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What a week!

Many of us are facing many daily challenges and are now working from home. The RIMPA staff have also embraced this challenge and have moved to our online spaces. Jo is currently working at home in Northern NSW cut off from the rest of the team by the NSW/Qld Border restrictions. Amie is using her makeup desk, Tynelle is now working in a room with a view, Julia is currently on her kitchen bench and Anne has taken the Italian approach with her red and white table cloth. We have had team meetings and we are all learning this new way of life. 

Candid Conversations from the RIMPA Team


We have been working hard to develop virtual platforms to enable the delivery of member services and just had a thought after attending a few webinars that it is important that I make sure the staff are dealing with working in a virtual environment. I am personally struggling with the inability to verbally converse with my colleagues when ever I feel like it or just have general conversation. I am also mindful that we need to create a whole new approach to our communications and we will be introducing morning video meetings, informal communications tools such as Slack and try and include some fun into each day. Our main aim is to remain motivated and enthused while working from home. I am sharing my house with my husband and possibly soon a son in a work from home environment and I have the dining room table with the Italian red and white tablecloth, while my husband has the office and son is in a bedroom.

I now have three separate entities working from the one household and all holding webinars and video conferences. We are a loud family normally, so you can only imagine the noise levels when we are all on line at meetings. I already miss my staff and the interaction, but I know I have to adapt and support this working change as it is not going away soon.

Anne Cornish, General Manager

Stay Connected | Stay Informed

Thank you to those who have contributed to the COVID-19 Isolation in the Workplace Discussion.
There has also been other discussion points raised so feel free to head to our Members Forum to stay connected. Please remember to log in using the email address attached to your profile. Contact the admin team if you have difficulties logging in.

We have also had an active email discussion on the traces of COVID-19 staying on paper. Thank you for those members who have contributed. 
Read the responses here
Feel free to contribute by contacting the admin team.

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Membership Renewal Time

Most of you have received your membership renewal this week. Thank you for all those members that have already renewed and for those that have been in touch with us regarding changes to your membership or general enquiries. Feel free to contact the admin team or call 1800 242 611 for any changes or advice needed. We are here to help.

Upcoming events

Next week we are about to embark on our new online training platform. We can't wait to see the registered attendees in our virtual environment. We will keep you updated on this progress.
We are working hard to develop virtual platforms to enable the delivery of member services so stay tuned for some exciting new additions to our online platforms such as live interviews and virtual round table discussions.

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We are in this together and together we are stronger. Stay Safe from the RIMPA Team.

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