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News from November 2021

Royal Life Saving Society Australia Welcomes New President

The Royal Life Saving Society – Australia Board has elected Dr Mitchell Hartman as the new President of the Royal Life Saving Society – Australia. Dr Hartman’s involvement with Royal Life Saving started when he was still at school, competing in pool lifesaving, ultimately representing Australia internationally. While studying at university, he worked within the aquatic industry teaching children swimming and water safety and working as a lifeguard. Dr Hartman said he was…

Brisbane Not-for-profit Youngcare Appoints New CEO

National not-for-profit organisation Youngcare announced the appointment of new Chief Executive Officer, Greg Johnson. Mr. Johnson joins the team with extensive experience in the financial services sector and more recently, the not-for-profit sector as the General Manager of the AEIOU Foundation. Youngcare Board Chair, Paul McLean said, Mr. Johnson’s roles as Board Member for Operation Smile Australia and RBWH Foundation provide the new CEO with a good alignment with the Youngcare…

CEO of the Australian Chiropractors Association Announces Resignation

After seven and a half years as CEO of the Australian Chiropractors Association, Adj Assoc Prof Matthew Fisher PhD has tendered his resignation which will take effect from 21 January 2022.In his time with the ACA, he has overseen the restructure of the Association from a federation to a single national entity in 2018, which has led to an improved capability plus enabled membership growth of 18% over the past three years and markedly improved the financial performance of the ACA. At…

Australian Agritech Association Appoints New CEO

Australia’s peak body for agritech, the Australian Agritech Association (AusAgritech), has appointed Tracey Martin as its new Chief Executive Officer. Tracey brings over twenty years of experience in strategic policy development and execution and stakeholder engagement in various industries, as well as being an agricultural producer. She has chaired international forums on financial policy in the EU, worked for APRA and the Bank of England/PRA, and has an MA from the London School of Economics…

Partner News: How to stand out from the crowd for your next virtual and hybrid events.

In a world of globalisation, the advantages of hosting events with a virtual element are seemingly endless. Virtual and hybrid events let you connect with your audience wherever they are in the world, expanding your reach whilst making everything conveniently accessible in one place. At Rhino Events Group, we specialise in supporting you with all your Virtual and Hybrid event needs. Our exclusive virtual platform partner, V-Unite offers ongoing engagement and tools for connecting…

MEA announces new Directors and Office Bearers

Meetings & Events Australia (MEA) held its Annual General Meeting (AGM), at which the results of its annual Board Director election ballot was announced. Valid nominations were received from nine candidates whose profiles and policy statements were presented to MEA members with voting eligibility. Three positions were contested following resignations by incumbent Directors Nigel Collin, Kirsty Forbes and…

Deaf Golf Australia celebrates 50 years

Members of Deaf Golf Australia (DGA) celebrated a key milestone – 50 Years of Deaf Golf Australian Championships from 1971 through to 2021. The event was held online using ZOOM technology which made it possible for members in all states of Australia to come together to share memories and highlights. The 50 year milestone was…

AIPP Closes After 75 Years Of Serving Photographers

The Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP) today announce the closure of Australia’s leading body for photography after unprecedented financial pressure from the Covid-19 pandemic. The present iteration of the organisation was the latest in a series of entities that traces back to March of 1944, when photographers…

The DIAA Board announces Carl Partridge as CEO

The DIAA Board has been in a process of reforming management of the Association to ensure they have the right capability to deliver on their mission & vision. Accordingly, they elected to appoint a Chief Executive Officer who will report to the DIAA Board. The CEO will: fulfill the duties of the Company Secretary,…

Angus Australia appoints Scott Wright as incoming CEO

Angus Australia President Mr Sam White has announced this morning that Mr Scott Wright will take the reins as the new CEO of Angus Australia, commencing in March 2022. In making this announcement, Mr White stated “The Board of Angus Australia is delighted to welcome Scott into this important role for the future of the organisation.” “Scott…

Partner News: Causeis Launches the Digital Academy 2022 Association Scholarship Program

Causeis is launching a scholarship exclusively for Australian and New Zealand associations to access training across the digital landscape. After the success of training 180+ associations in 2021, we recognise the need to give back to associations to drive their ongoing and continuous improvement. Applications are now open to access $15,000 AUD in scholarships to attend the Digital Academy for Associations. Causeis is providing the industry with a full company passport for your entire…

Partner News: The 2035 Oceania Summit in Auckland 2022 aims to showcase local solutions for global climate impact

New Zealand is embracing its role as a world leader in agri-food-tech with the launch of a new event, the 2035 Oceania Summit in Auckland.The regional follow-up summit will draw on the experience of New Zealand-based global agri-food-tech consultancy Wharf42, which will co-host the AgriFoodTech Climate Summit at COP26 in Glasgow in November.Wharf42 founder and Summit organiser Peter Wren-Hilton says: “New Zealand is seen as a key global agri-food-tech hub. One of the reasons…

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