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Last chance to save more than your VASA membership fee on Wire & Gas tickets!

VASA members have until May 31 to snap up the last of the heavily discounted early-bird Wire & Gas tickets at just $695 inc GST, after which they will go back up to the usual member-only price of $849 inc … Continue reading

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Video: Autocare Sydney 2018 a success

THE inaugural Autocare Sydney convention held at the Sydney ICC venue on Darling Harbour earlier this month was a resounding success, both for event organiser AAAA (Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association) and VASA, which had a trade show booth and delivered … Continue reading

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Bosch Australia trainer Scott Daly to deliver hybrid training session at Wire & Gas

SCOTT Daly, a technical trainer for Bosch Australia, is now confirmed to deliver the hybrid and electric vehicle training session at Wire & Gas 2018. He has been in the automotive industry for close to 30 years, starting as an … Continue reading

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R1234yf inventor Barbara H Minor honoured with prestigious Science of Chemical Industry award

THOSE who attended the 2015 VASA Wire & Gas convention will remember Barbara H Minor’s fascinating presentation about R1234yf, which she was pivotal in the development of. She has now been honoured with The Science of Chemical Industry (SCI) America … Continue reading

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Queensland dates confirmed for government-run HFC phase-down info sessions

THE Department of the Environment and Energy’s free HFC phase-down information sessions continue to tour Australia, with booking now available for Townsville, Gold Coast and Brisbane in mid-June. Queensland sessions start on June 14 in Townsville, followed by Gold Coast and … Continue reading

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Wire & Gas attracts big-name sponsors

MAJOR compressor manufacturer Sanden has secured co-branding rights for VASA’s 25th Anniversary Wire & Gas convention by joining the event as a major sponsor.All three Platinum sponsorship positions were also quickly snapped up by Adrad, JAS Oceania and Ashdown-Ingram. A-Gas, … Continue reading

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See you at Autocare Sydney next weekend!

AUTOCARE 2018 Convention, organised by the Australian Automotive Aftermarket Association (AAAA), has completely sold out of sponsorship and trade show space well before the event’s doors open on May 4 and 5, 2018 at the new International Convention Centre next to … Continue reading

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Extra dates added for government-run HFC phase-down info sessions

IN APRIL five free HFC phase-down information sessions run by the Department of the Environment and Energy will take place, starting on Thursday 5th in Newcastle NSW, followed by Chatswood NSW and Sydney Airport on Friday April 6 before moving … Continue reading

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Hiring in Victoria? Government incentives for taking on retrenched car factory workers

UP TO $11,000 in subsidies and reimbursements are offered to businesses that employ retrenched car manufacturing workers in Victoria under the State Government’s Back to Work scheme. An incentive of up to $7000 is offered for hiring eligible retrenched auto … Continue reading

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Video: Eye-opening study into workshop customers to be revealed at Autocare Sydney

AUTOCARE 2018 Convention will include a seminar revealing some eye-opening results of research into workshop customers that could help you win new business and improve profitability. Simon Edwards, a managing partner of market research firm TKP that conducted the study on … Continue reading

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