BRIEF TIMELINE

  • 1988-89 State-wide Art & Design Exhibition – Opened at the Glen Eira Arts Complex, travelled to several Regional galleries throughout Victoria, promoting and showcasing the Visual Arts in TAFE
  • 1993 – Course Advisory and Project Team – to develop and write Associate Diploma of Arts – Visual Arts, Associate Diploma of Arts – Design, Applied Photography, Graphic Arts, Ceramics etc
  • 1994 Implementation of the 2 year post – year 12 qualification.
    –  TADSC advised and assisted the Curriculum Maintenance Management (formerly the Designated Provide), providing reference groups and curriculum writers.
  • 1993-1994 – Development and writing of Diploma of Arts – Illustration for implementation 1995
  • July 1998 – Implementation of Arts and Design Curriculum Framework, (1997 re-accreditation and rewrite of the Associate Diploma Courses in the Art & Design fields to Diploma of Arts courses)
  • 1999 – Annual Conference (Hepburn Springs)
    – Speaker: Carolyn Grayson (CMM Representative)
  • 2000 – Annual Conference (RMIT, Dawson Street)
    – Speakers: Carolyn Grayson (CMM)
    – Ben Fennessey (TAFE Frontiers Representative)
  • 2001 – Annual Conference (Hepburn Springs)
    – Speakers: Ann Lechte (CMM)
    – Linda Smart (TAFE Frontiers)
    – Robyn Jackson (Arts Training Victoria)
    – Marg Aspin (Online Learning)
  • 2002 – Annual Conference (Hepburn Springs)
    – Speakers: Liz Stafford (OTTE)
    – Robyn Jackson (Arts Training Victoria)
    – Dennis Ogden (ADGA – Australian Graphic Design Association)
  • 2003 – Annual Conference (Hepburn Springs)
    – Speakers: Cheryl Wilkinson (OTTE)
    – Re: Tafe Development Centre
    – Dr. Darren Tofts (ACMI & Swinburne University)
    – Max Delany (Gertrude Contemporary Art Space)
    – AGIdeas & Cato Design
    – John Pardy (CMM, Training Package Advisor)
  • 2004 – Annual Conference (Hepburn Springs)
    – Speakers: Vince Dziekan (Artist/Photoimagist & Lecturer Monash Uni)
    – Gordon Morrison (Director, Ballarat Regional Gallery)
    – John Vernon (Wellbeing & Work, Health Services VUT)
    – David Gorman (Digital Dogma – motion graphics)
    – Simone Le Amon (Moto Works, Artist – Design Practitioner & BHTafe)
    – Lina Robinson (Project Manager, CMM)
    – Cindy Tschernitz (CEO, VERVE)
  • 2005 – Annual Conference (Hepburn Springs)
    – Speakers: Geoff Fitzpatrick (furniture designer, Group General Manager of Cde Group)
    – Robyn Healey (fashion analyst and commentator, currently undertaking PHD Candidacy)
    – John Gertsakis (Director of Product Ecology Pty Ltd and Executive Officer – Product Stewardship Australia Ltd)
  • 2006 – Annual Conference (Hepburn Springs)
    – Speakers: Mandy Grinblat (Govt. DPC)
    – Pip Shea (Public/Community Art)
    – Wanda Korndorffer (CEO Tafe Development Centre)
    – Marlene Johnson (VET Workforce Devt. Manager)
    – SmartBoards (Technology Demonstration)
    – Team Games
  • 2007 – Annual Conference (Hepburn Springs)
    – Speakers / Presenters:
    – DesignLink Event
    – RatArtAt Performance
    – National Centre for Sustainability
    – William Kelly (Humanist & Artist)
    – Kate Chmiel (Museum Victoria)
    – Joshua Price (Diversity Consulting)
    – Adrian Birch (Motion Capture Lab)
    – Jenny Pemberton – Webb (Public Art Greater Dandenong)
  • 2008 – Annual Conference (Hepburn Springs)
    – Cameron Robbins (Public Art, installation)
    – Alexi Freeman, Nadja and Chantal (fashion + 2D / 3D Designers – Group presentation)
    – John Odgers (AUSTRADE)
    – Clive Jenkinson (Regional Liaison)
    – Dawna Richarsdon-Hyde (“Teaching in Saudi Arabia” – Box Hill TAFE)
    – Mark Strachan (Design & Sustainability, School of Design Swinburne)
  • 2009 – Annual Conference (Hepburn Springs)
    – Darryl West-Moore (Head of Design at NGV International Exhibition Design)
    – Toni Roberts (Mothers Art – Visual designers and training consultants
    – Employment opportunities – various aspects of design
    – Lisa Roet (Visual artist: Practice based research)
  • 2010 – Activities
    – VACD Training Package National Project Reference Group for Visual Arts Higher Qualifications (MAD invited to represent TAFE Victoria)
    – MAD & Design Institute of Australia (DIA) – Exhibition in the IDA Gallery 15th July – 12th August
  • 2010 – Annual Conference (Hepburn Springs) 5th and 6th August
    – Lisa Smith (minds@work)
    – Andrew Follows (photographer and Eamon – companion dog)
    – Paul Lambeth (Research, Scholarly art practice)
    – Craig Ross (Animator)
    – Tim Kotsiakos (Creative Director Reactive Studios)
    – Kerri Bailey (Swinburne – The TAFE Landscape: ‘Strategic issues of the moment’
  • 2011 – Annual Conference (Hepburn Springs) August 4th and 5th
    – Theme: Sustainability & Carbon Footprint
    – Dorothy Baker (Graphic Design Resource supplier)
    – Gitanjali Bedi (Capacity Building in Sustainability for Educators)
    – Carmel Bird (Writer)
    – Melissa Voderbeg (Co director Studio Latitude)
    – Hannah Bertram (Visual Artist – Sustainability)
    – Made in Geelong (SME)
  • 2012 – Activities:
    – May 4 – Regional MAD Professional Development: GOTAFE, Benalla Campus. New Training Package Course Planning
  • 2012 – Annual Conference (Hepburn Springs) August 2 & 3
    – Theme: ‘KULTURE’
    – Assoc Professor Robert Nelson (Contemporary issues in the arts)
    – Karen Quinlan (Director Bendigo Regional Art Gallery – Focus Exhibitions from a regional perspective
    – Ant Helier (Photographer: ‘100 strangers’)
    – Anna Briers (Street Art & Culture)
    – Christine Evely (ACMI)
    – Frances Copolillo (NMIT Associate Director Further Education)
    – The TAFE/VET Landscape – state of play and direction
  • 2013 – Annual Conference (Hepburn Springs) August
  • 2014 – Annual Conference (Hepburn Springs) August
  • 2014 – Activities: Validation
  • 2015 – Annual Conference (Hepburn Springs) August
  • 2015 – Activities:
    – Contribution to development of CUA Training Package
  • 2016 – Annual Conference (Hepburn Springs) August
  • 2016 – Activities:
    – Contributed feedback to Federal Government for the Fee Help funding bands for VET Creative Courses
  • 2017 – Annual Conference (Hepburn Springs) August
  • 2018 – Annual Conference (Hepburn Springs) August
  • 2019 – Annual Conference (Hepburn Springs) August
  • 2020 – Annual Conference (Virtual Conference due to COVID-19 Restrictions) October
    Michelle Jarni. 10 Years After Photo Imaging. Alumni – RMIT University, Photo Imaging
    – Yuanita Kuswara My Career Journey. Alumni – Holmesglen Institute, DMA (Design Media and Art)
    – Tom Allisey and Sanjay Santhosh. Graduate Experience & Pathways into Industry. Alumni – Swinburne Screen and Media (Animation)
    – Nick Moore. 7 Great Things and 1 Terrible Thing – Online Delivery. Swinburne University – Coordinator/Teacher of Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Animation)
    – Michelle Interlandi. Bliss In the Chaos. Holmesglen and The Bliss Factor – Transformational Coaching
    – Deb Williams. From Adversity to Innovation. RMIT School of Vocational Design and Social Context
  • 2021 – Annual Conference (Virtual Conference due to COVID-19 Restrictions) September
    – Jasmine Mansbridge
    – Katherine Gailer
    – Rowan Humphrey – Collide