conferences and Events

Victoria

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Events for May and June 2018 listed in date order.


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Gippsland Branch event

Tuesday 22 May


Agricultural and economic update
Join our guest speakers Daniel Gradwell, Senior Economist, ANZ Research Team; Michael Timpano, Director, Economic Development & Investment at Latrobe Valley Authority; and James McKeefry, State Agricultural Manager, Victoria & Tasmania ANZ Bank, for overview of the current agricultural and economic climate. The session will include post-budget, economic and agricultural updates.

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Ballarat Branch event

Wednesday 23 May


Economic update by Bendigo Bank
Join the Ballarat Branch for an economic update presented by David Robertson from Bendigo and Adelaide Bank. David is the Head of Financial Markets & Business Finance and a well-known keynote speaker at Bendigo and Adelaide Bank’s national and state conferences.

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Ballarat Branch event

Thursday 24 May


First home buyer grant and land transfer duty charges for regional Victoria
Join David Robertson, Head of Financial Markets & Business Finance at Bendigo Bank, for a summary of the state and federal budgets followed by a market overview and an opportunity for Q&A.

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Western Branch event


Payroll tax and land tax
Discover the changes to land tax and payroll tax legislation made by the state government in the past 12 months. The land tax session will cover vacant residential land tax and the absentee owner surcharge and the payroll tax session will cover who pays land tax, calculation of land tax, changes to rates and regional employers discounts. Presented by the State Revenue Office of Victoria.

PORTLAND
Thursday 24 May, 1.00pm to 4.30pm
WARRNAMBOOL
Friday 25 May, 8.30am to 12.00pm
CAMPERDOWN
Friday 25 May, 1.30pm to 5.00pm
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PUBLIC PRACTICE CONFERENCE

Thursday 24 – Saturday 26 May


Join us at this year’s Public Practice Conference to gain the necessary tools to provide insightful service to your clients and prepare your business for future success.

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CAREER BUILDER SERIES

Wednesday 30 May


Negotiation – getting more of what you want
The ability to influence others when negotiating is a crucial skill for any role and will become increasingly important as your career develops. Your communication skills will either accelerate or hinder your promotion prospects. This session will teach you the skills necessary to influence, persuade, and maybe even inspire.

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CORPORATE COMMITTEE BREAKFAST

Wednesday 30 May

Thinking 'inside' rather than 'outside' the box
This workshop is designed to help you think differently about innovation. Contrary to many that focus on why you need to innovate, this session will focus on how you innovate. The presenters will demonstrate how working within constraints and using what you have in a systematic way, actually leads to a more efficient approach to innovation. They’ll share a method that has been working for Fortune 500 companies for more than 22 years, bringing business results time and time again.

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PUBLIC SECTOR NFP ENGAGEMENT FORUM

Wednesday 30 May


Workplace flexibility in the public and NFP sectors - fantasy or fact?

Building a contemporary workplace means offering a range of work options to attract and retain great staff; however, implementing and requesting flexible options in the public and not-for-profit sectors also comes with a range of barriers and challenges.

Come along and hear from our experienced panelists as they provide valuable insights into whether flexible workplaces are just a fantasy or if the challenges that they present are easily overcome. They will offer strategies that have worked well in the sector.

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Business Luncheon Series

Tuesday 5 June


Mastermind creative thinking, the wake-up call for leaders

This session will unpack the essentials of creative thinking so that you will walk away feeling inspired, reinvigorated, understanding how to apply it in your professional and personal life. It will cover how it creative thinking can be leveraged for innovative business performance and solve challenges.


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MASTERS SERIES

Thursday 14 June

A guide to mentoring
Join us for the first Masters Series Luncheon of 2018 to hear from George Halkias on Mentoring. George will share his amazing personal and professional journey with a focus on mentoring, a key component of many of George’s innovative programs. George will provide tools from his experience as a mentor and coach, managing and leading teams in government and community sectors as well as the community sporting context.

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Western Branch event – portland

Wednesday 20 June


Tech stacks, digital tools for success
Whether you are responsible for your businesses future, or just one small part of day-to-day business life, everyone can benefit from understanding how technology and digital tools can impact us for the better.


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Ballarat Branch event

Thursday 28 June


Land tax issues cycle
An update from the State Revenue Office.

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