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Truck Driver Skills Survey – identifying the need for a truck driver apprenticeship

There are many key issues facing the heavy vehicle industry in Australia; compliance with NHVR requirements, driver fatigue management, route compliance, transport automation, technology implementation and driver training. It is the latter, along with the attraction of younger people into the aging workforce that is perhaps one of the most important topics facing the industry…

23 Sep 2016, by Informa Australia

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JB Hi-Fi and The Good Guys to address AFR Retail Summit – in wake of $870m acquisition

In the wake of JB Hi-Fi’s $870m acquisition of The Good Guys this week, the AFR Retail Summit gives you the opportunity to hear first-hand from the CEOs of both companies on their vision for the future. JB Hi-Fi issued $394 million worth of shares and took on a $500 million debt to fund the deal; but…

14 Sep 2016, by Informa Australia

Leadership & Communication | Other

Innovation in Retail – How Stylerunner are Disrupting the Industry

Hefty competition from overseas players and a turbulent economic climate, mean that Australian retailers are having to fight harder than ever before to achieve targeted rates of sales growth. With this in mind, Australian sportswear curator Stylerunner have certainly been packing a few punches recently, with a number of inspiring and innovative PR ventures. Stylerunner,…

13 Sep 2016, by Informa Australia

Maritime and Transport | Other | Rail

Heavy Haul Rail 2016 – Driving Innovation to Deliver Efficiencies

The Australasian Railway Association and Informa would like to thank all speakers, sponsors, exhibitors and delegates who attended the 6th annual Heavy Haul Rail Conference and Exhibition in Mackay at the end of August. The conference, which took place at Mackay Exhibition and Convention Centre, included presentations from operators, port managers, track managers, economists, suppliers,…

9 Sep 2016, by Informa Australia

Health & Healthcare | Occupational Health & Safety | Other

Safety And Security Risks in Hospitals

This year’s Safe & Secure Hospitals Conference taking place on 17-18 October 2016 at the Novotel Melbourne on Collins will address code grey responses, incident reporting, training and education for security and clinical staff, legal protection, improvements to communication between staff, patients and visitors, strengthening healthcare policy and the importance of clinical governance, security risk…

5 Sep 2016, by Informa Australia

Infrastructure | Maritime and Transport | Other

NHVR to open the conversation at COR Conference

On the 1st August The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) commenced the largest ever health check on the mechanical condition of Australia’s heavy vehicle fleet -  The National Road-worthiness Baseline Survey. Approximately 1.7% of the heavy vehicles across Australia will be inspected by Authorised Officers within each jurisdiction. This is the first time that heavy vehicles…

2 Sep 2016, by Informa Australia

Health & Healthcare | Other

Providing a safe environment for hospital staff, patients and visitors

Hospitals are committed to promoting the health, safety and welfare of all its staff, patients and visitors. Health and safety practices are embedded throughout an organisation to provide a secure environment in which to work. Hospital security staff and arrangements keep patients, staff and visitors safe from inappropriate behaviour such as violence and aggression. In…

1 Sep 2016, by Informa Australia

Acute Healthcare | Community Healthcare | Health & Healthcare | Other

Getting to the bottom of HAPI: Hospital Acquired Pressure Injuries

Michelle Barakat-Johnson from the Sydney Local Health District (SLHD) joined us to discuss the positive changes needed to address the problems with Hospital Acquired Pressure Injuries (HAPI). As a preview to her presentation at next week’s Falls, Fractures and Pressure Injuries Conference, Michelle highlighted the benefits of a systematic approach to preventative strategies and to…

22 Aug 2016, by Informa Australia

Acute Healthcare | Community Healthcare | Health & Healthcare | Other

Jack Bell & Donna Hickling of The Prince Charles Hospital talk malnutrition and falls.

  Hosting 'The Role of Nutrition across Fractures, Falls and Pressure Injuries' stream at the Falls, Fractures & Pressure Injuries Management Conference later this month, are Jack Bell & Donna Hickling of The Prince Charles Hospital. They were nice enough to talk to us in the lead up to the event about their presentation and how nutrition…

9 Aug 2016, by Informa Australia

Energy & Utilities | Mining & Resources | Other

The Present and Future of Australia’s Renewable Energy Sector with Mark Twidell from Tesla

Australia has seen substantial growth in the renewable energy sector in the 21st Century.  8-10% of Australia’s total energy is currently supplied by its diverse renewable energy industries, covering numerous energy sources and scales of operation. In the lead up to Informa’s 2nd annual Disruption & The Energy Industry Conference (30 - 31 August 2016,…

29 Jul 2016, by Informa Australia
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