QLD Professional Development Forum 2 March 2021

Start Date
02 March 2021
End Date
02 March 2021
Start Time
End Time
RACQ Mobility Centre of Excellence – 1753-1799 Mount Cotton Rd Cornubia.
Contact Name
Hannu Matikainen
Contact Phone
0488 629 991
Contact Email

Number of places left - 8

The Australasian Fleet Management Association organises a Professional Development Forum program for Queensland. These are an ideal way of staying in touch and with fellow fleet managers, connecting with potential clients, entertaining and reaffirming existing clients or taking the first step in discovering what it is like to be an AfMA Member.

Let's just go straight to the topics for this session.

Topic - Identifying road safety elements – it’s all within the control of an individual company!

Presented by: Jerome Carslake | Principal Professional Leader, Transport Safety | NRSPP

As drivers return to the roads following time at home during COVID-19, it’s more important than ever for fleets to remain vigilant of safety in the mobile workspace. But it should not just be the responsibility of the fleet it should be shared throughout and beyond all organisations. Genuine improvement in safety is something that is always aspired towards but often never fully achieved among many organisations due to a lack of awareness, resources, money, time or worst a lack of willingness to change.  When applied properly effective road safety becomes good business.

Jerome Carslake will explore a few elements and what it means to genuinely identify road safety elements. These include:

  • safe road use - People are at the heart of the safe system approach to road safety.

  • safe speeds - A small increase in speed can make a big difference to the seriousness of a crash.

  • safe vehicles - safe vehicle choices can have a significant effect of survivability in a crash.

  • safe roads - safe roads are designed and built to be more forgiving and account for human error.

And most importantly illustrating how a shared responsibility is about empowering the organisation to use all elements within its control to influence road safety.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to learn more about road safety and how to better educate your employees on the importance.

Speaker Bio

Jerome is currently the Manager of the National Road Safety Partnership Program (NRSPP) and Co-Chair of the Australian and New Zealand Driverless Vehicle Initiative (ADVI) Policy and Risk Group, both of which are delivered by the Australian Road Research Board. Jerome has extensive knowledge in workplace road safety management, program delivery and the collaborative development of solutions. Jerome’s has a broad background in transport including leading the development of the NRSPP and other strategic projects during his time at the National Transport Commission, prior to that he was a consultant and policy adviser within the agricultural and renewable sectors and their related supply chains.

Jerome’s origins are from the northern wheat belt of Western Australia with studies in agricultural science, agribusiness, project management, strategic research and stakeholder engagement. He has a Masters in Agribusiness and Bachelor of Agricultural Science. His passion is in team work and collaboration which originate from his rowing at an elite level in Western Australia as both a rower and coach.


RACQ Mobility Centre of Excellence

753-1799 Mount Cotton Rd Cornubia

Entry via main boom gate and parking opposite main building.

Important Information: The venue are required to meet current COVID-19 requirements and this has placed a limit of the maximum amount of guests for this event. For more information on current restriction please vist QLD governement website by clicking here.


While not mandatory, you are encouraged to:

  • carry a mask with you at all times when you leave home
  • wear a mask in any indoor or outdoor space when physical distancing is not possible.


12.00pm - Registration, Networking, light lunch and refreshments

12.45pm - 2.00pm - Professional Development Session

2.00pm-2.30pm - Optional to take a guided site tour of the Mobility Centre of Excellence


Members: $69.00

Non Members: $79.00

PLEASE NOTE: All Times and Prices are subject to change on confirmation of location and venue.