Australia’s infrastructure faces a convergence of challenges, especially population growth. To meet these challenges, robust long-term infrastructure planning and whole-of-life infrastructure management will be key.
Effective infrastructure planning is a critical issue for Australia, particularly as our population continues to grow. Infrastructure - notably transport, water, energy and communications - is vital for driving productivity, underpinning prosperity and our way of life.
Thirty-eight innovative technology-business projects have been awarded funding in the third round of Priming Grants announced today by Senator Michaelia Cash, Minister for Jobs and Innovation.
Using a weed to fight cancer, creating a multi-million-dollar medical devices business and creating a drug that fights leukaemia are among the achievements to be honoured at a gala dinner in Melbourne tonight.
Australia's energy future
The Batterham Medal is an early career award for a graduate engineer who has achieved substantial peer/industry recognition for their work in the past five years. Nominations for the 2018 award are open now and close 13 April 2018
The 2018 South Australian election provides an opportunity for inspirational policy vision that will ensure the State remains a leader in both society and the economy
Digital technology is profoundly revolutionising the structure of our lives
Professor Nick Birbilis has been awarded The Batterham Medal in recognition of his contributions to engineering in the last five years
ATSE supports the introduction of regulatory frameworks for autonomous vehicles that promote innovation and rapid time to market of new technologies, while still ensuring safety
Climate change mitigation and adaptation: managing our climate and society
ATSE says our mitigation target must be
an effective response to climate science
and a fair share of the global burden
ATSE strongly supports emissions reductions across all sectors while taking steps to balance the economic impacts of this transition.
There are compelling benefits to full automation of Australia’s road system and it is vital that Australia’s policies and infrastructure anticipate the exponential rate of technological advancement and uptake
Engineers are a crucial part of the collaboration that is our future
Australia has a ‘blue sky’ future where nothing is impossible if we use our best minds.
Australia must plan infrastructure based on how we envision the future, not on how we understand the present
We need new initiatives to optimise our infrastructure
We need better infrastructure planning to beat
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Given the dependence of facilities and infrastructure on energy and communications networks, careful consideration
should be given to the resilience, backup and stand-by capabilities of research infrastructure
The potential for economic growth, through advancements in research and development, collaboration with large multinationals and commercialisation, are immense if Australian governments embrace and pursue automated vehicles
Major reforms are needed to improve the way Australia plans, finances, constructs, maintains and operates infrastructure to underpin productivity gains and contribute to economic growth
Promoting Australia's advancement through technology