A new venture launched by Engineers Without Borders Australia seeks to bring the pro bono culture that has long flourished within the legal profession to Australia’s engineering and construction sectors.

Lizzie Brown, EWB Connect’s lead, said that while members of Australia’s engineering profession are eager to engage in pro bono work for the benefit of the broader community, up until now the industry has lacked established mechanisms or a general culture to foster such undertakings. “We know the profession is…