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Major aged care provider merger announced

Two of Australia’s leading aged care providers – BaptistCare NSW & ACT and Baptistcare WA – are to merge to create one of the largest not-for-profit operators in the country. In a joint statement announcing the move, Baptistcare WA chief executive officer Amanda Vivian and BaptistCare NSW & ACT CEO Charles…

Energy Networks Australia appoints CEO

Energy Networks Australia (ENA) is delighted to announce Dominique van den Berg as the new ENA Chief Executive Officer. Ms van den Berg brings an international career spanning more than twenty years in the energy sector, including leading BG Group’s operations in South and East Asia, Shell’s energy transition…

Luke Bowen appointed inaugural CEO of Cattle Australia

The board of Directors of Cattle Australia are delighted to announce the appointment of Mr Luke Bowen as its inaugural Chief Executive Officer. Born and raised in Western Australia, and his early work career in South Australia and subsequently with the Indigenous Land Corporation, Luke is currently head of…

ESSA releases new National Workforce Profile Report

Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA) has developed a National Workforce Profile Report which provides a range of new insights into its accredited exercise professionals, utilising data from the 2022 member renewal process. Anita Hobson Powell, ESSA CEO, said the industry was in a growth phase with the…

New Leadership Team at Forestry Australia

The Board of Forestry Australia has announced that Dr Michelle Freeman has been elected President and Jim Wilson has been elected Vice President of the professional association for forest scientists, professionals, managers and growers.  Retiring President, Bob Gordon applauded the move stating he was delighted…

Significant changes to paid parental leave

"Parliament's passing of the Paid Parental Leave Amendment (Improvement for Families and Gender Equality) Act 2023 introduces significant changes to the Government's paid parental leave scheme to financially support new parents in caring for infant children while being absent from work. The Bill…

MTAA appoints interim CEO

The Motor Trades Association of Australia (MTAA) board has appointed Geoff Gwilym as interim CEO. He replaces Richard Dudley, who retired in December 2022. Mr Gwilym is the CEO of the Victorian Automotive Chamber of Commerce (VACC) and will act in both roles until the MTAA selects…

FIA appoints Ben Cox FFIA as chair of the FIA Board

Fundraising Institute Australia (FIA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Ben Cox FFIA as the new chair of the FIA Board. The term is for three years and starts on 23 February 2023. Ben has dedicated his career to changing the lives of others through…

ICOMIA appoints Darren Vaux President

The International Council of Marine Industry Associations (ICOMIA) has voted to appoint Darren Vaux as President. Darren welcomed the confirmation at a special general meeting and made clear his ongoing commitment…

Partner News: West is Best for business at Doltone House

The newest Doltone House venue is located in Western Sydney and is buzzing in 2023 in Sydney’s fast-growing area for business. With large spaces and free parking Doltone House Western Sydney provides a great alternative for associations looking for a cost-effective venue that delivers outstanding service and renown quality of food and beverages. The venue comprises three newly renovated…
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