AFR Client Choice Awards 2016

As a sponsor of the prestigious AFR Client Choice Awards since their inception in 2004, our President Michael Catchpole presented the 2016 Best Professional Award in front of an audience of more than 300 professional services attendees.

The award category winners were:
– Martin Jones (Ferrier Hodgson)
– Quentin Digby (Herbert Smith Freehills)


For more information on our support of the Client Choice Awards, please contact us on 1300 664 587 or CEO@Professions.org.au.

The Future of Professions and Professionalism

Professions Australia members and their guests met in Sydney on 4 November to explore and discuss the Future of the Professions and Professionalism in the Age of Digitisation – a compelling and crucial topic for the professions.

Mr Alex Malley will deliver the keynote address on the Future of the Professions. President of Professions Australia, Mr Michael Catchpole will lead a thought-provoking panel discussion with special guest panellists:
– Dr George Beaton, Executive Chairman, Beaton Research + Consulting
– Ms Brenda Aynsley, President of the Australian Computer Society


Read the full press release here.

Accreditation Dialogue between Unis and Professions

Professions Australia hosted a member forum on 1 April 2015 to progress work on the Universities Australia and Professions Australia draft Statement of Principles for Professional Accreditation.

Chaired by former Professions Australia Board Member, Mr Rupert Grayston, forum saw constructive and robust dialogue between the universities’ and professions’ representatives.