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OUR ENGINEERS HAVE A NEW IDENTITY

Part of our rebranding from APESMA to Professionals Australia includes Engineers having their own identity and websites



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Scientists have a new identity


Part of our re-branding from APESMA to Professionals Australia includes Scientists receiving their own identity, they are now known as Professional Scientists Australia.

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We are a network of 25,000 Australian professionals working together for a better future for all our members.

We want to make sure Australian professionals get the respect, recognition and reward we deserve.

We can help you at every stage of your career with expert advice on your pay, your conditions and your rights at work.

We advocate strongly for our members to help create a better future for your profession.

Latest News & Updates
South Australia Public Sector Enterprise Agreement Negotiations Update
Monday, 15 September 2014

On 9 September 2014 the Government of South Australia put a without prejudice offer to Professionals Australia.

Professionals Australia calls for better infrastructure
Monday, 15 September 2014

Professionals Australia has launched a new video and pledge initiative to strengthen our call to Australia’s governments for better infrastructure delivery.

Join a new member and receive $100
Monday, 15 September 2014

With more members, Professionals Australia can achieve more. You can help our efforts to achieve change in your profession by talking to your colleagues and getting more members on board.

Australian scientists work six days, but get paid for five
Sunday, 14 September 2014

Professional Scientists Australia’s annual salary survey of 1,400 scientists across 13 practice areas has revealed that scientists work at least 8.5 hours extra every week, without additional payment.

Interviews: How to stand out, for the right reasons
Sunday, 14 September 2014

Our Workplace Advice and Support team manager Stratos Pavlis, has taken some time to outline how you can stand out in job interviews - in all the right ways.

An industry partnership - where are we really?
Friday, 12 September 2014

In early 2013, Professionals Australia formed the joint statement of common goals with AUSIT and ASLIA - it was an industry first and a step towards partnership.

Does an interpreter’s time count for nothing?
Friday, 12 September 2014

Translator and interpreter member Mr Moreno Giovannoni, reminds us why practitioners need to come together and strive for industry reform.

ACCC decision - practitioners can now be treated as people
Friday, 12 September 2014

Under the ACCC ruling to Professionals Australia in July, translators and interpreters can now be treated as individuals, not businesses and we can bargain on your behalf.

Tax win for casual interpreters
Friday, 12 September 2014

The ATO has published advice information on the application of the itinerant worker taxation ruling - and it could deliver benefits for interpreters.

Government pay offer for ambulance managers vanishes into thin air
Wednesday, 10 September 2014

Ambulance Victoria managers are angry that Health Minister David Davis is playing games with their payrise, with a promised 12% wage increase mysteriously disappearing.

OnCall cancellation penalties passed onto practitioners
Tuesday, 9 September 2014

Recently OnCall sent out a series of notices to practitioners indicating that they had won a contract to supply VicRoads.

Ballot to clarify rules for Managers and Professionals Division
Tuesday, 9 September 2014

Notice to National Assembly of ballot to alter rules for the Managers and Professionals Division Committee

Are taxpayers being taken for a ride on East West Link?
Tuesday, 9 September 2014

THE professional engineers that design, scope and build large infrastructure projects have questioned much of the Victorian Government’s financial and delivery assertions on East West Link.

Translator and Interpreter Guest Column: John Gare
Tuesday, 9 September 2014

Translator and interpreter member John Gare, writes about the need for a recognised method for calculating fees.

Ambulance managers move toward protected action
Sunday, 7 September 2014

Managers at Ambulance Victoria will meet this week to discuss protected industrial action after the Napthine Government offered them an EBA deal that effectively amounted to a pay cut.

Chief Scientist launches STEM strategy
Wednesday, 3 September 2014

Chief Scientist Professor Ian Chubb launches a national STEM plan

SA Medical Scientists Preparing For The Next Steps
Tuesday, 2 September 2014

Medical Science Matters, the campaign by South Australian Professional Scientist Australia members, will soon be entering a new phase.

Professional Edge, our member magazine is out now
Tuesday, 2 September 2014

Read all about the launch of Professionals Australia’s Registered Professional Engineer scheme; our call for STEM degree fees to be off-limits and getting back to first principles in Defence.

Getting back to first principles in Defence
Tuesday, 2 September 2014

David Smith calls for the Government to act on the findings of previous reviews of Defence, and urgently invest in engineering and technical expertise.

Engineers to be the Association of Professional Engineers Australia (APEA)
Monday, 1 September 2014

In late 2013, the Association of Professional Engineers, Scientists and Managers Australia (APESMA) changed its name to Professionals Australia.

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Seminars & Events

Introduction to Negotiation Skills

VIC - Tuesday, 16 September 2014

Advanced Negotiation Skills - Newcastle

NSW - Wednesday, 17 September 2014

Smart Strategies to Manage Debt

QLD - Tuesday, 23 September 2014

Smart Strategies to Manage Debt

SA - Wednesday, 24 September 2014

Advanced Negotiation Skills

VIC - Tuesday, 14 October 2014
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Guide to Writing a Good Resume

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Transitioning to Management

Moving to management from specialist technical roles is challenging. Learn what to expect and ways to smooth the transition

Quality Management

An essential guide to the definition and principles of quality management and the the quality assurance process.

Time Management

Learn the basic principles of good time management and useful time management techniques for managers.

Position Description Preparation

This guide gives you the tools to prepare an effective and accurate position description

Managing Organisational Change

Our guide offers effective strategies to help managing change in an organisation.

Guide to Contract Employment

Dont expose yourself to unnecessary risk! Check our guide for what to look out for when contracting or consulting

Leading change

This Guide takes you through what makes for effective change leadership and how managers can also be effective leaders.

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