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Engineers Australia | April 2023

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.

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Engineers Australia | April 2023

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.

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Engineers Australia | March 2023

Engineering a resilient and sustainable rural, regional and remote road network

Engineers Australia's submission to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Regional Development, Infrastructure and Transport, calls on knowledge from Engineers Australia's position on climate change to make recommendations that highlight the growing importance of the regional road network in a heating climate.

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Engineers Australia | March 2023

Submission to national battery strategy

The Department of Industry, Science and Resources consulted on a National Battery Strategy issues paper. Engineers Australia's submission focuses on moving up the value chain, starting in mineral processing, covering all processes and precursors before mass manufacturing, assembly in niche applications and leveraging safety standards and ESG credentials for competitive advantage.

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February 2023

Australian Engineering Employment Vacancies - January to December 2022

The growing shortage of critical engineering skills throughout Australia is major risk to all infrastructure, defence and renewable energies projects, generating significant project delays and cost blowout throughout the country. In the Australian Engineering Employment Vacancies report, Engineers Australia is offering you an analysis of the current engineering labour market in Australia across all states and territories.

Case for nationally consistent registration
Engineers Australia | February 2023

The case for nationally consistent registration

This guide outlines Engineers Australia's position on registration for professional engineers and will support our advocacy towards national consistency.

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Engineers Australia | January 2023

The future of transport discussion paper

With contributions from future of transport working group members this paper discusses pathways to a sustainable, decarbonised transport network including looking at transport though a systems view and enabling greater collaboration for project planning and funding.

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Engineers Australia | January 2023

Engineers Australia's Budget submission 2023

Engineers Australia advocates for skills, nationally consistent registration, engineering led climate action, a reliable energy transition and support for innovation in the 2023 Federal Budget. 

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Engineers Australia | December 2022

Employment White Paper submission

Engineers Australia’s submission to the Employment White Paper focuses on three major concerns. First, the Federal Government needs to implement national consistency on registration schemes for engineers. Second, Australia is facing an acute shortage of critical engineering skills which needs to be addressed now. Third, we need to look into different business models for productivity in order to meet demand for the supply of engineers. 

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Engineers Australia | December 2022

Enhancing Australia's migration program

Engineers Australia's response to questions posed by the Department of Home Affairs about Australia's migration program. 

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Engineers Australia | December 2022

Inquiry into plastic pollution in Australia’s oceans and waterways

Engineers Australia welcomes the opportunity to submit a response into the Inquiry into plastic pollution in Australia’s oceans and waterways. Plastic pollution is of course more widespread than in aquatic ecosystems alone however it is in marine environments that the effect of plastic pollution is most widely observed.

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Engineers Australia | November 2022

Engineers Australia submission to National Electric Vehicle Strategy

Engineers Australia answers questions set by the Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water on the National Electric Vehicle Strategy.

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Engineers Australia | November 2022

Defence Strategic Review: engineering the future of defence

As the peak body for the engineering profession, Engineers Australia welcomes Defence Strategic Review and encourages the implementation of reforms to strengthen and prepare the Australian Defence Force for the challenges ahead.

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November 2022

Engineers Australia submission to NETA Bill

Engineers Australia supports the creation of a National Energy Transition Authority (NETA). However, it needs a broader and stronger remit to ensure we can get the focus and guidance to complete the transition to clean, reliable and affordable energy in a timely fashion.

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November 2022

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.

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Engineers Australia | November 2022

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.

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November 2022

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.

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Engineers Australia | October 2022

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).

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