News from December 2021
The Australian Aged Care Collaboration (AACC) has announced a significant outcome of the Sector Representation and Development project that is set to conclude shortly.
Key AACC members – Aged & Community Services Australia (ACSA) and Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) – have released a statement outlining that maintaining…
Associations Forum celebrates the release of the 60th edition of its magazine, ASSOCIATIONS.
In production since 2004, the magazine informs associations and charities in Australia, New Zealand and Asia. It contains news and updates from the industry, practical advice on association management issues and interviews with industry leaders. The 60th edition is a special international edition to commemorate the theme, ‘associations advance the world’, featuring stories from across the globe…
The presentation of the 2021 Association Awards and Hall of Fame took place online, from 1-3 December 2021. The Association Awards and Hall of Fame give due recognition for the excellence and accomplishment by associations and outstanding individuals. The four award categories acknowledge different areas of achievement in the sector.
“The judges have told me it’s been a tough job to shortlist associations let alone choose the eventual recipients, but that’s a testament to the quality of…
Australia’s favourite host for conferences and meetings is high on every delegate’s wish list as the city welcomes the return of business events.
CALI BEACH Cali Beach, the first of its kind in Australia, has now officially opened on the Gold Coast providing a unique and unparalleled experience for business events.The venue…
For profit entities and not for profit entities can now plan, measure & report their impact within their standard accounting framework. SVA looks beyond price to understand, measure, and report the social impact and the value created by staff and provided to customers and beneficiaries of products, services and programs delivered.
Software platform, methodology, valuation techniques together with a financial proxy of the outcome are fully integrated and dashboard viewable. A reporting…
On behalf of the team, the members, and the broader heating, ventilation, and air conditioning industry, Air Conditioning & Mechanical Contractors Association of Australia (AMCA) would like to congratulate the outgoing Executive Director of their Northern Region, Adrian Shackleton, for his appointment as the new Chief Executive Officer…
The Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA) has appointed Sarah Abood as its new CEO. Ms Abood will start the role in mid-January 2022.
The appointment follows the announcement in July 2021 that Dante De Gori would step down as FPA CEO at the end of January 2022. Mr De Gori will work closely with Ms Abood to ensure a smooth CEO transition.
Ms Abood joins the FPA from HOPE Housing Funds Management, where she is currently chief operating officer. Prior to this, she spent…
It was with sadness and gratitude that the Chair of Meaningful Ageing Australia, Mr Nick Ryan, announced that after six years as Chief Executive Officer, Ilsa Hampton is leaving to start the next chapter of her career.
"Everybody at Meaningful Ageing Australia – members of the Board, staff, our members and the sector as a whole – will be saddened to see Ilsa leave," said Mr Ryan.
"Ilsa has been involved with the organisation since its inauguration, serving on the Board from 2013…
Chief Executive Officer of Exhibition and Event Association of Australasia (EEAA), Claudia Sagripanti has resigned from her role effective 3 December 2021.
Claudia joined the EEAA only weeks prior to COVID-19 commencing, and after two very challenging years navigating the association through that unchartered path, has decided to take some time off before exploring new opportunities.
"Claudia joined the EEAA only weeks prior to COVID19 commencing, and after two very challenging…
The Management Committee of the Responsible Alcohol Marketing Code (ABAC) today announced that Australian Distillers Association (ADA) has become a signatory to the Code.
Australian Distillers Association is the peak industry body for craft distillers in Australia. It was founded in 2004 and currently has over 350 members across all States, Territories and overseas.
Independent Chair of ABAC, Harry Jenkins AO, said the involvement of Australian Distillers Association is very much…
Dietitians Australia is pleased to announce Tara Diversi has been re-elected as President and Chair of the Dietitians Australia Board. Following an initial two-year term as President, Tara will continue in this role for another term, supporting the strategic direction of the organisation.Tara, an Accredited Practising…
Alcohol Beverages Australia (ABA) has elected a new Executive Committee at its Annual General Meeting hosted on November 30 in Sydney.
Mr Greg Holland, CEO of Spirits & Cocktails Australia has been elected as the new ABA Chair; with Mr Tony Battaglene, CEO of Australian Grape & Wine named as Deputy Chair; and Mr John Preston, CEO of Brewers Association, has been re-elected to the role of Treasurer following his filling of the casual vacancy in 2020.
A new role has also been added…
Following the 2021 Annual General Meeting, AAUS is pleased to announce that its members voted with overwhelming support to change the name of the association. The subtle but significant update to the name means the association will now go by the Australian Association for Uncrewed Systems. The change is effective immediately, whilst…
Public Relations Institute of Australia is thrilled to announce Shane Allison as PRIA National President, and Helen Hutchings (Fellow of the Public Relations Institute of Australia) as Deputy National President.
New President Shane Allison is an experienced communicator who has served on the PRIA’s board as NSW President and most recently Honorary Treasurer. His company, Public Address, provides a comprehensive media relationship management platform used by communicators across Australia.