We represent contractors and consultants right across Australia.
Professional Consultants Australia believes you should get the respect, recognition and reward you deserve.
We are part of the Professionals Australia network with more than 25,000 members across Australia.
We bring contractors and consultants together not only to work for better wages and to ensure your rights are protected, but to help resolve the issues facing your profession.
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.Notice to members: Advice of rule change from Fair Work Commission
Members please note a rule change in relation to the Association’s governance structure.Miriam Hochwald selected as the recipient of the 2014 Partnership scholarship
Professionals Australia CEO Chris Walton has raised the impacts of rising university costs on engineering graduate career choices in an interview with the ABC’s Jon Faine.Budget 2014: What’s in it for members?
Professionals Australia has welcomed the Government’s investment in infrastructure and medical research, but is concerned by proposed cuts to science, public sector jobs & automotive transition plans.Extension of unfair contracts provisions part of Budget
Sara Mithen explains reasonable and unreasonable liability clauses and terms which should be revised if you find them in your contract ...2014 Science meets Parliament - Applications Open
Want to learn the best ways to communicate your science message and influence decision-makers in Canberra?Election Notice - Stage 3 Nominations Now Open
Stage 3 nominations are now open to Professionals Australia members.Governments could cut billions in waste by employing more engineers
Governments are wasting $6-7 billion each year on mismanaged infrastructure projects - simply because they don’t have enough engineers to properly scope, design and deliver large scale projects.Understanding run-off cover
This calculator provides a way of estimating a contractor rate based on your previous salary as an employee.
CONNECT provides you with a range of insurances specific to your needs.
CONNECT provides members with contract assistance in the form of a range of pro-forma terms.
CONNECT aims to provide members with top quality information specific to consulting professionals.
Information on the PSI rules and how they affect you.
Consider the pros and cons of working through an agency.
Exclusive book offer
Business operations self-assessment tool
A sample of submissions made by Professionals Australia post-2009 on behalf of independent contractors & consultants
The two key pieces of legislation - the Fair Work Act and Independent Contractors Act
Click here to visit business.gov.au for further information about running your own business
Register with Professionals Australia's Contractors+Consultants group