Upcoming Events

Dream Ball 2017: Believe in the magic – Register now!

Date: Friday, 1 September 2017, From 7pm
Location: Grand Ballroom, International Convention Centre, 1 Darling Drive, Darling Harbour
Dress: Black Tie

Dream Ball returns in 2017 to celebrate the transformative effect that cosmetic industry supported charity, Look Good Feel Better, has on cancer patients.

To be held at the newly opened International Convention Centre Grand Ballroom in Darling Harbour, this is a not to be missed event!

Download the registration form

Would you like to get involved in fundraising efforts for 2017? Email abath@accord.asn.au

Past Events

Canberra Day 2017 – Advocacy for innovation & contemporary regulation

Date: Thursday 17 August 2017
Location: East Hotel, 69 Canberra Avenue, Kingston ACT
Time: 9am – 2pm (lunch inclusive)

This year’s event focused on Accord’s advocacy for innovation and contemporary regulation. As such, we invited key speakers to discuss the range of important and impending regulatory reforms and challenges facing the industry.
Invited speakers include policy officials from the Department of Health and Department of Environment, along with heads of TGA and APVMA.  An update of Accord’s strategic responses to these reforms was also presented.
The Hon David Gillespie MP, Assistant Minister for Health joined members as our special guest to the Industry Leaders Dinner, 16th August 2017.

Industry Dinner (7.30-9.30pm, Wednesday 16 August, Ottoman Cuisine)
Canberra Day 2017 (9.00am-2.00pm [lunch inclusive], Thursday 17 August, East Hotel, Canberra)

Member Only Training – Regulatory Basics – SOLD OUT

Date: Wednesday, 7 June 2017
Time: 9:30am – 4pm
Location: Rendezvous Hotel Sydney Central
Cost: $110 (including GST)

Accord is offering an Australian Regulatory Basics training workshop that aims to provide an introductory overview of the Australian chemical regulatory system that affect Accord Members.
The training will provide:

  • A “big picture” look at the Australian Chemical Regulatory system affecting Accord Members
  • A brief explanation of roles and responsibilities of Commonwealth and State/Territory government agencies
  • A summary of the roles and responsibilities of three major Commonwealth regulators:
    • Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA),
    • Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA), and
    • National Industrial Chemicals Notification and Assessment Scheme (NICNAS).
  • Some of the key regulations that affect labelling including:
    • Work Health and Safety (WHS) Regulations (GHS labelling),
    • The Poisons Standard,
    • Australian Dangerous Goods Code, and
    • The Cosmetic Labelling Standard.

The training will also offer hands-on learning experiences, with practical exercises on navigating through the maze of regulations.

Industry Briefing & AGM 2017

Date: Thursday, 25 May 2017
Time: Industry Briefing 9.30am – 12.30pm II AGM 12.30 – 12.45pm (12.45 – 1.30pm lunch)
Location: The Westin Sydney, 1 Martin Pl, Sydney NSW 2000
Cost: Industry Briefing and AGM, including lunch – $120 (incl. GST)
Please note there is no cost to attend the AGM only.

We are pleased to confirm the following speakers for the Industry Briefing:

  • Gabriela Martinez, Brand Strategy Manager APAC, Buzzfeed
  • Trish Hyde, CEO, Australian Packaging Covenant
  • Paul Bloxham, Chief Economist, HSBC Australia & New Zealand
  • Mark Cormack, Deputy Secretary Strategic Policy and Innovation, Dept. Health