“New South Wales engineers might consider a move to Queensland, as they operate in one of the world’s toughest markets.” 

That was straight from the mouth of Bellrock Advisory’s Practice Leader, Simon Gray, at Consult Australia’s recent Liability & Contracts Roundtable meeting.

Time to move?


How infrastructure investment is changing

Minister Pearson’s View of Victoria

Smoothing the sharp peaks and deep dives of infrastructure delivery was on the minds of Consult Australia members who gathered to hear Victorian Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Danny Pearson in this not-to-be missed industry forum.

The influence of committees

Consult Australia committees help drive our local advocacy

Consult Australia drives local advocacy through our active committees. Members with representatives on state and territory committees can create strategic business opportunities and influence government decision-makers for the betterment of industry. 

Member-led advocacy in action 

Liability & Contracts Roundtable

Consult Australia’s Liability & Contracts Roundtable, which met in person on Friday 14 June, is a key avenue for ‘member-led advocacy’. Find out more about the Roundtable’s priorities.


Kerryn Coker and Kate West, Arup's Australasia region co-chairs, have recently won the professional services category of the Australian Financial Review Women in Leadership Awards.

Chris Marais celebrates 30 years with Rider Levett Bucknall (RLB), building a strong reputation for cost consultancy in North Queensland.

Matt Ljujic has joined BG&E’s team as Lead Façade Engineer in Brisbane, bringing technical capability, project and design management skills.

Dr Ali Habibi leads Northrop’s 200-strong team of structural engineers and drafters across nine offices in Australia. 

Joining Tonkin in 1999, Tim Kerby progressed from graduate engineer into more senior roles and now leads Tonkin’s South Australian-based stormwater team. 

Bite sized training for SMEs

“Smaller businesses are looking for ‘bite sized’ training and Consult Australia is responding with short online courses especially designed for our SME members,” says Consult Australia’s Head of Engagement Linda Gaunt. 

Contracts for Consultants refresher course

Consult Australia’s new one-day refresher of the industry-leading Contracts for Consultants course will open from 1 July. Here’s what you need to know.

Foundations and Frontiers

On 8 August, Sydney will host “a gathering like no other,” says the Australian Constructors Association CEO Jon Davies. Foundations and Frontiers, or FF24, promises to become the COP summit for Australia’s construction industry.

Champions of change 2024

Join us for this inspiring and thought provoking luncheon. Registrations are currently open, and are sure to sell out.


Faster fitouts

Arup, Lendlease and Schneider Electric detail innovative strategies to add value to commercial real estate in a new white paper, Get more from your core investments.

Sustainable cities

Perth is the highest-ranking Australian city in Arcadis’ latest global survey of sustainable cities.

Australia’s newest city

SMEC has been engaged for the design and delivery of key infrastructure for Bradfield City Centre, near the future Western Sydney international airport.

Rising tides

Jacobs Global Director for Water Resources and Resilience Solutions Adam Hosking explores key trends in coastal resilience.

Professional protection

Planned Cover has updated its brand to coincide with 50 years offering risk management solutions to design professionals in the built environment.

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