Sydney Chapter

  • 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.

  • Renewable Gas Trial

    Renewable Gas TrialSydney Water, Jemena and the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) recently announced a jointly funded project to trial injecting biomethane into the natural gas network in NSW.

    The $14 million project1 will upgrade biogas produced from the anaerobic digestion process at Sydney Water’s Malabar Wastewater Treatment Plant to biomethane and injected into the Jemena natural gas network.

  • Super Massive Interconnector

    TransGrid commits to delivering the nation’s biggest interconnector and will invest $1.8 billion1 into its construction.

    The interconnector, EnergyConnect, is a transformational energy project which will save NSW customers up to $64 annually on the average household bill. Construction of the interconnector will generate 1500 new jobs in regional NSW.

  • Sydney and Digital Engineering

    Sydney 16 May1Sydney chapter had an excellent attendance of 49 to join in a panel discussion on “Digital Engineering in Asset Management” last Thursday.

    The key theme of the discussion was exploring “Why aren’t we using DE for whole of life management of assets yet?”

    An expert panel of practitioners was convened and chaired by Toby Horstead, NSW Lead - Strategic Asset Management, Jacobs and a Director on the Board of Asset Management Council. The panel members were:

  • Sydney celebrates 2018

    Sydney 6 Dec 2Members from the Sydney Chapter met for an informal gathering to celebrate the year and network with colleagues last night. The venue was the historic Summer Hill Hotel located in Sydney’s inner west. Attendees enjoyed a drink and mingle on the outdoor balcony before moving inside for dinner. Everyone was in high spirits and looking forward to a break over the Christmas period prior to embarking on our 2019 program! Photos below.

  • Sydney Chapter August Virtual Event - 18 August 21

    Asset Management Systems - Line of Sight 

    When making asset decisions, achieving the right balance between risk, cost and performance needs to be informed by your business and asset management system objectives. Line of sight needs to be transparent and measurable.

    This presentation provides an overview of how Ausgrid achieves line of sight from its objectives to asset decisions and asset and system performance.

  • Sydney Chapter Celebrates

    Battling Sydney's train strikes and school strikes, a small but select group of AM Council Sydney Chapter members were able to get together at the Garden Bar of the Commercial Hotel in Parramatta yesterday evening to catch up (in person!), reflect on the year that was and look towards 2022.

    The Sydney Chapter have been busy putting together a technical programme of events for 2022 and members and associates can look forward to a monthly schedule of a mix of alternative in-person events and virtual events covering all manner of asset management hot topics and trends. 

  • Sydney Chapter End of Year Function - 7 December 21

    Hosted by the Sydney Chapter Chair, David Spiteri and AMCouncil Sydney Chapter committee, the afternoon will begin with an introduction to the Committee, followed by a year in review reflection by Committee Members. Please come along and meet the rest of the Sydney Chapter, have a chat and wonder what the next year will bring. Hope to see you there.

  • Sydney Chapter February Webinar (includes AGM) - 17 February 22

    Asset Assurance (includes Sydney Chapter AGM)

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    Date:  Thursday, 17 February 2022
    Time: 6pm - 7pm AEDT (commences with AGM, approx 10 mins)
    Place: Online, register to be sent your link
    Cost: Free for AMCouncil members
    Earn: 1 CPD point

  • Sydney Chapter Involvement with AEC

    Sydney AEC InvolvementAMCouncil Sydney Chapter was this year invited to assist with the hosting some Field visits (Off-site tours) in conjunction with Engineers Australia’s College of Leadership and Management (CLM) at the Australian Engineering Conference held in Sydney in September.

    One of these was at Garden Island Defence Precinct and included a workshop on the topic of Digital Disruption in Construction in the Department of Defence and the other was at the Sydney Opera House.

  • Sydney Chapter July Virtual Event - 15 July 21

    The NSW Government’s Asset Management Policy for the NSW Public Sector: an update 

    Join the Asset Management Council Sydney Chapter for a presentation on the NSW Government’s Asset Management Policy for the NSW Public Sector: an update.

  • Sydney Chapter June Webinar Event - 15 June 22

    NSW Government Movement and Place Framework - Join the Asset Management Council Sydney Chapter for it's upcoming webinar: 

    Date:  Wednesday, 15 June 2022
    Time: 6pm - 7pm AEST
    Place: Online, register to be sent your link
    Cost: Free for AMCouncil members, otherwise $50
    Earn: 1 CPD point

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  • Sydney Chapter March Webinar Event - 16 March 22

    Configuration Management - Join the Asset Management Council Sydney Chapter for it's upcoming webinar: 

    Date:  Wednesday, 16 March 2022
    Time: 6pm - 7pm AEDT
    Place: Online, register to be sent your link
    Cost: Free for AMCouncil members, otherwise $50
    Earn: 1 CPD point

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  • Sydney Chapter May Event - 13 May 21

    Coaching for Better Leaders

    Join the Asset Management Council Sydney Chapter for a presentation on how coaching with NLP creates better leaders. 

    Can you imagine having extremely high self-awareness and personal alignment coupled with an in-depth understanding of others?  How different would your conversations sound? What impact would it have on your career and leadership journey? 

    Coaching with neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) can give you this!  

  • Sydney Chapter May Virtual Event - 16 June 21

    Digital Infrastructure assisting Asset Management

    Join the Asset Management Council Sydney Chapter for a technical session on implementing predictive analytics on one of Australia's largest rail fleets. 

    Sydney’s Waratah Train fleet consists of 78 trains that are connected to ICT Shore Systems – producing over 330 Million data points everyday.

    In 2017, Downer embarked on a program to use that data to perform predictive analytics as well as a wider transition towards condition based maintenance. The result was TrainDNA and an Integration Operations Centre.

  • Sydney Chapter November Virtual Event - 18 November 21

    Asset Information: The Asset Owner Challenges and Compliance with NSW Treasury's Asset Management Policy

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    Date:  Thursday, 18 November 2021
    Time: 6pm - 7pm AEDT
    Place: Online, register to be sent your link
    Cost: Free for AMCouncil members, otherwise $50
    Earn: 1 CPD point

  • Sydney Chapter October Virtual Event - 20 October 21

    Managing Resilience in the Private and Public Sectors

    Join the Asset Management Council Sydney Chapter to explore managing resilience in both the public and private sectors.

  • Sydney Chapter September Virtual Event - 16 September 21

    Young Asset Management Practitioners (Implementing AM & Shifting AM Culture)

    Join the Asset Management Council Sydney Chapter to hear perspectives of asset management from a couple of our young asset management practitioners.