Bimonthly Dangerous Goods Advisory Group
DGAG meets in Melbourne 6 times a year starting in early February and ending in late November.
The 6th 2019 meeting is on Wednesday 27th November 2019 at the
MFB Burnley Complex, near Burnley Railway Station.
The 1st 2020 meeting is on Wednesday 5th February 2020 at the
Sandridge Centre Trugo Club Community Room, Port Melbourne.
For details see:
It is convened and chaired by Jeff Simpson.
For Details email:



The Chemical Hazard Communication Network

CHCN meets in Melbourne twice yearly (or as needed).

The first 2020 meeting is on Wed 4th March 2020

At the Sandridge Centre Trugo Club Community Room

1 Tucker Avenue, Port Melbourne (Garden City part)

(Enter along Clark St which turns into Tucker Av, from Graham St)

Melways reference is Map 56 K2 (or 2J A4).

It is chaired and co-convened by Richard Greenwood and co-convened by Jeff Simpson.

There is also an email list that interested chemical hazard communication workers are welcome to join.


Monthly RACI Vic HS&E Group info sharing meetings

This monthly RACI group is typically composed of about
10 chemists, chemical engineers, OHS&E scientists and
others interested in chemicals and their HS&E effects.
You do not have to be a member of the RACI to initially participate
in the RACI Vic HS&E Group.
The 1st 2020 meeting is on Tues 28th Jan 2020, and
then on Tues 25th Feb 2020
at the Limerick Arms Hotel, cnr Park St & Clarendon St in South Melbourne.



Conferences, Seminars and Workshops


Workshops on Hazardous Area Locations and Explosive Hazardous Areas

Hazardous Area Basics ($435)

Melbourne (Glen Waverley) 19 Nov 2019

For details & early bird discounts:  

mobile: 0448 110 216


Hazards Australasia 2019, 13-14 Nov 19, Brisbane
Hazards Australasia 2019 will share best practice, latest developments and lessons learned

in Process Safety, promoting a continuous focus on improving process safety performance.

Non Member Cost $1470 (by 11 Oct 19)..

Many Themes are relevant to managing chemicals safely.



Contaminated & Hazardous Waste 2019, Melbourne, 25-26 Nov 2019

Implementing waste management strategies through streamlined practices and

enhanced employee engagement to achieve cost effective and

lean waste management systems.

Cost: $2695 / $3295 book via:

Serena Pereira, Tel.: +61 (2) 8349 9298    Email:



LabCon 2019: 27-29 Nov 2019, Melbourne
Cost (non-member) incl. dinner $450.
Friday Tour or Chemwatch Workshop (non-mem): $340.

Dangerous Goods & Hazardous Substances Forum (Cancelled)

27-29 Nov 2019  Melbourne (Cancelled)


AIOH 2019 Conference, 30 Nov-4 Dec 2019, Perth

Cost: $1900 non-member. $2475 Late (from 1 Oct 19) non-member.



Lab Safety Training Course 3-5 Feb 2020, Melbourne (Chadstone)

Safety in Laboratories &  Laboratory Construction & Design Explained (3 Days): ​Holmesglen Institute, Chadstone, Vic

Cost $1870. Em: Mob: 0417-843-798