About us

The Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering

We are a Learned Academy operating as an independent, non-political and expert think tank that helps Australians understand and use technology to solve complex problems.

We bring together Australia’s leading experts in applied science, technology and engineering to provide impartial, practical and evidence-based advice on how to achieve sustainable solutions and advance prosperity.

The Academy contributes robust and practical thinking to Australia’s big debates.

We apply excellence in science, technology and engineering to solve the big issues facing our nation in a fast-changing world.

We are a Learned Academy made up of almost 900 Fellows elected by their peers.

The Academy operates as an independent, non-government, not-for-profit organisation. It’s also a registered charity with deductible gift recipient status and a registered company that’s limited by guarantee.

Our brandmark is APPLIED. Our company name is the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering Ltd.

Our ABN is 58 008 520 394.