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Recent Releases and News
17th April 2018 (Melbourne, Australia) - aag announces its launch of SkillsBurst (c) programs that allow companies to train junior procurement staff in the soft and hard skills needed to perform the role. Soft skills are the new hard skills, and whilst you can complete company templates, undertake negotiation courses, our practitioner will impart years of wisdom and insight in only one day. The workshops involve activity and information to elevate their capability and competence. Our initial programs include:
Our practitioner has undertaken skills training at AGSM Accelerated Learning Laboratory and is able to deliver the content in such a way that will engage and elevate the attendees interest and awareness of key soft skills. We can upskill your team members in an accelerated approach.
12th April 2018 (Melbourne, Australia) - aag welcomes the Federal Governments announcement of its support for the Melbourne Airport Rail Link. This is a critical and overdue piece of infrastructure that will not only elevate the existing efficiency of passenger movements to a key airport hub but will ensure its efficiency well into the future. Melbourne retains the enviable status as a world leading city and with its population to overtake Sydney's by around 2030 this is a welcomed development.
2nd November 2017 (Brisbane, Australia) - aag congratulates Virgin Australia Airlines on its second consecutive award of the best Business Class "The Business" by airlineratings.com. This is a particularly proud achievement for aag given our roll as Project and Commercial Directors in developing the business case, coordinating its design, sourcing the integration, testing and ultimately its production for installation and launch. This award joins other industry recognitions for this suite such as the Crystal Cabin, Red Dot and Good Design Awards.
Archived Releases and News
17th August 2015 (Melbourne, Australia) - aag congratulates Virgin Australia Airlines on the delivery of its first A330 equipped with its new business class suites. AAG recognises the vision, planning, patience, determination and technical execution required to deliver complex aircraft projects and we believe the new suites and cabin will be a success for Virgin Australia. Behind the successful launch is a team of various disciplines working in harmony to drive milestones and deliverables in support of the organisation's and project objectives. The understated sophistication of the suite through its thoughtful design and simplicity masks a truly inspiring effort from an airline determined to deliver a high standard of competition to an at times challenging industry.
Further information about the project can be seen below:
Client Product Information: http://www.virginaustralia.com/au/en/the-business/
Product Review: http://www.ausbt.com.au/virgin-australia-the-business-new-a330-business-class-seats?utm_source=internal&utm_medium=flipper&utm_campaign=home-flipper
Creative / Industrial Design Process: http://www.tangerine.net/our-work/business-class/
30 June 2015 (Melbourne, Australia) - aag is pleased to be extending its support of a key client project until end 2015. "AAG continues to provide exceptional commercial and project leadership and support to our clients critical business projects. As a result, we are pleased to be able to continue that support through a critical final phase that will see the contract largely and successfully completed by the end of 2015." - Allan Nelmes
14th October 2014 (Melbourne, Australia) - aag is pleased to be extending its support of a key client project into 2015. "The extension of this project represents a strong endorsement of our ability to understand the client's needs and objectives as well as work within its environment / context to deliver sustained financial benefits as part of their team. This is an aspect of practice which other firms struggle to achieve, which in turn sets aag apart. We can tailor our approach and resources in a way that demonstrates outcomes almost immediately thereby justifying their continued renewal of their investment in our advice. We take immense pride and satisfaction in seeing them realise their objectives and are appreciative in being invited to help them along that journey." - Allan Nelmes
24th September 2014 (Melbourne, Australia) - aag is pleased to see Virgin Australia launch its new Business Class seating product destined for its A330 fleet in 2015. A warm congratulations to their management and stakeholders across their Project, Product, Engineering teams and Supplier partners for what promises to be an exciting and competitive service offering.
Check out the product here: http://www.ausbt.com.au/virgin-australia-new-airbus-a330-boeing-777-domestic-international-business-class
20th June 2014 (Melbourne, Australia) - aag celebrates its first birthday. Thank you to all that have helped ensure a smooth and successful start up in 2013.
13th June 2014 (Melbourne, Australia) - aag is currently recruiting for key roles for a start up venture project in the software application space. Visit our careers section for further information.
30th January 2014 (Melbourne, Australia) - aag is pleased to advise that is has appointed the role of Sourcing Specialist / Coordinator in Melbourne. Our new member joins the team from 3rd February 2014. "Thank you to all the candidates that expressed an interest in this role. We were encouraged by the quality of candidates available and we wish those who were unsuccessful an exciting opportunity soon." - Allan Nelmes
20th December 2013 (Melbourne, Australia) - aag is pleased to advise that it has appointed the role of Project Manager - Large Capital Project in support of a Brisbane based client. Our new member joins the team from 2nd January 2014. "Thank you to all the candidates that expressed an interest in this role. We had an exceptional shortlist and it was pleasing to be able to chose from a rich pool of talent." - Allan Nelmes
29th November 2013 (Melbourne, Australia) - aag undertakes recruitment of Sourcing Co-ordinator to support our client activities from Melbourne. Details at our careers page.
18th November 2013 (Melbourne, Australia) - aag undertakes recruitment of Project Manager for a major client project. Details available at our careers page.
15th November 2013 (Melbourne, Australia) - aag is pleased to welcome Acuity Partners as a key provider of recruitment services. Details available at our careers page.
"I have known Shannon Bottrell for a few years now and have always been impressed with her knowledge and network. She assists her clients exceptionally well by being flexible and at the same time candid in her advice. This manner and approach mirrors our key values at aag." - Allan Nelmes
30th August 2013 (Melbourne, Australia) - aag secures another top 100 ASX client project with the prospect of a further project in the near term.
15th July 2013 (Melbourne, Australia) - aag secures a top 100 ASX client account with its first project likely to extend through till end 2015.
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