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Corporal, fitter armament
Mark combined his mechanical skills with a lifelong passion for Defence and now maintains specialised weapons and machines for the army


Leading seaman, electronic technician submariner
Nicholas is an extreme engineer, maintaining, fixing and building hi-tech electronics for Australia’s naval submarines


Flight lieutenant & flight test engineer
A lifetime fascination with flight led Rosemary to an adventurous career in the Air Force


Aeronautical engineer
Discovering aerospace in Year 11 helped Air Force engineer Sarah launch a soaring career


Microengineering specialist
Coco uses her material science smarts to help develop incredible new tech for the ADF

Elnaz Hariri

Solar lead
We spoke to solar lead, Elnaz Hariri, who is using her engineering skills in solar energy.

Yuneska Harris

Engineering manager
We spoke to engineering manager, Yuneska Harris, about what it's like to work in solar energy and got her best advice for anyone who'd like to follow in her footsteps!

Erica Deegan

Water engineer
Erica Deegan is in charge of all things water at City of Launceston.

Sanduni Gamage

Graduate mechanical engineer
It took Sanduni Gamage a few tries before she landed in her dream graduate gig in WA’s water sector.

Dr Nicole White

QUT graduate and Senior Research Fellow Dr Nicole White uses her background in maths and statistics to find meaning in healthcare data

Kate Helmstedt

Mathematician & senior lecturer
Kate is researching how different water regulations might influence farmers’ decisions

Michael Milford

Robotics expert
Robotics expert Michael Milford uses data to fuel machine learning technology

Generation Google Scholarships Program Extension for Australia and New Zealand

generation google scholarships program extension ANZ event 2022
Are you studying a tech degree in Aus or NZ? You could be eligible to apply to attend an event hosted by Google, and win prizes!

5 tips from women in STEM that’ll help you smash the glass ceiling

Smashing the Glass Ceiling in STEM
Here are five key tips the panellists from Smashing the Glass Ceiling in STEM had for young women following in their footsteps.

The cyber frontier: careers in cyber security + Defence

Cyber security and Defence
Defence needs passionate people who are up for the challenge of cyber security to protect Australians everywhere.