From 16 November 2015, the National Engineering Register (NER) is officially up and running. According to Engineers Australia, the registry is solely administered and managed by this professional body. The registry is available to everyone and allows consumers to search for a qualified engineering professional by name, area of practice and geographic location, following the link below:
My profile is here, by the way.
Though no official announcement has been made, the old NPER (National Professional Engineer Registry) is no longer active.
It is probably time for registered engineers to drop the little “P” in their title and get their new name cards reprinted.