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‘We need to put people before profits’: Senate recommends a ban on all aluminium composite panels

Countless buildings across Australia possibly contain combustible aluminium cladding. In the wake of the 2014 Lacrosse Tower fire in Melbourne and the recent tragic fire at the Grenfell tower in London, there have been concerns that the non-compliant use of cladding in Australia is widespread and that there have been extensive delays in developing and…

10 Oct 2017, by Laurien Maerman

Energy & Utilities | Turbines

A new Approach to Turbine Combustor Flame Sensors

Leading up to the 18th annual Australian Gas Turbines Conference on the 29-30th of November, we reached out to John Devine, General Manager at Fireye Inc. in the United States of America to gain a better insight into the current challenges and approaches to Turbine Combustor Flame Sensors.   There are significant application issues specific…

25 Sep 2017, by Laurien Maerman

Occupational Health & Safety

Using Software and Mobile Technology to Manage and Improve HSEQ

In the lead up to the third annual Safety in Action Show, we spoke to Adrian Manessis, Business Development Manager at myosh, to gain a better understanding of how software and mobile technology can be implemented into work environments to manage and improve HSEQ. Adrian Manessis will present on Day One at the Safety in…

23 Aug 2017, by Laurien Maerman

Education & Skilling | Leadership & Communication | Technology

Lifting Australia’s innovation performance

For the last two and a half decades Australia has enjoyed sustained economic growth, booming employment and favourable living standards. But in more recent years, the country’s high labour costs have forced many companies to source products and services overseas, leading to a slump in Australian productivity. With increasingly tough competition from developing nations this…

21 Aug 2017, by Amy Sarcevic

Community Healthcare | Health & Healthcare | Occupational Health & Safety

The importance of psychologically healthy workplaces for everyone

More than 3,000,000 Australians experience depression or anxiety and most commonly these are aged between 16 and 64 years – our working years (Heads Up 2014). Margo Lydon, CEO, SuperFriend will be presenting a keynote on the importance of psychologically healthy workplaces for everyone at the upcoming Workplace Wellness Conference. Prior to the event, we reached out…

10 Aug 2017, by Informa Insights

Leadership & Communication | Occupational Health & Safety

Why should organisations implement a proactive Return to Work program?

In the lead up to the Return to Work Conference we spoke to guest speakers Michele Ghassemi, Regional Workplace Safety & Wellbeing Leader at David Jones and Larissa Meysner, Manager Psychological Services at PeopleSense by Altius. This year, the Return to Work Conference will look into best practice strategies that supports employees through the process…

21 Jul 2017, by Laurien Maerman

Energy & Utilities | Infrastructure | Planning & Design | Social Policy | Technology | Transport & Logistics | Turbines

Ethical innovation and sustainable entrepreneurship – how Tia Kansara is paving the way for a new economy

  The word ‘innovation’ means different things to different people. To many it is synonymous with artificial intelligence, quantum computing, or the automation of roles previously carried out by humans. But for ecosystem designer and founder of Replenish.Earth Ltd, Dr Tia Kansara, the word innovation is more about ethical rather than digital advancement. Dr Kansara…

20 Jul 2017, by Amy Sarcevic

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Planning and Counselling for High Risk Pregnancies: Best to Start Early!

  In the lead up to the 9th Annual Obstetric Malpractice Conference, we were delighted to talk with Professor Michael Peek, Maternal Fetal Medicine Subspecialist, The Canberra Hospital and Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Associate Dean, The Australian National University. Michael will be delivering a keynote address at this year's conference "Planning and Counselling for High Risk…

5 Jul 2017, by Thomas Beauchamp

Health & Healthcare

Addressing the challenges of managing the operating theatre

We are delighted to have Mike O’Brien, Chief of Surgery and Director of Urology, The Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne to present an address with his colleague Jock Lawrie at the 2017 Operating Theatre Management Conference. At Informa Insights,  We had a short interview with Mike prior to the event. INFORMA: In your role as Chief of…

21 Jun 2017, by Informa Insights

Leadership & Communication | Occupational Health & Safety

Looking into the future of Safety Leadership and Culture

"Health & Safety shouldn’t be seen as an overhead for the business" At the upcoming Safety In Action Conference in Melbourne, Wayne Richards, General Manager Group HSEQ at Transdev will present a case study on how Transdev has reassessed their safety structure and will outline the steps that they plan to take to improve their…

29 May 2017, by Informa Insights
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