Government

  • Perth's Government in Asset Management Forum

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    Great turn out for the Perth Chapter’s second Government in Asset Management Forum. Thank you to the Treasury Department for sharing an overview of their Strategic Asset Management Framework, the Water Corporation for hosting the event and thanks to those who participated in the forum and discussions.

  • Problem Solving Framework for Asset Management

    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.

  • Qld Gov State Infrastructure Plan Program Update

    QLD State InfrastructureThe Queensland Government State Infrastructure Plan (SIP) Part B was released on 23rd July 2019.  The strategy outlines the Queensland Government’s strategic direction for planning and prioritising the investment and delivery of infrastructure that supports growth enables economic development and creates jobs.  Part B outlines a 4 year $49.5billion infrastructure program with a corresponding $12.9billion spend in the 2019-20 year. 

    Take a look at the strategy and plan here.    Read the media release here.

  • QLD Health Senior Director Asset Management Role

    stamp 161691 1280Exciting executive contract opportunity with Department of Health, to lead the optimisation of asset management and health infrastructure across the state. You will be an integral member of the Executive Team, lead and develop a team of 16, and build Queensland Health's capacity and capability to deliver and maintain assets across its $17 billion portfolio. Total remuneration package is $202844 - $210415 per annum. For more information or to apply, please go to https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-EA323251

  • Queensland Government’s Plan to Unite and Recover

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    The state of Queensland’s COVID-19 recovery plan was highlighted in August at the Committee for Economic Development of Australia in a speech by the premier, the Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk.

  • Resilience for Government Infrastructure Assets

    ResilienceThe effects of the coronavirus are unprecedented, sending shockwaves into the health, economic, education and social sectors. Governments around Australia—and the world—are bracing for the post-COVID recovery phase. Added to the impact from the pandemic, climate change still weighs heavily and finding ways to reinforce public assets and infrastructure is imperative.

  • Smart City Infrastructure for the future of Newcastle

    Picture TwoDr Nathanial Bavinton, Smart City Coordinator for the City of Newcastle, last night presented at the Newcastle Chapter's March meeting on A Smart City Infrastructure for the future of Newcastle.

    With Newcastle moving rapidly to adopt smart city technologies as part of the urban revitalisation of the city, Federal and State governments are investing in the vision for infrastructure to enable a range of new approaches to asset management and service delivery, which will position the city as a technology development testbed.

  • Sydney Chapter February Webinar (includes AGM) - 17 February 22

    Asset Assurance (includes Sydney Chapter AGM)

    Click here to register

    Date:  Thursday, 17 February 2022
    Time: 6pm - 7pm AEDT (commences with AGM, approx 10 mins)
    Place: Online, register to be sent your link
    Cost: Free for AMCouncil members
    Earn: 1 CPD point

  • Sydney Chapter July Virtual Event - 15 July 21

    The NSW Government’s Asset Management Policy for the NSW Public Sector: an update 

    Join the Asset Management Council Sydney Chapter for a presentation on the NSW Government’s Asset Management Policy for the NSW Public Sector: an update.

  • Sydney Chapter November Virtual Event - 18 November 21

    Asset Information: The Asset Owner Challenges and Compliance with NSW Treasury's Asset Management Policy

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    Date:  Thursday, 18 November 2021
    Time: 6pm - 7pm AEDT
    Place: Online, register to be sent your link
    Cost: Free for AMCouncil members, otherwise $50
    Earn: 1 CPD point

  • Sydney Chapter Session Recap - Resilience Strategies for Infrastructure Assets

    AMCouncil Sydney Chapter's first event of the year was held 17 March 2021. The online event had over 100 registrations and was hosted by Women in Asset Management. David Spiteri - incoming Chair of the Sydney Chapter committee - gave an insight into upcoming events for Sydney Chapter and the opportunities for involvement from supporters and members over the year.

  • Sydney Chapter V-Chat

    Sydney V ChatThere’s no need to feel isolated during #shutdown.

    Recently, our Sydney Chapter met for the first V-Chat. What’s a V-Chat, you may well ask? A virtual hook-up for asset management members to connect and network, and keep their asset management brain ticking over. Toby Horstead led an informal session discussing the NSW Stimulus package.

  • Symposium Registrations now open

    Sympoisum 2018 Registrations Open CroppedWe're excited to announce that registrations are now open for this year's symposium! This year's symposium will focus on Asset Management in Government and aims to bring representatives from various state governments together to share experiences and challenges in Asset Management and provide a forum for information sharing.

    Some items on the program include:

  • TasWater wins World’s Best Tasting Water

    Drinking water from Rossarden, a small regional town in Tasmania, has won the prestigious international award of Best Municipal Water 2021.

    The Berkley Springs International Water Tasting event is held annually in Virginia, USA. It is the first time the award has gone to drinking water from Australia.

  • The Challenges to and Benefits of Managing your Data, Information and Knowledge as a Strategic Business Asset

    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.

  • Themes of Asset Management

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    During the Asset Management Council’s recent Asset Management in Government Symposium, held on Friday 4th October at the Pan Pacific Melbourne on the picturesque South Wharf, there were key themes that sprang from each speaker. Read on to learn more about the day and the speakers’ themes.

  • Three Common Obstacles to Building Resilience in Infrastructure

    Common ObstaclesThis year, the Asset Management Council’s annual government communities of practice summit focused on resilience. It’s a timely subject, given the pandemic caused by coronavirus and prevalence of natural disasters, such as the current wildfires in California or the recent bushfires in Australia.

  • Transport for NSW – Climate Change and Resilience Strategy

    The NSW government strives to deliver transport services and operations that balances economic, environment, and social issues with a focus on sustainability.

    It is well recognised within the asset management sector that climate change brings stress to transport assets. Extreme weather and physical impacts caused by rising temperatures and natural disasters make risk assessment and asset management a crucial element within governments.

  • Upcoming Perth Chapter Government Forum (Hybrid Event) - 25 May 2022

    Asset Management in Government Forum - register to attend in person in Perth or dial in online

    Join the Asset Management Council Perth Chapter for an update on current developments in government asset management policy and practice and an opportunity to network with government asset management executives and practitioners.

    This event is aimed at enabling government agencies to share experience and knowledge related to asset management practice in a state and commonwealth government context. It follows previous successful events showcasing approaches to asset management planning adopted by government agencies and sharing lessons learned. It also provides a forum for government asset management executives and practitioners to network with other agencies outside their portfolios.

  • Updated SIS now out!

    NSW GovernmentThe State Infrastructure Strategy (SIS) is a 20-year infrastructure investment plan for the NSW Government that places strategic fit and economic merit at the centre of investment decisions. The Strategy assesses infrastructure problems and solutions, and provides recommendations to best grow the State's economy, enhance productivity and improve living standards for our NSW community. It is updated every five years, the latest of which is now out and makes good reading. You can view it here.