Engineer registration is one step away from becoming law. Are you ready for the change?
If executed well, a chief engineer, together with engineer registration will help us to proof the ACT’s infrastructure and tackle our engineering challenges
We are seeing the increased infrastructure needs of a growing population! We need government and the private sector to allocate more time and resources Innovation, investment into engineering to match this increase and growth to safeguard the future of our community.
The 2019-20 Federal Budget will again have a significant impact on Australia’s engineers. The budget touts major infrastructure spending, with some $29.5 billion in infrastructure spending allocated over the forward estimates. However, Professionals Australia remains cautious as to whether we will ever see many of the Budget initiatives come to fruition. Infrastructure is critical to…
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For too long, engineers have not received the respect and recognition for the work they do! Now, the Victorian Parliament has concluded its initial consultation work to finalise a registration scheme for engineers. Registration serves to recognise an engineer’s qualifications, competency, experience and professional ethics. “[Registration] will give Victorian engineers an edge and keep shonky operators out of the industry,” said Mr Pallas. …
In the wake of the Opal Tower debacle, New South Wales is set to introduce registration across the construction industry.
The Victorian Capacity Building Workshop was run to identify practical initiatives that can be implemented and accelerated through a collaboration between industry, government and training providers. The aim of the workshop is to avoid cost blowouts,delays and problematic commercial projects that are inevitable unless engineering capacity can be built within government and the construction sector today.
This article appeared originally in the Daily Telegraph on 31/12/2018 as Engineering Trouble
The Association of Professional Engineers Australia (APEA) was invited to the final Community Cabinet for 2018 held in Ellenbrook, Western Australia. Represented by Dr Wen Chen, took the opportunity to discuss lifting the standing of engineering through Engineering A Better Future.