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Corporate entry South Australian Institute of Engineers (1913 - c. 1919)

From
2 April 1913
Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
To
c. August 1919

Summary

The South Australian Institute of Engineers was established in 1913. In 1919, the Institute was one of twelve Australian engineering societies which amalgamated to form the Institution of Engineers, Australia.

Details

The inaugural meeting of the South Australian Institute of Engineers was held at the Prince of Wales Theatre, University of Adelaide on the 2nd April 1913, when the 49 intending members present decided to establish the organisation, and elected the first officers for the ensuing year. Within a short period, 66 foundation members were admitted to the Institute.

The Institute held regular meetings and excursions, and published two volumes of Biennial Proceedings, 1913-1915 and 1916-1917.

In 1917 it was one of first engineering organisation to lobby for the formation of a nation engineering body to represent all states and all engineering disciplines.

Timeline

 1913 - c. 1919 South Australian Institute of Engineers
       1919 - Institution of Engineers, Australia

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