Government Community of Practice

Background

This forum was created in order for AM professionals in government bodies to convene, share, and grow their asset management skills and knowledge. It acts as a single meeting place for government professionals in asset management, bringing together and establishing connections that may have otherwise not been available.

Goals of the CoP

  • Bring together a group of like-minded professionals in government asset management
  • Share knowledge, experiences, and case studies in order to learn
  • Create strategies for implementing and improving current challenges in asset management in government departments
  • Help government bodies develop and enhance their asset management practice starting from the planning phase through to the retirement phase

Key meeting places of the CoP

The Sydney, Peth, Melbourne, Brisbane, and Hobart chapters will each hold government CoP events annually. To enquire about these events, please email the respective chapter chair.
For those who subscribe, a monthly newsletter will be emailed, containing all government-sector news in the asset management sphere.

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.

TfNSW acknowledges resilience among its existing assets, particularly older roads, may not be effective for future climate impacts, and therefore many are under significant risk of damage and failure. New road assets must also be designed and built with adaptation measures.

Effective asset management reduces the overall cost of the asset over its lifecycle. It is therefore prudent to investigate tools that respond to shocks and damages caused by climate change, and implement new design methodologies and technologies for maintenance and construction in ways that enhance resilience1.

For further information regarding TfNSW’s Climate Change Policy Framework, please click here, and for the full report regarding TfNSW’s Future Transport Strategy, please click here.

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1 Sourced: future.transport.nsw.gov.au/future-transport-strategy/delivering-sustainability/embedding-resilience