Government Community of Practice

Background

This forum was created in order for AM professionals in government bodies to convene, share, and grow their asset management skills and knowledge. It acts as a single meeting place for government professionals in asset management, bringing together and establishing connections that may have otherwise not been available.

Goals of the CoP

  • Bring together a group of like-minded professionals in government asset management
  • Share knowledge, experiences, and case studies in order to learn
  • Create strategies for implementing and improving current challenges in asset management in government departments
  • Help government bodies develop and enhance their asset management practice starting from the planning phase through to the retirement phase

Key meeting places of the CoP

The Sydney, Peth, Melbourne, Brisbane, and Hobart chapters will each hold government CoP events annually. To enquire about these events, please email the respective chapter chair.
For those who subscribe, a monthly newsletter will be emailed, containing all government-sector news in the asset management sphere.
The Government Community of Practice forum Forum.

InfrastructureThe 2019 Australian Infrastructure Audit was announced on Tuesday 13th August by Infrastructure Australia, the nation’s independent infrastructure advisor. The audit promises a forward-view of Australia’s challenges to protecting and advancing our infrastructure.

The 2019 audit discovered our major infrastructure sectors of transport, water, telecommunications and energy are failing to keep up with the rapid growth in our larger cities. The audit therefore examined the needs of communities against infrastructure. In adopting a forward-focus, Australia will be better placed to keep up with the demands of growth, and ‘deliver long-term changes to the way we plan, fund and deliver infrastructure1', said Ms Julieanne Alroe, Infrastructure Australia Chair.  

The 2019 Australian Infrastructure Audit looked at the challenges and opportunities facing Australia over the next decade and beyond, with the goal of improving access to infrastructure on an individual and business level, leading to better decision-making and, ultimately, greater quality of life.  

To access more information regarding the 2019 Infrastructure Audit, click here.

 

 

 


1 Infrastructure Australia Media Release ‘Record infrastructure spend the new normal, 2019 Australian Infrastructure Audit warns’ accessed here

 

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