ShapingSEQ 2023 update submission
Engineers Australia provides this submission to the Queensland Government compiling the thoughts of
leaders in the engineering industry in response to the ShapingSEQ 2023 document.
Victoria State Infrastructure Strategy Update
In this submission, Engineers Australia provides feedback to Infrastructure Victoria in response to the State Infrastructure Strategy Update. Engineers Australia broadly supports the principles and objectives defined in the Strategy and has provided responses and advice.
Guide for design engineers and building certifiers
This guide takes an in-principle approach, laying out best practice in terms of communication, problem solving, record keeping and teamwork, which design engineers and building certifiers will find helpful.
Managing building defects: roles, responsibilities and collaboration among owners, strata managers and engineers
This document is intended to provide high-level guidance on the obligations, responsibilities, and areas of expertise of owners, strata managers and engineers over the lifecycle of a building.
Special provisions for the design of residential slabs and footings and structural design of small structures
This guide is deisgned to assist in site investigations and footing and foundation design situations where information on the subject cannot otherwise be obtained from the normative and informative sections of AS2870.
The issue with insurance requirements for engineers Engineers Australia submission – NSW Reforming Building Laws
This paper clarifies the reasons why Engineers Australia does not support some of the existing provisions in the Design and Building Practitioners Act, proposed provisions in the Building Bill, and suggests an alternative way forward for the NSW Government.
Engineers Australia NSW Reforming Building Laws Submission
This submission outlines that Engineers Australia does not support moving the registration of professional engineers in NSW to a Building Bill. Engineers Australia strongly advocates for a stand-alone Professional Engineers Act.
Registration of Engineers in NSW Engineers Australia NSW Reforming Building Laws submission
This document provides Engineers Australia’s feedback to the proposed Building Bill 2022, specifically in relation to the registration of professional engineers. This should be read in conjunction with Engineers Australia’s NSW Reforming Building Laws submission and The issue with insurance requirements for engineers submission.
Building Legislation Amendment (Building Classes) Regulation 2022
This submission is informed by the feedback and advice on the draft regulations provided by Engineers Australia’s NSW-based members. Engineers Australia is a positive contributor to the work of the NSW Government to implement the Design and Building Practitioners Act 2020 (DBPA).
Fire Safety Regulation 2022
This submission is informed by the feedback and advice on the draft regulations provided by Engineers Australia’s NSW-based members. Engineers Australia supports the NSW government’s initiative to add more rigour into the design, certification, and maintenance processes for fire safety provisions in buildings in NSW.
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’.
Changes to building energy efficiency provisions in Northern Territory
Enhancing productivity in infrastructure delivery
This document provides recommendations for implementation by Australian governments, in collaboration with industry and academia, to increase productivity in the infrastructure sector and to determine how engineers can best contribute to these aspirations.
Inquiry into apartment design standards in Victoria
Engineers Australia recommends a government-led review into apartment design, construction, and maintenance in Victoria, including consideration of the whole of life building cycle, consultation with experts and collection of data on liveability.
Construction engineer learning and development guide
A guide to engineering competency in the construction sector. Developed by Engineers Australia and the Australian Constructors Association.
Proposed energy efficiency updates to the National Construction Code
Engineers Australia's submission to the Australian Building Codes Board on the proposed energy efficiency updates to be incorporated in the 2022 edition of the National Construction Code (NCC).
Further Inquiry into the Regulation of Building Standards
Submission to the NSW Parliament Public Accountability Committee.
Guide for design practitioners and engineers
This guide covers contract terms, professional indemnity insurance and the Design and Building Practitioners Act 2020 (NSW).
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