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Conferences, Professional development workshops, Seminars and Webinars hosted by irsnsw.

Our programs are designed to inform and encourage members and their guests to add to their knowledge and understanding of industrial relations by bringing together representatives of trade unions, employers and Government, the legal profession and academics

Our presenters are leading practitioners in their field who bring their experience and expertise to our members. Their willingness to share their knowledge, debate their views and answer questions is a highlight at each of our events. Recent Keynote Speakers have included:

    • Commissioner Janine Webster - NSW IRC
    • Tim Mc Donald - Partner - Moray and Agnew
    • Luis Izzo Managing Director – ABLA
    • Deputy President Peter Sams - Fair Work Commission
    • Gerard Dwyer - National Secretary-Treasurer - Shop, Distributive and Allied Employee's Association
    • Senator the Hon Amanda Stoker - Assistant Minister to the Attorney-General, Assistant Minister for Industrial Relations and Assistant Minister for Women

Many events are complimentary or at a discounted fee for members.

Upcoming Events in NSW

    • 16 Jun 2023
    • 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Souths Merewether, 46 Llewellyn Street, Merewether NSW 2291
    • 165

    IRS Newcastle Branch

    Finnegan Rudd Memorial Luncheon

    Date: Friday 16 June 2023

    Time: 12.00pm - 3.00pm

    Venue: Souths Merewether, 46 Llewellyn Street, Merewether 

    With a new State Labor government in power, The Hon. Sophie Cotsis MP, Minister for Industrial Relations and Minister for Work Health and Safety joins us for the Finnegan Rudd Memorial Luncheon.

    Ms Cotsis first entered NSW Parliament as a Member of the Legislative Council in September 2010, and has been a member of the Shadow Cabinet since 2011. Ms Cotsis has played key roles in the establishment of the Inquiry into Affordable, Social and Public Housing and the Inquiry into Elder Abuse.

    Introducing our sponsor for this event, peoplefusion

    peoplefusion is a Newcastle-based specialised recruitment agency providing temporary/contract recruitment, permanent recruitment and HR services to clients across Newcastle and the Hunter. 

    Founded in 2007 by Ali Kimmorley and Sally Bartley, peoplefusion raised the bar when they introduced an industry-first 12-month placement guarantee in 2014.

    With collective experience across their dedicated and proactive team, peoplefusion taps into well-established professional networks and relationships to deliver highly sought-after, hard-to-find talent across a range of sectors.

    With access to this exceptional talent at their fingertips, there’s a strong chance they’ve already met your next hire before you realise you need them. 

    *Booking terms and conditions apply

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