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    • 14 Mar 2024
    • 8:30 AM

    ISRNSW - 2024 Annual Practitioner Day

    When: 14 March 2024, 8:30am for  an 8:45am start
    Where: Rydges Sydney Central Hotel 
    Learn more and register now

    Onsite and remote attendance options available


    Deputy President  Alexandra Grayson Fair Work Commission

    “Tips and Hints for Making Effective Submissions in the Fair Work Commission”

    Christa Lenard Partner

    Kingston Reid and President of the IRSNSW

    “The Changing NSW Jurisdiction: IR Act Reform”

    Julian Arndt ,

    Director, Australian Business Lawyers & Advisors

    “Equal Remuneration and Pay Equity”

    Michael Duncan and Nathan McDonald- SafeWork NSW

    “The Regulator's Perspective: Insights into WHS Investigations and Site Inspections”

    Speakers on the following topics will be announced soon.

    “Enterprise Bargaining: Negotiating Your Way Through Enterprise Bargaining Impasses”

    “Mediations of Workplace Disputes and how to get the most out of the Process”

     “Workplace Investigations”

    • 14 Mar 2024
    • 5:30 PM
    • 11 Exhibition Street, Melbourne

    Meet the Commission

    This is an opportunity for IRSV members to come together at the Fair Work Commission, meet and network with Commission Members and other practitioners and participants in the industrial relations field.

    His Honour, Justice Adam Hatcher, President of the Fair Work Commission will be giving the Welcome Address.

    We look forward to meeting all members in a fun and friendly environment with canapes and drinks provided.

    Please note, this event is complementary for IRSV members only.

    Learn more here

    • 14 Mar 2024
    • 6:00 PM (AWST)
    • ANZAC Club, 28 St Georges Terrace, Perth

    IRSWA - Annual General Meeting

    Members are invited to the Industrial Relations Society of WA Annual General Meeting (AGM) and dinner at the ANZAC Club.

    Date: Thursday 14 March 2024
    Time: 6:00pm sharp commencement
    Venue: ANZAC Club, 28 St Georges Terrace, PERTH WA 6000
    Price: Free (Members only)

    As this is a members only event, attendance to the AGM is free. Registration of attendance is required.

    A sit down dinner will be provided and consist of a three course meal plus beverages

    If you are interested in nominating for any of the committee positions , please click on the link below for the form and instructions on completing for nomination.

    Learn more and register

    • 19 Mar 2024
    • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Stables Room, RACV Hotel, 154-156 Collins St, Hobart

    Celebrating 50 years of IRST

    At this evening event, IRST will be showcasing a video commissioned to celebrate its long history, and will present two life memberships to deserving stalwarts of Industrial Relations in Tasmania.

    Hear recollections from Robert Watling, one of the first TIC Commissioners and from Tim Abey, former TIC President.

    Where: Stables Room, RACV Hotel, 154-156 Collins St, Hobart 

    When: 5pm-7pm - Tuesday, 19 March 2024

    Drinks and nibbles provided

    This celebration is free for IRST members, so please come along and enjoy!

    Learn more and register

    • 21 Mar 2024
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (AEST)
    • Virtual event via ZOOM

    Inclusivity through enterprise bargaining 
    An NTEU Case Study


    The Industrial Relations Society of Queensland is pleased to announce its first webinar of 2024 taking place on Thursday, 21 March 2024 at 1pm.

    Join your colleagues over lunch and hear about how enterprise bargaining can be leveraged to support diverse workers. Hear from colleagues from the National Tertiary Education Union about how they secured leading Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment provisions and more using collective bargaining as a mechanism to improve working conditions while striving to reduce inequality in Australian universities. Please read and share. 


    Sharlene Leroy-Dyer 

    Senior Lecturer 

    University of Queensland

    Dr Sharlene Leroy-Dyer is a Saltwater woman, with family ties to the Dharug, Awabakal, Garigal and Wiradyuri nations.  Sharlene was the first Aboriginal academic to gain a PHD from the University of Newcastle Business School.  She is a Senior Lecturer in employment relations and the inaugural Director of the UQ Business School Indigenous Business Hub. Sharlene’s current research areas include Closing the Gap on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander disadvantage in Education and Employment, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander labour history, and Aboriginal involvement in the trade union movement.

    Sharlene is the Chair of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander Policy Committee of the National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) and has served for over 15 years as an elected officer in various positions at a Branch, Division and National level. Sharlene is also the Deputy Chair of the Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU) Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Committee.

    As an Aboriginal activist and unionist, Sharlene is passionate about improving the educational and employment outcomes for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander peoples.

    Anthony Hack

    Anthony Hack

    Industrial Officer

    National Tertiary Education Union

    Anthony Hack is a Jaadwa man of the Wotjobaluk Nation. He is an Industrial Officer with the Queensland Division of the National Tertiary Education Union. Anthony has worked in the union movement for the past 13 years in various roles, including some time with other unions such as the CPSU, MEAA, ACTU and CFMEU.

    This session is complimentary for IRSQ members and members of State and Territory IR Societies.

    Non-members, attendance is $40.00.

    Registrations close Wednesday, 20 March 2024.

    Learn more and register

    • 3 May 2024
    • 5 May 2024
    • Novotel Wollongong Northbeach

    Save the date

    irsnsw 2024 Conference

    • 24 May 2024
    • 12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    • Noah's on the Beach, Newcastle

    IRS Newcastle Branch

    Finnegan Rudd Memorial Luncheon

    When: Friday 24 May 2024, 12pm-3pm

    Where: Noah's on the Beach, Newcastle

    Featuring Fair Work Ombudsman Anna Booth as their keynote speaker 

    Learn more and register

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