Government

  • How Asset Management is Driving Value in the Public Sector

    Tim Reardon Webinar Still 2In last week's Women in Asset Management webinar discussion Tim Reardon, Secretary of the NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet explored what asset management means to NSW Government, how it adds value for the community, how we can harness new technologies and innovation to deliver value and why people, especially women, should be excited to work in asset management in the public sector.

  • Implementing AMAF in a Complex Organisation

    Symp Sneak Peek 1Join us on Friday, 4th October for our Implementing Asset Management in Government Symposium. Read on for a sneak peek of just one of the topics that we will be exploring during the day.

  • Infrastructure Assets and the CSIRO Report on Climate and Disaster Resilience

    InfrastructureandCSIROMany readers will remember the devastation caused by bushfires during Australia’s last summer. Our hearts broke at the loss of life, the destruction of our flora and fauna, and the ravaged townships. In response to this most recent disaster, as well as the floods at the same time in Northern Queensland, the Prime Minister directed the CSIRO to undertake an independent report into the ways in which governments and the community can work together to increase disaster and climate resilience.

  • Infrastructure Audit Casts Gaze to Future Needs

    InfrastructureThe 2019 Australian Infrastructure Audit was announced on Tuesday 13th August by Infrastructure Australia, the nation’s independent infrastructure advisor. The audit promises a forward-view of Australia’s challenges to protecting and advancing our infrastructure.

  • Infrastructure Australia – national study on impacts of COVID-19

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    Infrastructure Australia has released a report detailing the impacts of COVID-19 and projected recovery for the nation.

    The report highlights the way Australians used infrastructure during lockdown and demonstrates trends and provides insights into asset management requirements of infrastructure.

  • Infrastructure Australia’s Priority List 2020

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    Infrastructure Australia has released its Infrastructure Priority List for 2020, with board chair, Julieanne Alroe, stating it features thirty-seven new proposals. Ms Alroe notes the wide range of sectors covered include water, energy, health, waste and transport.

    The Priority List is supported by the evidence raised from the 2019 Infrastructure Audit, and submissions from government departments, industry and the community.

  • Infrastructure Victoria: recycling and recovery of waste and its link with asset management

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    Infrastructure Victoria recently released its report, entitled Recycling and resource recovery infrastructure: Evidence base report.  The report focuses on ways to inform the government on better policies and options for recycling and recovery of waste generated by Victorians.

  • Integrating Whole of Life Thinking into the Business Case Process

    Symp Sneak Peek 1Join us on Friday, 4th October for our Implementing Asset Management in Government Symposium. Read on for a sneak peek of just one of the topics that we will be exploring during the day.

  • Maritime Sustainment in Defence

    John WestThe Melbourne chapter held a session at Engineers Australia’s city facilities, focused on the evolution of asset management in defence. John West, Asset Management Principal at BAE Systems, talked about linkages between defence capability and asset management, drawing on examples from the maritime defence sector. The enthusiastic audience included AMC members from government, defence and consulting.

  • Meeting of the NSW Government Village

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    The Asset Management Council was proud to play a major part in yesterday's meeting of the NSW government village along with Infrastructure NSW. The purpose was to formally launch the new NSW Government endorsed Asset Management Policy. It was also an opportunity to receive an update from the CEO of Infrastructure NSW on the key asset management policy reforms underway in line with the State Infrastructure Strategy 2018-2038.

  • Melbourne explores the AMAF Audit Report

    Melbourne 10Following the Asset Management Accountability Framework Audit Report that was presented to Parliament on 23rd May 2019, our Melbourne AMCouncil chapter got together over breakfast to hear from Catherine Sandercock, Manager Performance Audit, Victorian Auditor-General’s Office, who spoke about the audit findings and recommendations.

  • National Gas Reservation Policy

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    Who remembers using a piggy bank? As a child, you’d save one and two cent pieces; if you were lucky you might even get a silver coin to slide into the slot on the pig’s back. As the coins dropped you’d hear them clunk onto the others inside. Once the pig became heavy, with its tum full of coins, you’d go with your parents to the local branch of the bank, and deposit those coins into your own savings account. Saving for the future is a good plan.

  • National Symposium Registrations Open

    With the government sector taking up asset management implementation, it's a ripe time to learn all about it. Come along to discover the latest asset management happenings across states and how it's benefiting communities. For more info, visit: www.amcouncil.com.au/events/symposium

  • New CPD Technical Webinar Series

    Bringing theory to life - Journey with us as we take a deep dive into six aspects of asset management, with each month dedicated to one of the asset management landscape subject areas, beginning with May - Strategy & Planning | Free for AMCouncil members | An easy way to earn CPD

  • New Federal Government Ministry

    Download a handy list of the new Federal Government Ministry as at 1st June 2022 here.

  • NSW Dams Safety – ISO 55001

    Dams Safety NSW is an independent regulator established under the Dams Safety Act 2015 and ensures that risks to public safety, the environment and dam assets are at an acceptable level. To achieve this, Dams Safety NSW has implemented its Strategic Plan 2020-2021 that sets the direction of safety guidelines and longer-term strategic outcomes to focus on its vision of safe dams for NSW1.

  • NSW Government announces Key Partnership with AMC

    ASA Strategic BreakfastThe NSW Government has announced a key partnership with the Asset Management Council.  At an asset management event last Friday, Tim Reardon, Secretary of the Department of Premier and Cabinet, announced that the NSW Government is partnering with the Asset Management Council to support the delivery of the recommendations of the soon-to-be-released 2018 State Infrastructure Strategy. 

  • NSW Government CoP

    CoP 24 May 19Another full house at the NSW Govt #assetmanagement Community of Practice this morning, 24th May 2019.

  • Parramatta, a Smart City?

    Pic1On a very wet night Sydney Chapter heard from Geoff King, Acting Group Manager City Strategy about Parramatta City Council's journey towards developing a smart city using asset management principles.

  • Perth Chapter Session Recap - Government CoP

    The Asset Management Council Perth Chapter facilitated a government focused community of practice with virtually all agencies with large infrastructure asset portfolios represented, as well as the AMCouncil national chair, Dave Daines, and Perth Chapter chair, Dr Carla Boehl. This is the 4th government CoP the Chapter has run in recent years.