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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 […]

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.

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 […]

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

Vernier Luncheon – 13th April 2017

You are cordially invited to connect at The Victorian Vernier Society on Thursday the 13th April 2018 @12:30 at Kooyong Tennis Club. Our guest speaker is Sam Bell, Managing Director of AW Bell Pty Ltd

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 […]

Member Company: Barker Trailers

BARKER TRAILERS – manufacturers of world-class Semi Trailers. We have been in the business of manufacturing trailers since 1974, so we know what works – a no-nonsense approach to orders and production combined with good old-fashioned hard-work. This philosophy backs our long-term aim of making all our customers Barker customers for life. Barker Trailers leads […]

The Great Debate – Germany vs Australia – 11th August 2016

The Great Debate – Germany vs. Australia Kooyong Tennis Club, Glenferrie Road, Kooyong Thursday 11th August 12.30 pm to 4.00pm The Vernier Foundation, part of the Vernier Society, was established to encourage more young people into careers in Australian engineering and manufacturing. We are inviting young scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians to participate with Society […]

Vernier Luncheon – 14th July 2016

  Our guest speaker will be Vernier member, Meredith Crittenden the Executive General Manager of Industrial Control Technologies based in Geelong.       The Society was given a fascinating insight at our July meeting into a recent study trip our member and guest speaker Meredith Crittenden, the Executive General Manager of ICT Geelong, made […]