8 October 2014 to 9 October 2014
Woodward Conference Centre, The University of Melbourne

Over the course of two days, academics, researchers, political leaders, policy makers and arts practitioners will explore, debate and develop future strategies for the humanities, arts and social sciences to contribute to public good.

This year’s Forum will include the inaugural CHASS Australia Prizes Dinner at Queen’s Hall, Parliament of Victoria, Melbourne.

Ticket prices* (incl. GST):
Day 1
General Admission $165
Student/Concession $143

Day 2 (Master Classes)
General Admission $275
Student/Concession $253...Read more
9 October 2014
Father Tucker's Room, Brotherhood of St Laurence, 67 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy...

Commissioning is a concept that originally emerged in the UK around 20 years ago and has been used since this time to drive reform in a number of different areas of public services.  Broadly speaking the commissioning agenda represents an attempt to reduce the role of the state in the provision of services and instead promote the ides that public authorities should be an enabler; the strategic oversight function concerned with assessing needs of defined populations and the outcomes delivered by services.  This concept has recently started to enter...Read more
10 October 2014
Brisbane Common Ground Building (Micah Projects), Level 13, 15 Hope Street, South Brisbane QLD 4001

Essential training for the case management agency, educator, practitioner, professional or supervisor” ~  brought to you by the CMSA,  Australia & New Zealand’s national registration & regulatory body for Certified Case Managers™Read more
10 October 2014
Swinburne University of Technology, Hawthorn Campus, Building/Room: EN 304

Brian Costar is a professor of Political Science and the Director of the Democratic Audit of Australia. His principal areas of research are Australian political parties, state and federal parliamentary politics, and electoral systems and behaviour. Professor Costar will be speaking about the claim that as people age, they become more conservative. This seminar will assess the debate and implications for future government formation in Australia.Read more
14 October 2014
Father Tucker's Room, Brotherhood of St Laurence, 67 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy...

This seminar is being held as part of Anti-Poverty Week.Read more
15 October 2014 to 16 October 2014
Crowne Plaza

Government Change Management Conference
15 & 16 October 2014
Plus Two Post-Event Workshops
17 October 2014

Change Leadership and Transition Management in GovernmentRead more
15 October 2014
Shangri-La Hotel

Water needs to be repositioned in our national debate as a major economic driver for Australia’s future, and industry now needs to take a strong lead in that process.

Australian Water Association are hosting the National Policy Summit to focus on setting the priorities to shape an ‘industry-led’ water strategy to drive Australia’s future prosperity.Read more
17 October 2014
Deakin Edge, Federation Square

The Privacy Workshop is a world class symposium on digital privacy, rights, and access. A range of respected speakers and thought leaders will gather in Melbourne, Australia, for a day of exceptional discourse through lectures, workshops and panel discussions. This is a project brought to you by Electron Workshop and a team of great people & sponsors.Read more
29 October 2014 to 30 October 2014
Ibis Melbourne

On any given night in Australia 1 in 200 people are homeless. Many of these people are living in inadequate and unsafe conditions due to a variety of complex and differing issues. 

Recent changes to welfare benefits and a changing funding landscape has forced specialist homelessness services and mainstream providers to reassess the future....Read more