AS3600 Changes Goes Regional

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Tuesday, 7 May 2019
5:30 PM - 8:45 PM


City of Melbourne Bowls Club
Corner William Street & Dudley Streets , Melbourne West Melbourne VIC 3003


The Victoria Branch is heading to a regional centre to inform and update members of the greater concrete industry about the important changes to the AS3600.

Stay tuned for the regional city we visit.


AS 3600-2009 has been revised and recently released as AS 3600-2018.

Some important updates have been included particularly in relation to:

  • Shear and Torsion design, including updates in compression shear theory, the interaction of shear and torsion together and clarification of requirements for detailing of flexural reinforcement for shear and torsion.
  • Durability design where a rigorous review was made of the durability information provided in the standard.
Join us to hear first-hand information from BD-02 committee members and the Concrete Institute of Australia reference group (AS 3600), with a valuable opportunity to ask questions to the panel in relation to the new AS 3600 Standard.


CIA Members $76.00 Non CIA Members $99.00 CIA Student Members $38.00


Dr. Shan Kumar
Head of Innovation and Engineering - Hickory Group

Mr. Angelo Thurairaja
Technical Director - Webber Design

Professor Priyan Mendis
Department of Infrastructure Engineering - Melbourne University

Dr. Robin Kalfat
Swinburne University of Technology


Our presenters this time are:

1. Shan Kumar - Hickory Group
2. Angelo Thurairajah - Webber Design
3. Priyan Mendis - University of Melbourne
4. Robin Kalfat - Swinburne University of Technology


5.30 - 6.00 PM  Refreshments / Networking
6.00 - 6.05 PM  Welcome / About the Institute
6.05 - 7.45 PM  Presentations
7.45 - 8.15 PM  Question time
8.15 - 8.45 PM  Additional networking time
8.45 PM            Event closes

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