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Welcome to the latest issue of the FutureNow eNews: Your Workforce, Your Future.

Training News

CUA Creative Arts and Culture Training Package Nominal Hours Open for Comment

FutureNow is currently consulting with Industry and RTO stakeholders regarding the proposed nominal hours for units of competency within the CUA Creative Arts and Culture Training Package.
Click here for further information.


Skills Impact Release Training Package Information

Skills Impact, the new Skills Service Organisation whose coverage includes the RGR Racing, and ACM Animal Care and Management Training Packages, has released details of the stage each package is at, as determined by the endorsement processes of the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC). Click here to read more.

Training Providers' Forum 2016 - Resources Now Online.

Videos, webinar recordings and PowerPoint presentations are currently being loaded onto the VETinfoNET website for those who were unable to attend the recent 2016 Training Providers Forum. Refer to the 'Past Events' section on the following webpage link

Industry News

Resource to Aid Fitness Business Growth

Fitness Australia has launched 'Grow Your Fitness Business Toolbox', a collection of business podcasts, videos, templates, tools, guides, articles, news and tips ready for Fitness Australia members to access and use at any time.
Click here to find out more about the toolbox

Julian Donaldson Joins the Board of the Perth Theatre Trust

FutureNow congratulates Julian Donaldson whose appointment to the board of the Perth Theatre Trust was announced recently. Mr Donaldson sat on FutureNow’s board for six years whilst General Manager of the Perth International Arts Festival, leaving earlier this year to take up the position of chief executive officer of the National Trust of Australia (WA). Read More here.

Club Health Check

The Club Health Check is an online self-assessment tool designed by the Australian Sports Commission and is aimed at helping clubs examine how they are operating. The checklist looks at a number of different factors that are crucial to success at club level and together these factors are used to build an overall picture of the way your club carries out its operations.Click here for further details.

Governance Reform in Sport

Following extensive national consultations, the Australian Sports Commission has developed Governance Reform in Sport (June 2016). Recognising that governance in sport is continually evolving and improving, this report outlines the key objectives of the next stage of governance reform. Click here to read more.

Tourism WA Industry Briefing

Tourism WA hosted an industry briefing at the Perth Convention and Exhibition centre on 16 June providing an overview of Tourism WA’s new marketing campaign – Just Another Day in WA – and the agency’s key initiatives for 2016-17. The presentation from the briefing can be downloaded here.

Australian Event Awards 2016 Call for Nominations

Entries are now open for Event Awards 2016, due by 25th July 2016. The Australian Event Awards is the pinnacle awards program for the events industry in Australia. Click here for further details.

WA Museum Perth Closes its Doors

The Western Australian Museum Perth has closed to the public to facilitate the creation of the New Museum for WA, scheduled to open in the Perth Cultural Center in 2020. Read more here.

Clubs WA Celebrates a Decade of Excellence

Clubs WA held its 10th Anniversary Awards for Excellence dinner on 11 June 2016 at Crown Perth. Read more here.

Adventure World Trainees Graduate

FutureNow CEO Julie Hobbs recently attended the graduation ceremony for 30 trainees who completed either a Certificate II or III in Hospitality or Tourism at Perth's Adventure World. Read more.

Apprentice Chef of the Year 2016 is Just Getting Started

The Australian Culinary Federation WA Chapter held the finals of the Apprentice Chef cooking competition at North Metro TAFE Joondalup on Sunday 19th July 2016. Click here for the full story.

Vale Noriko Nishimoto

FutureNow joins the community in mourning the loss of Noriko Nishimoto, Artistic Director of Spare Parts Puppet Theatre from 1997-2001. Read More here.
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