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 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

November 22, 2016

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

This AEBN Briefing has been designed to provide an overview of your requirements and obligations under the Globally Harmonised System for the Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS). Anyone who deals with chemicals will need to be aware of this new system to understand its relevance and your obligations, and we encourage you to attend this informative Briefing. PLEASE NOTE: From 1 January 2017, the GHS will be MANDATORY in NSW, QLD, SA, TAS, NT, ACT and Commonwealth jurisdictions (except for VIC and WA). From 1 July 2017, the classification, labelling and safety data sheets (SDSs) under the GHS is scheduled to come into effect in Victoria. ...Read More

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

October 20, 2016

Transitioning to ISO 14001:2015 Certified WORKSHOP – Oct 20, 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: October 20, 2016 8:45 AM
Venue: Clarion Suites
Address:
Lvl 17 Conference Room, 1 William St, MELBOURNE, Australia

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
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