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Latest News & Updates

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.

Negotiations breakdown at TasWater
Sunday, 6 July 2014

Professionals Australia’s Tasmanian director Luke Crowley talks to the Launceston Examiner about problems at TasWater.

Military scientists and engineers appeal to Tony Abbott to stop cuts
Wednesday, 2 July 2014

Military scientists and engineers have appealed directly to Prime Minister Tony Abbott to stop the spending cuts they say are weakening Australia’s ability to defend itself.

PPA supports choice for employee pharmacists and Australian consumers
Tuesday, 1 July 2014

Engineers salary survey shows engineering wages ahead of the pack
Tuesday, 1 July 2014

While professional engineers have achieved moderate remuneration growth this year, they continue to grow ahead of many other professions and keep in front of CPI.

National President Bill Jackson named in Australia’s Top 100 engineers
Tuesday, 1 July 2014

Professionals Australia’s National President Bill Jackson has been named among Australia’s 100 most influential engineers.

Cuts to Defence science and engineering undermine national security
Monday, 30 June 2014

Professionals Australia has written to the Prime Minister urging him to step in and halt the cuts to science and technology in Defence.

Professionals Australia slams TasWater’s use of fly-in consultants
Sunday, 29 June 2014

TasWater’s own scientists, technical specialists, managers and engineers say their confidence in TasWater’s ability to effectively manage the state’s water has reached an all time low.

Professionals Australia calls for FWC hearing in Airservices Aust. dispute
Thursday, 26 June 2014

Professionals Australia has lodged a formal dispute with the Fair Work Commission after Airservices Australia moved to remove salary progression from staff conditions.

Notice to members: Advice of rule change from Fair Work Commission
Thursday, 26 June 2014

Members please note a rule change in relation to the Association’s governance structure.

Geoscience Australia pushes for nine extra minutes a day
Wednesday, 18 June 2014

Professionals Australia has criticised Geoscience Australia’s move to force staff to work an extra nine minutes a day and slash entitlements.

Queensland Budget: What it means for members
Thursday, 5 June 2014

In handing down its 2014 Budget, the Queensland Government has announced a major sale of government assets designed to fund new infrastructure projects and reduce government debt.

ACT Budget: We can’t be silent on waste any longer.
Wednesday, 4 June 2014

The ACT Government has handed down a Budget that sees $2.5 billion of new projects announced. However, Professionals Australia is very concerned about how much of the money will be wasted.

Thinking about work experience
Thursday, 29 May 2014

Professional work experience may be part of your undergraduate studies - should you be paid? What should you be paid?

PA calls for engineering to come off Skilled Migration List
Thursday, 29 May 2014

Professionals Australia has called for the Federal Government to temporarily take engineering off the Skilled Occupation List, until there is a change in the labour market.

Chris Walton discusses the impacts of higher priced degrees
Monday, 26 May 2014

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.

Professionals Australia concerned ActewAGL staff may face $30K pay cuts
Saturday, 24 May 2014

Professionals Australia has criticized ActewAGL’s handling of a restructure where employees may have to take a $30,000 pay cut - just to hang on to a job.

Members disappointed by Defence Minister’s ’fat and happy’ comments
Friday, 23 May 2014

Professionals Australia members have expressed disappointment at the Minister of Defence David Johnston’s failure to apologise for labeling the civilian workforce in Defence ‘fat and happy’.

NSW TransGrid members achieve nine day fortnight in EBA
Friday, 23 May 2014

In a major achievement, energy company TransGrid has made an offer for a new enterprise agreement that locks in a nine day fortnight for members.

Minister must apologise for labelling Defence workers ’fat and happy’
Wednesday, 21 May 2014

Professionals Australia has called for Minister of Defence David Johnston to apologise after he labelled the civilian workforce in Defence ‘fat and happy’.