About NGN

The NextGenNetwork (NGN) is an initiative of A/AA, where professionals can come together, understand, and engage in aviation, aerospace, and space, to build a network and support one another through the early stages of their careers and beyond.

What are the benefits of joining NGN? Whether you're just starting your career, switching industries, or returning to work, there's never been a better time to connect. NGN offers opportunities to bring together the industry either, such as:

NGN Networking Sessions
Expand your network over a drink in your local speakeasy bar, or join in on the fun for a night of problem solving and gaming. NGN Networking Sessions are run bi-monthly across Australia.

NGN Professional Online - Career Seminar
To get ahead professional, you need to think ahead. NextGenNetwork brings together leaders and industry representatives to give you a head start in your career. Whether it be career planning, landing your first role, an internship, or graduate program, our speakers give you the tools, tips, and insight you need to take off in the industry.

NGN Professional Site Visits
Aviation/Aerospace Australia facilitates access to corporate site visits across Australia to provide in-person experiences for individuals, education providers, and organisations looking to get hands-on expereinces in the workplace. 

NGN Primary School Outreach Program
The NGN Primary School Outreach Program is a new program in collaboration with industry to facilitate connections and relationships between Australian aviation, aerospace, space, and STEAM professionals with education providers in the classroom, to foster strong career pipelines, and increase STEAM engagement in early career.

NextGenNetwork Committee


  • Bobby Pavlickovski | Operations Director – Airspace Mobility Solutions at Thales Australia & Non-Executive Director at Aviation/Aerospace Australia


  • Natalia Adair | Composites Research Engineer & BAA REACH Site Lead at Boeing Research & Technology
  • Joshua Chevin | Design Engineer & Chief Remote Pilot at Nova Systems 
  • Allissa Li | Aircraft Structures Engineer, Design Engineering at Airbus Australia Pacific
  • Manatsawee Limprapuwiwattana | PhD Student at RMIT University & Research Engineer Intern at Quickstep
  • Stephanie McCulloch | Solution Architect at BAE Systems Australia
  • Celeste de Mézières | Office of the Chief Engineer at Boeing Defence Australia
  • Rachel Ong | Product Lead at BAE Systems Australia 
  • Deepa Selva | Mechanical Engineering Undergraduate at Swinburne University of Technology
  • Lee Turnley | Technical Lead Manufacturing Engineer at Boeing Aerostructures Australia