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Time is running out to secure the last of the heavily discounted early bird tickets to VASA’s 2022 Wire & Gas conference, which will take place on the Gold Coast from Friday 29th to Sunday 31st July 2022. Wire & Gas 2022 promises to be a truly world-class event with speakers now able to travel from Continue reading Just 5 days left to book your discounted early bird tickets to Wire & Gas 2022!

VASA members looking for a change, an upgrade or a new challenge for their career or business may be interested in multiple opportunities with leading global transport refrigeration company Carrier Transicold. Opportunities exist for trade assistants. apprentices, qualified auto or diesel mechanics, auto electricians and mobile air-conditioning or transport refrigeration technicians. Due to the continued Continue reading Reminder: Career and business opportunities in transport refrigeration with Carrier Transicold

Women & Leadership Australia is currently offering professional development scholarships of $1000-$5000 per person for VASA members and their colleagues. The scholarships are open to women across all areas of the automotive sector. Women & Leadership Australia (WLA) supports women at all levels across all sectors and industries, with career-defining leadership programs that bring together a focus on Continue reading Scholarships for women in the auto sector

The Australian federal government’s ‘JobPass’ promises to build a more mobile workforce by automatically recognising some interstate work licences and registrations, without delays, additional fees or heaps of paperwork. From 1 July 2022, more work licences and registrations become part of the Automatic Mutual Recognition (AMR) of the Occupational Registration scheme, which is already in place Continue reading Cross-border trade license recognition is go

Following a distinguished 42-year career at the Mobile Air Climate Systems Association (MACS), Elvis L. Hoffpauir has stepped down to enjoy retirement. Elvis will transition to past president and advisor to MACS, which is VASA’s counterpart in North America. His successor Peter J. Coll spent a quarter of a century at refrigerant identifier manufacturer Neutronics, Continue reading Peter Coll named MACS President and COO as Elvis Hoffpauir retires after 42 years

Automotive electronics specialist REDARC has launched a certified installer program that will both help customers and bolster the trade of affiliated businesses.  The Australian company’s new program, called REDNetwork, will provide members with referrals, easily identified branded signage, product training and extended warranties. Customers that contact REDARC about a product or installation will subsequently be Continue reading Redarc introduces certified installer program