Month: February 2016

Occupational Health & Safety

Why should you promote physical & mental health at workplace?

The upcoming Workplace Wellness Conference 2016 will examine the strategies to enhance the well-being and productivity of the Australian workforce. This conference will focus on 10 industry case studies this year - featuring : Olly Bridge's (Head of Corporate, Health & Wellbeing, Medibank) case study on 'Medibank's journey of merging physical, technology and people to new HQ's in…

26 Feb 2016, by test test

Mining & Resources

Top 5 factors influencing the mineral sands market in 2017

With global commodity markets in flux, uncertainty has become the new norm for the mining industry, but how can we navigate the many factors that are influencing the industry? We invited leading Ti02 industry commentator and editor of Focus on Pigments and TiO2 Worldwide Update, Mr. Reg Adams to distill the top five factors he…

25 Feb 2016, by test test

Healthcare

Supporting People with Cognitive Impairments and the NDIS

Dr John Chesterman, the Manager of Policy and Education at the Office of the Public Advocate-Victoria, is a strong advocate for human rights and was among the key personality speakers at the 2015 National Disability Summit. The NDIS and Consumer Choice The underlying philosophy of the NDIS is that of consumer choice, which raises the…

23 Feb 2016, by test test

Healthcare

Awareness on “Domestic Violence” – from victims perspective

A post on the popular blog “Humans of New York” featuring a woman whose entire life has been snatched away by her abusive husband has gone viral. In a series of portraits taken at the Metropolitan Detention Centre in Brooklyn, the woman shares how the man she fell in love with started abusing her, and why she…

22 Feb 2016, by test test

Healthcare

Social Policy

Break Those Chains Sista: Bringing Attention to Domestic Violence In Indigenous Communities

Family & domestic violence have reached epidemic proportions in Australia, impacting all communities. We spoke to Luke Edwards, who is a social worker and songwriter/producer who assisted with the song ‘Break Those Chains Sista’, which was written and developed by a group of indigenous domestic violence survivors. The song will be featured at the upcoming…

16 Feb 2016, by test test

Healthcare

Social Policy

Supporting Employees Suffering Domestic Violence: The Westpac Experience

As a preview to some of the issues that will be discussed at the 2nd Annual National Family & Domestic Violence Summit we spoke to Ainslie van Onselen, the Director of Women’s Markets, Inclusion & Diversity at Westpac. She spoke to us about the initiatives Westpac has implemented to support their employees who are experiencing…

15 Feb 2016, by test test

Healthcare

What are the Trends and the Future of Medical & Health Law?

Slater & Gordon Lawyers’ National Practice Group Leader - Medical Law and Accredited Specialist - Personal Injury Law, Bill Madden spoke to us about some of the past structural changes and their impact on medical and health law. We are looking forward to his discussion on "The Medico-Legal Future" at the 25th Medico Legal Congress 2016. Informa :  You have…

11 Feb 2016, by test test

Energy & Utilities

Offgrid Hybrid Power Systems – Can Solar Forecasting reduce LCOE?

ABB is a global leader in power and automation technologies. Their innovative technologies and successful business development is spearheaded by Juergen Zimmermann, who is presenting a case study about microgrid solutions and high penetration solar systems at Informa’s Remote Area Power Supply Conference, in Melbourne next month. We were delighted to have Juergen, ABB’s Business Development and…

10 Feb 2016, by test test

Mining & Resources

Base Resources talks about developments with their Kwale project

Colin Bwye, Executive Director, Operations & Development, Base Resources, will be addressing the annual Mineral Sands Conference in Melbourne next month. In the lead up to the event we were delighted to have the opportunity for this exclusive Q&A with Colin, to discuss Base Resources developments and the outlook for 2016. Informa: We last met…

10 Feb 2016, by test test

Healthcare

Health Service Providers Need to Prepare for the New Funding Models

Adrian Munro | How Service Providers Need to Prepare for the New Funding Models In his objective to make a genuine difference in the community, Adrian Munro has dedicated most of his career life focusing on his passion to provide help and support for the most disadvantaged people as evident in the values pursued by…

9 Feb 2016, by test test

Healthcare

The need to assess eMM cost effectiveness

Prof Johanna Westbrook’s Study on the Cost-Effectiveness of eMM Professor Johanna Westbrook is Director of the Centre for Health Systems and Safety Research (CHSSR): the largest health informatics evaluation research team in Australia. Her extensive research expertise has focused on the design and implementation of complex multi-method evaluations across the health sector. One of her…

2 Feb 2016, by test test