ANZSOG Annual Conference 2016 Hyper-Government: Managing and thriving in turbulent times will bring together world renowned thinkers and practitioners to Sydney, 1-3 August. Over two days, hear from leaders in the public, private and third sectors, bringing to the forefront key issues and trends impacting the future of government in the midst of great change.
Built Environment Meets Parliament (BEMP) NSW is a milestone forum between industry and government.
Sponsored by The Hon Rob Stokes MP, Minister for Planning, the focus of BEMP NSW in 2016 will be on presenting new information and insights into how we consider our urban environments, and progressing how we consider areas such as design, planning, policy, funding and infrastructure.
Sessions will be held from 9:00am to 1:00pm in the Parliament Theatrette followed by an international keynote luncheon in the Strangers Dining Room.Read more
The Association of Children’s Welfare Agencies Conference – ACWA 2016 – Pathways to Protection and Permanency: Getting it Right for Children, Young People and Families. As a Delegate, Speaker, Sponsor or Exhibitor at the Conference you will be part of an experience that is widely regarded as the premier child and family welfare professional event held in Australia.Read more
Governments now require greater scrutiny and assessment of public sector programs to determine whether these programs are ‘working’. Evaluation is now seen as an integral part of decision-making, rather than an afterthought. This course will cover the conceptual and practical issues involved in evaluating public-sector policies and programs.
The course focuses on the following key issues:Read more
National youth unemployment rates have stubbornly stayed above 2008 pre global financial crisis rates. It is currently at 12.2% though encouragingly this is now lower than it was in December 2015 when it hit 14%. Meanwhile, the trends for future of work and how we work continues to evolve, adding to the urgent need for an evaluation of how to best connect the current and emerging youth workforce.Read more
29 Aug 2016- Novotel, Brisbane
30 Aug 2016- The Grace Hotel, Sydney
31 Aug 2016- Crowne Plaza, Melbourne
2016 is set to be an unpredictable year for employment law. According to the Productivity Commission, an average unfair dismissal claims costs an Australian employer approximately $13500. This is a crucial time for your organisation to be informed about the upcoming changes and prepared for expected legislative amendments.Read more
As Australia’s ageing population is increasing, people are also living longer. Research by Deloitte Access Economics estimates that a 5% lift in paid employment among workers aged 55 and over would add an extra $48 billion in GDP. However, whilst recruiting and engaging older workers have proven benefits for both employers and employees, it also comes with significant challenges.
Are you struggling to optimise your older workforce?Read more
Major reform continues into 2017 for the aged care sector. The shift towards an increasingly market-driven and consumer centric model of aged care requires providers to embark upon ongoing and major organisational change. At this time, it is vital that aged care providers prepare to offer best practice care to prosper and attract business. In a global environment dominated by digital disruption, technology is also rapidly changing and offering competitive improvements in both organisational management and care outcomes. Read more
The NSQHS standards provide a nationally recognised authoritative archetype for the measures of safety and quality in healthcare. Since their implementation in 2013, the health care industry has seen improvements in the quality of care and the number of poor patient outcomes is declining.
However the Australian Council on Safety and Quality in Health care found that 90% of safety problems are still based in the system rather than the individual. Adverse events add a cost of around $2 billion to the health budget annually.Read more