Welcome to the Victorian Vernier Society Inc.

About Us

The Victorian Vernier Society seeks to inform the wider community about the value of engineering and manufacturing in Australia.

Member Companies

Membership is open to individuals and organisations who care passionately about the future of manufacturing in Australia.

Latest Events

Vernier Luncheon – 12th April 2018 – Paul Chapman

Our April meeting has Paul Chapman speaking from Australian Turntable Company. AT) is an innovative Australian-owned family business that provides specialist unique high quality design and rotational engineering solutions across a range of industries including mining, construction, transport, infrastructure, exhibition, residential, automotive, theatre, retail and aviation.

Great Speaker at our Vernier Luncheon – 8th March 2018

Our guest speaker for March 2018 is Dr John White who spoke about Black Swans – a thought provoking talk!

Vernier Luncheon – 8th February 2018

You are invited to connect at The Victorian Vernier Society monthly meeting is on Thursday the 8th February at Kooyong Tennis Club. Our guest speaker will be Andrew Lamb, Production Director at Magefekt

Charity Christmas Dinner 14th December 2017

It is the season to be jolly and for the Vernier Society to turn its attention to its more charitable works. It gives us great pleasure to announce our Christmas Program to be held at Kooyong Tennis Club on Thursday Evening 14th of December 2017 from 6.30pm to 9.30pm.

We extend a warm welcome to loved ones, friends, neighbours, and of course partners!

Vernier Luncheon – 11th May 2017

You are invited to connect at The Victorian Vernier Society monthly meeting is on Thursday the 11th of May at Kooyong Tennis Club:

Our Guest Speaker is Ed Wilson the Managing Director, Wilson Transformer Company

Member Companies

Latest News

Grattan Report – Budget Policy and Institutional Reform

Protest politics is on the rise in Australia, and the main cause is collapsing trust in politicians and the major parties, according to Grattan Institute’s latest report, A crisis of trust: The rise of protest politics in Australia. At the 2016 federal election, votes for minor parties hit their highest level since 1949. More than […]

Grattan Report – Housing Affordability

Re-imagining the Australian Dream Building an extra 50,000 homes a year for a decade could leave Australian house prices 5 to 20 per cent lower than they would be otherwise, and stem rising public anxiety about housing affordability, according to a new Grattan Institute report, Housing affordability: re-imagining the Australian dream. Within living memory, Australia […]

Barker Trailers latest company to join the Vernier Society

The Vernier Society are pleased that Barker Trailers have joined the Society as “Gold Members”. Another long established Melbourne family firm with Acting MD Scott Barker, sees the benefit of the Society for networking, a great monthly speaker program and the opportunity to spend more time working ‘on’ the business, rather than ‘in’ the business […]

November 2015 Newsletter

That was the month that was…. News both local and international that you have missed China and Australia’s Manufacturing figures Digital Workforce in Australia Put more women on boards No economies of scale for cars or defence equipment ABB has launched its YuMi collaborative robot in Australia Shambolic Training has to go USA Study – […]

Why Become a Member?

  • Meet Like-Minded People

    At our monthly luncheons you can network with people from other engineering and manufacturing companies in a relaxing atmosphere.

  • Latest Industry Trends

    Hear from speakers who are industry leaders in manufacturing and other related areas.

  • Professional Development

    With access to site tours, information sessions and workshops and the ability to problem solve with leaders in the industry, the Vernier Society will help improve your professional development.

  • Keep Up To Date

    Keep up to date with happenings in the industry in our regular newsletters and articles

Meet one of our members - Andrew Massie

“Our business is the protection of intellectual property: so becoming a member of the society is a great opportunity to network with companies and people that appreciate innovation is key to the future success of manufacturing in Australia”