News & Events
SRIA aims to be the contact point for specialist reinforcement knowledge, technical enquiries, addressing the needs of the construction industry and provide a hub of sound technical data.
Our aim is to educate industry and disseminate steel reinforcement knowledge via regular publications, lectures, seminars, research programs and tours.
Awarding ExcellenceThe SRIA presents annual Undergraduate Awards for Excellence in Reinforced Concrete Design. This includes a cash prize for the student who gains the highest mark in the subject in which the SRIA lecture is delivered.
Our sincere congratulations go to the recipients of the 2020 academic year SRIA Award for Excellence (announced during 2021) for their outstanding academic achievement:
SRIA events & activities include
Eli Lintell & Ali Khaliq Griffith University
Adam Bradley Zurvas James Cook University
Dylan Villiers University of Tasmania
Alice Curtain University of Tasmania
Lachlan Pedder University of South Australia
Amila Janith Kithulgoda Victoria University
Xiaoyi Liu University of Melbourne
Dennis Breenn Deakin University
Hussein Daoui University of Technology
Kenneth Chong Monash University
Shanika Kiriella University of Southern QLD
SRIA staff regularly visit consulting engineers, specifiers and builders to discuss industry issues, projects and to further develop knowledge on the use of steel reinforcement and construction methods. Free in-house lectures are available on request (currently restricted during COVID-19)
SRIA research projects include reinforcement bond tests and an extensive testing program for Class L mesh slabs. This important research is bringing the latest information and design requirements to practitioners
As part of its commitment to the future of Australia’s building industry, the SRIA lectures at universities providing up-to-date design and specification materials free of charge to over 3,000 students every year.
SRIA staff present technical papers at major national and international conferences on the latest advances in the use of steel-reinforced concrete. Copies of SRIA papers are available free of charge from this website under Publications.