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Onshore manufacturing agreement for COVID-19 vaccines

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A free COVID-19 vaccine will be available progressively throughout 2021 in Australia, if promising trials prove successful, following a $1.7 billion supply and production agreement...

Boosting Australia’s naval shipbuilding capacity through new Naval Architecture program

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Australia’s naval shipbuilding capacity will be boosted through a new Naval Architecture program at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) Canberra. The new program,...

Don’t rush into a hydrogen economy until we know all the risks to our climate

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There is global interest in the potential for a hydrogen economy, in part driven by a concern over climate change and the need to move...

A positive step forward for Australia’s nuclear industry

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The establishment of the Australian Radioactive Waste Agency in Adelaide to manage South Australia’s National Radioactive Waste Management Facility is another positive step to support...

JobTrainer – a welcomed initiative for the technical trades industry.

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Last month, Australian Engineers & Technical Tradies featured an opinion piece written by James Walsh, Director of Employment Consulting firm Martin Walsh Group, titled JobMaker...

Gilmour Space completes 110-second mission duration hybrid rocket engine test fire

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 Australian rocket company Gilmour Space Technologies has achieved one of the longest hybrid rocket engine test firings in the world: a 110-second mission duration burn...

“She should stay at home and look after her husband”. Fellas, we need to chat!

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Written by a concerned father of 2 girls. I want to preface this by saying that I'm not some PC ideologist or a 'lefty pushing...

JobMaker needs to be SkillsMaker to recover from COVID-19

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Currently, not a day goes by without a mainstream politician issuing a call on social media saying something like "let’s boost the Australian manufacturing industry"...

“I want to be an Engineer” – a book to inspire the future of Australian Engineering.

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Whilst looking at ways to increase female participation rates in Engineering, Samantha Dungey's research showed her that overall there is a downturn in school leavers...

SpaceX’s historic launch gives Australia’s booming space industry more room to fly

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At the weekend, Elon Musk’s commercial giant SpaceX launched two NASA astronauts in a spacecraft named Crew Dragon which, from the inside, looked like a...

Boeing Rolls Out First Loyal Wingman Unmanned Aircraft

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A Boeing led Australian industry team has presented the first unmanned Loyal Wingman aircraft to the Royal Australian Air Force, a historic milestone for the...

Australian defence icon begins construction of a new $60m shell forging plant

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Rheinmetall NIOA Munitions (RNM) has begun construction of its shell forging plant, boosting confidence in the Fraser Coast economy as it grapples with the coronavirus...

Healthcare in post-coronavirus Australia

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Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering CEO, Kylie Walker, explains how better incorporating technology into Australia's healthcare system can prepare us for the next global...

Triple Eight Race Engineers create ventilator to help ICUs during COVID-19 crisis

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Australian innovation at it's finest! Innovation and adaptability are in our DNA. When Roland ‘RD’ Dane (Triple Eight Racing Engineering’s Managing Director) suggested we turn...

Australian Pharmaceutical Manufacturing – a matter of life and death!

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An announcement was made yesterday that mining billionaire Clive Palmer, has decided to fund the manufacture and/or supply of Hydroxychloroquine, a drug that is reportedly...

NSW building certification bill still lets developers off the hook.

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The New South Wales government is struggling to implement building industry reforms recommended by the Shergold-Weir report over two years ago. Developers are home free...

Scott Cam is open to criticism despite thinking differently!

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Opinion by Australian Engineers. Celebrity renovator, Scott Cam, is under fire for comments he made to a Sky News journalist, around his $350,000 taxpayer funded...

Why Defence needs women scientists to succeed

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Professor Tanya Monro had first-hand experience of working in defence industries long before she became Chief Defence Scientist in 2019. As a world-leading expert in...

Australia needs more engineers. And more of them need to be women!

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Lisa Harvey-Smith, UNSW Engineering skills underpin the functioning of our societies and economies. As we face the global challenges presented by a changing climate, food...

We Need to Teach Our Kids to be Makers – Marita Cheng at TEDxSydney

We Need to Teach Our Kids to be Makers.

2012 Young Australian of the Year Marita Cheng is dedicated to changing the way girls view their capacity to contribute to engineering and technology. In...

Building and construction skills shortage – Attracting and retaining professionals isn’t always about $$$.

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Over the last 18 months we have witnessed a huge upturn in the building and construction sector, with employers and businesses in this arena now...

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