ALERA ACT 2018 Conference - Fair Work - Past, Present, Future

Join high profile local and interstate academics, lawyers, employers, unions and barristers for their insights and experiences of the past and present, as well as their predictions for the future of Australia's Workplace Relations System.

Topics covered will include Regulating Work and Labour Hire in the Gig Economy; Fair Work Futures for Women: Time to Act; Managing Ill and Injured Employees in the FW Context; Innovation and Collaboration in the Public Sector; Current and Future Directions of Social Media Use in the APS; Ethical and Professional Considerations in Employment matters; Potential Misconduct and Investigations: Are there better Alternatives for the Future?

Speakers include:

- Andrew Stewart, John Bray Professor of Law, University of Adelaide;

- Elizabeth Raper, Barrister;

- Former Commissioner Barbara Deegan (now Consultant at Ashurst);

- Marian Baird, Professor of Gender and Employment Relations, University of Sydney;

- Bede Gahan, Special Counsel HR/IR MinterEllison;

- Jennifer Wyborn, Partner Clayton Utz;

- Meredith Whitton, Deputy Director-General, Workforce Capability and Governance, CMTEDD;

- Alex White, UnionsACT Secretary; 

- Cheryl Condon, Professional Standards Unit, ACT Government.


Fri. 2 March 2018

8:30 am – 11:30 pm AEDT


Hotel Canberra - Realm

18 National Circuit

Canberra, ACT 2600


Tickets available at: 

Friday, March 2, 2018 - 08:30 to 23:30