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Acoustic Vehicle Alerting Systems mandated The Australian Government will mandate Acoustic Vehicle Alerting Systems (AVAS) on electric vehicles. AVAS is a safety alert or sound, emitted when an electric vehicle is travelling at low speeds in car parks, intersections, and driveways. The new Australian Design Rule (ADR) will require new electric, hybrid and hydrogen fuel…

Continue Reading Blog Post; June 2024

Upcoming Conferences  Save the date for these two conferences, with more information to come. 2025 SPEVI conference, 13-15 January 2025, University of Southern Queensland, Brisbane. Conference delivery: hybrid (both online and face to face.) 2025 OMAA Conference, 14-15 March 2025, Macquarie University, Sydney.   Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Are you hosting or attending an upcoming…

Continue Reading Blog Post; March 2024

Registered O&M Specialist in Australasia (ROMSA)  The Professional Standards Committee have recently updated the fact sheet on Applying for ROMSA. To find out more about Registered Members, or to complete your ROMSA membership application, please head to the OMAA website to find the latest information.   Upcoming Conferences  Dog Guide Handlers Australia (DGHA) National Conference, 4-6…

Continue Reading Blog Post; July 2023

Supervisors required for University of NSW O&M Students The Graduate Diploma of O&M program at UNSW needs additional supervisors to guide students through their practical placement.  From June 2023 UNSW are seeking supervisors across Australia.  Regardless of whether you have supervised many O&M students before or never supervised a student, this experience can be an…

Continue Reading Blog Post; April 2023