Developing Australia's science priority
Engineers Australia's response to the federal government's statement Developing Australia’s Science and Research Priorities and National Science – a National Conversation Starter. We outline a brief summary of the most important challenges in engineering for Australia.
Submission to inquiry into developing advanced manufacturing in Australia
Developing Australia’s domestic capability in digital technologies is a must. Engineers Australia calls for government to look at the skills and resource requirements needed to upskill or reskill the workforce to achieve advanced manufacturing capability.
Submission to the Australian Universities Accord
Engineers Australia's submission to the Australian Universities Accord, Aligning education with Australia's national interests, highlights the importance of engineers in our current and future workforce. We outline the significance of higher education in developing engineers to support Australia's sovereign capability and prosperity.
2023–2030 Australian Cyber Security Strategy
Securing Australian cyber space and building a robust and resilient cyber ecosystem will require a comprehensive, agile, and inclusive strategy. Engineers Australia’s submission offers the view of its expert members on what the Government could do to achieve the goal of securing our nation’s cyber ecosystem and shift the dial to move cyber security front of mind.
Water security in the Northern Territory
Statement on water security in the Northern Territory: Engineers Australia acknowledges access to safe and secure supplies of drinking water are critical for human health and the wellbeing of present and future generations. We have set out seven principles that are key to delivering better water security outcomes in the Northern Territory.
Climate change CPD taskforce: research findings and proposed CPD program
Engineers Australia invited relevant contacts to submit an expression of interest to contribute to the curation of CPD content focusing on sustainability. This report details the findings of that research activity.
Education Services for Overseas Students Review 2022
Engineers Australia provides feedback to the Department of Education, Skills, and Employment’s review of the Education Services for Overseas Students (ESOS) legislative framework.
Review of International Offsets consultation
Engineers Australia submission to the Climate Change Authority’s review of assessment principles for international offsets markets.
Engineers Australia submission: Australian and New Zealand Standard Classification of Occupations
Engineers Australia responds to the update of the Australian Bureau of Statistics classification of occupations and recommends a future review considers adding a unit group under 233 ‘Engineering Professionals’ for ‘Construction Engineers’.
Commercialisation of engineering innovation
Despite having one of the world’s most educated and wealthy populations, Australia remains a chronic underperformer when it comes to the commercialisation of engineering innovation.
Changes to building energy efficiency provisions in Northern Territory
Proposed amendments to the Residential Design Codes: Medium Density Housing
This submission to the WA Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage provides comment focused on how the Code addresses the four elements of design rather than detailed review.
Building Queensland: Debt Reduction and Savings Bill 2021
Engineers Australia submission to the Debt Reduction and Savings Bill 2021 which looked to abolish Building Queensland (BQ) and the BQ board; and integrate BQ’s staff, assets, records, resources and liabilities into the Department of State Development, Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning.
Brisbane City Council: Green Bridges - Toowong to West End and St Lucia to West End
Engineers Australia supports Council’s initiative to invest in more active transport infrastructure, including the Green Bridges Program and encourages Council to broaden the program where possible to include planning for a network of Green Bridges that service inner city movements
Building reform consultation: Continuing professional development
This letter is a submission to the Northern Territory Government’s request for feedback to develop priority reforms that target continuing professional development (CPD) for building practitioners.
Building Reform Consultation: Third Party Reviews
This letter is a submission for the Northern Territory Government’s request for feedback to develop priority reforms that consider Compulsory Third-Party Review in Structural Design.
If you're a member you can access these technical journals free of charge.
Login to the portal, click on the products and services tab and then choose information resource centre to get access.
Order an Engineers Australia paper
Please fill out the form below to make your request.