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Corporate entry Institution of Engineers, Australia (1919 - )

1 August 1919
Barton, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Association and Society or membership organisation
Alternative Names
  • Engineers Australia
Reference No
ABN: 63 020 415 510
Engineering House, 11 National Circuit, Barton, Australian Capital Territory 2600


The Institution of Engineers, Australia was first established in 1919, as a result of the amalgamation of 12 existing engineering societies in Australia. From their Web site, July 2002: "The Institution of Engineers Australia (IEAust) is the largest and most diverse engineering association in Australia, with approximately 60 000 members. Like most professional associations, it provides a wide range of benefits, facilities and services to help members achieve their personal and professional goals. It delivers these benefits and services efficiently, providing maximum benefit for the lowest cost."


 1870 - 1919 Engineering Association of New South Wales
 1895 - 1919 Sydney University Engineering Society
       1919 - Institution of Engineers, Australia

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Archival resources

State Library of Victoria, Australian Manuscripts Collection

  • Records, ca. 1883-1980. [manuscript], c. 1883 - 1980, MS 11170; Institution of Engineers, Australia. Victoria Division.; State Library of Victoria, Australian Manuscripts Collection. Details

Published resources


  • Corbett, Arthur Hardie, The Institution of Engineers, Australia: a history of the first fifty years, 1919-1969, Institution of Engineers, Sydney, 1973, 288 pp. Details

Journal Articles

  • Avigdor,, 'Journal of the Institute of Engineers Australia 1929-1976', Journal of the Institute of Engineers Australia, vol. 48, no. 9-10, 1976, pp. 3-9. Details

Online Resources

See also

Ailie Smith