The Thomson Reuters’ 4th annual Mental Health & Employment Law Conference is taking place in October 2021 in Brisbane, Online and Perth.

According to Safe Work Australia the average time off for a work-related mental disorder is 14.8 weeks and average compensation payment is $23,600. Managing mental health has become one of the biggest employment and workplace health and safety issues in the workplace – even more so in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic. There will be presentations from:

  • Ian Firth, State Inspector for the Psychological Health and Safety Team SafeWork NSW
  • David Steirn, Director, Enterprise Investigations
  • Michael Plowright, Director, Working Well Together
  • Sharon Ponniah PhD, Director Health & Wellbeing, Public Policy & Economics, PwC
  • Kate Wright, Workplace Engagement Manager, Black Dog Institute
  • Dr Annabelle Neall, Lecturer, Organisational Psychology, School of Psychology, The University of Queensland
  • Christine Yeung, CEO & Founder, Beyond Story
  • Vanessa De Amicis, Safety Health & Wellbeing Manager, Great Southern Bank

CONFERENCE DATES & LOCATIONS                                        WORKSHOP DATES & LOCATIONS
Brisbane 14 October 2021                                                             Brisbane & Livestream – 15 October 2021
Online 21 October 2021
Perth 28 October 2021