Completing your Council's Strategic Asset Management Plan (SAMP)

  • Professional Development
22nd Sep 2020 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
120.00 incl GST

Every council in Tasmania is responsible for managing the lifecycle of their infrastructure assets with the objective of providing an affordable level of service in the most cost-effective manner. LGAT, in association with IPWEA, is offering best practice strategic financial and asset management online training to help achieve this objective.

Using LGAT’s SAMP template and IPWEA’s Asset Management Toolkit NAMS+, IPWEA experts will demonstrate how you can maximise service delivery potential using a lifecycle approach to guide the planning, acquisition, operation and maintenance, renewal and disposal of assets while managing risks and costs in accordance with the Local Government Act 1993.

Who should attend?

This webinar is suitable for anyone involved in managing and delivering services and infrastructure assets including: Executive Managers, Engineers, Asset & Finance Managers, Asset Accountants, staff new to the asset management discipline, and officers responsible for writing the strategic planning documents.

CPD: 2 hours - For members of CPA, Engineers Australia and IPWEA.

Training cost

$120 (inc GST) per registrant for the 2-hour webinar.

Group Bookings - When two or more people are attending from the same council ticket prices are reduced to $80 (inc GST)per person subject to being processed as a group booking.


Registrations and payments for this webinar are through Eventbrite. Once you have registered and paid you will be sent the webinar log in details.

Evenbrite Registration

Please see the flyer here for further information on the webinar program.

Presenter Profiles

Allen Mapstone | Director Strategic Asset Management, IPWEA

Allen has an honours degree in civil engineering along with management qualifications. Having spent close to 30 years’ experience in the government sector Allen has a broad range of experience including survey, design, construction and planning. Following the introduction of accrual accounting for infrastructure in Australia, Allen developed a keen interest in asset management planning, which became a full-time role from 2006.

Allen works for the IPWEA and NAMS Canada. He is one of the contributing authors and principle trainers for NAMS.PLUS “face to face” courses across Australia and Canada, and in the webinar environments internationally.

Steve Verity | Principal Advisor Asset Management, IPWEA

Steve is a fellow member of the IPWEA and has over 25 years’ experience in infrastructure management across the public and private sectors.

Steve is currently the Principal Advisor for the Asset Management Program to the IPWEA and co-author of many local government infrastructure studies, guidelines and benchmarking reports.

He is also one of the mentors for the Professional Certificate in Asset Management Planning course and delivers training in the sector-based toolkit for writing and updating Asset Management Plans and Strategy, known as NAMS.PLUS.

Steve has a strong appreciation in the application of robust planning and risk management frameworks ensuring the necessary funds are available to deliver projects and programs at the agreed service level. He also brings a depth and breadth of expertise to the team and willingness to share experiences with those who wish to develop their skills and knowledge.

Most of this experience coupled with strong interpersonal, analytical and reporting skills has seen Steve increase his capacity for the development and provision of best practice initiatives for local government and the asset intensive sector more broadly.