We're going to the Zoo. How about you?


One of the most excellent aspects of a conference is the networking opportunities, and the chance to glimpse a broader understanding of how a role similar to yours fits in different organisations and industries.

At our recent Asset Management in Government Symposium, I was able to chat with John Pryor, Asset Manager Zoos Victoria. I found asset management within a zoo environment to be fascinating, given that many of the zoo’s assets are live beings, going far beyond a common understanding of physical assets, such as buildings, electricity cables and tram networks. 

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Tunnelling – it’s not all boring!


Melbourne’s underground transport network is a creeping network. For those of us above-ground, we take little notice that, when standing in the CBD, there is so much going on beneath the surface. Because we give nary a second thought to the network underfoot, equally forgivable is the fact that most of us probably don’t know the half of what is involved with tunnelling itself.

So, is there more to making a tunnel than burrowing? You betcha there is!

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Themes of Asset Management

James Price Symp

During the Asset Management Council’s recent Asset Management in Government Symposium, held on Friday 4th October at the Pan Pacific Melbourne on the picturesque South Wharf, there were key themes that sprang from each speaker. Read on to learn more about the day and the speakers’ themes.

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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.

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September Meeting Point Out

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AMCouncil September e-news is out now, packed with all the latest and greatest AMCouncil happenings and news from the past month, including links to articles, including a great one about the Collins Class Life-Cycle Regeneration.

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