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    • 18 Oct 2018
    • 5:30 PM
    • 20 Oct 2018
    • 11:30 PM
    • Novotel Barossa Valley Resort 42 Pioneer Ave Rowland Flat, SA 5352

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    • 23 Oct 2018
    • 5:30 PM
    • K&L Gates, level 31, 1 OConnell Street Sydney 2000
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    Guest Speaker

    Jane Seymour – Barrister, Adjunct Lecturer & Acting, Commissioner - NSW Industrial Relations Commission

    Jane accepts briefs in employment, workplace relations and discrimination, the areas of law she has focused on exclusively for 25 years.

    Jane was the Associate to the Hon Justice Margaret Beazley AO in the Federal Court of Australia in 1992.  She commenced legal practice at Blake Dawson Waldron (now Ashurst), then worked as a solicitor for 15 years, most recently as a Partner of Gadens Lawyers (now Dentons).

    Since 2011 Jane has practised at the NSW Bar apart from two year-long stints – first as the Employee Relations Manager of the retailer David Jones (2013 – 2014) then as a Commissioner of the NSW Industrial Relations Commission (2017 – 2018). She has also held appointments as Senior Legal Advisor to the Sex Discrimination Commissioner’s Inquiry into the Treatment of Women at the Australian Defence Force Academy and Chair of Inquiries of Greyhound Racing NSW.

    Jane has appeared in matters in the Fair Work Commission, Federal Circuit Court, Federal Court and Australian Human Rights Commission.  She has significant experience representing parties, and conducting, mediations and conciliations of individual and collective workplace disputes.

    Jane is regularly sought for high level, strategic advice on workplace investigation matters.  She is a Senior Fellow of Melbourne University Law School, teaching the postgraduate subject Conducting Workplace Investigations.  She has been an Adjunct Lecturer in Workplace Investigations in the Masters of Labour Law and Relations at Sydney University Law School since 2014.   Jane accepts briefs to conduct complex and confidential workplace investigations involving senior executives and Board members.

    Please note

    • Jane is one of Australia’s premier experts and speakers on workplace investigations, a full house is expected - members are encouraged to register early as places are limited. Bookings will close on the 21st of October.

    • Attendees must arrive before 6:00pm, as the entrance doors lock and late arrivals will not be able to be admitted
    • Online payment is preferred however, if EFT or Cheque payments are your only option it is essential that you email membership@irsnsw.org.au so that your booking can be confirmed.

    • 30 Oct 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    • K & L Gates, Level 31, 1 O’Connell Street, Sydney NSW 2001
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    Do you want to get more out of the enterprise bargaining?

    Are you interested in getting more creative approaches and improving relationships at work?

    Do you want to have a better understanding of the enterprise agreement approval process?

    If so, then you will be interested in attending this one day workshop being held jointly by the Fair Work Commission and the Industrial Relations Society of New South Wales:

    Presenters at this Workshop are:

    Deputy President Anna Booth

    Anna Booth is a Deputy President of the Fair Work Commission. She is a member of the Advisory Board for the Work and Organisation Studies Discipline in the Business School of the University of Sydney.

    Immediately prior to being appointed to the Commission in February 2012 she was co-founder of the workplace relations consulting firm CoSolve Pty Ltd, a non-executive director of industry superannuation owned financial services companies ME Bank and IFM and Chair of the law firm Slater & Gordon .

    Anna has served on the boards of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, the National Road Motorists Association (NRMA), the Centre for Policy Development and the Commission for Children and Young People.

    She was a member of the Sydney Organising Committee for the Olympic Games (SOCOG) and was the Chair of the Torch Relay Committee. She was also the National Secretary of the Textile, Clothing and Footwear Union of Australia and a Vice President of the ACTU.

    Anna holds a BEc.(Hons) from the University of Sydney and a Company Directors Course Diploma from the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

    In her professional and personal life  Anna has been a campaigner for equity and fairness for all and until recently she was a Girl Guides NSW Leader of Youth and Guiding Partner.  She is a passionate advocate for the rights, especially in employment, of people with a disability.

    Senior Deputy President Jonathan Hamberger

    Jonathan Hamberger has been a Senior Deputy President of the Fair Work Commission (including its predecessors) since 2004.

    Prior to his appointment to the Commission, he spent over 20 years working as a policy adviser to Federal and State governments and as a senior public sector manager.

    He has an MA from Oxford University in Philosophy, Politics and Economics.

    He has a PhD from Macquarie University for his research into workplace dispute resolution in Australia.

    Special Notes - when booking;

    • We prefer online payment via PayPal - you do not need a PayPal account to do this, just a credit card. However, if you need to pay by EFT or cheque it is essential that you confirm your payment by email to membership@irsnsw.org.au   Your booking cannot be finalised until we receive the confirmation.
    • Full payment must be received by the Closing date of the event
    • Booking will close on 26th of October.
    • If you have any questions about your registration please call 0420 768 736 or email membership@irsnsw.org.au

    • 01 Nov 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • The Morrison Bar 255 George Street Sydney 2000

    An informal networking / social event

    November 1st.  6-9pm

    Complimentary drinks for members booking online.

    Non-members and guests welcome to attend, drinks will be charged at happy hour prices.

    Pre-booking is preferred.

    • 30 Nov 2018
    • 5:30 PM
    • The Fair Work Commission, Level 12, 80 William Street, East Sydney, NSW

    The 2018 Christmas Party

    A member only event

    Venue; The Fair Work Commission

    Date; Friday 30th November

    This is an opportunity to socialise with friends and IR colleagues and to start winding down as the festive season draws near.

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