April Meeting Point out now

AMCouncil April Meeting Point e-news is out now, packed with all the latest and greatest AMCouncil happenings and news from the past month, including links to some great technical articles, news, interviews and announcements. Check your inboxes now!

New Zealand Draft National Adaptation Plan

New Zealand has released a Draft National Adaptation Plan dated 27 April 2022 in an effort to build climate resilience by driving significant, long-term shift in policy and institutional frameworks. The plan sets out a proposed future work programme, indicating priorities over the next six years in an effort to enable better decisions to be made about the response to the changing climate. Download the draft plan here.

Details on how to provide comments on the draft plan can be found here.

Affordable Standards – Petition to the Federal Government

The Asset Management Sector relies on Australian Standards to ensure the safety and operability of the built environment for the general public.   These standards are compulsory and becoming increasingly expensive and the restrictions on accessibility are increasing.  These standards are constantly being revised so new versions are required. Some standards are mandated by legislation. Many of the people that require these standards are in small organisations or even sole traders that cannot support these overheads.

Read more: Affordable Standards – Petition to the Federal Government