About Weld Australia

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Weld Australia is the peak body representing the welding industry in Australia.

Welding is an art; skill; trade; engineering discipline; and science.

It is an enabling technology used across a wide range of industries and applications, from micro-joining of medical devices, electronics and photonics to larger scale applications such as mining equipment, pressure vessels, ships, rail transport, water pipelines and components.

The technology of bonding steel is essential to the economic growth of Australia.


Weld Australia (formerly known as the WTIA) represents the welding profession in Australia. Our members are made up of individual welding professionals and companies of all sizes. Weld Australia members are involved almost every facet of Australian industry and make a significant contribution to the nation’s economy.

Our primary goal is to ensure that the Australian welding industry remains both locally and globally competitive, both now and into the future.

A not-for-profit, membership-based organisation, Weld Australia is dedicated to providing our members with a competitive advantage through access to industry, research, education, certification, government, and the wider industrial community.

Weld Australia is the Australian representative member of the International Institute of Welding (IIW).

Download a copy of Weld Australia’s 2023 Year in Review.

Download a copy of Weld Australia’s Financial Report for the Year Ended 31 December 2023.


Weld Australia is the leader in facilitating growth of world class welding in Australia.


Weld Australia seeks to enable industry to access leading edge technologies for all types of joining processes through technology transfer, education and certification opportunities.

Our Team

The Weld Australia team consists of experienced industry professionals from across the globe. We are proud to have a team that is made up of experts in their fields, who are passionate about ensuring that the Australian welding industry remains competitive on a global scale, now and in the future.

Our Board

Weld Australia is governed by a Board of Directors consisting of experienced industry professionals, elected by members of the organisation. Our Board member’s primary responsibilities are to monitor the performance of Weld Australia and the implementation of Board approved strategies and policies. 

Our Partners

Weld Australia’s Partners play a key role in helping to support the welding and fabricating industry via their commitment to its peak body. Partnering with Weld Australia provides an opportunity for both parties to building stronger, progressive, competitive and valued services to the welding industry.

Weld Australia in the News

Weld Australia is regularly featured in mainstream media as well as top industry news publications, advocating on behalf of members, and the broader welding, fabrication and manufacturing industries. Peruse some of our recent media coverage and major television coverage below.


For further information about Weld Australia’s membership options and benefits, training and certification, or any other services, please feel free to contact us.


Weld Australia Membership is an investment in your success. We are dedicated to providing members with a competitive advantage.