The EWB chapter for the ACT region serves as a network linking EWB members across ACT with opportunities to connect with like-minded people, gain humanitarian engineering knowledge and skills, contribute your expertise to chapter activities, and prepare yourself for a field volunteer placement.

Current local initiatives include:

  • High school outreach activities
  • EWB Challenge
  • Indigenous engagement activities
  • ANU partnership
  • EWB placement intake rounds


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For more information on chapter activities, on how to get involved, or any EWB ACT requests/enquiries, please email

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Latest News

2nd August 2017

Sam Perkins appointed as EWB Australia's new Director of Education & Research

EWB Australia is pleased to announce the appointment of Sam Perkins as Director of Education & Research.

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5th April 2016

Humanitarian Design Summit Mentor Positions Now Open!

Would you like to travel to India, Nepal or Cambodia and mentor the next generation of engineers, designers and development leaders through an immersive design and education experience?

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20th October 2015

National Reconciliation Week Events by state EWB Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Focus Groups

The EWB Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander focus groups around the country contributed to the celebrations for National Reconciliation Week 2015. More details on the individual events can be found in the articles below, with further information and contacts at the end of the articles.

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19th April 2015

Murray Darling Dialogues 2014 Map

Engineers Without Borders' 2014 Murray Darling Dialogues on Development Study Tour Map. Check it out here!


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11th November 2014

New Community Renewable Energy Partnership between EWB and Embark Australia

EWB and Embark Australia are excited to announce a new partnership focusing on supporting the growth of a powerful community renewable energy sector in Australia. 

Through our work together, EWB and Embark aim to facilitate new locally-owned clean energy infrastructure in Australia, by improving community access to appropriate engineering services and resources. 

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5th March 2014

Spokes in the Wheel feature on ABC National Radio - download the podcast!

Our Spokes in the Wheel initiative was featured on ABC National Radio on the Life Matters program at 9.40am on Wednesday the 5th of March.

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15th December 2013

Thank you to EWB for assistance with the SAIL Christmas Present Drive

Thank you to the EWB community for the incredible donations to the SAIL Christmas Drive.

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29th November 2013

EWB’s 2014 Humanitarian Research Program is now Live!

The Ideas Unleashed Program is Engineers Without Border’s Humanitarian Engineering Research Program- an initiative that harnesses the ideas and enthusiasm of students to tackle the world’s greatest humanitarian challenges. It is a research design challenge that empowers students with the opportunity to find solutions that address disadvantaged communities and push the boundaries of sustainable design.

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