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World Vision appoints digital leader as first female CEO

One of the Australian finance sector’s leaders of digital transformation, Claire Rogers, will succeed long-serving CEO, Tim Costello, as chief executive of the country’s largest international development and humanitarian relief agency, the Chairman of World Vision Australia, George Savvides, announced today. Ms Rogers is currently Head of Digital Banking…

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Associations Forum's National Conference 2017 at ICC Sydney

In its Media Release on 18 August 2016, ICC Sydney highlights Associations Forum's National Conference on 17-18 July 2017 as one of its new events: MEDIA RELEASE 18 AUGUST 2016 Industry Confirms Support for ICC Sydney Associations Back Australia’s Premier New Venue International Convention Centre Sydney (ICC Sydney) is proving to be the destination…

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REIV CEO steps down after 16 years

After 16 years of service, REIV CEO Enzo Raimondo is departing the REIV to take up another opportunity in the property industry. Mr Raimondo is the REIV’s longest-serving CEO, commencing in the role in 2000. During that time, the REIV has strengthened its profile and expanded its suite of membership services and products. To ensure continuity within…

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Proposed changes to Lotteries and Art Unions Act 1901

There are some important changes being considered by the NSW Government to the Lotteries and Art Unions Act 1901 which will impact on Associations' fund raising activities. Whilst the suggested Cutting of Red Tape for Community Fundraisers is welcome, there are some consequences in the suggested model which will impact on net profits for associations…

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New swim school peak industry body formed

A new swim school industry peak body has been formed, the Australian Swim Schools Association (ASSA). ASSA has employed Ross Gage as CEO. Gage’s company Aussie Aquatics had handled the management of Swim Australia, part of the Australian Swim Coaches & Teachers Association (ASCTA) from 1998 until December last year. ASCTA is transitioning to an improved…

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TESTIMONIALS

WOUNDS AUSTRALIA


 “I highly recommend other organisations to connect with Associations Forum who are able to provide expert training and direction to be effective and transparent in all aspects of operating a company. Since stepping down as President I have encouraged the new Board of Wounds Australia to continue this professional relationship into the future. Our Silver membership has already rewarded us with insight and confidence in functioning as a sustainable business to the benefit of our membership.”    


Margo Asimus

Past President

AUSTRALIAN DENTAL PROSTHETISTS ASSOCIATION LTD


“The value of being able to discuss unification options with other Associations Forum members, together with the support and understanding of Associations Forum throughout the fairly long and drawn-out process, was important when developing the model that eventually brought success to ADPA’s unification efforts”.   


Cindy Tilbrook

Chief Executive Officer

AUSTRALIAN COLLEGE OF PERIOPERATIVE NURSES


“The ACORN Board is very grateful to Kathy Nguyen, Denys Correll and Associations Forum General Manager, John Peacock, for their expertise, guidance and support during the process of reviewing our Constitution. With their help, this seemingly impossible task was found to be surprisingly simple.”


Wendy Rowland

Executive Officer