Changes to Australia’s Arrivals SmartGates

From 20 June, 2016 Australia’s Arrivals SmartGates will be permanently open to eligible Chinese, Hong Kong, Macau, Japanese, Korean, French and Swedish ePassport holders. This is a significant expansion, increasing permanent use from eight to 13 eligible countries, plus the Special Administrative Regions (SARs) Hong Kong and Macau. This milestone marks another step in Australia’s

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Convene Q: PCOs can still apply to be hosted buyers

Convene Q, the exhibition that showcases the best of what Queensland offers to professional conference organisers, still has a small number of hosted buyer positions available for members of the PCO Association. Being held on 26 July 2016 at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre (BCEC) the expo allows PCOs to drill down to the

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Case study of a Diploma in Events graduate

Amongst the 345 attendees at the 2015 PCO Association Conference in Adelaide, was Michelle Joseph who had just graduated with a Diploma in Events from Martin. In this article, Michelle talks about the impact the PCO Association conference & exhibition has had on her career path. What is your current job role? Since finishing the

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