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Handing on the baton – vote of thanks to outgoing regional chapter presidents

Long term EWBers and recent outgoing region Presidents Cameron Nelson (ACT) and Sheena Ong (WA), share their thoughts and reflect on their EWB experience.
Incoming President’s Vision for the WA Region - Kelsie Clarke (WA)

A welcome message and lookahead to 2017 from the incoming WA region President.
Sheena Ong: Outgoing WA Region President's Message

At the recent Engineers Without Borders WA AGM, Kelsie Clarke was elected as the next Region President.
A call for Indigenous Engineers

An opinion piece from the Indigenous Engineers in the Spotlight event on 8th December 2016
Come and Work with EWB Australia!

Three roles available at our National Office in Melbourne
Make change happen - Volunteer! Celebrating International Volunteers Day in NSW

International Volunteers Day is held each year on 5th December to celebrate the power and potential of volunteerism. EWB NSW volunteers share some of their EWB volunteering highlights for 2016 at the Volunteer Thank You Day Picnic.
Co-working space available with EWB Australia

Engineers Without Borders Australia (EWB) has an opportunity for social enterprises or not-for-profits to work side by side with us at the Dream Factory in Footscray.
Celebrating World Toilet Day with EWB

It's World Toilet Day, November 19th!
2016 National Council - EWB NSW Member Reflection

A reflection on 2016 National Council and the role of EWB Chapters in achieving EWB's 2020 Vision and the Sustainable Development Goals from UNSW School Outreach Coordinator, Karats Eisenmenger.
Sustainable Water Systems Workshop

EWB NSW Student and Professional members learn about sustainable water and sanitation in in Australia and Indonesia.
WA Region nEWBie night

Are you interested in joining EWB, want to find out how you can be involved? EWB WA Region will be running our second nEWBie Night for 2016. You will have an opportunity to meet team leaders within the WA Region and hear more about the positions currently open within teams or regional executive committee.
Roelands Village Solar PV System

Our community partner Woolkabunning Kiaka Inc. at Roelands Village (near Collie, south of Perth) is having a brand new 13.44 kW solar PV system installed next month!
What is a Corporate Galvanizer?

And is galvanizer spelt with a ‘z’ or an ‘s’? We will leave you to wrangle with this philosophical question. Learn about the exciting and impactful way the EWB NSW Corporate Galvanizer role contributes to EWB's aim of inspiring a global movement of engineers driving social change and how you can get involved!
2016 Danny Awards - NSW Nominees

Congratulations to Shira Samocha, winner of the EWB Humanitarian Engineer Danny Award. Shira, along with 11 other EWB NSW members were recognised for their outstanding contribution to humanitarian engineering at the annual Danny Awards, held in Canberra on 17th September.
EWB Challenge: Announcement of Top Student Teams from Semester 1

EWB is pleased to announce the top performing student teams from semester one who will be invited to represent their university at the EWB Challenge Showcase in December. The following teams received the highest marks from the EWB Challenge external team of reviewers, based on the EWB Challenge marking criteria.
EWB Challenge: Announcement of Top Student Teams from Semester 1

EWB is pleased to announce the top performing student teams from semester one who will be invited to represent their university at the EWB Challenge Showcase in December.
SAIL EWB Engineering workshop 6th August 2016 at Seven Hills, NSW

One of our fantastic volunteers Buddhi, wrote a piece about his experience volunteering at SAIL with EWB!
"Volunteering allows me to do work that is meaningful"

EWB Australia is saying thank you to all our student volunteers as part of National Student Volunteer Week!
Call for Buddy Program Coordinators

The Buddy Program is after proactive, passionate volunteers to join the coordination team.
City to Surf: Run/Walk for EWB

The WA region is putting together a team to run/walk in the Perth Chevron City to Surf on 28 August this year! We are raising money to fund and expand EWB’s international program which works to provide engineering solutions to challenges in water and sanitation, renewable energy and digital access in Cambodia, Vietnam and Timor-Leste.
University of Sydney Launches Australia's First Humanitarian Engineering major

Last month the University of Sydney launched its humanitarian engineering major program, the first of its kind in Australia.
EWB Australia founder Danny Almagor awarded an Order of Australia (OAM)

Award announced as part of the 2016 Queen’s Birthday Honours list
Connectivity - New Program, New Volunteer Opportunity!

The WA chapter is proud to be refreshing and relaunching Connectivity, previously known as PCs for Refugees. The Connectivity Program aims to equip individuals and families from refugee and migrant backgrounds in Australia with the skills and resources to effectively, confidently and meaningfully use a computer and the internet. We are seeking volunteers to join us as computer tutors and team coordinators.
Hello from EWB Australia's new Member and Volunteer Engagement Co-ordinators!

Jacqui and Tracey introduce themselves as the new Member and Volunteer Engagement Team!
National Volunteer Week 2016 - Thank you to our Volunteers

This National Volunteer Week (May 9 – 15) EWB Australia joins thousands of organisations around the nation to celebrate and recognise the contribution and dedication of their volunteers.
Handing on the baton – vote of thanks to outgoing regional chapter presidents

Thanks to Fran Curran, Gabrielle McGill and Andrew Perren for their work as regional chapter presidents.
EWB Australia announces Peter Baynard-Smith as new CEO

Engineers Without Borders Australia is pleased to announce Peter Baynard-Smith’s appointment in the role of Chief Executive Officer, beginning on May 3, 2016.
Humanitarian Design Summit Mentor Positions Now Open!

Would you like to travel to Cambodia or Malaysia and mentor the next generation of engineers, designers and development leaders through an immersive design and education experience?
EWB Challenge students provide humanitarian engineering solutions to global issues

The EWB Challenge held its annual awards ceremony last December at the 2015 Making an Impact Summit in Melbourne. Celebrating designs created by students in response to real world challenges faced by communities in developing countries, the awards aims to empower students belief in their ability to create profound social change using humanitarian engineering.