Nova Group Commercial Manager Named as Finalist for 2019 Corporate Counsel Awards
Jan 23, 2019
Eric Dale, Commercial Manager at the Nova Group has been named as a finalist for the Defence Lawyer of the year award at the 2019 Corporate Counsel Awards!
The Lawyers Weekly Corporate Counsel Awards celebrates the success of individual in-house lawyers and legal teams across all industries in Australia. The event is in its third year with Lawyers On Demand their principal partner since 2017.
Winners of Corporate Counsel Awards will be revealed at Sydney’s Hyatt Regency on Friday, 29 March 2019. Prior to the ceremony kicking off, Lawyers Weekly will host the inaugural Corporate Counsel Summit from 9am until 4.30pm.
The summit will bring together local and global in-house powerhouses for a range of sessions and panel discussions relevant to in-house lawyers and legal teams, including an opening keynote from Google US’s head of legal operations, technology and strategy, Mary O’Carroll.
Good luck Eric!
Nova Group Announces Family and Domestic Violence Policy
Nov 23, 2018
Today, the Nova Group is pleased to announce the introduction of their Family and Domestic Violence Policy.
The Nova Group is committed to providing a Great Place to Work and are dedicated to creating a culture of diversity, inclusion and equality and providing an environment free from all forms of discrimination, harassment, vilification and victimisation.
The Nova Group’s Family and Domestic Violence Policy will apply to all Australian employees to grant access to the entitlements for all. The policy provides up to 5 days of unpaid leave each year and access to flexible working arrangements to enable employees to manage the impact of Family and Domestic Violence.
In the instance of Family and Domestic Violence, the Nova Group will provide the most beneficial support arrangement for their circumstance, maintain a safe working environment for them, and support them in arranging external support from relevant agencies.
The Fair Work Commission has updated all industry and occupation awards to include a new clause about family and domestic violence leave, taking effect from 1 August 2018.
Family and Domestic Violence Support
Confidential information, counselling and support for people impacted by FDV is available at 1800 RESPECT.
Nova employees and their immediate families also have access to AccessEAP for free and confidential counselling services.
Fair Work Australia
Fair Work Australia want to support Australian workplaces so they can be compliant, productive and inclusive. Our vision is that the community values the work that we do.
My Victoria website developed by Geoplex launched!
Nov 12, 2018
On 27 September 2018 the My Victoria website developed by Geoplex – parent company Nova Group – in partnership with Today Design, was launched by Victorian Special Minister of State, Gavin Jennings.
My Victoria is an innovative product envisioned by the Department of Premier and Cabinet designed to improve accessibility to Victoria’s extensive open data catalogue. The website allows businesses and the public to explore over 60 data sets published by the Victorian government in an easy to use web and mobile responsive application.
Geoplex worked in partnership with Today Design to deliver My Victoria. The product was developed in a short time frame by a multi-disciplinary team of government and commercial partners working in a collaborative agile environment. The project successfully combined human centred design principles with cutting edge Open Geospatial and Dev Ops components to deliver a beautiful high value product to the community.
Better access to government open data is estimated to have an economic benefit of $25 billion in Australia and $6 billion in Victoria by the Bureau of Communications Research. The Andrews Labor Government has confirmed plans to expand the range of data sets on the My Victoria website to provide Victorian businesses with the data and information they need to make informed decisions.
My Victoria is powered by Open Source GIS tools (Postgresql and Geoserver) and is deployed in a high availability configuration on the Amazon Web Services platform. All hardware infrastructure is provisioned and managed using “Infrastructure as Code” techniques to ensure optimum performance, security, reliability and reusability.
The My Victoria map display is based on the Openlayers framework and leverages Vector Tile services to provide smooth map transitions and fast browser side rendering. Geoserver acts as the single central data API and provides services supporting all maps, charts and data widgets in the application.
My Victoria is now supporting businesses across the state, whilst also playing a key role as an open data framework under the state government’s single digital presence program.
Geoplex are mapping and geographic information systems (GIS) specialists who enable the visualisation of data, drive competitive advantage and solve business problems.
We use design and technology to Make better policy Bring products to life Shift to digital services Design vivid futures Engage with diverse communities Make better customer experiences Design end-to-end service experiences
My Victoria makes open data accessible to Victorian businesses
For more information, contact
Sarah de Valence – Group Communications Manager
Nova Group Partners with Work180
Oct 30, 2018
The Nova Group is excited to announce our partnership with Work180 as part of our commitment to creating a culture of diversity, inclusion and equality and providing a great place to work.
Work180 is an international jobs board that connects smart businesses with talented women. While their focus is on empowering women in the workplace, Work180 is trying to achieve equality for all employees.
Launching in Australia, the Work180 platform will promote the Nova Group by sharing stories of women in Nova and showcasing job vacancies, creating significant opportunity to attract and retain talented women to Nova. The Nova Group will be recognised as an endorsed employer for women who shares Work180’s focus on equal opportunity which will provide the opportunity to engage with organisations a part of Work180 who share our values.
Work180 provides job applicants with a transparent directory of endorsed employers who support diversity, inclusion and equality and share information around pay equity, flexible working, paid parental leave, equal opportunities and a range of other important criteria.
The Nova Group aims to expand the Work180 partnership internationally in the future as our business continues to grow.
Our mission is to finally put an end to workplace discrimination, so that everyone is valued equally and businesses can enjoy the benefits of a truly diverse workforce. As the demand for skilled employees grows ever more critical, there has been a power shift away from unsympathetic employers and a rejection of inflexible working conditions. WORK180 is a global jobs network that operates at the forefront of this new workplace revolution.
NOVA GROUP LISTED AT #38 IN SOUTH AUSTRALIA’S TOP 100 COMPANIES
Sep 23, 2018
Nova Group has been listed at #38 in South Australia’s top 100 companies reported by InDaily’s South Australia Business Index.
With revenue recorded at $129.3m for 2017-18, the Nova Group has climbed 10 spots from #48 in 2017.
Companies are considered eligible if they are a South Australian entity with an Adelaide ownership register, or are a South Australian operated entity, and must be founded and majority owned by South Australians. Companies owned in part or whole by government, government agencies and organisations, and registered charities are not eligible for consideration.