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Last chance to register - ACPET's WA Breakfast Series with Austrade & DIBP, 21 July

Monday, July 17 2017

Come and join the ACPET WA State Committee and members to the ACPET WA Breakfast Series event with Guest Speakers:

Tom Calder, WA State Director, Austrade and Cian Manton from DIBP

When: Friday 21st July 2017

Where: Kailis Bros Leederville, Level 1, 101 Oxford St Leederville

Time: 8:00am to 9:30am

Cost: $80 members/ $100 non members

Register: Please click here to register or call 08 9227 0437

Should you need assistance registering please email

House Baked Breakfast Pastries, Fruit Platter and a plated breakfast will be provided along with Coffee, Leaf Tea selection and Juice. (Please advise should you have any dietary requirements)

Introducing our first guest speaker to the program: Tom Calder, Austrade

Tom Calder is the State Director for the Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) in Western Australia and prior to this was Trade Commissioner in New Delhi and Mumbai for over six years.

While in India Tom was responsible for the marketing and promotion of Australian education and training across South Asia encompassing India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. Tom’s role included working with local Indian institutions, corporates, peak bodies, and government networks to identify opportunities for Australian education and training providers across industries, including transnational education delivery. Under Tom’s leadership Austrade developed many successful partnerships across the higher education and vocational training space; including research collaborations, dual degree and exchange programs, and local institutions offering Australian post graduate certificate programs. 

Introducing our second guest speaker to the program: Cian Manton, Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP)

Cian Manton is the Director, Temporary Visas WA for DIBP, based in the Department’s Perth regional office. Her responsibilities include national programme delivery of the temporary graduate visa programme as well as local management of the student and 457 programmes.

Cian has worked for the agency both in its Canberra headquarters and the WA regional office, in a range of communications and service delivery roles. She moved into visa programme delivery in 2014 and has managed a range of temporary visa programmes including student, working holiday maker, 485 and 457.  She also managed media and parliamentary services at Medicare Australia in 2007-08.

Upcoming Guest speakers: 

11th September - Simon Walker, Executive Director, Policy Planning and Innovation, Department of Training and Workforce Development and Lena Constantine, Apprenticeship Support Australia

Closing date for events is 3 days before the event. 

Cancellations must be made in writing 7 days in advance to Executive Officer for a refund.


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