Events

April 21: Dangerous Goods Advisory Group

The second DGAG bimonthly meeting for 2021 will be held tonight, via Zoom, from 5.30pm - 7.30pm. The DGAG is a general networking / discussion update meeting, open to all, to discuss issues that are going on for Dangerous Goods and Chemical Regulation at the moment. 

The DGAG will be a Webinar Chat meeting - to join the Zoom Meeting click here. Meeting ID: 826 0918 6649 Password: 776916

The meeting will have a similar agenda to past meetings

The topics to be discussed will be:

  1. Hazardous Chemicals / Dangerous Goods Incidents 

  2. The ADG Transport Code & Changes in the UN Model Regs, IMDG Code, IATA Regs, NZ Regs etc

  3. Dangerous Goods (Storage & Handling), GHS Haz. Chemicals, & Environmental Risk Management of Industrial Chemicals

  4. Update on Classification and Training for Dangerous Goods

  5. Information sharing 

  6. Other meetings and events

For more information, contact Jeff Simpson (DGAG convenor and Webinar host), Haztech Environmental, Ph: 03-9885-1269 Mob: 0403-072-092, Email: [email protected]

Jeff can assist in setting up the Zoom meeting or adjusting computer settings. Contact Jeff for instructions on how to join.  

The following 3rd DGAG meeting in 2021, will be on Wed 16th June 2021 (meetings are now the 3rd Wed), as another DGAG Webinar Discuss/Chat Meeting at 5.30-7.30pm.

There are two upcoming events being run by APHEDA

1 - Wednesday April 21st Venezuela Solidarity Forum

Venezuelans are experiencing serious hardships due to sanctions imposed by the United States and its allies. They are fighting back but need international support to stand up and build the future that they choose. There will be a number of Venezuelan and Australian speakers.  

When: April 21, 6.30 for 7pm start
Where: MUA Auditorium (46-54 Ireland Street). Also as a webinar, on this link.
Light refreshments provided.

2 - Friday 7th May MUA Fundraiser Painters & Dockers Timor Leste Solidarity Gig

Don’t miss out on a ticket to this awesome gig featuring legendary punk rock band the Painters & Dockers plus support acts in Solidarity with the people of Timor Leste. To make a bookings go to this page

When: Friday 7th May, 7pm-11pm
Where: MUA Auditorium, 46-54 Ireland Street, West Melbourne
Tickets:  $80 or $800 for a table of 10 Includes: Food and entertainment

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