From the CEO

Congratulations to our Communications and Stakeholder Engagement Manager, Laura Kerr Melvin, on her appointment to the Board of Directors on the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) APAC region, a vibrant global association with thousands of members from around the world, representing many of the Global Fortune 500 companies. 

Setting a standard of excellence since 1970, the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) serves professionals in the field of business communication, bringing together the profession’s collective disciplines.  

Laura will also serve as the Partnerships Director for the APAC region.  

We encourage fellow communications professionals in our network to contact Laura for further information about sharing innovative thinking and sharing best practice via lmelvin@melbourne.org.au 

Corporate Rebels in Melbourne-8 August 

IABC and Committee for Melbourne member Aurecon is proud to present Corporate Rebels at their only Melbourne event on Thursday 8th August. Based in The Netherlands, they travel the world on the hunt for the world's most progressive organisations that organise work in radically different ways, including Spotify, Google and Patagonia. And they’ve interviewed over one hundred of the world’s best thinkers on alternative ways of working that unleash the potential of employees. If you want to shake things up at your workplace, join us to hear them share their inspiring insights on reinventing the workplace status quo and achieving success based on freedom and mutual trust. Tickets via https://corporate-rebels.floktu.com/ 

NAIDOC Week | Join the Celebration 

This past fortnight, Melbourne has been celebrating NAIDOC week, through paying homage to the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. To find out how you can get involved click here.