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Great feedback is so valuable and very much appreciated!
  • Posted by: Frank
  • Category: Facilities management, Latest
Garden House, Waterloo Sydney by Icon Developments has retained National FM as the facilities management company.
Great feedback is validation and motivation Our National FM building manager: Our National FM building manager Mason has done his usual job delivering outstanding service and subsequently prompted a client to deliver some great praise. Our client feedback: We are blessed to have your group’s guidance through the multitude of maintenance projects and procedures here...
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Only 30 days until RUOK?Day 2019
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  • Category: Facilities management, Latest
RUOK?Day for Havencab Property Group workers
Do you have that gut feeling? Do you have that gut feeling where you know that something is not right with your friend? R U OK?Day is Australia’s national day of action dedicated to reminding everyone to ask, “Are you OK?” and also to remember that every day of the year is a day you...
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SCA NSW Awards for Strata Services Business 2019
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  • Category: Building community and making place, Facilities management, Latest
SCA NSW Winner 2019
It was fantastic to see all the hard work put in by our team so richly rewarded at the SCA NSW awards gala! Congratulations to everyone involved in making Havencab Property Group and National FM such a success. Congratulations to the other nominees who I'm sure will win in the future. Congratulations to SCA NSW...
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Australian Standard for facility management
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  • Category: Building community and making place, Facilities management, IoT, Latest
ISO 41001 Facility management – Management systems – Requirements The recently (April 2018) published international standard, the ISO 41001 Facility management – Management systems – Requirements has been adopted by Standards Australia. Why is this good for industry? At last the industry has a benchmark against which performance can be measured – a certifiable standard...
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Prefabricated building systems
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Innovative research into prefabricated building systems in The Australian market While multi-storey buildings have usually grabbed less attention in the prefab space, attention to larger housing solutions has been gathering momentum. The University of Sydney and construction heavyweight Lendlease were awarded a multi-million dollar Commonwealth government grant to research pre-fabricated multi-storey housing. The five-year industry-led…

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World Environment Day – 2 days to go
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World Environment Day 2019 Air Pollution
China to host World Environment Day 2019 China will host the global World Environment Day celebrations on 5 June 2019 with a theme of air pollution. Air pollution is a global emergency affecting everyone. Approximately 7 million people worldwide die prematurely each year from air pollution, with about 4 million of these deaths occurring in Asia-Pacific. ...
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Prison for wage theft?
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  • Category: Uncategorized
Frank Boross CEO National FM campaigns for fair wages

For years I have been campaigning in the cleaning and facility management industries on the fair wages issue and the eradication of unethical sub-contracting practices. You can read about corruption in our industry here and here and here while wages rip-offs are here or here. Dodgy employers must pay Fortunately, Queensland Unions have backed an in-principle recommendation to send dodgy…

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Ready to be an FM in 2020? Part 2
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  • Category: Facilities management, Featured, IoT
National FM is an eco-friendly facilities management company

Is your FM ready for 2020? Part 2 Within the next couple of years, even as soon as 2020, there will be real opportunities to ‘get a seat at the table’ and demonstrate how the FM function can deliver shareholder value. However, to do this will require a more forward thinking approach, collaboration with both…

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Trust in facility management
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  • Category: Building community and making place, Facilities management
National FM members building community at Rise Divercity

Trust in facility management Trust is the cornerstone of a functioning community. Trust is the basis on which people live and work successfully together. We trust people to do as they say, we trust neighbours to look out for us and we trust people we know well. Therefore it makes sense to earn residents’ trust in…

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Ready to be an FM in 2020? Part 1
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  • Category: Facilities management, Featured, IoT
IoT means the job is done quickly saving time and money

Is your FM ready for 2020? Part 1 Within the next couple of years, even as soon as 2020, there will be real opportunities to ‘get a seat at the table’ and demonstrate how the FM function can deliver shareholder value. However, to do this will require a more forward thinking approach, collaboration with both…

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