Business SA mock trialsFolder

Don’t get caught out and have to face a possible litigation. Save the date for one or all the mock trials to find out how you can avoid ending up in court!

Learn about the potential ramifications of unfair dismissals, adverse action, underpayment of wages and safety incidents in the workplace and gain an insight into court proceedings at these mock trials. Based on real life incidents, the mock trials will be conducted by experienced Business SA practitioners and heard by a current Tribunal Member.

More information is available here.

TrophySouth Australian Training Awards - Nominations are now open!

The peak State awards for vocational education and training (VET), hosted by the South Australian Training and Skills Commission, recognise innovation and excellence in the training sector.

Employers, apprentices, trainees, VET students, teacher/trainers, training providers and organisations who excel in training are invited to apply for one of the following award categories:

More information is available here.

Workcover awards logoNominations open for 2011 Recovery & Return to Work Awards

Workers compensation industry participants from across South Australia are being encouraged to nominate themselves or someone they believe has excelled for WorkCoverSA’s 2011 Recovery and Return to Work Awards.

These prestigious awards recognise the outstanding achievements of injured workers and those who have helped them to remain at or return to work including employers, rehabilitation and return to work coordinators, health and rehabilitation providers and case managers.

Nomination forms, along with inspirational video stories of previous award finalists, are available on the WorkCover website or by calling
13 18 55.

More information is available here.

TrophyNominations Open: Premier's Business Award in Volunteering

The 2011 Premier’s Business Award in Volunteering recognises the valuable contribution the business community makes to support volunteering through corporate volunteering initiatives, donation programs and financial assistance. Winners of the 2011 Volunteers Day awards will be announced at a thank you event at the Festival Theatre on Volunteers Day, Monday 13 June. The award criteria and nomination forms are available at the Office for Volunteers website. Nominations close on Friday 20 May 2011.

KeyboardUpcoming CEDA events:

Social Inclusion Breakfast – Thursday 5 May

CEDA is delighted to welcome Julian Disney AO, Dr Lynn Arnold AO, Chief Executive Officer Anglicare SA and Big Issue CEO Stephen Persson to lead discussion to strengthen public understanding of the causes and consequences of poverty and hardship around the world and in Australia.

More information available here.

WaterBoating expo drops anchor at the Adelaide Showground

All things maritime will take centre-stage at the Adelaide Event & Exhibition Centre (AEEC) in June, with the Boating Industry Association of South Australia choosing the venue for its annual expo. More information is available here.

Emergency imageUpper Spencer Gulf Industry Briefing

Wednesday 4 May

Discuss current workers compensation issues and initiatives in the Upper Spencer Gulf region.

More information available here.

Finsbury Green announces a new agreement with the Victorian Government

Finsbury Green recently announced a long term Enterprise Print Management contract for the Whole of Victorian Government effective from June.

Peter Orel, CEO of Finsbury Green said, "We are delighted to add the Victorian Government to our growing list of clients and look forward to working together with the respective departments as well as their incumbent suppliers and agencies to implement our solution”.

The 6P Green Program

Sustainable Directions is offering training on its 6P program – designed to assist local firms to develop plans to improve their sustainability through focusing on People, Policies, Petrol, Power, Process and Procurement.

The 6P Green Program runs over six weeks from 4 May 2011, and is being delivered out of Business SA’s Enterprise House. 

For further information, refer to:

Meetings industry win tops off great year for venue

The Adelaide Event & Exhibition Centre was named Best Speciality Venue at the South Australian Meetings and Events Industry Awards held recently.

The Showground’s state-of-the-art exhibition centre will now represent South Australia at the National Awards in Brisbane later in the year.

Designed to recognise excellence in the meetings and events industry, the Meetings and Events Industry Awards are judged by industry experts.

EarthCheck tick for Adelaide Convention Centre

The Adelaide Convention Centre has again been confirmed as one of the meeting industry’s top environmentally sustainable businesses.

For the second consecutive year it has achieved silver EarthCheck certification, performing at ‘above best practice’ in seven key areas of natural resource reduction. Its success in diverting waste from landfill saw it graded 57% above best practice.

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