Part of Professionals Australia


We represent managers and other professionals right across Australia.

Professional Managers 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 managers and other professionals 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: Water Industry Outlook
Friday, 21 November 2014

Australia’s water industry remains a last bastion of publicly owned and run essential services, but for how long? Professionals Australia looks at the current state of our water assets.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

Are you management material?
Thursday, 7 August 2014

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.

Social media and career development
Wednesday, 4 June 2014

Ambition - is it helping or hindering your career?
Thursday, 29 May 2014

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’.

Budget 2014: What’s in it for members?
Thursday, 15 May 2014

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.

The Anti-Bulling Jurisdiction of the Fair Work Commission
Tuesday, 6 May 2014

There’s nothing smart about cutting brains
Friday, 2 May 2014

Professionals Australia’s response to the National Commission of Audit Report

Managing people with different personalities
Monday, 28 April 2014

Career transition for professionals
Thursday, 3 April 2014

The importance of continuing professional development
Friday, 28 March 2014

Staff performance - are you investing enough time in feedback?
Friday, 28 February 2014

Management Insights

Practical advice on day-to-day challenges of being a manager.

Management Guides

Resources and advice to help you, from your move into management through to senior level.

Relevant Case Law

Decisions from FWA set precedents that can influence the careers of professional managers in many ways

Salary Trend Update

Annual update on salary and remuneration trends for professional managers

Managers and the Fair Work Act

The Fair Work Act and how it applies to managers

Join the Managers Interest Group

If youre a current financial member of Professionals Australia or MPD, you can register with the Managers Special Interest Group

Management Ready

An online diagnostic tool to help assess and improve your leadership & management skills.

Manager Upskill scholarship

Support for training and professional development for Professionals Australias manager members