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GS1 Australia signs MoU with AIPM to harness collaboration

GS1 Australia signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Australian Institute of Project Management (AIPM) to establish, promote and strengthen collaboration between the two membership organisations. The AIPM’s National Director, Trevor Alex and Victorian President, Michael Ratcliffe signed the MoU in the boardroom of the GS1 Australia Melbourne office on 11th…

Associations Forum USA Study Tour enters 7th year

This year, on 5th August – 12th August,  Associations Forum will be leading a delegation to Dallas and Austin, Texas, to visit local professional and industry associations. Following this, the group will attend the ASAE Annual Meeting in Nashville, Tennessee. Registrations are still open, at a cost of $USD3,700. The tour will include: 4-5 round-table meetings with associations in Dallas and Austin Lunch, dinner and beverages in Dallas and Austin Transport…

Playgroup NSW appoints new CEO

Karen Whiteside, President of Playgroup NSW, announced today the appointment of Karen Bevan to the position of Chief Executive Officer of Playgroup NSW, effective 5th May 2014. Karen has a long standing career within not-for-profit organisations, and comes to Playgroup NSW after leading policy and research teams at the Royal Commission for Institutional Responses into Child Sexual Abuse. Previously, Karen worked…

New CRANAplus CEO dedicated to being a strong voice for members

Christopher Cliffe has taken over the role of CEO at CRANAplus. His history with the organisation dates back to the 90s, when he was simultaneously working as a remote area nurse whilst enrolled as a student in one of the CRANAplus courses. Chris then went on to teach numerous Remote Emergency Care courses across the country. His new appointment as the organisation’s CEO follows an ongoing volunteer relationship that saw him serving…

Business Council of Australia elects new president Catherine Livingstone

  The Business Council of Australia has elected Catherine Livingstone AO as its new president for a term of two years. Ms Livingstone is widely respected in the business community as well as in the not-for-profit and government sectors.She has a wealth of experience in the benefits of science, technology and innovation across all areas of the economy.

MEA's Academy receives government funding for training

 The local events industry is looking to a brighter future thanks to the injection of much-needed NSW Government funds to the Australian Events Academy, the training arm of Meetings & Events Australia. The financial assistance follows ongoing lobbying from MEA over concerns the industry was facing a skills shortage. MEA chief executive officer Linda Gaunt constantly…

Victoria Law Foundation assists with legal projects

Victoria Law Foundation is looking for innovative legal projects, which will benefit Victorians, to share in more than $200,000 from its next grants round in March.  Applications close on 18 March 2014 for the foundation’s General Grants program, which supports projects that help the community better understand the law.  General Grants are for projects requiring more than $5000, although grants are commonly awarded between $20,000 and $50,000.…

ACCI Board Appoints New Chief Executive Officer: Kate Carnell AO

  Statement from ACCI Executive Chairman, Peter Hood The Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Australia’s largest and most representative business organisation, is very pleased to announce the appointment of Kate Carnell AO to the position of Chief Executive Officer. Kate will take up the Canberra based appointment in May.  "The appointment has been made following a comprehensive recruitment process conducted by the…

Partnership established between AHRI and Mahlab Media

 Internationally-awarded content agency Mahlab Media is leading a complete overhaul of the content strategy for Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI), with the creation of a new knowledge hub website, weekly enewsletter and fortnightly video channel, as well as the relaunch of the well-established monthly…

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