AEMO Enterprise Agreement deal falls through

After 5 months of frustratingly slow negotiations, the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) Enterprise Agreement `deal` has effectively fallen through. After 5 months of frustratingly slow negotiations, the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) Enterprise Agreement 'deal' has effectively fallen through, passing management's self-imposed (and ambitious) deadline to make the AEMO Board's 5 May meeting. The…

Discoveries Need Dollars

APEESMA members urged to support campaign to help protect medical research funding from Budget cuts. Possible funding cuts to medical research in the May Budget threaten Australia's world-class research position. Medical research has led to Australians living longer more enjoyable lives and Australia's medical researchers are known as some of the best in the world.…

Engineering and science jobs in demand

The culmination of infrastructure works for mining and resources projects, coupled with the construction boom and increasing quality requirements are creating high demand for specific technical skills The culmination of infrastructure works for mining and resources projects, coupled with the construction boom and increasing quality requirements are creating high demand for specific technical skills in…

Corporate leaders call on unis and industry to address skills imbalance

Australia??s business leaders say universities are pushing out too many lawyers and commerce graduates and not enough engineers, scientists and mathematicians. Australia's business leaders, including captains of legal and financial services firms, say universities are pushing out too many lawyers and commerce graduates and not enough engineers, scientists and mathematicians, The Australian reported last week.…

Engineering and Science jobs in demand

The culmination of infrastructure works for mining and resources projects, coupled with the construction boom and increasing quality requirements are creating high demand for specific technical skills The culmination of infrastructure works for mining and resources projects, coupled with the construction boom and increasing quality requirements are creating high demand for specific technical skills in…

Members march on WA Parliament

Engineer here or jobs disappear! APESMA members joined representatives of other unions in WA calling on the State Government to pass laws to ensure jobs from resources boom arent sent overseas. “Engineer here or jobs disappear,” was the message APESMA WA President Zaneta Mascarenhas had for a crowd of 5000 people rallying against the offshoring…

Peter Sheath wins Manager Upskill scholarship

APESMAs Managers Upskill scholarship is to support managers development of technical and management competencies and foster leadership capability. This years winner Peter Sheath has been selected as the winner of the 2010 Manager Upskill scholarship. The $500 scholarship is provided by APESMA's Managers and Professionals Division to support managers' further development of their technical and…