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With Australian Refrigeration Council CEO Glenn Evans As a member of VASA, you no doubt know about the ARCtick licensing scheme for Australia’s climate control industry – you most likely hold an ARCtick refrigerant handling licence (RHL) or refrigerant trading authorisation (RTA). The automotive sector has more than 32,000 RHLs and well over 10,000 RTAs Continue reading Inside ARC: A look at licensing and environmental Initiatives

ARCtick fees 2024

Fees for ARCtick licence applications have been frozen for 2024 as part of a Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water (DCCEEW) initiative to ensure licences are financially accessible at a time when many are facing cost-of-living pressures. Australian Refrigeration Council (ARC) CEO Glenn Evans said the freeze on application fees reflected a Continue reading ARCtick licence fees frozen for 2024

The Australian Refrigeration Council board has elected Greg Picker to the position of chair as Michael Bennett AM’s term as director and chair ended, concluding his long and illustrious career in the refrigeration and air-conditioning industry. Kylie Farrelley was elected to the director seat vacated by Michael Bennett and Richard Livingston was re-elected to the Continue reading Picker named ARC chair, Bennett retires

Environment Protection Authority (EPA) Victoria has published draft guidelines for managing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and is seeking public consultation. Methods of reducing refrigerant emissions discussed in the document have been welcomed by the Australian Refrigeration Council (ARC) as signalling a new way for business under Victoria’s ‘general environment duty’ that, under the Environment Protection Act Continue reading EPA Victoria seeking feedback on draft greenhouse gas emissions guidelines

Michael Bennett

Former Refrigerant Reclaim Australia general manager Michael Bennett has been reelected as chair of the Australian Refrigeration Council. VASA vice president Brett Meads remains on the ARC board as a representative of the automotive sector, while former VASA president and ARC chair Mark Padwick retired from his position along with Air Conditioning and Mechanical Contractors’ Continue reading Michael Bennett reelected as chair of ARC board

Australian cash money

THE Australian Refrigeration Council (ARC) has hailed the Turnbull government’s announcement that it will proceed with the controversial ‘effects test’ and tackle the misuse of market power by big businesses as “a big win for small business”. ARC, which administers refrigerant handling licences and refrigerant trading authorisations on behalf of the federal government, described the Continue reading ARC, VACC welcome effects test