melbourne

  • A fantastic day spent in asset management

    Symposium BlogIt is Friday 4th October at Pan Pacific Melbourne, a beautiful venue on South Wharf. The Asset Management Council is holding the annual Asset Management in Government Symposium. Delegates number over 130, with attendees from across the nation in both government departments and the private sector. The room is buzzing with anticipation. People mingle; some make new introductions, others reconnect.

  • AMC welcomes Chinese Delegation

    Chinese Delegation 5The AMCouncil Melbourne Chapter welcomed a delegation from China as part of their visit to Melbourne on Thursday afternoon, 20th September, who were interested in learning more about the Australian government and the Asset Management systems that are used within the three different levels of government.

    We have much to learn from the Chinese with regard to Asset Management. Thank you to Nick Phillips for presenting on the Victorian AMAF framework. We hope our ISO TC251 delegates can continue this relationship when they visit China in May next year.

  • AMC welcomes Indonesian Delegation

    Indonesian Delegation OneThe AMCouncil Melbourne Chapter welcomed a delegation from Jakarta Province in Indonesia as part of their visit to Melbourne on Friday afternoon, 3rd August, who were seeking information sharing in asset management.

  • Asset Management is more than just Data Collection

       

    JulianGreat presentations in our Melbourne session last Thursday as Sean Reeves spoke to intelligent asset management and how asset management is more than just data collection. 

  • BIM and Digital Technology in Construction

    hands 1768845 1920This is your opportunity to participate in a survey which will inform Victorian Government support for the adoption of BIM and Digital Technology in Victoria. To find out how, read on:

     

  • Career Opportunity

    JobsThe Department of Health and Human Services, Victoria, has a current position available for a Senior Asset Planning Officer, Property and Asset Services based in their Melbourne office. For further information on the role, visit here. Closing date is 4 July 2018.

  • December Meeting Point out now

    December News

    AMCouncil December e-news is out now, the last one for 2018, packed with all the latest and greating AMCouncil happenings and news from the past month, including links to fantastic articles on:

    - Sydney Trains Asset Management System & ISO 55001:2014;

  • Delegate Information

         
  • Do you need to develop a Strategic Asset Management Plan?

    Would you like to know how - from people that have already developed one?


    If your answer is Yes then participate in our seminars running this September and October. The seminars will be run over 2 days in Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney and will show you how to develop a Strategic Asset Management Plan and how to develop the supporting Asset Management Plans.

  • Exciting times ahead for AMC

    20171119 115803 smaller

    It was a busy time over the weekend for the AMC, where our leadership team brought together exciting ideas and suggestions for the future of the AMC. It's looking to be a great few months ahead. If you would like to become more involved and have more of a say, please get in touch with your local chapter and ask how you can get more involved. Remember the Asset Management Council is for you - an organisation built for our members by our members.

  • Goods News for Asset Management in Victorian School Facilities

    The Victorian government announced a large injection of maintenance funding for every Victorian government school. 

    Mr James Merlino, the Minister for Education, made the annoucement on Monday 2nd September, stating that each government school will receive a share of $515 million. The boost of funding will ensure the existing 36,000 school buildings1are upgraded to provide school children a safe and modern learning environment. 

  • How a maintenance task captured the imagination of Victorians

    Maintenance TaskA heavy vehicle convoy as heavy as a jumbo jet has made a slow 200km long journey from the Latrobe Valley to the Port in Melbourne. Carrying a spare generator from the Loy Yang Power Station to a ship in port at Melbourne (where it will be transported to Germany for maintenance), the convoy travelled by road in the dea of night at 15-20km/hour over 3 nights.

  • How to Identify the Principles of Asset Management

    A thorough overview of asset management to understand how AM fundamentals can provide benefits to an organization...

  • It's not too late to register for this Friday's Symposium

    handshakeCongratulations to Alex Afshar, winner of a free ticket to this Friday's Digital Infrastructure  Smposium! We look forward to seeing you there. For the rest of you, it's not too late to register here.

    AMC’s annual technical symposium will improve your knowledge of digital infrastructure in asset management. Featuring presentations by thought-leaders highlighting cutting edge case studies, the symposium will explore national best practices on key challenges affecting a range of industries using digital infrastructure. Tickets only $350 for members and $450 for non-members. Register today or find out more about becoming a member here.

    Friday 17th November 2017, 9.00am – 5.00pm, Windsor Hotel Melbourne. Tickets only $350 for members and $450 for non-members.

  • Maritime Sustainment in Defence

    John WestThe Melbourne chapter held a session at Engineers Australia’s city facilities, focused on the evolution of asset management in defence. John West, Asset Management Principal at BAE Systems, talked about linkages between defence capability and asset management, drawing on examples from the maritime defence sector. The enthusiastic audience included AMC members from government, defence and consulting.

  • MCC looking for an Asset Management Specialist

    JobsThe Melbourne Cricket Club manages the MCG and has an opportunity for an experienced Asset Management Specialist to manage the Asset Management System with a strategic focus on asset planning, asset policies and procedures. Reporting to the Operations & Contracts Manager in the AM Facilities Department, this is a hands on proactive role, that will work collaboratively with the project team, business and stakeholders towards delivering solutions and results by coordinating the planning and implementation of identified improvement strategies to solve key asset management problems.  Applications closes on Sunday 21 October 2018. More information available at the MCC careers website here

  • Melbourne explores the AMAF Audit Report

    Melbourne 10Following the Asset Management Accountability Framework Audit Report that was presented to Parliament on 23rd May 2019, our Melbourne AMCouncil chapter got together over breakfast to hear from Catherine Sandercock, Manager Performance Audit, Victorian Auditor-General’s Office, who spoke about the audit findings and recommendations.

  • Melbourne, transforming culture and behaviour in asset centric organisations

    Melbourne 21 Feb 19The Melbourne Chapter has had a great start to the year with over 30 keen AMCouncil members and associates who got together late February to discuss challenges in transforming culture and behaviour in asset centric organisations. A discussion was had led by Greg Williams, Executive, Executive Director Asset Performance, Yarra Trams, and Julian Watts, Director Engineering & Asset Management, KPMG.

  • National Symposium Registrations Open

    With the government sector taking up asset management implementation, it's a ripe time to learn all about it. Come along to discover the latest asset management happenings across states and how it's benefiting communities. For more info, visit: www.amcouncil.com.au/events/symposium

  • November Meeting Point, out now!

    mail 1048452 1920The latest edition of Meeting Point, our monthly e-newsletter was released on Friday. With a new, streamlined look featuring all the November highlights - technical articles, events, photos and opportunities - it's sure to have something for everyone. Read it here.