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  • 'Asset Management without Borders' Government Symposium 2021

    Thanks to all who attended our recent 'Asset Management without Borders' government symposium. We have been busy compiling all of the slides and recordings from it, and are happy to announce that attendees can now access them by clicking here: https://www.amcouncil.com.au/government/post_event_resource.html

  • 2019 looking good for Brisbane Chapter

    qldamcThe Brisbane Chapter held a planning session on the 25th October to identify the topics for the technical sessions that will be held in 2019. This session was a lively interactive session with 15 participants. They took a fresh look at the technical sessions, with a view as to what was wanted from the sessions, what specific subjects rewash were of interest and what site visits might appeal to the members.

  • Announcing the 2020 Brisbane Chapter Committee

    2020 Brisbane Chapter Committee Thank you to all who nominated to join the AMCouncil Brisbane Chapter Committee. All nominations were accepted at last night's Annual General Meeting. The re-elections of Keith Paintin as Chapter Chair and Peter Pennell as Chapter Vice Chair were also confirmed.

  • Announcing the 2021 Brisbane Chapter Committee

    Thank you to all who nominated to join the AMCouncil Brisbane Chapter Committee. All nominations were accepted at last night's Annual General Meeting and the re-election of Ella Hingston as Chapter Secretary was confirmed. Keith Paintin (Chapter Chair) and Peter Pennell (Vice-Chair) who were re-elected last year in 2020 for a 2-year term remain in position.

    The Brisbane Chapter Committee for 2021 is as follows:

  • Brisbane Chapter August Event (Hybrid) - 26 August 21

    Asset Management in Local Government is more than Roads, Rates and Rubbish

    "Roads, rates and rubbish".

    This is the phrase that we often hear echoed when quizzing the public about the role of local government and the services they provide. However, the functions of local government unequivocally extend beyond this, through the provision of services that support the development of cities, regions and shires into healthy, prosperous and sustainable communities.

  • Brisbane Chapter June Event - 3 June 21

    A Roadmap to Maintenance Improvements

    Are you embarking on a program of maintenance improvements?  Do you have a roadmap?  Failing to plan is planning to fail.  Join the Asset Management Council Brisbane Chapter to hear about some tried and true methods for developing a successful roadmap.  Learn about some essential elements, some possible pitfalls and some tips from experience.

  • Brisbane Chapter June Event (Hybrid) - 15 July 21

    Collaboration, micro-learning and a strategic approach to maintenance management

     Join the Asset Management Council Brisbane Chapter for a presentation on collaboration and micro-learning in a digital environment, and adopting and implementing a strategic outlook towards maintenance management.

  • Brisbane Chapter May Event - 4 May 21

    Understanding facility asset portfolios through assessments and audits

    Join the Asset Management Council Brisbane Chapter for a presentation on utilising assessments and audits to better understand facility asset portfolios. Leanne Cluley, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Reduxo and Co-Chairman of the Diversity Portfolio Group at the Facility Management Association of Australia, will present real-life case studies of portfolio-wide programs to assess and audit facility assets, thereby enabling facility owners to better understand their assets and make optimised, evidence-based investment decisions.

  • Brisbane Chapter October Event (In Person) - 12 October 21

    Strategic Asset Management Plans Workshop

    Regardless of the size, operating environment or nature of assets managed by an organisation, many asset-intensive organisations face the challenge of delivering services within constrained budgets while managing risks to an acceptable level.

    Join like-minded peers from the Asset Management Council Brisbane Chapter to discuss and explore how strategic asset management plans can be developed and implemented to assist organisations with balancing the cost, risk and performance of their asset base.

  • Brisbane Chapter October Virtual Event - 28 October 21

    How to reduce the impact of change on your staff and customers

    Click here to register

    Date:  Thursday, 28 October 2021
    Time: 5.30pm - 6.30pm AEST
    Place: Online, register to be sent your link
    Cost: Free for AMCouncil members, otherwise $50
    Earn: 1 CPD point

  • Brisbane Chapter Session Recap - Aerospace & Asset Management

    Tuesday 30th March saw Brisbane Chapter host the second technical seminar of 2021, This event was intended to be a hybrid format but the COVID restrictions announced the day before meant a revision to the arrangements to an online event. Around 100 people saw Wing Commander Keirin Joyce of the RAAF and Dr Stefan Hrabar CEO of Emesent present two different approaches to drones and their deployment in asset management activities.

  • Brisbane Chapter Session Recap - Asset Management in Local Government

    Thursday 26 August saw the Brisbane chapter host an online Technical session with a theme of Asset Management in Local Councils. Ashish Shah, Lead Engineer, Strategic Asset Management Transport from Brisbane City. Ashish provided an interesting insight into how materials were recycled within the Road Network Maintenance and renewal activities on maintaining the integrity of BCC road network.

  • Brisbane continues their exploration of asset management development

    86297AC5 63C7 4E9F BF06 71853458ADBFThursday saw the last Technical seminar for 2019 for the Brisbane Chapter, the session was focused on the heart of any Asset management System, and that is the people. With two eminent speakers in Dr Monique Beedles and Yvonne Pengilly, the audience were provided with many thought provoking points ranging from career development and competencies to the requirements of being a register Professional Engineer of Queensland (RPEQ) and the associated interaction with Asset Management activities. The opportunity was also taken to outline the AMCouncil strategy for 2020-2023.

  • Brisbane goes back to asset management basics

    Bris 20 Feb 20Thursday 20th February saw our Brisbane chapter present their first live webinar broadcast from the new EA office location in Brisbane CBD. This was aimed at non-engineers and those new to the concept of asset management.

    The session was jointly presented by local chapter chair, Keith Paintin, and committee member, Stephen Walker. 

  • Brisbane hosts the Maintenance & Reliability SIG

    Brisbane 21 Mar 19 2The Brisbane Chapter held a Technical session on the 21st March in conjunction with the Maintenance and Reliability Special interest Group. There were over 60 attendees present to listen to Mr Ian Sedgwick and Mr Ricardo Santos speaking about Dynamic lifecycle costing and Risk Based Inspection regimes respectively. This was followed by a Q and A Panel session which included the speakers and AMC board member, Dr Monique Beedles.

  • Brisbane launches into the topic of Asset Management in Aerospace

    AMc aviationThe recent Brisbane Chapter event held at the Jacobs offices was well supported and the audience were given an insight from Lucien Whitten from Defence Industries Qld into how the policies for aerospace are developed with a particular emphasis on the impact of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. This was supported by Andrew Scott who provided an insight into the operations of UAVs, the size and also complexity of the support operations with the most crucial part of UAVs being the people behind them. There was also an interesting discussion on the current and potential future uses of these assets and how the industry might develop over the next 5-10 years.

  • Brisbane looks at Digital Engineering

    Brisbane 21 March Pic 4 CROPPEDWednesday, March 21st, saw the Brisbane chapter host a technical seminar on the subject of Digital Engineering. A well attended evening seminar saw Ian Hardcastle (Digital Engineering Practice Director from Jacobs) present his observations and thoughts on the evolution of Building Information Modelling (BIM) into DE, and how the value of digital information can be created and also eroded.

  • Brisbane shines a light on the power sector

    image3Wednesday, 16th May, saw the Brisbane chapter host their latest technical session. The theme of the event was asset management within the power sector. The speakers were Ravi Malik from Origin Energy, Brian McMahon from Energy Queensland and Michael Pelevin from Powerlink.

  • Brisbane takes off to tour the airport!

    Plane Spotters AreaA successful site tour to Brisbane airport last Wednesday for the Brisbane Chapter! Thanks to Ken Chapman for facilitating the online register and Mark Jordan for joining the meet-and-greet of the participants, and both their support the entire period of the tour. Also, thanks to Ron Shuttlewood for organising the mini bus and Brisbane Airport community engagement advisor in advance, the transition went effortlessly. Great team work!

  • Brisbane talks Data Use in Asset Management

    Image 4Wednesday 22nd May saw 60 delegates attend the Brisbane Chapter technical session on Data Use in Asset Management. Daniel Osbourne, Graham Heiner and Wayne Holtham provided a wide variety of thoughts and examples on how data can be captured and utilised within organisations to inform decision making, and even discussed how decisions can be made with apparently no data. 

    You can view the presentation shared during the session at the following link: (Content available for members only. To see our affordable membership options, visit here).

    - "Do you hope, or do you know?" Data Use for Asset Management

    - Evolution of Asset Management - Using Data and Information

    - Data Driven Decision Making