet on ABC Canberra Drive on SA Government $500 million announcement to counter energy blackouts crippling the state.

Engineers Australia Energy Spokesman Neil Greet extensive interview for a Canberra Times story on SA go it alone energy announcement and ramifications for ACT  

NSW General Manager Greg Ewing on ABC Wollongong Breakfast about the future of steel manufacturing in the Illawarra. 

Victorian President for Engineers Australia Chris Stoltz on ABC Canberra breakfast commenting on Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s Snowy Hydro 2 billion expansion energy plan, Dan Bourchier

Engineers Australia's Chris Stoltz talks energy security (link is external)

ABC Canberra, Dan Bourchier

Heritage Spokesman Owen Peake speaks about heritage value of Hazelwood Power Station (link is external)

ABC Online and Radio, Kellie Lazzaro and Nicole Asher

EA Electricity Spokesman Mark Lendich speaks to ABC Canberra about possible power blackouts as the territory swelters in 40 plus temperatures (link is external)

ABC Canberra, Laura Tchilinguirian

Chris Stoltz: South Australia’s power crisis highlights need for urgent action to fix national electricity system (link is external)

The Adelaide Advertiser, Chris Stoltz

Queensland Rail culture problems highlight opportunity for innovation (link is external)

Brisbane Times, Felicity Caldwell

Second Moreton Bay Rail Link report into signalling systems 'still confidential' (link is external)

Sydney Morning Herald, Tony Moore

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Importance of teachers motivating young to study #STEM better integration with #Education #Engineers Make it Happen https://t.co/1d8Ti1HYc7
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Need to educate parents about #STEM opportunities #Engineers Make Things Happen report Veena Nair doing just that https://t.co/jpex3F8jWK
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