The Australian government has announced the new Skilled Occupation List (SOL) and Consolidated Skilled Occupation list for the year 2016-17.
Registration gives greater payment security Security of payment is a major issue in the building and construction industry. It is not uncommon to hear stories of businesses going broke as a result of a payment dispute with another business or contractor. Following widespread lobbying from industry, the previous state government legislated changes to the Building…
The economy The Australian economy expanded by 2.5% over the past year, according to the latest seasonally adjusted ABS data. The rise, while at the lower end of the target, demonstrates the resilience of the economy despite declining commodity prices. While GDP growth remained relatively solid, optimism was tempered slightly by modest inflation data, recording…
Author: Tessa Akerman Less than half of Australia’s recent engineering graduates are working in the field, new research has found, with the researchers calling for prospective students to be better informed about the full range of career possibilities. The analysis of 2011 census data by staff from Deakin University found only 32 per cent of…
As an engineer you approach the world with a particular mindset. Problems are there to be solved and every challenge is an opportunity.
More than half of science, technology, engineering and math professionals over the age of 45 say their workplace does not provide them opportunity to transfer skills to younger staff, according to a new report by Professionals Australia.
Technical experts at Alcatel-Lucent Australia will walk off the job for 24 hours on Christmas Day, an action which could see delays in the connection of thousands telephone calls to overseas families and friends on Christmas Day.
As an organisation run by and for members our high level of member engagement has always been a great strength. Professionals Australia, like every member organisation, depends on the commitment of its members to help with its governance responsibilities.
The latest OECD data show that just over 30 per cent of tertiary qualifications were awarded to women in STEM fields in OECD countries.
Professionals Australia says Australian engineering jobs are at risk as a result of the China – Australia Free Trade Agreement.