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ASGA Targets Career Expos for Showcasing Signage as an Exciting Career Option

7 August 2022

John Watters and Tina Mavris (AusSIP) will be representing ASGA at the Apprenticeship/Traineeship & Jobs Expos being held across NSW in August and September as well as the Perth SkillsWest Careers & Employment Expo from the 25th to the 27th of August. “Career expos offer the opportunity for students, job seekers and career changers of…

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New WHS laws in WA in effect from 31 March 2022

1 April 2022

The McGowan Government’s new Work Health and Safety (WHS) laws commenced yesterday aimed at improving protections for all Western Australian workers. The new laws bring together WHS for general industry, mines and petroleum operations under a single act. The new laws recognise modern work relationships such as subcontractors and gig economy workers, and introduces the term ‘person…

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Current employers have an opportunity to contribute the ACT Skills Needs list for 2022-2023

10 March 2022

Currently there is no Certificate III Signs & Graphics course delivered in ACT. If your business is one that is affected by skills shortages, your feedback may assist in addressing this situation. Every year, the ACT Government reviews the Skills Needs List to ensure that it reflects the changing skills needs of businesses in the…

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ASGA Executive Committee changes announced

28 February 2022

The ASGA Board of Directors is pleased to announce that it has appointed Mick Harrold as the new ASGA President, effective immediately. Mick Harrold succeeds Julie Rochester who stepped down from the President role following the ASGA AGM on 25 February. Other executive appointment changes made following Harrold’s appointment were: Damien Nielsen was appointed Vice…

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ASGA Annual General Meeting venue change, Regional Sub-Committee nominations closing on 17 February

15 February 2022

AGM change of venue The ASGA Annual General Meeting scheduled for Friday, 25 February, 2.00pm – 3.00pm ACDT will now be held at: Ai Group – Adelaide Office, Level 1, 45 Greenhill Road Wayville. For members unable to attend in person, an online option is still available via Microsoft Teams. All members were emailed a meeting invite on…

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South Australia reopens its borders

23 November 2021

South Australia has reopened its borders. Anyone planning to travel to South Australia from interstate and overseas, including returning South Australians, will need to apply through EntryCheck SA. The SA Government has prepared a COVID-Ready Plan which outlines the safe easing of restrictions and how COVID-19 will be managed in South Australia. For more information visit COVID-19 Response |…

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Victorian Building and Construction industry COVID restrictions update

21 October 2021

Remaining workforce reductions at all construction sites will be removed 11.59pm this Thursday night 21 October, once 70 percent of the aged 16 and over population has had two doses. This means: o   All construction projects (large scale, small scale construction and early stage land development projects) can return to 100 percent of their workforce;…

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Easing of COVID restrictions in Victoria from 11.59pm 21 October

18 October 2021

From 11.59pm on Thursday, 21 October, a slight easing of COVID restrictions in Victoria have been announced under the 70% double dose vaccination roadmap including: Large scale construction sites will increase to 100% capacity but only if workers are fully vaccinated Workers are still required to work from home if they can. A reminder that all…

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