November 9th 2015
AUSTAFE National conducted its AGM during the National Conference in Canberra on the 29th October.
AUSTAFE is pleased to announce the new National President is Helen Leeson from Qld.
The 2016 National Executive is made up of the following representatives;
President = Helen Leeson from Qld
Vice President = Belinda McPherson from SA
NT Representative = Jamie Finn
ACT Representative = Sharon Coman
NSW Representative = Irene Simatos
Public Officer = Denise Madden ACT.
Co-opted Treasurer = Rex Lobegeier
Co-opted Secretary = TBA
September 16th 2015
AUSTAFE has launched the 2015 Conference Program in support of the National Conference being held in Canberra between the 28th and 30th October.
Details of the program can be found under the "National Conference" tab at the top of the AUSTAFE Web Page.
August 19th 2015
AUSTAFE National President, Jerome de Rose is pleased to announce the 2015 National Conference "Early Bird" Registrations are now OPEN.
The 2015 AUSTAFE Conference Organising Committee has been working very hard at planning an exciting program for the National Conference being hosted in Canberra between the 28 and 30th October 2015.
The program is in its final Drafting and will be distributed as soon as possible.
In the meantime, the organisers have established a Registration Site and are pleased to announce a number of 'value' options for your conference registration.
As always 'Early Bird' discounts are available and are now open.
To discover how to register and to get the 'best deals' on accommodation in the closest proximity to Canberra Institute of Technology (venue) please open the "2015 Conference" link in the National Conference Page (see top of screen) on the AUSTAFE Web Page
July 13th 2015
With the AUSTAFE Chapters beginning their State Conferences and Awards and the National Conference now set for the 28-30th October in Canberra, it is my pleasure to announce the nomination process for the 2015 AUSTAFE National Awards open.
Each year the National AUSTAFE Executive calls for nominations for our 4 prestigious awards;
- The AUSTAFE Educational Leader Award
- The AUSTAFE Emerging Leader for Support Services
- The AUSTAFE Emerging Leader for Education and Training
- AUSTAFE Lifetime Membership Award
All AUSTAFE Members are eligible for nomination or to nominate fellow members. The criteria for each award can be down loaded from the "Resources" page on the AUSTAFE Web Site.
Qld, NT and NSW members need to be aware that nominations for the Emerging Leader Awards are selected from the winners of the respective State/Territory Chapter Awards.
1st July 2015 - Applications for AUSTAFE National Awards open
8th September 2015 - Closing date for nominations
30thSeptember 2015 - Shortlisting process completed and nominees notified.
28-30th October 2015 - Announcement and presentation to the National AUSTAFE Award winners at the 2015 National AUSTAFE Conference in Canberra.
June 19th 2015
AUSTAFE National President, Jerome de Rose, issued a "Save the Date" in support of the AUSTAFE National Conference being held in Canberra between the 28th and 30th October 2015
AUSTAFE National Conferences have become known for their networking, collegiality and relevant discourse on issues affecting TAFE and VET
This is the ‘must attend’ conference for TAFE managers and VET practitioners! Put the date in your calendar!
More information will be posted as the program is developed.
March 23rd 2015
Membership subscriptions for 2015 are now due. The AUSTAFE subscription includes membership of your State or Territory Association/Chapter. Being a member of AUSTAFE provides an opportunity to access:
• An Australia wide network of TAFE professionals
• An annual Conference
• An Educational Leadership Award
• An Emerging Leader Award
• The TAFE Directors regular newsletter
• State and Territory Association/Chapter events
PAY YOUR MEMBERSHIP ON-LINE
1 Go to www.austafe.edu.au
2 Click on Membership
March 23rd 2015
After 13 years with TAFE NSW, AUSTAFE National President, Robyn Vidler, has accepted a position with Macquarie University with NAVITAS.
Robyn has taken up her new position from last week. As a consequence, Robyn has stood down as the National President of AUSTAFE.