VIC 1st March 2018 Session


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 Victorian Professional Development Forums

The Australasian Fleet Management Association organises a Professional Development Forum program for Victoria throughout 2018. This event kicks off with lunch and follows with discussions on topics chosen by the Chapter Committee based on members needs. The PDF’s are an ideal way of staying abreast of topical issues, networking with fellow fleet managers, connecting with potential clients, entertaining and reaffirming existing clients or taking the first step in discovering what it is like to be an AfMA Member. We encourage you to contact the office if you have any questions about this event.

Who Should Attend
Fleet managers, fleet coordinators, fleet administrators and any individual working to manage an organisation’s vehicles. You should also bring your upper management team, so they’ll be aware of the issues you face and need to plan for in the future.


Topic 1 – “Understanding the risk of mobile assets in the workplace”

Presented by: Chris L’Ecluse

The workplace extends far beyond the four walls of the office. The vehicles that make up an organisation’s fleet are often fraught with the most danger, with statistics showing that over two thirds of all workplace fatalities occur in or around a vehicle.

There are several layers of legislation which governs how vehicles are used in a workplace environment with significant government oversight and penalties for non-compliance.

How can businesses lower potential risk exposure for drivers, staff and executives? And how can new technologies be utilised to mitigate these dangers?

AfMA is delighted to welcome Teletrac Navman Solutions Specialist, Chris L’Ecluse as he draws on over 20 years of Police experience to educate and assist the fleet industry as a whole.

Chris’ presentation will assist fleet operators to:

  • Understand the laws
  • Minimise risk exposure
  • Make driving safer for all road users
  • Understand how telematics technology can mitigate the risks

Topic 2 – “Life Without Barrier’s Telematics Journey – Backbone to Success

Presented by: Nathan Reynolds

In 2013 Peter Armour was engaged by Life Without Barriers to “fix fleet”. LWB have 1100+ vehicles across 300 communities travelling 26 million kilometres per year. The implementation of telematics in 2014 was critical to the success of the transformation of fleet management and managing driver safety. In just 3 short years, their fleet manager, Peter Armour was awarded Fleet Manager of the year recognising their successful transformation.

Come along and be inspired about what changes you can make to improve your fleet operations.


Garden Room, Level 1,

Crown Towers 8 Whiteman Street SOUTHBANK VIC 3006

AfMA is pleased to offer complimentary parking at Crown Metropol Multi Level Parking on the day of our event. Complimentary parking is valid subject to availability. Guests will need to present the original ticket obtained on entry into the multi level car park to staff located at the Crown Towers cloak room for validation. The validated ticket is to then be used at the boom gates upon exiting the car park. The multi-level car park, the easiest way is probably to turn off Clarendon Street onto Haig Street, which will take you straight into the entrance of the multi-level car park.

Google Maps Link to Parking

Please note complimentary parking is not available for the basement car park should guests choose to park there.

Crown Location Map


12.00pm – Registration, Networking and light refreshments

12.25pm – 2.00pm – Lunch and Professional Development Session


Speaker 1 – Chris L’Ecluse | Solutions Specialist | Teletrac Navman 

Following a successful career in the Western Australian Police Force where he held the rank of Sergeant and served for in excess of 20 years, Chris had the opportunity to develop a keen understanding and appreciation for road safety. For the last 10 years, Chris has trained Advanced Defensive Driving in many

countries throughout the world, and consulted on land transport safety issues, specifically in the mining and resources sector.
A qualified Master Driver Trainer, Chris has extensive experience, knowledge and the background to continue to educate industry on land transport safety issues and future challenges and mitigation protocols.

Speaker 2 – Nathan Reynolds | Asset Services Manager (Fleet & Property Services) | Life Without Barrier

Nathan is a Chartered Accountant with 17 years’ experience across accounting, mining, facilities management, finance, registered clubs, franchises, and corporate management.

Nathan has been in the Not for Profit sector for three years at Life Without Barriers. He started at Life Without Barriers conducting a full Fleet Review on how Life Without Barriers use their fleet. Life Without Barriers has 1,250 vehicles in 250 communities across Australia. In 2014 Life Without Barriers made the decision to insource their Fleet Management and Telematics became essential to allow this transition to occur.

PLEASE NOTE: All Times and Prices are subject to change on confirmation of location and venue.

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