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Updated: 13/02/17

 

Latest tmf bulletin now available

The first TMF bulletin for 2017 is now available to view online . This edition includes a letter from Steve, the 2016 Construction Risks Insurance Fund Q2 update, L&D Risk Management dates for 2017, Active Directory Audit update, the TDR Feb update and an event calendar for Feb/ March. To receive the newsletter in your inbox each month, please subscribe by emailing clientservices@icare.nsw.gov.au.
 

TMF Breakfast Seminar - Cyber Security Risks

Date: Tuesday, 7 March 2017
Registration: 7:15am (includes breakfast)
Seminar: 8:00am - 9:30am 
Venue: The Mint, 10 Macquarie St, Sydney
Cost: $99.00 (incl. GST)
 
You are invited to attend a breakfast seminar that focuses on enhancing your understanding of current and emerging cyber security risks and the impact of a cyber security event on your business objectives.
 
NSW public sector delivers a wide range of services to the community of NSW. The State Government recognises that sound risk management practice, by individual agencies and at a whole of sector level, supports transparent and systematic decision making. By managing risk, the public sector maximises its ability to meet its objectives and deliver its services effectively and efficiently. 

Speakers

Kate Carruthers, Chief Data Office, University of NSW

Kate will speak about the impacts to business from cyber incidents. Including reputation damage, reduced service delivery and privacy breaches.
 
Further information will be provided on an additional speaker who will be outlining the current and emerging Cyber threat trends in Australia and internationally.
 
This seminar is aimed at risk management, organisational resilience, information communication technology and audit professionals.
 
To register your interest visit the Suncorp Risk Services event page.  
 

TMF Seminar - Mental Health and Change Management 

Date: Wednesday, 22 March 2017
Time: 9:45am registration for 10:00am - 3:00pm (including networking lunch)
Venue: Fort Scratchley, Nobbys Road, Newcastle East 2300
Cost: $99.00 (incl GST)

This event is an exciting opportunity for TMF agencies in the Newcastle area to attend a Risk Management Seminar. It would be of benefit to risk management professionals, managers, senior executives, work health safety officers and injury management professionals in public sector agencies. 

The theme for the day will be Mental Health and Change Management. The key topics covered will be:

  • Positive and productive workplaces
  • Managing risk and setting standards for mentally healthy workplaces
  • Managing challenging conversations in the workplace
  • Tools/ services to enhance workplace risk, health and safety performance.

Speakers are to be confirmed.

If you are interested in attending this seminar please click here to express your interest and be added to the registration list.

 

 

Risk Principles in Practice - Everyone's a Risk Manager

Overview
NSW public sector delivers a wide range of services to the community of NSW. The State Government recognises that sound risk management practice, by individual agencies and at a whole of sector level, supports transparent and systematic decision making. By managing risk, the public sector maximises its ability to meet its objectives and deliver its services effectively and efficiently.
 
Course Objectives
The course will offer participants with an overview of risk management principles aligned to the risk management standard (ISO 31000) and the NSW Internal Audit and Risk Management Policy (TPP15:03). 
 
Participants will benefit from a greater understanding on how to align risk management to the business planning and improvement cycle, apply risk management processes to a public sector case study as well as use tools/ services to enhance workplace risk, health and safety performance.
 
The course is intended for people who would benefit from developing a background in risk management. Participants do not need to be risk practitioners.
 
Registration information
This is a fully funded course sponsored by icare self insurance and places are strictly limited. If you wish to accept a funded position please email riskservices@suncorp.com.au . For more information around the course visit the TMF Seminars page
 
 

 

Get Healthy at Work 

icare recently announced a $3.5million investment so that NSW Government employees can receive the full benefits of the Get Healthy at Work program, right in time to help set those New Year health goals. The full benefits of the program were originally available only to the private sector, but the investment from icare now means public sector employees can enjoy all its benefits too.
 
Secretary of Finance, Services and Innovation, Martin Hoffman, has written to all Cluster Secretaries to advise funding is now available to roll out Get Healthy at Work to all NSW government departments and agencies.
 
Developed by SafeWork NSW in partnership with NSW Health, the program offers employees free, confidential and voluntary health checks. The Brief Health Checks help workers understand their risk of developing heart disease and Type 2 diabetes, and offer lifestyle advice and referrals to health professionals as required. To learn more about the program visit the Get Healthy at Work website.
 
 

 

2016 tmf Awards for Excellence in Risk Management announced 

icare CEO Vivek Bhatia announced the winners of the 2016 icare TMF (Treasury Managed Fund) Awards for Excellence in Risk Management today at a ceremony at the Museum of Contemporary Arts in Sydney. 
 
The awards which recognise the NSW government sector’s standout risk management performers, saw NSW Health employees and agencies shine. NSW Health claimed a winner in five of the six categories, as well as partnered with People’s Choice Award winner, the NSW Department of Education. 
For the full list of the outstanding icare TMF Award winners visit the icare website
 
 

 

New icare TMF Supplementary Brand Guidelines now available 

icare is pleased to share with you its new supplementary brand guidelines for the TMF sub-brand.
 
These guidelines are designed to feature the icare TMF brand in partnership environments and will ensure our clear and optimistic brand identity is incorporated into all communications.
 
The new brand guidelines are effective immediately, so please ensure you are referencing the guidelines document for all communications moving forward.  The document is available to download via the SICorp Portal.
Document templates will soon also be updated and available to download.
 
If you have any questions, please contact the Client Services team at clientservices@icare.nsw.gov.au
 
 

 

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2015 TMF Conference video presentations available online (64KB)

 
 

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