Bringing Associations Together To Boost Performance



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Date:Tuesday, 4 June 2024
Time:12:00 pm - 2:00 pm AEST
Venue: InterContinental Sydney, 117 Macquarie Street, Sydney NSW 2000
Topic:Advocacy: Being a voice for your association and the members
Presenter:Chiang Lim, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Childcare Alliance NSW

Join us for our exclusive NSW CEO Lunch in partnership with Cairns Convention Centre.

Join us as Chiang Lim shares his experiences with advocacy campaigns and being a voice for the early childhood education and care sector. He will also provide his insights into his journey thus far reconstructing an industry association’s capabilities and strategic alliances, galvanising members’, the media’s and public’s support, as well as strategically re-positioning his peak body’s future.

Registrations: Free and exclusive to Associations Forum members and not-for-profit associations 


Chiang Lim, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Childcare Alliance NSW

Chiang Lim

Chiang joined ACA NSW in 2016. He brings over 25 years of senior executive experiences from government, not-for-profit, industry associations, fast moving consumer goods, business insurance, defence, information technology and telecommunications sectors.

He also serves as the ACA NSW representative at the NSW Department of Education’s Early Childhood Advisory Group, the NSW Office of the Children’s Guardian and the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA). ACA NSW’s advocacies include children's and preschool children's outcomes, quality ratings, child protection, qualifications, vocational and tertiary training, compliance, emergency/evacuation protocols in high-density buildings, transparency of reporting, legislative/regulatory reforms, funding, COVID, as well as planning and development.

Chiang’s past career highlights include contributing to NSW's up to 328% increase in preschool funding for long daycare services, NSW's $5.8b Universal Pre-Kindergarten, $5b Childcare and Economic Opportunity Fund, negotiating the world’s highest remuneration arrangements for Australian lottery agents, the removal of over $1b annually in redundant labour-costs resulting from the globally controversial tobacco plain packaging legislation, project managing the then world’s fastest mobile number portability operation industry code and subordinate legislation across all Australian telecommunications carriers, installed engineering and US logistics databases as part of building our ANZAC-Class frigates and Collins-Class submarines, as well as producing Australia/New Zealand’s first national standard for IT security for businesses.


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