13th Annual Employment Law Conference Online

Conference,Employment Law,13th Annual Employment Law Conference Online
Delivered in 4 parts over 4 half days

29 & 30 July, 5 & 6 August 2020

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In the wake of COVID-19 and the economic downturn, workplaces across the country are trying to keep pace with a rapidly changing business and social landscape. This year’s employment law conference provides a deep dive into the essential issues for HR professionals, from navigating redundancies and other necessities, to varying employee entitlements in an uncertain landscape. It also examines key workplace challenges, including performance management risks, managing stress and mental health, as well as the essential do’s and don’ts of workplace investigations.

Our annual Gold Coast conference delivered online in four parts over four half days.

Part 1: Managing Staff in Difficult Times

Wednesday 29 July 2020 [10am to 12.50pm]

  • Redundancies and other Necessities During an Economic Downturn

  • Varying Employee Entitlements in an Uncertain Landscape

  • Saying Goodbye to More than a Departing Employee

Part 2: Challenges in the Workplace

Thursday 30 July 2020 [10am to 12.50pm]

  • Performance Management Risks in the Workplace

  • Managing Stress and Mental Health: Adjusting to the New Normal

  • Workplace Investigations - The Essential Dos and Don’ts

Part 3: Navigating Employee Entitlements

Wednesday 5 August 2020 [10am to 12.50pm]

  • Salary or Wages? Choose Your Own Compliance Adventure

  • Wage Underpayments: No Business is Immune

  • Getting Clarity on Casuals

Part 4: Obligations and Liabilities in the Workplace

Thursday 6 August 2020 [10am to 12.50pm]

  • Personal Leave Arrangements - Managing Absence Proactively

  • Adverse Action and General Protections: Dodging the Traps for Employers

  • Whistleblower Laws - It’s Time to Report


Joanna Betteridge, Partner, Betteridge Legal Consulting, Melbourne

Nick Ruskin, Partner, K&L Gates, Melbourne

Jamie Wells, Partner, King & Wood Mallesons, Brisbane

Adrian Barwick, Solicitor Director, WilliamsonBarwick, Sydney

Glenn Fredericks, Barrister, State Chambers, Sydney

Mark Howard, Partner, HWL Ebsworth Lawyers, Melbourne

Mark Oostergo, General Manager & Principal Psychologist, CommuniCorp Group, Sydney

Belinda Winter, Partner, Cooper Grace Ward Lawyers, Brisbane

Elizabeth Perry, LLB FAICD, Adelaide

Skye Rose, Principal, Moores, Melbourne

Rohan Doyle, Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills, Melbourne

Wendy Fauvel, Executive Counsel, Herbert Smith Freehills, Brisbane

Lindy Richardson, Partner, Maddocks, Melbourne

James Pomeroy, Special Counsel, Gilbert + Tobin, Sydney

Elizabeth Devine, Principal, Devine Law at Work, Sydney

Alison Baker, Partner, Hall & Wilcox, Melbourne

  • It is one of the most relevant conferences for HR operatives to stay up to date with policy and legislative issues

  • All speakers were excellent, as was content of each session.Overall, very relevant and highly informative.Also well run and organised by onsite even personnel - Thank you.

  • This conference has given me insights, ideas and contacts that I feel I will be able to use to my advantage.

  • Very good topics, great speakers, informative sessions and definitely one of the best conferences I attend each year which provides interesting information directly linked to my field and the issues I am confronted in a daily basis. Thank you


If you register and pay by 10 July 2020 you will pay only $1540 – a saving of $275 off the full price conference registration fee of $1815.

Multiple registration discount? 

If you would like to send 3 or more people from your company to this conference the following discounts apply:

  • 3 registrations – 5% discount off each registration

  • 4 registrations – 10% discount off each registration

  • 5 or more registrations – 15% discount off each registration

To access this discount simply use the multiple registration option on our website. You can complete all of the registrations in one action and the discount will automatically be applied.

If you need assistance or have an enquiry, please do not hesitate to contact our Conference Manager, Jenna Pickrell on (03) 8601 7729 or email: jenna@tved.net.au

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