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we advocate for positive change across a broad network of organisations to increase awareness of the issues faced by the hardest to reach

Advocacy Programs

We understand that development challenges exist within broad complex systems, influenced by government, civil society and the private sector.  With this systems approach in mind, we advocate for positive change across a broad network of organisations to increase awareness of the issues faced by the hardest to reach; to provide a platform for collaboration, knowledge sharing and innovation; and to provide technical evidence, guidance and support for effective community focussed development policies

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Advocacy stories

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ATEC biodigesters commence roll-out into Bangladesh

ATEC biodigesters commence roll-out into Bangladesh

Pictured: In Bangladesh, Akhi is trialling the ATEC biodigester. Since launching as a social enterprise, ATEC* (of which EWB Australia is a shareholder) has reached over 1,500 households across rural Cambodia with its biodigester technology. Last year, a AU$2.35...

Let’s flatten the curve, and let’s make the next curve flatter

Let’s flatten the curve, and let’s make the next curve flatter

EWB Board Member Peter McArdle reflects on COVID-19 and where it lands in the humanitarian-development nexus. Never before has the public been so captivated by a graph. Sure, engineers are used to taking solace in the comfort of a curve, but this is not… typical,...

Delivering COVID-19 education to Vanuatu’s most remote communities

Delivering COVID-19 education to Vanuatu’s most remote communities

Pictured: Ratu from Vanautu's Ministry of Health team at Drinking Water Safety and Security Plans training Immediately following the COVID-19 pandemic crisis that has impacted the world, Vanuatu was hit by Category 5 Tropical Cyclone Harold. With borders closing in an...

Farming tech from afar

Farming tech from afar

Pictured: Concept note for an Agrilab project The Agrilab is a co-design and capacity building program working to enable accessible agricultural livelihoods for people living with disabilities in rural Cambodia. The Agrilab involves a series of codesign workshops,...

EWB women standing up for women, everywhere, in the time of COVID-19

EWB women standing up for women, everywhere, in the time of COVID-19

Have you been considering the challenges COVID-19 has placed on women, children, and other vulnerable members of our community? EWB's Women in Engineering (Feto Enginerha) team in Timor-Leste, joined by staff from Australia, Vanuatu, and Cambodia, certainly has! In...

Sonya Rand joins the Board of EWB Australia

Sonya Rand joins the Board of EWB Australia

EWB is delighted to announce the appointment of Sonya Rand to the EWB Australia Board.  A Chartered Chemical Engineer, Sonya has held advisory roles with the Australian Attorney General’s Office and DFAT, addressing issues of Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery in...

Women In Engineering Day 2020: webinar

Women In Engineering Day 2020: webinar

View the webinar recording here. Despite the opportunities available to women in engineering, the percentage of women in the engineering workforce sits below 13%. Defying the national trend, at Engineers Without Borders Australia, women make up 30-45% of the programs...

How can we take reconciliaction?

How can we take reconciliaction?

By EWB CEO, Eleanor Loudon Over the past week, there has been much reflection, sharing, and (online) gathering in support of National Reconciliation Week. This year's theme #InThisTogether mirrors the Covid-19 pandemic call-to-action, whilst being a pointed reminder...

Increasing access to energy on Country

Increasing access to energy on Country

Currently, many Indigenous communities are only able to access reliable energy on Country through the use of petrol and diesel generators - which can be costly to run and maintain - or through fixed renewable energy systems that are prohibitively expensive. In 2020...