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We represent engineers right across Australia.

The Association of Professional Engineers 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 engineers together not only to work for better wages and to ensure your rights are protected, but to help resolve the issues facing your profession.

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Latest News & Updates

Professionals Australia Informer: Engineering Consulting
Tuesday, 16 September 2014

Stay up to date with the latest forecast for growth and opportunity in the engineering consulting sector.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Professionals Australia slams Productivity Commission Report on Car Industry
Wednesday, 27 August 2014

Professionals Australia has strongly criticized the Productivity Commission’s report on the Australian Automotive Industry.

Communities need governments to invest in engineering
Saturday, 16 August 2014

Chris Walton calls on governments to invest in engineering for better infrastructure, in today’s Sydney Morning Herald.

Professionals Australia slams TasWater’s $1.1m spend on consultants
Tuesday, 5 August 2014

Professionals Australia has condemned TasWater’s spending of $1.1 million on consultants in the past year, at the same time the corporation was treating local employees poorly.

Professionals Australia launches RPEng: Quality, affordable registration.
Friday, 1 August 2014

Professionals Australia has launched the Registered Professional Engineers (RPEng) scheme as a quality, affordable way to maintain professional standards & deliver benefits to the economy & community.

ADF facing similar pay offer to Defence civilians
Monday, 28 July 2014

Uniform personnel may be faced with the same paltry pay offer likely to be put to Defence civilian employees.

Minister must intervene: Leaked docs show Defence pay offer at less than 1%
Friday, 25 July 2014

Leaked departmental documents show workers will also be expected to work an extra half an hour each week, give up two paid days off each year and agree to slower career and pay progression.

Qantas Professional Engineers Update
Tuesday, 22 July 2014

Members can take encouragement from the amendments to the Qantas Sale Act that passed both houses of Parliament last week.

Vale George Weston (Distinguished Life Member)
Tuesday, 22 July 2014

It is with regret we note the death of Distinguished Life Member George Weston. Members Greg Clark and Stephen Cimpoeru have written of George’s enduring contribution to the Association

Victorian construction professionals under scrutiny
Tuesday, 15 July 2014

Professionals Australia slams cuts to workplace counseling in face of redundancies
Tuesday, 15 July 2014

Professionals Australia’s ACT director David Smith has condemned DSTO’s cuts to workplace counseling services, in The Canberra Times today.

Degrees of doubt: STEM fees must be off-limits, says Chris Walton
Monday, 14 July 2014

For the sake of Australia’s economy, Professionals Australia CEO Chris Walton is calling for science and engineering degrees to be off-limits in the face of university deregulation.

Spike in roads funding
Sunday, 6 July 2014

Spending on roads infrastructure is up across the country, raising crucial questions about how these monies will be spent and what safeguards are in place to ensure minimal waste.