Government

  • Achieving Operational Readiness

    Symp Sneak Peek 1Join us on Friday, 4th October for our Implementing Asset Management in Government Symposium. Read on for a sneak peek of just one of the topics that we will be exploring during the day.

  • 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.

  • AMCouncil checks out Mexican Government Infrastructure Tool

    MexicoThe AMCouncil dropped by Trade Victoria office recently to meet with representatives from BANOBRAS. This included Mr Esau Garza, Trade Commissioner; Mr Alejandro Blasco, Head of Investor Relations; and Mr Luis Ampudia, Vice President of Investor Relations from Mexico who walked through the Mexican Government's newly developed Infrastructure investment tool which is a good reference to explore potential usiness opportunities in Mexico.

  • Convergence Creates Porous Walls in Infrastructure Networks

    Porous Walls

    You wake up one morning, stumble out of bed in search of your usual cuppa to start the day. You flick on the kettle; there is no electricity. You mutter under your breath, decide to take a shower and deal with the electricity later. A trickle of water is all that flows from the low-pressure rose in your shower recess. You’re annoyed now. You decide to head to a nearby café for coffee and a danish, and maybe local supermarket for milk, fresh bread. The café is also experiencing a power outage, the supermarket in darkness too, as well as having had no early morning deliveries to re-stock shelves. You scratch your head and wonder if you’re starring in a dystopian drama series.

  • 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. 

  • Hackers Gonna Hack

    Cyber attacks are a constant problem in today’s society. A hacker’s gonna hack, to bastardise a line from Taylor Swift’s popular song, Shake it Off.

    At the Technology in Government conference, held in early August in Canberra, attendees learned more about cyber security in government. In particular, David Cullen, Principal Advisor of Cyber Incidents and Emergency Management at Department of Premier and Cabinet, Victoria, spoke of the alarming number of incidents in Victoria alone.

  • How Asset Management is Driving Value in the Public Sector

    Tim Reardon Webinar Still 2In last week's Women in Asset Management webinar discussion Tim Reardon, Secretary of the NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet explored what asset management means to NSW Government, how it adds value for the community, how we can harness new technologies and innovation to deliver value and why people, especially women, should be excited to work in asset management in the public sector.

  • Implementing AMAF in a Complex Organisation

    Symp Sneak Peek 1Join us on Friday, 4th October for our Implementing Asset Management in Government Symposium. Read on for a sneak peek of just one of the topics that we will be exploring during the day.

  • Infrastructure Audit Casts Gaze to Future Needs

    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.

  • Integrating Whole of Life Thinking into the Business Case Process

    Symp Sneak Peek 1Join us on Friday, 4th October for our Implementing Asset Management in Government Symposium. Read on for a sneak peek of just one of the topics that we will be exploring during the day.

  • 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.

  • Meeting of the NSW Government Village

    NSW Govt Village

    The Asset Management Council was proud to play a major part in yesterday's meeting of the NSW government village along with Infrastructure NSW. The purpose was to formally launch the new NSW Government endorsed Asset Management Policy. It was also an opportunity to receive an update from the CEO of Infrastructure NSW on the key asset management policy reforms underway in line with the State Infrastructure Strategy 2018-2038.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • NSW Government announces Key Partnership with AMC

    ASA Strategic BreakfastThe NSW Government has announced a key partnership with the Asset Management Council.  At an asset management event last Friday, Tim Reardon, Secretary of the Department of Premier and Cabinet, announced that the NSW Government is partnering with the Asset Management Council to support the delivery of the recommendations of the soon-to-be-released 2018 State Infrastructure Strategy. 

  • NSW Government CoP

    CoP 24 May 19Another full house at the NSW Govt #assetmanagement Community of Practice this morning, 24th May 2019.

  • Parramatta, a Smart City?

    Pic1On a very wet night Sydney Chapter heard from Geoff King, Acting Group Manager City Strategy about Parramatta City Council's journey towards developing a smart city using asset management principles.

  • Problem Solving Framework for Asset Management

    Symp Sneak Peek 1Join us on Friday, 4th October for our Implementing Asset Management in Government Symposium. Read on for a sneak peek of just one of the topics that we will be exploring during the day.

  • Qld Gov State Infrastructure Plan Program Update

    QLD State InfrastructureThe Queensland Government State Infrastructure Plan (SIP) Part B was released on 23rd July 2019.  The strategy outlines the Queensland Government’s strategic direction for planning and prioritising the investment and delivery of infrastructure that supports growth enables economic development and creates jobs.  Part B outlines a 4 year $49.5billion infrastructure program with a corresponding $12.9billion spend in the 2019-20 year. 

    Take a look at the strategy and plan here.    Read the media release here.

  • QLD Health Senior Director Asset Management Role

    stamp 161691 1280Exciting executive contract opportunity with Department of Health, to lead the optimisation of asset management and health infrastructure across the state. You will be an integral member of the Executive Team, lead and develop a team of 16, and build Queensland Health's capacity and capability to deliver and maintain assets across its $17 billion portfolio. Total remuneration package is $202844 - $210415 per annum. For more information or to apply, please go to https://smartjobs.qld.gov.au/jobs/QLD-EA323251