PA marks International Women in Engineering Day (23 June)

Professionals Australia has officially opened applications for its Women in Science and Engineering Scholarship to mark International Women in Engineering Day. Only 12% of the Engineering workforce is female, only 15% of those enrolled in Engineering courses at university are female and only 1 in 10 Engineering graduates are female. The representation of females varies…

Distinguished Life Membership– Dr Steve Long

At our latest Professionals Australia National Assembly Meeting, Dr Steve Long, a long serving Science Committee Member, was awarded a Distinguished Life Membership (DLM). Steve has been an invaluable representative of scientists on various committees including a tenure as Vice President of the Scientist Division and multiple terms as a scientist representative on National Assembly.…

Morrison opts for continuity in science, health and skills and education portfolios

Professionals Australia congratulates the Hon Karen Andrews MP on her reappointment as Minister for Industry, Science and Technology. Minister Andrews is a former mechanical engineer who brings her STEM experience to these critical portfolio areas and understands the crucial role that science, technology, engineering and maths play in building a strong workforce capable of meeting…