Calendar of Events

New seminars will be released throughout the current year as new obligations are required
of industry, business and councils by the Federal and State Governments.

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June 29, 2018

Effective tools for Communicating with the Regulators WORKSHOP – PM Half Day, June 29, 2018

Are you prepared to respond to a visit/investigation by the Environment and Safety Regulators? Do you fully understand your rights and obligations when dealing with the Regulators? At times, in spite of you having good planning and procedures in place, sometimes things just go wrong. Whether it be from equipment failure, third party interventions or mistakes being made, incidents at industrial sites do occur. In these circumstances, it is important that you understand your Rights and Obligations when dealing with the Regulators. At this AEBN Workshop, leading Environmental, Planning and Safety lawyers and experts will provide you with the tools and guidance to effectively communicate with the Regulators to minimise risk to your organisation and Directors. The Workshop will explore – Who are the Regulators from across Australia; What are their Powers across jurisdictions such as powers of Entry, Search and Seizure…; Understanding your legal Rights and Obligations; How you should respond to the Regulators at a visit and/or investigation to minimise the risk to you, your organisation and Directors. ...Read More

Date: June 29, 2018 1:15 PM
Venue: Treacy Centre
Address:
126 The Avenue, Parkville, Vic, Australia

How to Demonstrate Environmental Compliance to the Regulators WORKSHOP: AM Half Day, June 29, 2018

Are you confident that you can demonstrate compliance to the Environment Regulators? With the ongoing focus of strict compliance by Environment Regulators across Australia, it is imperative that organisations understand their obligations and are able to effectively demonstrate compliance to the Regulators. The Australian Environment Business Network (AEBN) together with the experts and former Regulator have developed this practical half day Workshop to provide you with the tools and procedures to enable you to demonstrate compliance with obligations, and will take you through how compliance is managed across states/territories. ...Read More

Date: June 29, 2018 8:45 AM
Venue: Treacy Centre
Address:
126 The Avenue, Parkville, Vic, Australia

May 17, 2018

EMERGENCY PLANNING AND RESPONSE TO INCIDENT WORKSHOP – MAY 17, 2018

Failing to Plan is Planning to Fail. Organisations have a responsibility to ensure they are meeting their Emergency Response obligations. Often organisations do find that when they are put to the test, their emergency preparedness fails to meet their own expectations and that of the authorities. For Emergency Response Plans to remain current and effective, they MUST be reviewed on a regular basis and revised where necessary. The Australian Environment Business Network (AEBN) together with the experts have developed this Workshop to provide the latest Emergency Response laws from across Australia; guidance to Develop, Update and Implement an Emergency Response Plan; the emergency management process; and much more… The Workshop provide a legal, regulatory and practical understanding of emergency management from an occupational, health, safety and environment perspective. ...Read More

Date: May 17, 2018 8:45 AM
Venue: Peter J Ramsay & Assoc
Address:
L10, 222 Kings Way, SOUTH MELBOURNE VIC, Australia

April 24, 2018

INTERMEDIATE LEVEL – DANGEROUS GOODS AND HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES WORKSHOP: Storage, Handling & Transport – PM HALF DAY, April 24, 2018

The Australian Environment Business Network (AEBN) has developed the Intermediate Level to Dangerous Goods and Hazardous Substances Workshop to bring you up to speed with – Storage and Handling; and Road and Rail Transportation laws and requirements of Dangerous Goods. The Workshop will include recent changes, such as the updated Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail 7.5 Edition (ADG 7.5) effective 1 March 2018; the AS 1940:2017 ‘The Storage and Handling of Flammable and Combustible Liquids’ with GHS obligations, and much more… ...Read More

Date: April 24, 2018 1:15 PM
Venue: Treacy Centre
Address:
126 The Avenue, Parkville, Vic, Australia

INTRODUCTORY LEVEL – DANGEROUS GOODS, HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES AND GHS WORKSHOP: Identification, Classification, SDSs and Labeling – AM HALF DAY, April 24, 2018

The Australian Environment Business Network (AEBN) has developed the Introductory Level to Dangerous Goods, Hazardous Substances and GHS Workshop to bring you up to speed with – Identification, Classification, Safety Data Sheets (SDS) and Labelling of Dangerous Goods, and will cover Hazardous Substances and Globally Harmonised System for the Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS). The Workshop will include recent regulatory changes to ensure you are compliant. ...Read More

Date: April 24, 2018 8:45 AM
Venue: Treacy Centre
Address:
126 The Avenue, Parkville, Vic, Australia

March 28, 2018

BUILDING SUSTAINABILTY IN YOUR SUPPLY CHAIN – Avoid Business Risk & Protect your Brand SEMINAR – MARCH 28, 2018

Ethical Supply Chain – Avoid Business Risk and Protect your Brand.

Businesses should take reasonable steps to ensure their supply chain adopts ethical and acceptable practices to minimise the risk of reputational damage to your organisation; your brand and the brand of your Customers. Organisations should have due diligence procedures in place to ensure ethical practices are employed right through your supply chain. The Australian Environment Business Network (AEBN) will bring together the perspectives of legal and leading business experts to take you through how these issues of ethical supply, human rights, labour conditions, corruption and environmental impact can be best managed within your supply chain. You will also hear case studies from FOUR leading businesses and brands on how they manage and have implemented sustainability within their supply chain. ...Read More

Date: March 28, 2018 8:45 AM
Venue: Treacy Centre
Address:
126 The Avenue, Parkville, Vic, Australia

March 2, 2018

MEMBER NETWORKING DRINKS: MARCH 2, 2018

Join us for AEBN Member Networking Drinks from 4.30pm to 6.30pm on 2 March 2018 at AECOM Melbourne. AEBN Networking Drinks is a relaxed and enjoyable opportunity to catch up with friends and meet new contacts – providing you with ideas, leads and solutions. Please join us! No charge. ...Read More

Date: March 2, 2018 4:30 PM
Venue: AECOM Seminar Room
Address:
Collins Square, TOWER 2, L10, 727 Collins Street,, MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia

2018 – NEW ENVIRONMENT LAWS, ENERGY DEVELOPMENTS AND FUNDING FOR BUSINESS IN 2018 CONFERENCE – March 2, 2018

This annual AEBN Conference will provide the latest changes expected OVER THE NEXT 12 MONTHS, from across Australia, on environmental laws, new energy developments that relate to policy, supply, security and price including funding that will be available for business in 2018. The Conference is designed for industry, business and councils from across Australia. The Conference will assist you to plan ahead; manage your environmental obligations; make informative decisions, ensure you are compliant and managing the risks for 2018. The Conference will provide an all round perspective of the changes by the Regulators, environmental lawyer and the experts to assist you in understanding IF, HOW and WHEN change should be implemented within your business operations. ...Read More

Date: March 2, 2018 8:45 AM
Venue: AECOM Seminar Room
Address:
Collins Square, TOWER 2, L10, 727 Collins Street,, MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia

November 22, 2017

CONTAMINATED LAND WORKSHOP: Mitigating Risks associated with Contaminated Land Management – Nov 22, 2017

Site contamination remains a significant legal and commercial issue for landowners, occupiers, developers, sellers, purchasers, councils and those dealing with the management of contaminated land. The Workshop will bring you up to speed with contaminated land laws and requirements from across Australia; Emerging contaminants such as PFAS and Asbestos in soil including related issues; A legal perspective on managing your Contractors; Examine the different assessment and remediation options and the strengths and weaknesses of each process; Emerging technologies; and best practice options for the management of contaminated land and more. The Workshop is designed to provide the most up to date information to assist you in preventing the pitfalls. You will hear an all-round perspective by the lawyers, contaminated land management experts and a landowner’s perspective on remediating and developing contaminated land. Troubleshooting session: Participants are encouraged to bring along certain issues to discuss with our lawyer and experts. ...Read More

Date: November 22, 2017 8:45 AM
Venue: Treacy Centre
Address:
126 The Avenue, Parkville, Vic, Australia

November 1, 2017

TRADE WASTE TREATMENT PLANT WORKSHOP: How to better manage your trade waste treatment process to optimise the outcomes – Nov 1, 2017

This comprehensive and practical Workshop is designed by the experts to optimise your trade waste treatment process to maximise the outcomes. The Workshop will explore the different trade waste treatment technologies and options available, and highlight the strengths and weakness of each. The experts will take you through processes to significantly lower your operational costs to reduce your trade waste charges, save water, maximise waste water reuse and much more. New technologies will be presented through case studies that show significant reduction in sludge waste with significant cost savings to businesses. TROUBLESHOOTING SESSION: Delegates are encouraged to bring along their specific issues to troubleshoot with the experts in the field. ...Read More

Date: November 1, 2017 8:45 AM
Venue: Clarion Suites
Address:
Lvl 17 Conference Room, 1 William St, MELBOURNE, Australia

October 12, 2017

INTERMEDIATE LEVEL – CHANGES TO DANGEROUS GOODS AND HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES WORKSHOP: covering – Storage, Handling & Transport – PM HALF DAY, OCT 12, 2017

**COVERING – RECENT CHANGES TO THE VICTORIAN OHS REGULATIONS INCORPORATING THE NEW ‘GLOBALLY HARMONISED SYSTEM FOR THE CLASSIFICATION AND LABELLING OF CHEMICALS (GHS)’ IN VICTORIA; THE NEW ‘AUSTRALIAN CODE FOR THE TRANSPORT OF DANGEROUS GOODS BY ROAD AND RAIL EDITION 7.5 (ADG7.5)’ AND MUCH MORE** This comprehensive and practical Workshop is designed to bring you up to speed with laws and requirements for the safe Storage, Handling and Transport of Dangerous Goods and Hazardous Substances to Intermediate Level for businesses with operations in Victoria. The Workshop will cover the segregation rules, chemical compatibility, placarding of stores, vehicles and containers, labeling, bunding rules of storage, risk assessment requirements and much more. Organisations have an obligation to ensure they are up to date and compliant with laws, and that staff receive appropriate training. ...Read More

Date: October 12, 2017 1:15 PM
Venue: Treacy Centre
Address:
126 The Avenue, Parkville, Vic, Australia

September 14, 2017

MEMBER NETWORKING DRINKS: SEPT 14, 2017

Join us for AEBN Member Networking Drinks from 4.15pm to 6.00pm on 14 SEPTEMBER 2017 at HWL Ebsworth Lawyers, Seminar Room, L26, 530 Collins Street MELBOURNE. AEBN Networking Drinks is a relaxed and enjoyable opportunity to catch up with friends and meet new contacts – providing you with ideas, leads and solutions. Please join us! No charge. ...Read More

Date: September 14, 2017 4:15 PM
Venue: HWL Ebsworth Lawyers
Address:
L26, 530 Collins Street, MELBOURNE, Australia

Midyear: Changes to Environmental Compliance, Developments in Energy Supply, Climate Change Policies and New Funding SEMINAR: SEPT 14, 2017

The Australian Environment Business Network (AEBN) together with HWL Ebsworth Lawyers have developed this seminar to provide details of recent changes to environmental compliance; emerging issues; new developments to energy supply, security, price; new climate change policies and new funding that has recently become available from across Australia. An informative seminar that will bring you up to speed with your obligations to assist you in understanding IF, HOW and WHEN change should be implemented within your business operations. The Seminar will conclude with AEBN Member Networking Drinks. We welcome your attendance to the Seminar and Networking Drinks. ...Read More

Date: September 14, 2017 8:45 AM
Venue: HWL Ebsworth Lawyers
Address:
L26, 530 Collins Street, MELBOURNE, Australia

July 20, 2017

BUILDING SUSTAINABILTY IN YOUR SUPPLY CHAIN: Avoid Business Risk & Protect your Brand – AM Half Day, JULY 20, 2017

Avoiding business risk around – ethical supply, human rights, labour conditions, corruption and environmental impact – is at the forefront of some of the challenges that businesses face today that relates to their suppliers. Businesses must take reasonable steps to ensure their supply chain adopts ethical and acceptable practices to minimise risk of reputational damage to your organisation; your brand and the brand of your customers. The Australian Environment Business Network (AEBN) will bring together the perspectives of legal, leading business experts and case studies by 4 leading brands/businesses to take you through how supply chain management and sustainability is best managed. ...Read More

Date: July 20, 2017 8:45 AM
Venue: Clarion Suites
Address:
Lvl 17 Conference Room, 1 William St, MELBOURNE, Australia

June 23, 2017

Implementing the NEW Globally Harmonized System for Classifying and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) laws: New laws for Victoria and WA – BRIEFING – JUNE 23, 2017

ATTENTION: ALL MANUFACTURERS, SUPPLIERS AND USERS OF CHEMICALS – On 1 July 2017, the Globally Harmonized System for the Classifying and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) will come into effect in Victoria. All manufacturers, suppliers and users of chemicals in Victoria and other states, should be aware of this new law to ensure you, your employees and organisation are up to date and compliant. The Australian Environment Business Network (AEBN) has designed this comprehensive Briefing to bring you up to speed with the changes for Victoria and all other states and territories across Australia. ...Read More

Date: June 23, 2017 8:45 AM
Venue: Treacy Centre
Address:
126 The Avenue, Parkville, Vic, Australia

May 11, 2017

Emergency Planning and Response to Incidents WORKSHOP – MAY 11, 2017

A number of organisations have a responsibility to ensure they are up to date with emergency response laws, to ensure they are meeting their obligations, and to ensure their Emergency Plans are appropriate to their organisation. Often organisations do find that when they are put to the test, their emergency preparedness fails to meet their own expectations and that of the authorities. For Emergency Response Plans to remain current and effective, they MUST be reviewed on a regular basis and revised where necessary. The AEBN together with experts – Peter J Ramsay & Associates, lawyers and the authorities have developed this Workshop to provide emergency response laws from across Australia, provide guidance with developing, updating and implementing an Emergency Response Plan including – the emergency management process, the roles and responsibilities in emergency management, the risks and issues for businesses to consider as part of their emergency response plan, concepts and structure of emergency management and provide guidance with the documentation of Emergency Plans. ...Read More

Date: May 11, 2017 8:45 AM
Venue: Clarion Suites
Address:
Lvl 17 Conference Room, 1 William St, MELBOURNE, Australia

March 31, 2017

Effective tools for Communicating with the Regulators WORKSHOP – PM Half Day, March 31, 2017

How prepared are you to respond to a visit and investigation by the Environment and Safety Regulators?

The Australians Environment Business Network (AEBN) has developed this workshop to identify and explore who the Environment and Safety Regulators are; How these Regulators operate in different states; What are the powers of the Environment and Safety Regulators across jurisdictions that include their powers of entry, search and seizure…; Understand your legal rights and obligations; Critical information and practical tips for effective communication with the Regulators to minimise risk to your organisation. ...Read More

Date: March 31, 2017 1:15 PM
Venue: Clarion Suites
Address:
Lvl 17 Conference Room, 1 William St, MELBOURNE, Australia

February 24, 2017

MEMBER NETWORKING EVENING & DRINKS: February 24, 2017

The Australian Environment Business Network (AEBN) together with Proud Sponsor – Lander & Rogers invites you to join us at the forthcoming AEBN Member Networking Evening and Drinks – commencing immediately after the AEBN New Environmental Obligations and Funding for Business in 2017 Seminar from 4.00pm on 24 February 2017 at Lander & Rogers, Lvl 12, 600 Bourke Street Melbourne. This is an excellent opportunity to start off the year by catching up and enjoying relaxed nibbles and drinks amongst friends and meet new people within the environment field – whilst socialising and networking. ...Read More

Date: February 24, 2017 4:00 PM
Venue: Lander & Rogers
Address:
Lvl 12, 600 Bourke Street, Melbourne, Vic, Australia

2017 – NEW ENVIRONMENT AND CARBON LAWS AND FUNDING FOR BUSINESS IN 2017: Covering Federal, VIC, NSW, QLD, SA, WA – Feb 24, 2017

This Seminar will provide the changes expected OVER THE NEXT 12 MONTHS from across Australia on environmental and carbon laws, requirements, programs and funding opportunities – to assist you to plan ahead! In 2017, a number of significant changes across Australia are expected to take effect that will impact the way industry, business and councils will manage their environmental obligations and responsibilities. You will hear an all round perspective by the regulators, environmental lawyers and industry to assist you in understanding IF, HOW and WHEN change should be implemented within your business operations. ...Read More

Date: February 24, 2017 8:45 AM
Venue: Lander & Rogers
Address:
Lvl 12, 600 Bourke Street, Melbourne, Vic, Australia

December 1, 2016

MANAGING YOUR WASTE EFFECTIVELY: New laws for VIC, NSW, QLD, SA & WA; New Technologies & Best Methods for Managing Waste – Dec 1, 2016

Working towards Zero waste and looking for significant cost savings to your business? A number of recent changes to Waste regulations and requirements across Australia have taken place with others scheduled to take effect soon. This will impact the way you manage your waste. The Seminar has brought together the regulators, environmental lawyers, waste management experts to bring you up to speed with Waste Regulations, liabilities and requirements from across Australia (except NT, TAS and ACT); including cost effective methods for managing waste; and case studies by leading businesses on new technologies used that show significant waste reduction or zero waste results with significant cost savings to their business. ...Read More

Date: December 1, 2016 8:45 AM
Venue: Conference Room
Address:
Level 1, 1 Queens Road, MELBOURNE, Victoria, Australia
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