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Corporate entry Western Australian Institution of Engineers (1909 - c. 1919)

From
5 October 1909
Perth, Western Australia, Australia
To
c. August 1919
Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Summary

The Western Australian Institution of Engineers was established in 1909, and in 1919, it was one of twelve Australian engineering societies which amalgamated to form the Institution of Engineers, Australia.

Details

The meeting to form the Western Australian Institution of Engineers, was held in Forrest Chambers, Perth on 5 October 1909. Over one hundred engineers throughout the State had expressed their intention to join the institution. Its membership was to " include Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Hydraulic, Mining, or other prefessional engineers".

Under the 1909 "Rules and Bye-Laws", its objects were "the advancement of engineeirng knowledge and practice and the maintenance of a high professional standard among its members; and the promotion of the professional interests of engineers, and the improvement of their professional status."

The Proceedings of the Western Australian Institution of Engineers were published in ten Volumes from 1910 until 1920, and contain over 60 articles.

Timeline

 1909 - c. 1919 Western Australian Institution of Engineers
       1919 - Institution of Engineers, Australia

Ken McInnes