Sydney celebrates 2018

Sydney 6 Dec 2Members from the Sydney Chapter met for an informal gathering to celebrate the year and network with colleagues last night. The venue was the historic Summer Hill Hotel located in Sydney’s inner west. Attendees enjoyed a drink and mingle on the outdoor balcony before moving inside for dinner. Everyone was in high spirits and looking forward to a break over the Christmas period prior to embarking on our 2019 program! Photos below.

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Perth Crowns WA Asset Management Guru of 2018

DSC09566What a great turnout at Perth's latest chapter event with AMCouncil members from all over the country coming together to hear from Ian Sedgwick as he shared his knowledge and approach to Asset Management, focusing on the importance of balancing key elements within Asset Management. The second part of an evening proved more of a celebration of 2018. Congratulations to Tristan Velnoweth, who won the quiz and brought home the title 'WA Asset Management Guru of the Year'.

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November Meeting Point out now

November news

AMCouncil November e-news is out now, packed with all the latest and greating AMCouncil happenings and news from the past month, including links to:

  • Article on developing an Operational Concept Framework to support government policy and regulation on connected and automated vehicles
  • Information about significant changes to ISO55002;
  • Broadspectrum's involvement in the Smart Cities 2025 Study;
  • and much more!

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State of the Assets Report 2018

Sate of Assets snipNovember saw the release of the ALGA’s 2018 National State of the Assets Report. It is reported that $30 billion is required to renew and replace ageing infrastructure that is needed now.

Capacity of infrastructure was also reported. Capacity is linked to productivity and productivity is a major focus in infrastructure investment. Councils estimate $24 billion of current infrastructure value has poor capacity over the approximate $426 billion estimated portfolio of council infrastructure fixed and land assets. Take a look at the report here.

AMCouncil checks out Mexican Government Infrastructure Tool

MexicoThe AMCouncil dropped by Trade Victoria office recently to meet with representatives from BANOBRAS. This included Mr Esau Garza, Trade Commissioner; Mr Alejandro Blasco, Head of Investor Relations; and Mr Luis Ampudia, Vice President of Investor Relations from Mexico who walked through the Mexican Government's newly developed Infrastructure investment tool which is a good reference to explore potential usiness opportunities in Mexico.

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