News from August 2016
Amendments to enhance the way incorporated associations are administered and to clarify the way associations operate start on 1 September 2016.
After public consultation over a 3 year period, the Associations Incorporation Act 2009 will…
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 Australia at ANZ. She will join World…
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
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 the Institute, REIV President Geoff White will step…
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…
UNICEF Australia has announced the appointment of Tony Stuart as CEO. He commenced in the role on 18 July 2016.
Mr Stuart, former Group CEO of the NRMA and former CEO of Sydney Airports Corporation, has a deep and longstanding commitment to the not-for-profit sector in Australia, and was recently appointed Chair of the Advisory Board of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission…
The consumer lobby for older Australians, National Seniors, has appointed Ms Dagmar Parsons as its Chief Executive Officer. A mechanical engineer with an MBA, Dagmar comes to the organisation with an impressive 20-year career in the mining and petrochemical industries.
To support the organisation’s advocacy activities and to ensure its long term sustainability, Dagmar will grow National…
Earlier this year, Irrigation Australia Ltd announced the appointment of Bryan Ward as its new CEO. Bryan, who took up the position in mid-March, moved to the association after an extended period as General Manager of Think Water, a 50-store irrigation franchise business in Australia and New Zealand. Before this he held senior positions in both the meat and dairy industries and was a Federal Government appointee to…
In a first for Australia, Brisbane will host the world’s most prestigious international meeting for political science scholars, the World Congress of Political Science - IPSA, to be held at the Brisbane…