Industrial & Workplace Relations Conference

DATE: 19th May 2020
TIME: 7am - 4pm
VENUE: Doltone House, Darling Island, Soho Room
CPD Points: Members of the Institute receive 10 CPD points for attendance.

Our industry is booming. Against a changing workforce demographic with an increasing emphasis on working conditions, it is vital that employers arm themselves with a grounding in the industrial framework to ensure a complaint and productive workplace compliant and productive workforce.

This future-focused conference will give insights from experts both within and outside the industry into how the industry can manage their workers and contain their industrial risks into the future.

Don’t miss out on the next opportunity to learn from key industry experts at what will be the final conference in the Constructing our Industry’s Future series. Companies that don’t send representatives risk being left behind in their practices. Sessions will cover topics including enterprise agreements, workplace investigations and unfair dismissal applications, reporting obligations and how the Australian Building and Construction Commission can help your business and the impact of social media on workplaces.

Who should attend? Those involved in IR/ER, Workers Comp, Workforce planning and development, Training, Recruitment, HR, Senior Management and Business Owners.

Program Outline



8.00 AM


8.30 AM

     Welcome and State of the Industry

8.40 AM

     A Frank Discussion…What Are Employers Really Worried About?

9.10 AM

     Creating Cultural Change in a Diverse Workplace

9.40 AM

Employers Mutual Limited - Address

9.50 AM

Morning Tea & Networking

10.45 AM

     The Future of Workplace Agreements

11.00 AM

    How will social media reform workplace relations in Civil Construction?

11.50 AM

Cbus - Address

12.00 PM

Lunch & Networking

12.45 PM


      What are the Australian Building and Construction Commission planning for            the next 12 months?

1.30 PM

PSC Insurance Brokers - Address

1.30 PM

      Skilling the management workforce to manage industrial relations

1.45 PM

      Adverse Action and General Protections Claims

2.20 PM

Solution Plant Hire - Address

2.30 PM

Afternoon tea and Networking

2.50 PM

     Are cooperative industrial relations really achievable in the civil construction           industry?

3.45-4.00 PM

     Close/ Thank you




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