Month: April 2016

Defence & Security

Police on Campus: Researching collaborative approaches to safety, security and cultural diversity on campus

Australian campuses reflect many of the characteristics and differences of the wider population and breaking down barriers and fears is important to enhancing the safety, security and well-being. To showcase some of the proactive and collaborative approaches, including the 'Police on Campus' pilot at Monash University, we spoke to Dr Helen Forbes-Mewett before her address…

27 Apr 2016, by Test Test

Healthcare

Highlights of National Dementia Conference 2016

National Dementia Conference 2016 The 7th Annual National Dementia Conference took place on 21-22 March 2016 at the Novotel Brisbane, welcoming 100 attendees from across the country and enabling great networking opportunities amongst carers, consumers, and representatives from federal and state government, associations, not for profit organisations, hospitals, aged care facilities and universities. Thank you…

25 Apr 2016, by Test Test

Technology

The Rise of eSports – Why we should all be taking notice of Gaming

Over the top (OTT) television is a highly lucrative industry, evidenced by the vast success of pureplay providers like YouTube and Netflix. Young millennials can’t get enough of the anytime anywhere model; subscribing in their masses to powerhouse productions like Game of Thrones and Breaking Bad, and ditching the studio brands of traditional TV. The…

21 Apr 2016, by Test Test

Transport & Logistics

Collaborative Decision Making and the Port Common Operating Picture – an insight from SAAB

We are lucky enough to have the support of some of the major partners to the Canadian Maritime industry for the 10th IHMA Congress taking place in Vancouver at the end of May. Saab Canada, part of the global Saab group, modifies and delivers Saab's portfolio to the Canadian market and will be giving attendees…

19 Apr 2016, by Test Test

Healthcare

Talking Advance Care with Tanja Krones

Discussing legal, ethical and practical issues and steps towards best practice of ACP is day to day business for the Head of Clinical Ethics for the University Hospital Zürich, PD Dr. Tanja Krones. As we draw closer to the Advance Care Planning Conference (2-3 May) in Sydney, we were lucky enough to have Tanja answer…

19 Apr 2016, by Test Test

Occupational Health & Safety

Is Australia still mopping up the effects of Asbestos?

Asbestos is a group of silicate materials consisting of long, thin, fibrous crystals and millions of microscopic fibrils. Its affordability, tensile strength and ability to resist heat, fire, chemicals and electrical damage, made it widely used as a construction and fire proofing material in the 20th century. Concerns about the carcinogenic effects of the material…

14 Apr 2016, by Test Test

Transport & Logistics

IHMA Congress Summary – 7 weeks to go!

Our friends at BC Shipping News recently gave us the opportunity to submit a summary article on our upcoming 10th International Harbour Masters' Association Congress taking place in Vancouver later this year. For those of you that are not familiar with the event or would like a quick overview of what will be happening during…

8 Apr 2016, by Test Test

Business

Engaging with India

Honing the Australia - India relationship With its unrivalled, unrelenting growth rate (a minimum of 6% since 2013) and ambitious economic policy, it is unsurprising that India is ranked the number 1 investment destination in the world. Striving for superpower status by 2030, Prime Minister Modi’s regime has already delivered a sharp increase in jobs,…

7 Apr 2016, by Test Test

Healthcare

Raising the profile of caring and caring issues

Carers Victoria is the state-wide voice for family carers, representing and providing support to carers in Victoria. Working closely with government and support organisations, as well as collaborating with Carer Associations in each State and Territory, they provide consistent supports to family carers. Caroline Mulcahy is the CEO for Carers Victoria and will be delivering…

5 Apr 2016, by Test Test

Defence & Security

Education

Occupational Health & Safety

Handling Security Threats: The Similarities and Differences Between Australian and US Campuses

As a preview to some of the issues that will be discussed at the upcoming 8th Annual Campus Security & Safety Conference held  in June we spoke with Lt. John Weinstein, a Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA) Police Department district commander. John oversees police operations on three campuses with 40,000 students.  Before joining NOVA, he was…

4 Apr 2016, by Test Test

Healthcare

Supported decision-making for people with severe-profound intellectual disabilities

The 4th Annual Younger People with very high and complex care needs Conference is taking place on 14-15 June 2016 at the Novotel Melbourne on Collins. We had the opportunity to chat with one of our speakers, Jo Watson, Lecturer in Disability & Inclusion, School of Health & Social Development, Faculty of Health, Deakin University,…

4 Apr 2016, by Test Test

Transport & Logistics

Global Trends for Online Retail and the Increase in Supply Chain Automation

  We are delighted to have Apex Supply Chain Technologies come on board as Platinum Sponsor for our Online Retail Logistics Conference taking place at the Grace Hotel Sydney on the 28th and 29th of this month. We had the opportunity to discuss online retail, supply chain automation and Apex as a company with David…

1 Apr 2016, by Test Test