Welcome to the Australian Branch

The Australian Branch comprises Panels in the larger States of New South Wales, Victoria, Western Australia, South Australia and Queensland and provides support for regional activity in the Australian Capital Territory (by NSW), the Northern Territory (by QLD), Tasmania (by VIC) and Papua New Guinea (by Branch). Branch Contact Details.

Australia Membership

The worldwide membership of IMechE is approximately 106,000 with 1421 members in the Australian/Papua New Guinea Branch. There has been a 2.97% increase in the last twelve months in Australasia. During the period up to December 2013 membership figures have increased in Australia  & PNG by 41 members. Thus giving  a total in the Panels/States are as follows:

  • ACT 24(29) loss 5
  • New South Wales Panel 289 (310) loss 21
  • Papua New Guinea 5 (5) no change
  • Queensland Panel  294 (281) gain 13
  • South Australia Panel 108 (114) loss 6
  • Tasmania 14 (14) no change
  • Victoria Panel 326 (324) gain 2
  • Western Australia Panel 362 (306) gain 56
  • Northern Territory  4 (2) gain 2

Numbers in brackets represent December 2012 
 
Engineers Australia

For details of the mutual recognition arrangements with Engineers Australia select Country Information.

News Bulletin

The News Bulletin is issued in hard copy 3 times a year to members in Australia and PNG with a valid mailing address. The News Bulletin is also emailed to members and back issues can be found online here.

The News Bulletin editor is looking for interesting articles for the next edition. Copy should be sent directly to the editor in your last News Bulletin. Copy should be provided to Matt Springer

Bulletin Editor.

 

Not receiving your Bulletin?

Are your details up to date in your account? If you are unsure log in to www.imeche.org and check your profile. Please fill address field as your suburb. NB a city is not required as well as a suburb. Address field 5 should be reserved for you state and should be expressed as ACT, NT, NSW, QLD, SA, WA and TAS.

Meetings

Most Panels in the Australian Branch conduct joint meetings with Engineers Australia and other learned societies. Engineers Australia is rolling out webcasts of technical presentations on their websites. These can be viewed to aid your professional development.

Membership for Mechanical Engineering Students is free

On line application form for Affiliate membership is available on the website

Australian Young Members

2014 is set to be a year of growth in Young Members and engagement with Young Members, with more events, content and development opportunities. The Year starts with the - #Engtravaganza weekend in combination with the Australian Branch AGM.

2013 was the year of resurgence for Young Members in Australia! We had our inaugural annual Young Members  event - Engtravaganza weekend in combination with the Australian Branch AGM. This year that was a trip to Gold Coast's Dreamworld, with a behind-the-scenes tour. (Check out the photos on our Facebook page). More events are being planned around the country. 

We also have a growing Australia Young Member committee, check out what is going on this year and who is representing you, and how to get involved.

The Australian Young Members have an active Facebook page and Twitter feed.

Current and Future Events

Please click the event heading for further information.
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    27 May 2016 06:00 to 19:30
    EA Harricks Auditorium - Sydney - Chatswood NSW
    What Does a Broadband-enabled Australia Look Like? Is It Competitive with the World? Is It Necessary? The talk will explore these questions and will provide an outline and discussion on the current state of the Australian NBN rollout, what technology choices have been made (and remade), the costs, the pros and cons of technology options and forecasts of deployment.
    Industry: Telecommunications, communications & IT
  • Event Type: Technical visit
    02 June 2016 17:30 to 18:30
    New Preston Tram Depot - Preston
    A fabulous opportunity to visit Melbourne’s newly updated Tram maintenance depot which opened in April 2016
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Technical visit
    16 July 2016 14:00 to 16:00
    Aviation Heritage Museum of WA - Bull Creek
    Restricted to 30 people Museum fee entry covered by the IMechE
    Industry: Aerospace
  • Event Type: Talk or debate
    18 July 2016 00:00 to 00:00
    *TBC
    A "Nuclear Energy Forum" on Monday 18th July. It will be an early evening event with talks from four prominent industry experts followed by an open discussion forum. The event will be published and be available for registrations early next month.
    Industry: Power & energy
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