Tertiary Institutions

Engage your students with the best of Australia’s precast industry!

Want to give your students direct access to the innovative and dynamic world of precast construction? Looking to position your academic institution as a key player in the future of sustainable construction in Australia?

National Precast is dedicated to bridging the gap between academia and the precast industry. We’re offering Australian universities direct pathways for students and faculties to connect with industry leaders and gain hands-on experience.

Join us in shaping the future of sustainable construction in Australia. Let’s build a stronger, more connected industry together! Read on to find out about the two options we have for you.

Tertiary Institution Member



Network AND present – at our bi-annual National Conferences

These are held twice a year in different States, and typically include a full day conference and networking dinner. The event that is held later in the year also includes a welcome reception and trade exhibition, as well as a factory or site visit. The Conferences are a fantastic way to showcase your expertise, to learn, exchange information and build relationships with precasters and suppliers.

Learn AND present – TechTalk Webinars

Join our vibrant community by participating in our live webinars and accessing a wealth of past sessions through our Members’ Portal. Not only can you learn from industry leaders, but you also have the exciting opportunity to share your own expertise by presenting to the industry at one of our webinars.

Publications – at member rates

50% discount on the PDF version and 25% discount on the hard copies of the Precast Concrete Handbook and all other National Precast publications. Check them out here.

Information – Newsletters & subscriptions

Five of your nominated faculty staff will receive regular member-only electronic newsletters to stay informed with the latest industry issues. Our WHS newsletters helps you keep abreast of the latest Workplace Health & Safety developments, while Legal & Commercial newsletters update you with contractual and business matters, and Representation & Advocacy newsletters fill you in on progress with Standards. We also provide you with free subscriptions to a variety of national publications including BuildIT, Roads & Infrastructure Australia, Inside Construction, Build Australia, Cranes & Lifting, Roads & Civil Australia and Construction Engineering Australia.

Promotion – editorials & member logo

As a valued Tertiary Institution Member, we invite you to share your insights and experiences with the precast and broader construction industry.

Submit editorial content on topics of expertise or research. We’ll enhance your content to reflect our partnership and feature it in our regular columns within top industry publications. This will ensure you reach a broader audience and highlight the collaboration between our organisations.

You’ll also enjoy prominent promotion on the National Precast website, complete with a direct link to your own site. Plus, proudly display your National Precast Tertiary Institution Member logo on your website, promotional materials, and stationery to showcase your affiliation.

Represent and influence

Get involved in our advocacy efforts as we champion industry interests on Standards committees, with roads and safety authorities, and in various influential forums.

You can make a difference by nominating yourself to represent the industry on a Standards committee, leading an educational webinar for our members, or contributing to the development of new resources and guidance materials.

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Tertiary Institution Partner

Partner with National Precast: Unlock exclusive benefits

By becoming a National Precast Tertiary Institution Partner, you support the future of the Australian construction industry and gain access to exceptional resources.

As a Tertiary Institution Partner, you get all the benefits of Tertiary Institution Member as listed above, PLUS…


  • Up to ten 12-month Professional Associate Individual Memberships for faculty staff (each valued at $275), read more about those benefits here
  • Annual Research Award: a $3,500 cash scholarship for outstanding precast-related research, along with publication and presentation opportunities
  • Free attendance for one academic staff and one student at each biannual National Conference
  • Expert speakers: We will arrange for an industry expert to present at one of your classes
  • Factory visits: Give your students real-life exposure to precast practices and projects
  • Work Experience: We will connect you with member companies – both precast manufacturers and suppliers – to organise work experience opportunities for your students
  • Library Donation: 5 copies of the Precast Concrete Handbook, with updates provided
  • Priority Research collaboration: We will give your institution first consideration for precast-related research requests from our members

Membership costs $10,000, and delivers over $70,000 in value.

Join us! Bridge the gap between academia and industry, providing your students with unparalleled resources and opportunities. Position your institution as a leader in the Australian construction industry.

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Please note that all membership applicants must comply with National Precast’s codes of conducts and policies, which are available on request and downloadable from the Members’ Portal once applications are approved.

Applicants must also comply with common and statutory rights and obligations, and requirements that are prescribed in relevant legislation, regulations or industrial instruments, or in relevant ethical and professional codes.


Tertiary Institution Partner – $10,000.00 (ex GST)

Tertiary Institution Member – $1,000.00 (ex GST)

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