Southern Highlands Science and Engineering Challenge 2019

August 08, 2019: We take the time to give back to the community by participating in and organising local STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) based events. We were recently involved in organising the Southern Highlands Engineering Challenge and Discovery days held at the Mittagong RSL. These days are designed to provide some of the students of the...

NCE in the Community

January 01, 2019: As well as providing local employment and service opportunities, NCE support a range of ongoing initiatives that help create healthy, vibrant and cohesive communities. We believe the best way that NCE can make a broad and meaningful contribution to the communities in which we operate is through engagement. We do this in a number of ways, such as: charity events, corporate...

Southern Highlands Community Hospice

February 02, 2015: The application for construction of the Southern Highlands Community Hospice is now before Councillors for a final decision scheduled to be made in 2015.  The 10-bedroom facility will be a benchmark for the nation as the first purpose-built community Hospice in Australia.  NCE has worked on providing the stormwater and water quality management for the...

All-girls school MLC providing year 6 students with an Engineering edge

December 12, 2014: On Wednesday the 21 May, 2014 I was invited to speak to the Year 6 class at MLC School Sydney about my experiences as an Engineer.  The school provides a bridge building activity for the Year 6 girls, where in groups of two they are to research and design a bridge over several weeks for...

Inspiring the Young to Stay Interested in Maths and Science

October 10, 2014: On Tuesday 26th November I did a presentation at my primary school, Orange Grove Public School in Leichhardt.  My presentation was about maths, science and engineering to around 60 students aged between eight and ten years old. I arranged the visit after reading the President’s Column ‘The Key to the Future’ by John Nichols in...