January News

Vale: Ralph Kay Cohen

Reverend Ralph Cohen has died unexpectedly at his home in Numurkah, in Victoria’s Goulburn Valley, just shy of the celebrations planned for his 80th birthday.

RMIT Industry Day

RMIT’s School of Property, Construction and Project Management hosted an ‘Industry Day’ in Melbourne on January 16, which focused on the industry and its future.

Corporate Excellence Award for the API

The award recognises a group that has provided a sustained and significant contribution towards property education and/or research through their association with, and contribution to, the activities of the PRRES.

Executive Stress - Nurture & Relax in 2013

Busy professionals need to pay more attention to their stress levels and overall wellness in order to enhance work performance and avoid burnout. While this isn’t exactly ‘news’, many people still refuse to take seriously the importance of learning how to apply adequate self-care in relation to relaxation, the consumption of nutrient-dense food, and committing to an appropriate level exercise.

New Beginnings

Australian Property Institute (API) members are one step closer to enjoying the benefits of a specially designed events website, with API staff training to set to start next month.

Driving Ambitions

Property Industry News this month takes a closer look at the API's high achieving member, Carina Cowham.

Rural Asset - Annette Smith

A sincere wish to leave something for the next generation has driven Annette ‘Netty’ Smith to career excellence and professional recognition, after recently being named winner of the Queensland Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC) Rural Women’s Award for 2012.

Partnerships Crucial in 2013

Outgoing Australian Property Institute (API) President Phil Western says continuing tough times in the property industry mean membership organisations like the Institute will be even more important in 2013.