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Iain Stewart among Australia’s most innovative engineers

Among the nominees listed in Australia’s Most Innovative Engineers 2020 (AMIE 2020) is Exergenics founder Iain Stewart, Affil.AIRAH, whose innovative work on plant optimisation helps to address inefficiencies in conventional chilled plant control strategies. Australia’s Most Innovative Engineers is a program organised by Create magazine, the publication of Engineers Australia. Into its fifth year, the […]

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Jane MacMaster appointed as Chief Engineer

Engineers Australia has appointed Jane MacMaster to the newly created role of Chief Engineer. Engineers Australia CEO Dr Bronwyn Evans says MacMaster will lead Engineers Australia’s engagement and policy discussion with industry, government, academia and other key stakeholders. “The Chief Engineer will play an important part in delivering the organisation’s strategic vision, and we are […]

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LGBTQI+ inclusion in engineering

Aurecon, Pride in Diversity and Engineers Australia have jointly launched a new community in Sydney to promote LGBTQI+ inclusion in engineering. Interengineer will be an independent industry group designed to promote LGBTQI+ inclusion through networking and advocacy activities, says the media release. The group’s formation would allow for additional support and resources towards the engineering […]

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A halfway solution for NSW?

The NSW government has taken the next step on the road to professional registration of engineers and other building practitioners – but the draft bill has already raised concerns. The draft of the Design and Building Practitioners Bill 2019 aims to deliver on the reforms committed to by the government response to the Building Confidence […]

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NSW takes first step towards registration

The NSW government has released draft regulations to introduce registration for building and development certifiers. The move comes one month after Victoria passed legislation for compulsory registration of engineers, and follows the recommendations of the Building Confidence implementation plan. Engineers Australia has criticised what it perceives as the excessively narrow focus of the regulation. “The […]

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Evans to lead Engineers Australia

Engineers Australia has announced Dr Bronwyn Evans as its new Chief Executive Officer. Evans arrives at Engineers Australia with extensive experience in corporate and not-for-profit leadership roles, here and abroad. These include CEO of Standards Australia, senior executive roles at Cochlear Ltd and GE Healthcare, as well as non-executive board experience in the construction, medical […]