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About Society of Automotive Engineers - Australasia

Since 1927, the Society of Automotive Engineers Australasia (SAE-A) has been the leading not-for-profit membership organisation for mobility focused engineers.

Our vision is to advance the engineering profession across all mobility sectors including aerospace, automotive, rail, trucks, off road and recreational vehicles.

We provide technical and skills training, networking events, and promote research and development in government, education and private sectors.  



Key benefits of being a member of SAE-A


  • Personal recognition of qualifications by use of your SAE-A post-nominals
  • Industry involvment as a representative of SAE-A on Australian Standards technical committees and working groups
  • Engineer your Career via the SAE-A Jobs Board advertising the latest industry opportunities
  • Receive discount or free entry to the exclusive facility and plant tours, networking events, webinars and professional development training in your state
  • Tailored training programs, designed to meet the specific needs of your organisation.
  • Vehicle Technology Engineer (VTE) magazine and monthly SAE-A e-News included with membership
  • Receive access to free member on-demand webinars from our international affiliation with SAE International and FISITA
  • Receive free access to the FISITA library of technical content & latest technology trends as well as a discount on bookstore products, and more
  • Receive up to 20% discount on SAEI publications and events through joint membership
  • Join our Facebook members-only discussion group


SAE-A remains relevant and advances the transport engineering professions across Australasian's mobilty sectors.


Who are our members?

SAE-A members are individual and corporate and include trade and degree qualified engineers, students, government representatives and the not-for-profit sectors. 


  • Automotive
  • Body Repair
  • Maintenance
  • Assessing Engineer
  • Sales & Marketing
  • Design
  • Rail
  • Product Development & Planning
  • Manufacturing
  • Government
  • Aftermarket
  • Heavy commercial
  • Agriculture
  • Off-road


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