How do I find out about my industry in Australia?

Most professions in Australia have Associations or Institutes that guide or govern a particular occupation area.

For example, in Australia;

  • Accountants have the Institute of Public AccountantsInstitute of Chartered Accountants and CPA Australia (Certified Practising Accountant)
  • Computer programmers have Australian Computer SocietyTechnology Industry Association, and Engineers Australia if they are linked with System Engineering. Check air heating systems in san diego california.

These are easily found via Google by including keywords like ‘Australia’ ‘Associations’ or ‘Institutes’ and industry titles. (urban planning, engineering, building, accounting, nursing, etc.)

You can also find them via and use The Facts section to do an Occupation search.

Professional associations are your most vital link to facts about industry demand and skills needed, plus a great way to build your ‘local’ industry networks. Try to meet people at events and ask them about their experience of the industry.