Events and training

Assets & infrastructure

We assist in the development of local government capacity in asset management through policy formulation, strategic planning, project implementation and the nationally recognised STEP Asset Management Program.

Presentations are available from the following events:

2019 National Local Government Infrastructure and Asset Management Conference

This conference focused on:

  • The challenge of integrated planning across the organisation
  • Uusing smart technology to transform planning and service delivery
  • Stretching asset management performance to deliver better services and community outcomes
  • Stormwater sustainability: the new frontier
  • The future of mobility.

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Videos

Kevin explains the Warrnambool Smarter Parking System

CCTV inspection of wastewater pipe - Gladstone Regional Council & ReticManager Ltd.

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2018 National Local Government Infrastructure and Asset Management Conference

This conference focused on:

  • Integrated asset and financial management, supporting efficient services
  • Asset management good practice case studies
  • Road safety network planning to deliver improved outcomes
  • Rail transport futures
  • Councils and oversize vehicles: issues to be resolved
  • The new heavy vehicle 'Chain of Responsibility' laws
  • Autonomous vehicles: implications for local government
  • Best practice in stormwater management
  • National disaster recovery funding reforms.

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External resource

Video

Managing Assets through Capability and Knowledge - Ben Clark, City of Tea Tree Gully, SA

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2017 National Local Government Infrastructure and Asset Management Conference

This conference focused on:

  • Delivering in the new financially constrained environment
  • Integrating people, land use and transport
  • Improvement in road management and maintenance efficiency
  • The new citizen-driven era of local government: aligning service planning and asset management.

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2016 National Local Government Infrastructure and Asset Management Conference

This conference focused on:

  • The 15-year National Infrastructure Plan and its recommendations for local government
  • Balancing place and movement to maximise liveability
  • Systems in the cloud
  • Challenging the norms in asset management
  • Total Transport principles and practice.

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2015 National Local Government Infrastructure and Asset Management Conference

This conference focused on:

  • Exploring the broadening scope of infrastructure management at a time of rapid change
  • Strengthening leadership and influence to deliver better outcomes in a sustainable manner
  • Integrating community priorities, asset management and service planning.

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2015 MAV Asset/Transport Management Forum

This forum, held in February 2015, included updates on the regulation of heavy vehicles from the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) and VicRoads.

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2014 National Local Government Infrastructure and Asset Management Conference

This event showcased innovative key note presentations, case studies, the latest thinking and future directions for local government infrastructure and asset management.

Topics covered included:

  • The road and bridge funding revolution and its implications for councils
  • Improving the financial sustainability of councils through better ways of doing business
  • Good practice case studies in a variety of areas including service planning
  • Strengthening leadership and influence in order to deliver real results.

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2013 National Local Government Infrastructure and Asset Management Conference

Themes explored in this conference included:

  • Strengthening leadership and influence to deliver better outcomes
  • Integrating community priorities, asset management and service planning
  • Does your council’s long term financial plan reflect reality?

Videos

Watch speakers from this event on our YouTube channel.

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2012 International Local Government Infrastructure and Asset Management Conference

The theme of this conference was: Strengthening leadership and influence to deliver real results.

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2010 National Local Government Asset Management Conference

We hosted the 2010 National Local Government Asset Management Conference.

This conference demonstrated environmentally sustainable asset strategies that integrate community needs and public services in response to climate change.

Keynote presentations outlining the latest thinking and future directions for local government and private sector asset management are available on a range of topics including:

  • High productivity vehicles
  • Sustainability
  • Regional asset management
  • Engineering.

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Street Design Masterclass 2016

The MAV joined with Steven Burgess, one of Australasia’s most renowned transport engineers, to run this masterclass which explored the key elements of street design – and the importance of good street design in creating great and sustainable places.

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