Brett Meads (2022-present) As VASA celebrates its 30th anniversary this year, it’s quite an interesting exercise to reflect on just how much change our industry has undergone, and how those changes have influenced the professionalism of those working on the humble motor car. While 1993 saw the official birth of VASA as an industry association, Continue reading VASA presidents reflect on the association’s first 30 years

Bruce Marland Humphreys

An Australian mobile air conditioning pioneer who once claimed his company was the biggest air conditioner of ambulances in the world, Bruce Marland Humphreys, head of the former Melbourne automotive empire of Marlandaire died on 14 January this year. The claim has not only gone unchallenged, but reading Marlandaire’s client list confirms that the company Continue reading Vale Bruce Marland Humphreys — a true Australian pioneer

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