Strengthening the engineering workforce in Australia: solutions to address the skills shortage in the short, medium, and long term
Australia is experiencing perhaps its greatest-ever engineering skills shortage. Engineers Australia has been working to understand the engineering workforce and the factors that influence supply and demand. This report outlines some of the initiatives that could be implemented to strengthen the engineering workforce in Australia.
Increasing women’s participation in engineering education: actions for change
This report outlines actions that schools, government and industry can take to encourage girls to participate equally in engineering, maths and science lessons and discussions, and also promote women as role models in engineering, maths and science.
Barriers to employment for migrant engineers
Australia needs more skilled engineers to deliver on an ambitious infrastructure agenda. However this research reveals that many overseas-born engineers struggle to find work in the industry.
COVID-19 recovery: a 9-point plan
COVID-19 has challenged all nations, all industries and every profession. Engineers have been part of the healthcare response and are also ready to bring their expertise to bear in support of Australia’s efforts to achieve widespread economic recovery. This 9-point plan sets out key criteria...
Designing for resilient energy systems: choices in future engineering
Commissioned by Engineers Australia, in partnership with ASPI, this report presents the thoughts of four young engineers on innovative energy design projects they are currently working on, as well as their views on the challenges they foresee for the design of future energy systems. These...