15
Mar 19

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

Author:Ash Natesh

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

01
Mar 19

Tackling men’s violence in the Northern Territory

Among the myriad of experts and practitioners that will speak at this May’s Australasian Working Together to End Men’s Family Violence Conference, Desmond Campbell brings a potent blend of personal and professional expertise to his work to end men’s domestic and family violence. A descendant of the Nglakan people of Ngukurr in south east Arnhem … Continue reading Tackling men’s violence in the Northern Territory

27
Feb 19

Executive Assistant shares her journey working across Asia

Author:Ash Natesh

    Christine Aarons is the Executive Assistant and Administration Manager to the Chief Information Officer at the University of Technology Sydney. She is an accomplished and experienced Senior Executive Assistant with more than 20 years’ experience working in legal professional services, financial services industry and more recently Higher Education. Christine has worked in small … Continue reading Executive Assistant shares her journey working across Asia

22
Feb 19

Successful onboarding will improve your employee experience!

Don’t have positive employee experience or any at all for that matter? Well, you need to have a read of this and realise that you won’t have any employees working in your company, let alone any experience if you don’t have a successful onboarding process. Onboarding is one of the final stages of the recruitment … Continue reading Successful onboarding will improve your employee experience!

21
Feb 19

Recent Changes in SDA

Author:Ash Natesh

On 8 February 2019 the Hon Paul Fletcher, Minister for Families and Social Services, announced ‘immediate reforms’ to Specialist Disability Accommodation (SDA) to improve choice and control for National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) participants and boost market confidence. Original Source from Summer Foundation, download full report below: https://www.summerfoundation.org.au/resources/summary-of-changes-to-specialist-disability-accommodation-framework/ These changes are across the following SDA … Continue reading Recent Changes in SDA