National Centre for Engineering in Agriculture - A Research Centre of the University of Southern Queensland - Queensland


The National Centre for Engineering in Agriculture (NCEA) is a research centre of the University of Southern Queensland. The NCEA is a research provider providing contract research and specialised consulting services. It offers a research and development (R&D) service to the rural production, manufacturing and processing industries covering all aspects of agricultural engineering, including in particular:

  • irrigation application, storage and supply systems
  • water resource planning and management
  • sustainable soil management
  • precision agriculture
  • agricultural energy use and greenhouse gas emissions
  • smart technologies for rural industries and environmental management.

This service is provided to:

  • develop equipment and systems which will contribute to improvements in the profitability and sustainability of Australian agriculture and value adding;
  • aid regional and national agricultural production and processing equipment manufacturing sectors to improve their international competitiveness;
  • promote and coordinate Australia's professional agricultural engineering resources.

Service type

Support Service

A service offered by government to aid in running a business.

Eligibility requirements

No specific eligibility criteria apply.


Fees apply.

Administering agency

University of Southern Queensland

National Centre for Engineering in Agriculture

Contact details

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National Centre for Engineering in Agriculture

University of Southern Queensland

Operating address: University of Southern Queensland, West Street
Queensland 4350
Phone: 07 4631 1871
Fax: 07 4631 1870