News from February 2017
The International Association for Public Participation (IAP2), Australasia’s leading public participation member association, today announced the appointment of Laurie Patton as its new CEO.
Mr Patton joins IAP2 from Internet Australia, where he led the organisation through a broad ranging revitalisation process and spearheaded its advocacy for a 21st Century…
Following a special meeting of AIRAH’s board, Ian Harwood, M.AIRAH, has been elected to the prestigious position of President. He replaces Ania Hampton, M.AIRAH, who has stepped aside from the position due to ill health.
An AIRAH board director for the past two years, Perth-based Harwood has been an AIRAH member for more than a decade. He previously served as President of AIRAH’s WA division committee, helping to re-energise its monthly seminar program and to grow its…
Aged & Community Services Australia (ACSA) announces that from today it becomes a single national
entity representing the not-for-profit aged and community services industry.
“February 6 marks the commencement of ACSA becoming a truly national organisation. We believe this
will result in a stronger voice for our industry, enhanced policy and advocacy capacity and will ensure
even more effective member support services,” ACSA CEO Pat Sparrow said.
After 5 years as Chief Executive Officer of Engineers Australia, Stephen Durkin has decided to leave the organisation to pursue new career opportunities.
Reflecting on his resignation from the peak body of the engineering profession, Stephen said, ‘I am extremely proud of the organisational transformation over the past few years and feel that it is now time to move on.’
‘I have enjoyed working with our staff and many stakeholders to deliver an improved organisation for our members,…