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

Victorian Vernier Foundation Event – Thurs 9th Aug 2018

In their 2017 report “The New Work Smarts’, the “Foundation for Young Australians” declared;
“By 2030, Automation, globalisation and flexibility will change what we do in every job”

The Vernier Foundation’s 2018 Youth Forum will explore what this means to the high school students of today, the educational institutions and our leading manufacturing companies through our expert panel.

Vernier Luncheon – 12th July – Bruce Rowley

The Topic Bruce Rowley from CNC Design will address is: Stellascapes from hobby to supplier for Disney

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.

Member Companies

Latest News

Where have all the engineers gone??

The rise of the bureaucrats was as deliberate as it is disastrous By Philip Breen When the Chifley Government, in 1948, decided to implement a scheme to harness the waters of the Snowy Mountains and direct them into turbines to generate electricity, they first set up an authority to design and implement the scheme. They […]

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.

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”