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Institute for Collaborative Working Australia at Two Years

We are pleased to announce that, on 31 August 2023, ICW Australia will be marking two years since its launch. ICW Australia was launched on 31 August 2021, supported by our Chairman Lord Evans and David Hawkins. You can watch the recording of the launch HERE.

ICW Australia's Directors Brett Ackroyd and Josh Choong will be providing an update on their first two years at an upcoming ICWA Lunchtime Webinar (Australian time).

ICW Australia Overview

The Institute for Collaborative Working (ICW) Australia's goal is to become the premier organisation supporting the development and growth of collaborative working practices domestically and globally. Examples of collaborative working practices include the application of best practice joint governance, management, systems, and processes.

ICW Australia is a not-for-profit member organisation aligned with ICW internationally to support the development of the collaborative working community of practice and grow the collaborative working body of knowledge.

It provides organisations a forum to share ideas and resources for developing effective business relationships. Through accredited practitioners, ICW Australia provides training, including for organisations seeking to implement ISO 44001- the Collaborative Business Relationship Framework Standard.

Our Vision

ICW Australia's vision is to become the premier organisation in Australia for supporting development and growth of collaborative working practices domestically and globally and building a community of practice that contribute to the global body of knowledge on collaborative working towards forming a collaboration hub in Australia.

Our Mission

ICW Australia is a not-for-profit membership-based organisation aligned with ICW internationally. Our mission is to support people, organisations and businesses to understand the value of collaboration and the benefits achieved through collaborative working. Through our network of individual and executive membership, we seek to facilitate and encourage the development of processes and understanding of best practice in collaborative working.


Brett Ackroyd
Managing Director

ICW Australia is led by Managing Director Brett Ackroyd, Australia's foundational ICW accredited practitioner and collaborative contracting expert. Brett has seen first-hand the benefits of collaborative working, having led design and implementation of collaborative contracting arrangements on several significant defence projects.

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