The Australian Industrial Relations Calendar


October 2021

Melbourne Skyline

ALERA Conference

15-16 October 2021


The Future of Employment Relations & Work: Sustainability, Productivity & Inclusion in an age of Artificial Intelligence, Digitization & the Gig Economy

Where: Online

See: Australian Labour and Employment Relations Association conference webpage


Thomson Reuters Mental Health & Employment Law Conference

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

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

    CLICK HERE TO REGISTER                                                                                                                   Photo by Alvin Balemesa on Unsplash

    November 2021

    Room full of people

    ALLA National Conference 2021

    12-13 November 2021



    Regulating Work in an Evolving Economy: Challenges for Fairness at Work and Collective Labour Law

    Where: Crowne Plaza Coogee Beach, Sydney NSW 2034, Australia

    See Australian Labour Law Association National Conference webpage



    Photo by Matthew TenBruggencate on Unsplash

    The 11th Annual Ron McCallum Debate

    Thursday, 18 November 2021, 6-8pm


    Registrations are open for this year’s AIER Ron McCallum Debate on Are we Still the Lucky Country? The Future of Workplace Relations in Australia, chaired by Justice Iain Ross AO, President of the Fair Work Commission. The annual AIER Ron McCallum Debate is the pre-eminent public industrial relations debate in Australia. Once a year it brings the leaders of unions, industry and government/ independents together to debate the pressing issues facing the nation.

    For more details click here…




    Labour Relations and Pandemics, Past, Present, Future

    December events TBA


    Contact to list your industrial relations event.


    Photo by 임문양 Wenyang on Unsplash

    January 2022

    Labour Relations and Pandemics, Past, Present, Future

    January events TBA


    Contact to list your industrial relations event.


    Photo by Kath SS on Unsplash

    February 2022

    Globe in hands

    International Congress on Occupational Health (ICOH)

    6-11 February 2022

    Theme: Sharing Solutions in Occupational Health: Locally, Regionally, Globally

    Where: Melbourne, TBA

    Note: Due to the pandemic, the 2021 conference has been postponed to this date.

    See announcement here.

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