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You Cannot Build $30 Billion of Infrastructure Without More Engineers

Wednesday, 27 March 2013

Section: Media Releases

The Victorian Government has been warned that it must immediately re-invest in engineering if it wanted to deliver on its plan released today to build $30b of infrastructure in the next 20 years.

Professionals Australia Keeps Up the Pressure for Engineering Work

Monday, 10 December 2012

Section: Latest News

Australia has a choice to make - does it allow high-end engineering jobs to be shipped overseas or does it help to turn our nation into a world-wide centre of engineering excellence.

Breaking down the barriers to workplace productivity

Thursday, 29 November 2012

Section: Latest News

APESMA's Erik Locke raised the importance of innovation, infrastructure and training in building productivity in a speech at Macquarie University last week. Here is an excerpt of Erik's speech.

Professionals Australia Welcomes Timely Report on Public Sector Engineering Skills

Thursday, 27 September 2012

Section: Media Releases

A new report released today backs Professionals Australia's call for state governments to retain and build a strong public sector engineering skills base or risk massive cost blowouts.

Young Engineers Need Skills Boost

Thursday, 9 August 2012

Section: Latest News

Below is an edited excerpt of Professionals Australia CEO Chris Walton's speech yesterday to the Australian Engineering Week's forum – Adequate Infrastructure – Achievable Goal or Pipe Dream?

Where are the engineering skills shortages?

Thursday, 26 July 2012

Section: Latest News

This week the Commonwealth Government released new a data set showing the number of vacancies per month for different types of engineers in Australia.

Senate inquiry report: Engineering shortage a taxpayer burden

Thursday, 12 July 2012

Section: Media Releases

Australia's chronic lack of engineers is holding back our economy and putting a burden on every taxpayer according to the report from the Senate Inquiry into the engineering skills shortage.

Booming Engineering Construction Highlights Skills Gap

Wednesday, 30 May 2012

Section: Media Releases

Australia's engineering construction has risen a staggering 35.6 per cent over the past year showing the need for long term solutions to the nation's worsening skills crisis in engineering.

We Need More Than Lazy Options to Plug Skills Gaps

Friday, 27 April 2012

Section: Media Releases

Tony Abbott's plan to boost Australia's skills announced today is a piecemeal option that ignores many other policy options to fix the nation's skills shortages over the longer term.

Professionals Australia highlights role of women in overcoming the skills shortage

Wednesday, 7 March 2012

Section: Latest News

APESMA's submission to the Senate inquiry into the engineering skills shortage highlighted the important role of women in building capacity across the male dominated technical sectors.

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