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 – 14th June 2018 – Anthony Hengel

Anthony Hengel has had an extensive career in the manufacturing industry before joining NCI Packaging as CEO two years ago. Come along to our luncheon meeting on Thursday to find out all about “The Transformation of NCI Packaging”

Vernier Luncheon – 10th May 2018 – Julian Broadbent

Julian will discuss how innovation comes to exist in our world and how it makes a “difference” to our lives.
Supported by his own experience at a large corporation and now as CEO of a fledgling start-up company.

Vernier Luncheon – 12th April 2018 – Paul Chapman

Our April meeting had 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

Member Companies

Latest News

Verner in the AMTIL magazine

The Victorian Vernier Society is showcased in the latest magazine Click here or on the image to read the article  

Newest Member Company : Exquisine

Exquisine is the latest company to join the Vernier Society The Vernier Society is pleased that Exquisine  have joined the Society as “Silver Members”. Exquisine produces premium quality dairy desserts for restaurants, supermarkets and retailers throughout Australia and for export. Managing Director David Rose is interested in broadening his knowledge of other industries and the […]

May’s Briefing

Our presentation from the May meeting. Click on the image to open up the PDF of the talk.

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 […]

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”