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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

Unions slam SA Government’s bizarre tactics in public sector EBA negotiations
Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Unions have slammed the SA Government for using “bizarre” tactics to push South Australia’s 35,000 salaried public sector workers to sign up to an EBA that would see workers far worse off.

Professionals Australia calls for maintenance of Automotive Transformation Scheme
Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Professionals Australia has made a submission to the Senate Standing Committee on Economics, which is currently reviewing the Automotive Transformation Scheme Amendment Bill 2014.

Professionals Australia Informer: Energy Outlook
Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Stay in touch with the current performance and outlook for the energy sector.

NSW power engineers raise concerns about reliability amid privatisation debate
Sunday, 19 October 2014

In August, the NSW Government released the "Rebuilding NSW" discussion paper, that proposed to invest $20 billion in infrastructure, funded by the lease of 49 per cent of NSW’s electricity network.

Members tell us their ideas for Better Infrastructure (and it’s not what you think).
Thursday, 16 October 2014

As Professionals Australia’s Better Infrastructure campaign rolls out across the country, we asked members what they wanted to see in infrastructure, and we received very interesting answers.

Professionals Australia welcomes Government’s Industry Innovation Agenda
Wednesday, 15 October 2014

Professionals Australia has welcomed the Abbott Government’s Competitiveness Agenda but maintains the need for greater investment in science and the adoption of a national science strategy.

Professionals Australia slams below-inflation pay deal for Defence Force
Sunday, 12 October 2014

Defence families across Australia are not happy about a military wage deal of less than half the rate of inflation and the stripping back of soldiers’ workplace entitlements.

Registered Professional Engineer launch makes prestigous Chinese newspapers
Saturday, 11 October 2014

The launch of Professionals Australia’s Registered Professional Engineer Scheme has been reported by several prestigious Chinese newspapers.

Engineers raise safety concerns as WA Government cuts road maintenance
Friday, 10 October 2014

Roads engineers have expressed their concern for public safety and the condition of WA’s roads, after the Barnett Government announced its plan to cut 15 per cent from its roads maintenance budget.

Tesla Motors is in Australia to hire automotive engineers
Thursday, 9 October 2014

Tesla Motors, the US-based company designing and manufacturing electric vehicles, is seeking experienced Australian engineers to work in California.

Nominations for our elections are open now
Wednesday, 1 October 2014

The contribution and involvement of members ensure that Professionals Australia is a strong voice for members in many arenas.

Professionals Australia briefs Albanese on Better Infrastructure
Tuesday, 30 September 2014

Professionals Australia’s National Vice President Andreas Marquardt has delivered a briefing on the Better Infrastructure campaign to the Shadow Minister for Infrastructure Anthony Albanese.

Minister launches the Registered Professional Engineer Scheme
Friday, 19 September 2014

Queensland Minister for Housing and Public Works, the Hon. Tim Mander has officially launched Professionals Australia’s Registered Professional Engineer (RPEng) Scheme, in Brisbane.

Economy at risk of ’brain drain’ with loss of 300 Holden engineers
Wednesday, 17 September 2014

Professionals Australia’s Victorian Director Sharelle Herrington, has expressed her “utter disappointment” at news that 300 Holden engineers stand to lose their jobs by the end of the year.

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.