23
Apr 19

Case Study: Parramatta as a city centre

Author:Ash Natesh

Parramatta is known as Sydney’s premier regional city. Its is the second biggest concentration of an employment hub outside of Global Sydney. Parramatta CBD today: Australia’s 5th largest city in economic terms Gross Regional Product of $14 billion in 2011-2012 Employs approx. 50,000 people Additional 47,000 by 2036 Home to approx. 10,000 residents Last few … Continue reading Case Study: Parramatta as a city centre

28
Mar 19

My Health Record: Innovation in delivering customer service

Author:Ash Natesh

All levels of Government in Australia are looking to improve outcomes for their customers by improving service design and delivery and increase user centricity. A critical component to increasing customer centricity for improved outcomes is to integrate services. Integration helps deliver more streamlined and efficient services, improving overall customer satisfaction and restoring public trust in … Continue reading My Health Record: Innovation in delivering customer service

27
Mar 19

Daphne Cordona from NOVA shares her journey as an EA

Author:Ash Natesh

As the role of the executive and personal assistant continues to transition and evolve, it is essential to take control of your professional development and understand how you can move beyond efficiently performing your core duties and create additional value for your employer and organisation. The team at Criterion Conferences spoke to Dapne Cardona, EA … Continue reading Daphne Cordona from NOVA shares her journey as an EA

21
Mar 19

Does the punishment fit the crime? Exclusive Interview with Marie Boland

Recently, Marie Boland, who undertook an independent review of Australia’s Work Health and Safety laws and is a keynote speaker at the upcoming WHS Prosecution & Enforcement conference, was interviewed by Kevin Jones on the SafetyAtWorkBlog. Below is an exclusive excerpt of that article: Kevin Jones: I want to jump to Industrial Manslaughter in a … Continue reading Does the punishment fit the crime? Exclusive Interview with Marie Boland

15
Mar 19

An urge for a Royal Commission hearing into the residential construction industry.

Author:Ash Natesh

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A report that was released from an independent investigation of the opal towers has confirmed that issues with construction and structural design of the building was non compliant with national codes and standards. Which in turn led to the damage that was observed in the building. The report was released by the NSW government and … Continue reading An urge for a Royal Commission hearing into the residential construction industry.

12
Mar 19

Chubb Case Study Report: Chubb’s Singapore SME Cyber Preparedness

Author:Ash Natesh

The Singapore SME cyber preparedness report by Chubb mentions that companies and organisations have been more at risk of having their data made public or stolen, be it through a deliberate cyber attack from an external or internal party or as a result of system error or human error. Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are … Continue reading Chubb Case Study Report: Chubb’s Singapore SME Cyber Preparedness

05
Mar 19

Managing the MERs Outbreak

Author:Ash Natesh

Between the year 2012 and 2018, there were 2229 confirmed cases of Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV), which was reported to WHO. 83% of this outbreak was reported by Saudi Arabia. The most vulnerable demographic to the disease were males above the age of 60 with an underlying medical condition such as diabetes, hypertension … Continue reading Managing the MERs Outbreak

04
Mar 19

How VicRoads use recycled materials to improve asphalt sustainability

Author:Ash Natesh

Roads and pavement materials consist mostly of crushed rock and aggregate there is opportunity to utilise alternative more sustainable materials incorporating recycled products. VicRoads sent out a technical note that intended to provide guidance in the use of recycled materials in pavement and road works as an alternative to the use of  conventional material which … Continue reading How VicRoads use recycled materials to improve asphalt sustainability