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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October 10, 2018

INTERMEDIATE LEVEL – DANGEROUS GOODS AND HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES WORKSHOP: Storage, Handling & Transport – PM HALF DAY, October 10, 2018

INTERMEDIATE WORKSHOP AND NEW REGULATORY CHANGES TO DANGEROUS GOODS AND HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES/CHEMICALS

This practical Workshop is designed to bring you up to speed with the regulatory framework and practical applications for the Storage and Handling, and Road and Rail Transport of Dangerous Goods including Hazardous Substances/Chemicals to Intermediate Level. The Workshop will also compare Dangerous Goods and Hazardous Substances/Chemical laws and requirements between Australian states and territories.

Organisations have an obligation to ensure your site is compliant with dangerous goods laws and that staff receive appropriate training. The AEBN recommends that staff receive refresher training every 2 to 3 years, and certainly when changes are announced. NOTE: Please advise the AEBN of the state(s) and territories that you have responsibility for, to ensure this information is covered in this Workshop. ...Read More

Date: October 10, 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, October 10, 2018

INTRODUCTORY WORKSHOP AND NEW REGULATORY CHANGES TO DANGEROUS GOODS, GHS AND HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCES/CHEMICALS

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 the – Regulatory framework, Identification, Classification, Safety Data Sheets (SDS) and Labelling of Dangerous Goods, Hazardous Substances/Chemicals and Globally Harmonised System for the Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS), including recent regulatory changes to ensure you and your organisation are compliant.
Organisations have an obligation to ensure your site is compliant with dangerous goods laws and requirements and that staff that come into contact with chemicals receive appropriate training. The AEBN recommends that staff receive a refresher course every 2-3 years and especially when changes are announced. NOTE: Please advise the AEBN of the state(s) and territories that you have responsibility for, to ensure this information is covered in this Workshop. ...Read More

Date: October 10, 2018 8:45 AM
Venue: Treacy Centre
Address:
126 The Avenue, Parkville, Vic, Australia

September 13, 2018

MEMBER NETWORKING DRINKS: September 13, 2018

Join us for AEBN Member Networking Drinks from 4.30pm to 5.30pm on 13 SEPTEMBER 2018 at the Conference Rooms, Baker McKenzie, L19, 181 William Street Melbourne. AEBN Member Networking Drinks is a relaxed and enjoyable opportunity for AEBN Members (and non-member delegates attending the Seminar on 13 Sept 2018) to catch up with friends and meet new contacts – providing you with ideas, leads and solutions. Please join us! No charge.

PROUD SPONSOR: BAKER MCKENZIE ...Read More

Date: September 13, 2018 4:30 PM
Venue: BAKER MCKENZIE
Address:
Level 19, 181 William Street, Melbourne, Select a Country:

ENVIRONMENT AND ENERGY FOR BUSINESS SEMINAR: Changes to laws, New developments and Funding from across Australia – September 13, 2018

ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE AND NEW ENERGY DEVELOPMENTS FOR BUSINESSES: The Australian Environment Business Network (AEBN) together with Baker McKenzie lawyers have developed this Seminar to provide details of Victoria’s new environmental law, the Environment Protection Amendment Act 2018, that became law on 28 August 2018; including the latest changes from across Australia on environmental compliance; new energy developments and Funding opportunities – to ensure you are up to date with your obligations and remain compliant. You will hear an all-round perspective by the Regulators, lawyers, environment and energy experts to assist you in understanding IF, HOW and WHEN change should be implemented within your business operations.

AEBN MEMBER NETWORKING DRINKS: For all AEBN Members, and delegates attending the Seminar. Commencing at 4.30pm to 5.30pm on 13 September 2018. Please join us.

PROUD PRINCIPAL PARTNER: BAKER MCKENZIE ...Read More

Date: September 13, 2018 8:45 AM
Venue: BAKER MCKENZIE
Address:
Level 19, 181 William Street, Melbourne, Select a Country:

July 24, 2018

WHAT’S UP WITH WASTE? Current Issues and Solutions: SEMINAR – July 24, 2018

With the recent changes to China’s National Sword policy, Australian businesses will now face new challenges in relation to waste management and reduction. To assist you and your organisation, the Australian Environment Business Network (AEBN) has brought together leading experts from across Australia to explore current drivers within the waste industry and to demonstrate how businesses can best respond and manage these issues. The Seminar will include China’s National Sword policy; the latest changes to waste laws and requirements from across Australia,; FOUR case studies by leading businesses on cost effective methods for managing waste, showcasing technologies implemented within businesses that show significant waste reductions and significant cost savings to organisations. The Seminar will include the latest funding, grants and government initiatives available to businesses. ...Read More

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

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 22, 2017

INTRODUCTORY LEVEL – Dangerous Goods, Hazardous Chemicals & Hazardous Substances Storage, Handling & Transport WORKSHOP – AM HALF DAY, OCT 12, 2017

**COVERING – THE NEW ‘GLOBALLY HARMONISED SYSTEM FOR THE CLASSIFICATION AND LABELLING OF CHEMICALS (GHS)’ AS IT APPLIES TO DANGEROUS GOODS IN VICTORIA AND OTHER STATES; THE NEW ‘AUSTRALIAN CODE FOR THE TRANSPORT OF DANGEROUS GOODS BY ROAD AND RAIL EDITION 7.5 (ADG7.5)’ AND MUCH MORE** This Workshop will bring you up to speed with Dangerous Good (Storage & Handling) Regulations including Transport laws and obligations for Victoria. The Workshop will provide an overview of the changes within the NEW Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail Edition 7.5 (ADG7.5) and will cover the ‘Globally Harmonised System for the Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)’ as it applies to Dangerous Goods. The Workshop will cover – the 9 Classes of Dangerous Goods; Safety Data Sheets (SDS); GHS labelling as it applies to Dangerous Goods; an update of GHS as it applies to Victoria; the Code of Practice for Storage and Handling of Dangerous Goods, and much more. The Workshop is designed for personnel who have a basic and general understanding of the storage, handling and transport of Dangerous Goods in Victoria; and personnel who seek a refresher course to ensure they are up to date with Dangerous Goods obligations. ...Read More

Date: September 22, 2017 8:45 AM
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
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