Division groups

Engineers Australia is a national organisation with offices in every state and territory. The state offices provide services to Engineers Australia members living in those locations and facilitate a variety of regional and state-based groups with interests that affect their local area and further afield.

Central Coast

The Central Coast Rivers group spans the area from the Hawkesbury River to Wyong, including postcodes in the range of 2250 - 2263. The membership base in the area is approximately 520 engineers of various disciplines and expertise.

The group is a multi-disciplinary network of engineers with members who live in the central coast region of NSW welcome to join the committee.

Current committee members:

  • Frank Sammut – Chair
  • Monique Geraghty – Deputy Chair
  • Daniel Wolski – Secretary
  • Thomas Bohl
  • Nathan Delaney
  • Ryan Feller
  • Peter Griffin
  • Robert Martens
  • Alexander Phillips
  • Angela Halcrow

If you’d like to join please email us directly.

Mid North Coast

The Mid North Coast group spans the area from Taree to Nambucca Heads including postcodes in the range of 2427 – 2447. The membership base in the area is approximately 240 engineers of various disciplines and expertise.

The group is led by an active committee who actively supports school programs to promote the profession to students. The group also plans local CPD and social events.

Current committee members:

  • Paul Thompson – Chair
  • Gordon Chirgwin – Secretary
  • Glenn Leman
  • Michael Ward
  • Peter Wilson
  • Richard Jagger
  • Philip Thornton

If you’d like to join please email us directly.

Northern

The Northern group spans the area from Werris Creek to Armidale and west to Burren Junction. The membership base in the area is approximately 180 engineers of various disciplines and expertise.

The group is a multi-disciplinary network of engineers with members who live in the northern region of NSW welcome to join the committee.

Current committee members:

  • Ben Mobilio – Chair
  • Matt Fraser
  • Steve Griffith
  • James McPherson
  • Dan Stewart

If you’d like to join please email us directly.

Northern Rivers

The Northern Rivers group spans the area from Nambucca Heads to the Queensland border and includes postcodes in the range of 2448 – 2493. The membership base in the area is approximately 550 engineers of various disciplines and expertise.

The group is led by an active committee who actively supports school programs to promote the profession to students. The group also plans local CPD and social events.

Current committee members:

  • Michelle Erwin – Chair
  • Lisa Hansberry
  • James Foster
  • Greg Mashiah
  • Steve Posselt
  • Philip Wallace

If you’d like to join please email us directly.

Central West

Stephen Martin – Chair

If you’d like to join please email us directly.

Dubbo

Current committee members:

  • Stewart McLeod – Chair
  • Chris Dalitz – Secretary
  • Owen Johns – Treasurer
  • Alexandra Hartwig
  • Chris Bassingthwaite
  • Matthew Clark
  • Jaskaran Soni

If you’d like to join please email us directly.

Illawarra

The Illawarra/Sutherland Regional group covers an area extending from Sutherland in the south of Sydney to the south in Kiama and the Illawarra escarpment to the west. This region has approximately 2000 members.

Members and guests are welcome to support and attend our activities including young engineers and women in engineering.

Karen Gates – Chair

Email us if you’d like more information.

Monaro

Current committee members:

  • Richard Clarke – Chair
  • Azeez Ahamat – Secretary/Treasurer

If you’d like to join please email us directly.

Riverina

The Riverina regional group covers the area from the Victorian border in the south to West Wyalong/Young in the north, and east to the Snowy Mountains.

The Committee meets monthly to organise a site visits and technical presentations for members in the region. The group is also actively involved in promoting the engineering profession to high school students across the Riverina.

The group also participates in the 'Build-a-Bridge…and get over it' program organised by the Riverina Eastern Regional Organisation of Councils, Questacon presentations, and Robocup programs.

Current committee members:

  • Steve Warrell – Chair
  • Scott Farrell – Deputy Chair and Secretary
  • Greg Vidler
  • Sam Millie
  • Zibby Wrobel
  • Tom Mackerras
  • Alex Fenwick
  • Chris Belford

If you’d like to join please email the Chair directly.

Shoalhaven

The Shoalhaven regional group of Engineers Australia meet four times a year for technical seminars on general engineering topics or a site visit to an engineering project.  The group also conducts networking and social events as well as an AGM each March.

Current committee members:

  • Nick Osterloh – Chair
  • Greg Westlake – Secretary
  • Caroline Griffiths – Treasurer
  • Mark Klein
  • Simon Heung
  • Rob Griffiths

If you’d like to join please email the Chair directly.

Southern Highlands and Tablelands

The Southern Highlands and Tablelands regional group works to promote engineering to schools and the community in the area. The participates in Careers Advice to Schools, a regional science and engineering challenge program for high school students and organises monthly dinner seminars on topics of major interest to engineers and the wider community.

Current committee members:

  • Rod D Aistrope CPEng FIE Aust – Chair
  • R E J (Bob) Bishop CPEng MIE Aust – Secretary

The group is a multi-disciplinary network of engineers with members in the area welcome to join. If you’d like to join email the Chair or Secretary directly.

Western Sydney

The Western Sydney regional group was established in 1991 to enable engineers in western Sydney to showcase their work and provide professional development opportunities in the area.

The group holds a large number of events including continuing professional development, site visits and technical presentations for engineers in all areas of practice. The group includes engineering professionals across the civil, electrical, mechatronics, environmental, structural and ITEE colleges as well as young engineers who organise events for young engineers and students.

Current committee members:

  • Maryam Hosseini – Chair
  • Anthony Cavasinni – Deputy Chair
  • Steve Lewis – Treasurer

If you’d like to join please email us.

Alice Springs

The Alice Springs regional group offers a range of events and programs for local engineers including professional development opportunities, networking and social activities. The group also advocates for and educates the community about the importance of engineering and the profession.

Committee meetings are held monthly. If you’d like to join or learn more about the group, please email us.

Current committee members:

  • Sonja Bertotto – Chair
  • Kieran Magann – Deputy Chair
  • Frith McLellan
  • Navin Bhatnagar
  • Dow Airen
  • Paul Rodden
  • Mohammed Malik

Bundaberg

The Bundaberg regional group offers a range of events and programs for local engineers including professional development opportunities, networking and social activities. The group also educates the community about the importance of engineering and the profession. All upcoming events are advertised on the learning and events page.

Current committee members:

  • Richard Koech – Chair
  • Kathi Jeyandran – past Chair
  • James Lawley – Deputy Chair
  • Baxter Makwana
  • Stephen McHugh
  • Ramadas Narayanan
  • Elise Pearson
  • Bishweshwar Pokharel

Please email the Chair with any queries.

Cairns

The Cairns regional group offers a range of events and programs for local engineers including professional development opportunities, networking and social activities. The group also educates the community about the importance of engineering and the profession. All upcoming events are advertised on the learning and events page.

Current committee members:

  • Chris Pitcher – Chair
  • Dean Bishop – Deputy Chair
  • Drew Jardine – Immediate past Chair
  • Duncan Berry, MIEAust CPEng
  • Orlando Deeth, GradIEAust
  • Kianoush Emami, MIEAust CPEng NER
  • Tejaswi Laveti, MIEAust CPEng NER 
  • Nastassja Regan, GradIEAust
  • Adam Sadler, MIEAust CPEng NER 
  • Peter Webb, FIEAust CPEng NER 

Please email the Chair with any queries.

Gladstone

The Gladstone regional group offers a range of events and programs for local engineers including professional development opportunities, networking and social activities. The group also educates the community about the importance of engineering and the profession. All upcoming events are advertised on the learning and events page.

Current committee members:

  • Allen Cheong - Chair
  • Jesse Lord – Deputy Chair
  • Paul Green – immediate past Chair
  • Ashfaque Chowdhury
  • Robert Dunnett
  • Roger Porter
  • Robert Lansdowne
  • Fanfan Wu
  • Prosper Mabukwa
  • Lee Warren

Gold Coast

The Gold Coast regional group offers a range of networking events and delivers continuing professional development for local engineers. All upcoming events are advertised on the learning and events page.

Current committee members:

  • Rod Barry – Chair
  • Julia McLeod – Deputy Chair
  • Adam Turner – Deputy Chair
  • Nathan Brooking
  • Hisham El Taier
  • Sarah Kirsch
  • Malcom Tilgner
  • David Fletcher
  • Bronte Jenkins

Please email the Chair with any queries.

Mackay

The Mackay regional group offers a range of events and programs for local engineers including professional development opportunities, networking and social activities. The group also educates the community about the importance of engineering and the profession.All upcoming events are advertised on the learning and events page.

Current committee members:

  • David Verroen – Chair
  • Aaron Low – Deputy Chair
  • Jaswinder Chopra
  • Zinin Ashraf
  • Lauren Lord

Please email the Chair with any queries.

Rockhampton

The Rockhampton regional group offers a range of events and programs for local engineers including professional development opportunities, networking and social activities. The group also educates the community about the importance of engineering and the profession. All upcoming events are advertised on the learning and events page.

Current committee members:

  • Anand Vemuri – Chair
  • Akm Azam
  • Adham Adel Fathy Elbarawy
  • Blake Harvey
  • Jayanga Rajapakse
  • Jacob Weir
  • Arvind Jess Layug

Please email the Chair with any queries.

Sunshine Coast

The Sunshine Coast regional group offers a range of events and programs for local engineers including professional development opportunities, networking and social activities. The group also educates the community about the importance of engineering and the profession. All upcoming events are advertised on the learning and events page.

Current committee members:

  • Callum Bengtson – Co-Chair
  • Simon Buckle – Co-Chair
  • Helen Fairweather – immediate past Chair
  • Lance May
  • Brett Cogan
  • Lucy Dahl
  • Mardi Gurr
  • Jamie Myers
  • Benjamin Parry
  • Glenn Platt
  • Leah McKenzie – immediate past Chair

Email either of the Co-Chairs, Callum or Simon with any queries.

Toowoomba

The Toowoomba regional group offers a range of events and programs for local engineers including professional development opportunities, networking and social activities. The group also educates the community about the importance of engineering and the profession. All upcoming events are advertised on the learning and events page.

Current committee members:

  • Ricker Feril – Chair
  • Michael Hobson – Deputy Chair
  • Daniel Iyinomen – Deputy Chair
  • Scott Hanson – immediate past Chair
  • Tharindu Kahawalage
  • Daniel Warne
  • Haider Yousif

Please email the Chair with any queries.

Townsville 

The Townsville regional group offers a range of events and programs for local engineers including professional development opportunities, networking and social activities. The group also educates the community about the importance of engineering and the profession. All upcoming events are advertised on the learning and events page.

Current committee members:

  • Timothy Saunders – Co-Chair
  • Madhu Menon – Co-Chair
  • Jason Hockings – Secretary
  • Emma King – immediate past Chair
  • Chloe Madden
  • Lewis Meteyard
  • Alistair Pott
  • Nicholas Thomas-Kinsella
  • Gregory Wheatley
  • Kevin Yang
  • Nicoline Thomson – Deputy Chair

Email either of the Co-Chairs, Timothy or Madhu with any queries.

Maryborough

The Wide Bay Maryborough regional group offers a range of events and programs for local engineers including professional development opportunities, networking and social activities. The group also educates the community about the importance of engineering and the profession. All upcoming events are advertised on the learning and events page.

Maria Fuchs – Chair

Please email the Chair with any queries.

The Victorian office co-ordinates two regional groups. Bendigo in central Victoria and Gippsland in the south eastern part of the state.

Both groups hold events and programs for engineers living locally. This includes professional development opportunities, networking and social events.

All upcoming events are advertised on the learning and events page and in Engineering News.

To learn more about the activities held in the Victorian regional groups or to join, email us.

Bendigo

Current committee members:

  • Daniela Ionescu – Chair
  • Jemily Florence – Secretary
  • Dennis Looijen
  • Chris Stoltz
  • Bruce McClure
  • Melanie McCarthy
  • Kylie Douglas
  • Sujan Bastakoti
  • Jason Deller

Gippsland

Current committee members:

  • Sunny Bhatti – Chair
  • Catherine Ritchie – Secretary
  • Brendan Wilkinson
  • Ian Newnham
  • Chris O’Brien
  • Mike Leggett
  • Matthew Hunt
  • Marlene Battista

The WA office co-ordinates four regional groups covering:

  • Great Southern
  • South West
  • Peel
  • Dampier combined.

The regional groups hold events and programs for local engineers including professional development opportunities, networking and social activities. All upcoming events are advertised on the learning and events page.

To learn more about the activities held in the WA regional groups or to join, email us.