2016 Management Forum & AGM

The 2016 Management Forum and AGM, Tuesday 20 September

 

We invite you and your leadership team to attend the 2016 BusVic Management Forum and AGM on Tuesday 20 September 2016.

The Forum aims to inform members of important tactical and operational initiatives that can affect the sustainability of your business.

We look forward to seeing you then.

 

WHEN:               10.00AM MORNING TEA AND REGISTRATION FOR 10.30AM START, TUESDAY 20 SEPTEMBER

VENUE:              WARRAGUL RECEPTION AND CONFERENCE CENTRE

ADDRESS:         41 SUTTON ST, WARRAGUL VIC 

PROGRAMME/REGISTRATION: PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR THE PROGRAMME AND REGISTRATION FORM.

 

    

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2018 Women on Board Luncheon & Seminar Series

We invite you to attend the 2018 Women on Board Luncheon & Seminar Series on Friday 30th November 2018.

At his half day interactive seminar and luncheon, delegates will explore the theme 'Building inclusion & diversity in your workplace & community' with presentations by keynote speakers including Susan Alberti AC - co-founder and Managing Director of a large building company, the Chairman of her own medical research foundation, and the Ambassador for the National Women’s Football League.

We look forward to seeing you then.

DATE:               FRIDAY 30 NOVEMBER, 2018
WHEN:             9:00 AM REGISTRATION FOR 9.30AM START
VENUE:            CROWN PROMENADE, 8 WHITEMAN ST, SOUTHBANK
COST:               $150pp for seminar and luncheon
                          $100pp for luncheon only
                          $65pp for seminar only
                          $875 for a table of 10 (luncheon only)

 

PROGRAMME

Please CLICK HERE for a copy of the programme.

 

MEMBER REGISTRATION OPTIONS

1. Online - Quick and easy online registration via button below or at https://www.trybooking.com/XTLZ OR,

 

 

2. Registration form - download and fill in the form (click here), scan & email to lmuston@busvic.asn.au OR,

 

3. Call us on (03) 9645 3300 to register over the phone and we will send you the invoice

***REGISTRATIONS CLOSE 23 NOVEMBER 2018***

2015 Maintenance Conference & Bus Expo

 

Well over 1500 delegates attended the 2015 Maintenance Conference and Bus Expo held at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre on July 8 and 9. This is a record attendance for this type of event in Australia, which has been hailed as a tremendous success by all operators and suppliers who attended.

The strength of the event was evidenced with almost 65% of total delegates having operator origins with the remainder being supplier delegates. The greater majority of total operator delegates hailed from Victoria: 38% metro areas and 35% rural/regional areas. However there was also a great representation from operators from other states and neighbouring countries: NSW 9%, Qld, 5.5%, SA 4.5%, NZ 2.7%, Tas 2.2%, WA 2.1% and NT/Other Overseas 1%.

The delegate attendance was complimented by over 130 of Australia's leading bus industry suppliers who exhibited the newest in technology and service including 90 buses and chassis.

All management and technical sessions were very well attended and as they were delivered among the exhibit there was always something to see and do, with exhibitors especially enjoying the continual delegate buzz and surrounding activity during the sessions and break times. The Management sessions on Network Service Planning highlighting the Government’s upcoming Regional Network Development Plan was of particular importance. The session on the Industry’s Wellness Taskforce on Thursday was also very well received.

The strength of the technical workshops was supported by standing room only crowds at most sessions; highlights were the Standard Hour Recap for Drivers, BIC Technical Update and Preventative Maintenance workshops.

Mark Donaldson VC held the undivided attention of a standing room only, capacity crowd during his opening keynote speech. Mark spoke of his challenging teenage years and his fierce desire to join the SAS and his eventual unplanned succession to become one of Australia’s most decorated soldiers. Mark’s detailed and humble account of his experiences certainly enriched the crowd’s understanding of Australia’s modern wartime story. On the following day Bomber Thompson provided an entertaining and insightful account of his AFL career and direct assessment of Essendon’s supplement scandal.


Robert Nicholas from Benalla Bus Lines was awarded the Apprentice of the Year Award and popular industry identity Bram Kefford was awarded the Industry Achiever Award for over 30 years of service to the industry.

The highlight of the event for the greater majority though was Keith Foote’s Induction as a Life Member of the Bus Association of Victoria. The award was presented the main dinner at the Crown Palladium by former BusVic Executive Director Kevin Norris, who delivered a powerful account of Keith’s unwavering loyalty to the industry and BusVic’s members.

His lasting legacy to BusVic was the building of the Annual maintenance Conference from humble beginnings to what was clearly the premier Bus Expo and Bus Industry Conference in Australia. He turned the event into a world class affair which was recognised nationally and internationally as an outstanding bus event.

Following this the 1000 dinner guests were treated to entertainment by James Galea (ably assisted by Andrew Cornwall), Damian Callinan and a pure vocal performance by Kate Ceberano who was a definite crowd favourite.

 

The BusVic Event App also provided a new technology for information gathering and sharing and was actively used by close to 600 delegates at the event, representing a great outcome for the resource given it is only the first year it has been used. The App is live for another 9 months at least so we encourage delegates to continue using it as an industry resource.

A huge thank you goes out to each of the speakers who presented at the conference, each of who are all experts in their fields and provided a great learning platform for those who attended.

Our Expo Committee also deserve our sincere appreciation, their dedication of numerous hours of work  prior to and during the expo plus their expertise in constructing the programme topics and sessions ensured an event of great relevance and value for all.

The extremely positive feedback received suggests that the event delivered unprecedented quality and value to all that attended. Many referred to the event as the best expo and conference they had ever attended and this included any truck or motor show. BusVic wish to thank our Partners, all operators and other suppliers alike for their tremendous involvement in the event, we look forward to welcoming all back to our next conference and expo.

2018 Management Forum & AGM

We invite you and your leadership team to attend the 2018 BusVic Management Forum and AGM on Tuesday 18 September 2018.

We look forward to seeing you then.

DATE:                TUESDAY 18 SEPTEMBER, 2018
WHEN:               9:30 AM REGISTRATION FOR 10.00AM START, (AGM starts 3:00 PM)
VENUE:             CITIPOWER CENTRE, JUNCTION OVAL, LAKESIDE DRIVE, ST KILDA
COST:                $99pp incl. GST (MANAGEMENT FORUM AND AGM) OR
                           FREE OF CHARGE (AGM & COMMITTEE MEETINGS ONLY FROM 3:00 PM)

 

PROGRAMME

Please CLICK HERE for a copy of the programme.

 

MEMBER REGISTRATION OPTIONS

1. Online - Quick and easy online registration via button below or at https://www.trybooking.com/WXHI OR,

 

2. Registration form - download and fill in the form (click here), scan & email to mmain@busvic.asn.au OR,

3. Call us on (03) 9645 3300 to register over the phone and we will send you the invoice

***REGISTRATIONS CLOSE 14 SEPTEMBER 2018***

 

 

 

2019 Maintenance Conference & Bus Expo

 

Exhibitors

Expressions of interest for exhibition and sponsorship opportunities now welcome.

Please contact Stuart Norman at snorman@busvic.asn.au or 0427 496 434.

 

Delegates

Delegate registrations coming soon.

Gone But Not Forgotten

Gone But Not Forgotten: The Lost Liveries of Melbourne's Route Buses

To order your copy email Lauren on lbradford@busvic.asn.au

 

To order your copy email Lauren on lbradford@busvic.asn.au

1 May 2018 Rally

Chris Lowe speech

 
 

Dom Sita speech

 
 
 

Matthew Guy & Peter Walsh speeches

 
 
 

David Davis speech

 

 

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2018 Maintenance Conference & Trade Show

 

BusVic’s 64th Maintenance Conference and Trade Show; recognised as the industry’s leading exhibition, conference and networking event, was held at the Pullman Albert Park Melbourne on Monday 2 and Tuesday 3 July.


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2018 Branch Meetings

The 2018 Branch Meetings will be held throughout late February and March.

These very important member meetings will include:

  • An update on our contracting endeavours;
  • Presentations and discussion on pertinent business and industry issues;
  • Support from our dedicated industry Partners (please see the listing attached so that you can contact our Partners if you require their assistance or would like them to visit you while they are in your area);
  • Our safe school bus travel education sessions, which, apart from tuition from school bus operators, is the only tuition junior and primary school students receive on school bus safety.  This is vital training that ensures the right behaviours are instilled in our children at a very early age.

 

The full Programme; Partner Contacts and Registration Form can be found below. 

 2018 Branch Meeting Programme

There are several registration options:

1. Online: Quick and easy online registration via button below or at https://www.trybooking.com/SYMB

 

2. Email completed registration form: mmain@busvic.asn.au
3. Post completed registration form: PO Box 125, Port Melbourne VIC 3207
4. Fax completed registration form: 03 9645 4455
5. Members can phone Mary and register over the phone: 03 9645 3300

 

Please contact Mary Main should you have any queries. We look forward to seeing you then.

2017 Women on Board

SEMINAR SERIES & LUNCHEON

WOMEN IN SPORT, POLITICS & POWER

Sponsored by Volvo Bus Australia and CMV Truck & Bus


DATE:                FRIDAY 10 NOVEMBER, 2017

VENUE:             CROWN PROMENADE, SOUTHBANK,
                          *NEW VENUE LOCATED AT 8 WHITEMAN ST, SOUTHBANK

WHEN:              SEMINAR - 9:00 AM - 12:00PM, CONFERENCE HALL 3
                          LUNCHEON: 12:30PM - 2:30PM, CONFERENCE HALLS 1 & 2

COST (inc GST):     Full Day: $150pp
                                 Luncheon Only: $100pp
                                 Seminar Only: $65pp
                                 Luncheon Table of 10: $875            

 

PROGRAMME

8.30am-9am Registration
9am-9.30am Welcome & Introduction – Julia Evans
9.30am-10:00am Keynote 1 – Catherine Murphy, ABC Radio Melbourne Sports
10:00am-10:30am Q&A with Catherine Murphy and workshop key issues
10.30am-11am Morning Tea
11:00am-11.30am Keynote 2 – Daisy Pearce, Captain of Melbourne FC AFL
Women’s League
11.30am-12:00pm Q&A with Daisy Pearce and workshop key issues
12:00pm Seminar Close
12pm-12.30pm   Pre Luncheon Arrival Drinks & Registration
12.30pm-2.30pm Luncheon and Keynote 3 – Kristina Keneally


 

MEMBER REGISTRATION OPTIONS

1. Online - Quick and easy online registration via button below or at https://www.trybooking.com/RRZK OR,

 

 

2. Registration form - download and fill in the form (click here), scan & email to mmain@busvic.asn.au OR,

3. Call us on (03) 9645 3300 to register over the phone and we will send you the invoice

***REGISTRATIONS CLOSE 7 NOVEMBER 2017***

2017 Management Forum & AGM

We invite you and your leadership team to attend the 2017 BusVic Management Forum and AGM on Tuesday 19 September 2017.

The Forum focuses on issues affecting regional and rural bus services.

We look forward to seeing you then.

DATE:                TUESDAY 19 SEPTEMBER, 2017
WHEN:              10.00 AM REGISTRATION FOR 10.30AM START, (AGM starts 2.15PM)
VENUE:             FERNERY ROOM, ALL SEASONS BENDIGO, 171-183 McIVOR RD BENDIGO
COST:                $99pp incl. GST (MANAGEMENT FORUM AND AGM) OR
                           FREE OF CHARGE (AGM & COMMITTEE MEETINGS ONLY FROM 2.15PM)

 

PROGRAMME

Please CLICK HERE for a copy of the programme.

 

MEMBER REGISTRATION OPTIONS

1. Online - Quick and easy online registration via button below or at https://www.trybooking.com/RCRY OR,

 

 

2. Registration form - download and fill in the form (click here), scan & email to mmain@busvic.asn.au OR,

3. Call us on (03) 9645 3300 to register over the phone and we will send you the invoice

***REGISTRATIONS CLOSE 15 SEPTEMBER 2017***

Future Events

2018 Branch Meetings