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Upcoming Events in NSW

    • 08 Mar 2019
    • 8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
    • Level 31, 1 O’Connell Street Sydney at the office of K & L Gates Lawyers.

    Join your colleagues in a full day session

    to catch up on the latest developments

    in Industrial Relations.

    Workplace Investigations - Hints and Tips – Aimee Saaib – O’Connell Workplace Relations

    Unfair Dismissals Developments– Joe Murphy – Australian Business Lawyers

    Discrimination – Emerging Issues - Luis Izzo – Australian Business Lawyers

    Preparing for appearances before the Tribunals – Commissioner Janine Webster – NSW Industrial Relations Commission

    Current issues in enterprise bargaining  - Matthew Robinson – FCB Lawyers

    Industrial Action  - Michelle Wicks – Leader Workplace Relations - Lion Pty Ltd

    Supply Chain Responsibilities – Adam Guy – Barrister – HB Higgins Chambers

    Adverse Action Developments - Anthony Powter – Australian Industries Group

    Registration Commences at 8.30am

    Presentations start at 9am

    Networking opportunities and drinks at the end of the day

    • 28 Mar 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • The Morrison Bar & Oyster Room, 225 George Street. The Rocks

    Come Join us!

    This the first members drinks night for the year

    Members are invited for free drinks, nibbles and networking.

    Guests and non members can purchase drinks at Happy Hour prices.

    • 24 May 2019
    • 26 May 2019
    • Crown Plaza - Terrigal NSW

    “Is the System Fixed?” - 24-26 May 2019

    Current Program (click to view)

    Session Chairs

    • Sharlene Wellard – Principal - Meridian Lawyers
    • Jonathan Hamberger PSM – Senior Deputy President - Fair Work Commission
    • Bradon Ellem - Professor of Employment Relations, Work and Organisational Studies, The University of Sydney Business School 


    • Geoff Derrick – National Campaign Co-ordinator - Australian Council of Trade Unions 
    • Stephen Crawford – Senior Legal Officer – Australian Workers Union
    • Yaseen Shariff – Barrister – 12 Wentworth Selborne Chambers
    • Jamie Robinson - Consultant - Broadley Rees Hogan
    • Janine Dennis – Acting Chief Counsel – Fair Work Ombudsman
    • Nola Watson – President, NSW Business Chamber
    • Shaun Schmitke – National Director, Master Builders Association
    • Kate Allam – Head of Workplace Relations, Pacific National 
    • Vice President Adam Hatcher - Fair Work Commission
    • Chief Commissioner Peter Kite - Industrial Relations Commission of NSW 
    • Paula McDonald - Professor of Work and Organisation, QUT Business School, Queensland University of Technology

    The Debate

    Moderated by Christa Lenard – Partner, K&L Gates   
    • Sharlene Wellard – Principal - Meridian Lawyers
    • Luis Izzo - Managing Director - Sydney Workplace - Australian Business Lawyers & Advisors
    • Emily Baxter - Senior Associate - K&L Gates
    • Oshie Fagir - Barrister - Greenway Chambers
    • Yaseen Shariff - Barrister - 12 Wentworth Selborne Chambers
    • Vanja Bulut - Barrister - 12 Wentworth Selborne Chambers

    Year in Review

    • Oshie Fagir, Barrister, Greenway Chambers - Over drinks and dinner Oshie will remind us why we love industrial relations by reviewing the year that was, the legislation, the participants, the cases, the highs and the lows.

    Saturday Dinner Speaker

    • Matt Bevan, Newsreader and Reporter for RN Breakfast with Fran Kelly. Matt has worked for the ABC since 2008, his specialisation is in US and Asian politics.

     Saturday Dinner Entertainment

    • Matt McLaren - Matt's style seamlessly blends old-school classics with modern hits from a variety of genres including pop, rock, dance, blues and funk.


     Work and Organisational Studies (WOS),  The University of Sydney Business School 

      Important Information

      Please read before making your booking
      • Fees quoted do not include GST. This will be added when the invoice is created.
      • Non Members booking for this Conference will receive membership of IRSNSW until June 2020.
      • Additional options  e.g. booking for Thursday night, booking extra meals or accommodation for your partner can be made at the end of the process before the invoice is generated.
      • If you are booking a Twin room please advise the name of the person you are sharing that room with. There is a place to do this on the booking form. That person will need to have made and paid for their booking before the sharing arrangement can be confirmed. If you are not sharing a room, you will need to book a single room.
      • If you are unable to pay online and choose to use EFT or Cheque it is essential that you email membership@irsnsw.org.au to confirm payment. Your booking cannot be confirmed until we receive this confirmation.
      • Please read our event terms and conditions which apply to bookings for this conference


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