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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September 22, 2016

Globally Harmonized System for Classifying and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) BRIEFING – Sept 22, 2016

From 1 January 2017, the Globally Harmonized System for Classifying and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) will be MANDATORY in NSW, QLD, SA, TAS, ACT, NT and Commonwealth jurisdictions. It is already acceptable in VIC and WA, and a large number of Australian companies are adopting it now. Anyone who deals with CHEMICALS will need to be aware of this new system to understand its relevance and your obligations. This informative Briefing is designed to bring you up to speed with your obligations under this new MANDATORY system. The Australian Environment Business Network (AEBN) suggests consistency within your business. This means, if you have offices or sites in the states and territories where implementation of this new system will be mandatory, as well as offices or sites in the states where it is not currently mandatory, we recommend that you introduce this new system throughout your business to avoid confusion. ...Read More

Date: September 22, 2016 8:45 AM
Venue: Clarion Suites
Address:
Lvl 17 Conference Room, 1 William St, MELBOURNE, Australia

June 17, 2016

Australia’s Environment and Carbon Conference for Business – June 17, 2016

KEYNOTE: THE HON MARK BUTLER MP, FEDERAL SHADOW MINISTER FOR ENVIRONMENT, CLIMATE CHANGE AND WATER. The Federal election is set for 2 July 2016 – industry, business and councils dealing with environment and carbon matters need to know what government’s policy may look like post election. The Hon Mark Butler, Federal Shadow Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Water will present Labor’s environment and carbon policy as it relates to industry and business. The conference will explore the opportunities and implications, from a legal perspective, of certain key features of Government’s and the Opposition’s policies for industry and business across Australia.

The conference will outline a number of changes to your environmental and carbon obligations for business across Australia – that are set to take effect in mid 2016 or shortly thereafter.

AEBN Member Networking Evening and Drinks will commence immediately after the Conference. ...Read More

Date: June 17, 2016 8:45 AM
Venue: HWL Ebsworth Lawyers
Address:
L26, 530 Collins Street, MELBOURNE, Australia

May 12, 2016

Waste Water Treatment Systems Workshop – May 12, 2016

Discharge of trade waste to sewer is subject to a range of stringent sewer acceptance criteria. Failing to understand your obligations will result in significant penalties. This Workshop is designed by the experts to assist you in optimising your trade waste treatment plant; bring you up to speed with trade waste regulations; explore options in design; provide details to develop systems to maximise efforts for managing and reusing waste water resources within your operations; discuss the most appropriate pre-treatment technology available; options on how to save water, how to lower operational costs and reduce your trade waste charges. The Workshop will explore the different trade waste treatment technologies and options available, and will highlight the strengths and weaknesses of each. The Workshop will provide a ‘Troubleshooting Session’ where participants’ are encouraged to bring along their specific issues to discuss with waste water treatment experts. ...Read More

Date: May 12, 2016 8:45 AM
Venue: Clarion Suites
Address:
Lvl 17 Conference Room, 1 William St, MELBOURNE, Australia

April 29, 2016

Transitioning to ISO 14001:2015 Certified WORKSHOP – April 29, 2016

This certified course is designed to have participants transition their ISO 14001 certified system to the updated ISO 14001 version 2015 standard and conduct audits against the updated system. A Certificate of Achievement will be issued to all Participants at the conclusion of the Workshop. ...Read More

Date: April 29, 2016 8:45 AM
Venue: Parkview Hotel
Address:
Boulevard Room, L1, 562 St Kilda Road, Melbourne, Vic, Australia

April 7, 2016

Globally Harmonized System for Classifying and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) BRIEFING – April 7, 2016

From 1 January 2017, the Globally Harmonized System for Classifying and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) will be MANDATORY in NSW, QLD, SA, TAS, ACT, NT and Commonwealth jurisdictions. It is already acceptable in VIC and WA, and a large number of Australian companies are adopting it now. Anyone who deals with CHEMICALS will need to be aware of this new system to understand its relevance and your obligations. This informative Briefing is designed to bring you up to speed with your obligations under this new MANDATORY system. ...Read More

Date: April 7, 2016 8:45 AM
Venue: Boulevard Room, Parkview Hotel
Address:
562 St Kilda Road, Melbourne, Vic, Australia

March 17, 2016

Intermediate Level – Dangerous Goods Storage, Handling & Transport WORKSHOP – PM Half Day: March 17, 2016

INTERMEDIATE LEVEL WORKSHOP – This comprehensive and practical Workshop is designed to bring you up to speed with Dangerous Goods regulations and requirements in Victoria to an Intermediate Level. The Workshop will focus on the segregation of dangerous goods rules, chemical compatibility, placarding of stores, vehicles and containers, labelling, bunding rules of storage of dangerous goods, risk assessment requirements and much more. Organisations have an obligation to ensure they are up to date and compliant with dangerous goods laws and that staff receive appropriate training. ...Read More

Date: March 17, 2016 1:15 PM
Venue: Clarion Suites
Address:
Lvl 17 Conference Room, 1 William St, MELBOURNE, Australia

Introductory Level – Dangerous Goods Storage, Handling & Transport WORKSHOP – AM Half Day, MARCH 17, 2016

INTRODUCTORY LEVEL WORKSHOP – This AEBN Workshop is designed to bring you up to speed with recent changes to Dangerous Goods Storage, Handling and Transport laws and requirements in Victoria, that include the NEW Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail Edition 7.4 (ADG7.4) – AS IMPLEMENTATION IS COMPULSORY ON 1 JANUARY 2017; the 9 Classes of Dangerous Goods; Safety Data Sheets (SDS); Dangerous Goods labelling vs Globally Harmonised System (GHS) labelling; 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. ...Read More

Date: March 17, 2016 8:45 AM
Venue: Clarion Suites
Address:
Lvl 17 Conference Room, 1 William St, MELBOURNE, Australia

February 26, 2016

NEW Environmental Laws and Funding for Business in 2016: Covering Federal, VIC, NSW, QLD, SA, WA – Feb 26, 2016

In 2016, a number of significant changes to environmental laws and requirements are expected to take effect that will impact the way industry, business and councils across Australia will manage their environmental obligations and responsibilities. This Seminar will provide the changes that are expected OVER THE NEXT 12 MONTHS from across Australia to environmental legislation, guidelines and requirements, including funding opportunities – to assist you in planning ahead! You will hear an all round perspective of the changes by the Regulators, leading environmental lawyers and industry perspective to assist you in understanding IF, HOW and WHEN change should be implemented within your business operations. The Seminar will provide ample networking opportunity with presenters and delegates. ...Read More

Date: February 26, 2016 8:45 AM
Venue: Lander & Rogers
Address:
Lvl 12, 600 Bourke Street, Melbourne, Vic, Australia

December 3, 2015

Transitioning to ISO 14001:2015 CERTIFICATION: WORKSHOP – December 3, 2015

This certified course will allow participants to transition their ISO 14001 certified system to the updated standard and conduct audits against the ISO 14001:2015 standard. This course is aimed at individuals that are responsible for implementing or maintaining an Environmental Management System (EMS) based on ISO 14001. The course will provide details of the new requirements of ISO 14001:2015 to enable you to evaluate and implement changes and improve your organisation’s EMS. As part of this certified course, delegates will be provided with an electronic ISO 14001 Gap Analysis Tool to assist in the planning, management and transition to ISO 14001:2015. This certified course is based on the International Standard ISO 14001. ...Read More

Date: December 3, 2015 8:45 AM
Venue: Lander & Rogers
Address:
Lvl 12, 600 Bourke Street, Melbourne, Vic, Australia

November 25, 2015

Globally Harmonized System for Classifying and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) BRIEFING – November 25, 2015

This informative Briefing has been designed to bring those that deal with chemicals, up to speed with the new GHS system to enable you to understand its relevance and your obligations. From 1 January 2017, the GHS for Classifying and Labelling of Chemicals will be mandatory in NSW, QLD, SA, TAS, ACT, NT and Commonwealth jurisdictions. It is already acceptable in VIC and WA, and a large number of Australian companies are adopting it now. A 5 year transitional period, that will expire on 31 December 2016, has been provided by Worksafe Australia for companies to implement the new system. ...Read More

Date: November 25, 2015 8:45 AM
Venue: Boulevard Room, Parkview Hotel
Address:
562 St Kilda Road, Melbourne, Vic, Australia

November 10, 2015

Develop or Improve and Implement effective Management Systems WORKSHOP – November 10, 2015

Improve the Environmental and Safety performance of your Business by developing and improving your Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) Management Systems. This 1 day Workshop will step you through the process to DEVELOP or IMPROVE and IMPLEMENT effective management systems to ensure they are WORKING FOR YOU, NOT AGAINST YOU! The Workshop will include stand-alone systems and combined integrated systems. ...Read More

Date: November 10, 2015 8:45 AM
Venue: Parkview Hotel
Address:
Boulevard Room, L1, 562 St Kilda Road, Melbourne, Vic, Australia

October 23, 2015

Changes to Environmental Laws and Requirements for Business BRIEFING: (Federal, VIC, NSW, QLD, SA) – October 23, 2015

With a number of recent significant changes to environmental laws, guidelines, policies and reviews, this 1 day Briefing is designed to bring you up to speed on the changes within Federal, Victorian, New South Wales, Queensland and South Australian jurisdictions. The aim of the Briefing is to have you at the forefront of your environmental obligations. ...Read More

Date: October 23, 2015 8:45 AM
Venue: HWL Ebsworth Lawyers
Address:
L26, 530 Collins Street, MELBOURNE, Australia

September 18, 2015

Contaminated Land and How they Should be Managed: Workshop – Sept 18, 2015

Preventing the pitfalls for managing contaminated land. Site contamination remains a significant legal and commercial issue for landowners, occupiers, developers, sellers, councils and others dealing with the management of contaminated land. This 1 day Workshop is designed to bring you up to speed with contaminated land laws and requirements within Federal, Victorian, New South Wales, South Australian and jurisdictions and experts will take you through best practice options for the management of contaminated land and related issues. The Workshop will examine the different assessment and remediation options that may be undertaken as part of a due diligence process and will explore the strengths and weaknesses of each of those processes. You will have an opportunity to troubleshoot issues with lawyers and expert consultants. The Workshop is designed to provide the latest and most up to date information to prevent the pitfalls which can often be experienced by those involved in managing contaminated land. ...Read More

Date: September 18, 2015 8:45 AM
Venue: Ashurst Australia (formerly Blake Dawson law firm)
Address:
181 William Street, Melbourne, Vic, 3000, Australia

August 26, 2015

MEMBER NETWORKING EVENING & DRINKS: August 26, 2015

Members of the Australian Environment Business Network (AEBN) are invited to attend AEBN Member Networking Drinks from 4.45pm to 6.00pm on WEDNESDAY 26 AUGUST 2015 at Lander & Rogers conference rooms, Level 12, 600 Bourke Street, Melbourne. AEBN Networking provides members with the opportunity to meet industry leaders, environmental practitioners, lawyers, consultants…from various sectors – providing you with leads and solutions. ...Read More

Date: August 26, 2015 4:45 PM
Venue: Lander & Rogers
Address:
Lvl 12, 600 Bourke Street, Melbourne, Vic, Australia

Effective tools for Communicating with the Regulators WORKSHOP – PM Half Day, August 26, 2015

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

The Australians Environment Business Network (AEBN) together with leading law firm, Lander & Rogers, has developed this workshop to explore – Who are the Environment and Safety Regulators; How these Regulators in different states operate; What are the powers of the Environment and Safety Regulators in other jurisdictions including powers of entry, search and seizure…; Understand your legal rights and obligations; Important information and practical tips for communicating with the Regulators to minimise risk to your organisation. ...Read More

Date: August 26, 2015 1:15 PM
Venue: Lander & Rogers Lawyers
Address:
L12, 600 Bourke Street, MELBOURNE, VIC, 3000, Australia

How to Demonstrate Environmental Compliance to the Regulators WORKSHOP: AM Half Day, August 26, 2015

Are you confident that you can demonstrate compliance to the environmental Regulators?

The Australian Environment Business Network (AEBN) together with leading environmental consultants, GHD, have developed this practical half day Workshop to provide you with the tools and procedures to enable you to comply and demonstrate compliance to the environmental Regulator(s). Environmental lawyers, Lander & Rogers, will take you through the legal framework and explain your legal obligations under Environment laws; with environmental experts, GHD, demonstrating how to access and understand the environmental requirements and legislation applicable to your site and business. The Workshop will address how compliance is managed across states. ...Read More

Date: August 26, 2015 8:45 AM
Venue: Lander & Rogers Lawyers
Address:
L12, 600 Bourke Street, MELBOURNE, VIC, 3000, Australia

August 20, 2015

Increase Business Profitability through Sustainable Practices SEMINAR – August 20, 2015

This Seminar will provide case studies from a range of business sectors detailing their journey, methodology and technologies used and the changes implemented within their business that has achieved significant cost savings and increased business profitability. You will hear from Environmental & Organisational Psychologist who will provide tools for embedding sustainability into the culture of your organisation. ‘Doing Business Better’ lean expert Stephen Grech will provide strategies to implement lean processes to achieve sustainability. Hear the latest FUNDING and government initiatives from across Australia available to your business, and assistance available for WIN FUNDING. ...Read More

Date: August 20, 2015 8:45 AM
Venue: Boulevard Room, Parkview Hotel
Address:
562 St Kilda Road, Melbourne, Vic, Australia

May 6, 2015

Optimising Trade Waste Treatment Plants & Troubleshooting WORKSHOP – May 6, 2015

This Workshop has been designed by the experts to assist you in optimising your trade waste treatment plant; bring you up to speed with trade waste regulations; provide details to assist you and your organisation to develop systems to maximise efforts for managing and reusing waste water resources within your operations; how to save water and reduce your trade waste charges. The Workshop will explore the different trade waste treatment technologies and options available, and will highlight the strengths and weaknesses of each. The Workshop will provide a ‘Troubleshooting Session’ where participants are encouraged to discuss their specific issues with waste water treatment experts. ...Read More

Date: May 6, 2015 8:45 AM
Venue: Boulevard Room, Parkview Hotel
Address:
562 St Kilda Road, Melbourne, Vic, Australia

April 15, 2015

Intermediate Level to Dangerous Goods Storage, Handling & Transport WORKSHOP – PM Half Day: April 15, 2015

INTERMEDIATE LEVEL WORKSHOP. This comprehensive Workshop has been designed to bring you up to speed with the Dangerous Goods laws and requirements in Victoria to Intermediate Level. As each state has different Dangerous Goods laws and requirements, this practical Workshop will include segregation of dangerous goods rules; chemical compatibility; placarding of stores, vehicles and containers; labelling; bunding rules of storage of dangerous goods; risk assessment requirements and much more. ...Read More

Date: April 15, 2015 1:15 PM
Venue: Boulevard Room, Parkview Hotel
Address:
562 St Kilda Road, Melbourne, Vic, Australia

Introductory Level – Dangerous Goods Storage, Handling & Transport WORKSHOP – AM Half Day: April 15, 2015

INTRODUCTORY LEVEL WORKSHOP. The Introductory Level Workshop is designed to bring you up to speed with Dangerous Goods Storage, Handling and Transport laws and requirements in Victoria. As each state has different Dangerous Goods laws and requirements, the Introductory Level Workshop will cover the comparison of the Dangerous Goods labelling with Globally Harmonised System (GHS) labelling, the recently released Australian Code for the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road & Rail Edition 7.3, the 9 Classes of Dangerous Goods; Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS); discuss the new Code of Practice, and much more. ...Read More

Date: April 15, 2015 8:45 AM
Venue: Boulevard Room, Parkview Hotel
Address:
562 St Kilda Road, Melbourne, Vic, Australia
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