Build a bridge and get over it

Sydney HarbourBridges are more than a just a crossing over a body of water. Some of them are a work of art, a perfect juxtaposition of engineering and a creative flair.

But bridges can also be a perfect metaphor for resilience. Think of the tenacity behind crafting a striking design, or the underpinning strength required in pylons to support the overall structure. Think of the countless trips a bridge carries as people move from one community to another. Bridges help us to get over barriers in our journeys.

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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.

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Research and Industry Day

Research Industry Day BannerRecently, the Asset Management Council, in collaboration with Federation University (Fed Uni), held its inaugural Research and Industry Day. Virtual delegates were treated to the latest in asset management from post-graduate research students and industry leaders.

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Asset Management Council – Government Symposium

Asset Management for a Resilient Future

govsym20The annual Asset Management Council Government Communities of Practice symposium has kicked off with resilient bang!

The morning session began with our MC for the day, AM Council board director Toby Horstead, setting the scene. With natural disasters and the obvious pandemic, now is—more than ever—the right time to plan for a resilient future for publicly owned assets. Toby was followed by the AM Council’s National Chair, Dave Daines, who welcomed us all to an informative day where knowledge surrounding the important work on resilience in asset management is shared.

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