New Sponsor for ACV/GARDS – Incolink

Our organisation is pleased to announce we have a new sponsor who has joined with us – Incolink. We are thrilled to team up with Incolink who do a great job by being the safety net for the building and construction industry. Incolink provides a safety net for workers in the commercial building and construction…

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New website for ACV/GARDS

Loy Yang B Power Station & CFMEU Construction & General help create new website for ACV/GARDS Thank you to Loy Yang B Power station – Alinta Energy and the CFMEU Construction & General Division Victorian ‑ Tasmanian Branch for their support for a new website for the Asbestos Council of Victoria/GARDS Inc. Our old website…

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Asbestos and Silica Awareness Gippsland TAFE Yallourn

ACV/GARDS were invited to conduct asbestos and silica awareness to secondary students and apprentices “Painting & Decorating” cohort on 20 March 2024 – We were fortunate to have Jaonna McNeill along to conduct the silica part of our program – great questions from everyone – these students are now asbestos and silica aware!!!

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John Parker Community Activism Award for 2024

On Friday the 15th March the Gippsland Trades & Labour Council Inc. conducted its Labour Day Dinner at the Morwell RSL. Everyone had a great night and our very own CEO/Secretary Vicki Hamilton OAM was a recipient of the John Parker Community Activism Award along with Toby Thornton CFMEU Vic-Tas – congratulations to both these…

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Domestic Building Course for Trainees at Yallourn TAFE

ACV/GARDS were pleased to attend the Domestic Building Course for Trainees by Gippsland Trades and Labour Council on 13 March 2024. We conducted a sessions to the trainees on Asbestos Awareness and the dangers and Silica –  This was such an important session as these are the building blocks for further information gathering. We were…

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ASBESTOS 2024 Conference

ASSEA/FAMANZ Conference 3 – 6  March 2024 ACV/GARDS enjoyed attending the ASSEA/FAMANZ International conference in Melbourne Sustaining Innovation – great speakers – so many interesting topics – good conversations. The Faculty of Asbestos Management of Australia and New Zealand (FAMANZ) and the Asbestos and Silica Safety and Eradication Agency (ASSEA) conducted the ASBESTOS 2024 conference,…

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Union Aid Abroad APHEDA

ACV/GARDS attended a function at Coopers Inn Exhibition Street Monday 4th March to honour a delegation of our Asian neighbours on the great work that is going on in their countries with the help of #APHEDA #ADDRI #MAURICEBLACKBURN #PAULSIGNORELLI#Tanyaplibersek #ACTU– terrific support for a wonderful cause to save lives into the future – Union Aid…

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