News from April 2014
Link to ejournal: http://ejournal.fitness.org.au/?iid=89482&folio=1
Fitness Australia, the national health and fitness industry association launched the eJournal Powered by Fitness Australia. Purely digital and interactive, it is the first of its kind to hit the fitness industry.
Based on empirical evidence, Powered is positioned to be the most authoritative voice in the…
Engineers Australia’s cultural change initiative, strength, is the first international recipient of a Gold Circle Award, presented by the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE). This major public awareness campaign focuses on strengthening the voice, recognition and knowledge of engineers across the world. Find out more about this award win here. The…
The Australian Osteopathic Association (AOA) is now officially known as Osteopathy Australia. The name change comes from the desire to better promote osteopathy to the Australian public and we see the proactive rebranding as a way to place more focus on osteopathy itself. The change also makes the association name more manageable and easier to remember for other organisations and members of the public. A recent membership survey showed that the vast majority of our members wanted us…
GS1 Australia signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM) to establish, promote and strengthen collaboration between the two membership organisations. The AIPM’s National Director, Trevor Alex and Victorian President, Michael Ratcliffe signed the MoU in the boardroom of the GS1 Australia Melbourne office on 11th…
This year, on 5th August – 12th August, Associations Forum will be leading a delegation to Dallas and Austin, Texas, to visit local professional and industry associations. Following this, the group will attend the ASAE Annual Meeting in Nashville, Tennessee.
Registrations are still open, at a cost of $USD3,700. The tour will include:
4-5 round-table meetings with associations in Dallas and Austin
Lunch, dinner and beverages in Dallas and…
Karen Whiteside, President of Playgroup NSW, announced today the appointment of Karen Bevan to the position of Chief Executive Officer of Playgroup NSW, effective 5th May 2014.
Karen has a long standing career within not-for-profit organisations, and comes to Playgroup NSW after leading policy and research teams at the Royal Commission for Institutional Responses into Child Sexual Abuse. Previously, Karen worked…
Christopher Cliffe has taken over the role of CEO at CRANAplus. His history with the organisation dates back to the 90s, when he was simultaneously working as a remote area nurse whilst enrolled as a student in one of the CRANAplus courses. Chris then went on to teach numerous Remote Emergency Care courses across the country. His new appointment as the organisation’s CEO follows an ongoing volunteer relationship that saw him serving…
The Business Council of Australia has elected Catherine Livingstone AO as its new president for a term of two years.
Ms Livingstone is widely respected in the business community as well as in the not-for-profit and government sectors.She has a wealth of experience in the benefits of science, technology and innovation across all areas of the economy.