Australia Needs Mandatory Registration for Engineers
When construction of Melbourne’s iconic West Gate Bridge across the Yarra River commenced in 1968, it was to be the then Bolte state government’s crowning glory.
Are Low-Ball Fees Cannibalising the Engineering Sector?
In a tightening market, competition is fierce and fees are getting lower and lower. What does this mean for the sector and how can better procurement...
Should Building Codes Be Flexible for Sustainable Buildings?
Seattle’s Deep Green Pilot Program allows deviation from the standard building codes in order to build more sustainably. If we want more sustainable buildings is this...
When Art, Architecture and Engineering Collide
An Australian engineering icon has helped inspire a team of engineers, architects and artists win a national design competition.
Engineers Australia Safety Case Guidelines Due to Be Released
The Engineers Australia Safety Case Guideline (3rd Edition) is presently being reviewed by Engineers Australia legal counsel.
How Engineering Has Changed Over Three Decades
From the drawing board to 3D modelling, things have certainly changed dramatically in 32 years of engineering for Australia’s Professional Engineer of the Year, Stuart Payne....
No Bridge too Far for Young Engineer of the Year
If the engineering profession is looking for a source of inspiration to encourage more young people to enter the industry, then they could not have written...
Scrapping Education Cap ‘A Bullet Dodged’ for Engineers
Engineering and consulting industry bodies have welcomed news that the Coalition will permanently abolish the $2000 cap on tax deductions for self-education expenses.
Election Perspective: Engineers Australia’s Stephen Durkin
For Stephen Durkin, CEO of Engineers Australia, infrastructure should be at the top of the agenda after the September 7 election, with long-term infrastructure planning system...