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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. According to Safe Work Australia the average time off for a work-related mental disorder is 14.8 weeks and average compensation...

10th Annual Ron McCallum Debate

This year’s AIER Ron McCallum Debate on Labour Relations and Pandemics: Past, Present, Future will be held on Thursday, 22 October 2020.

Watch the 2019 Ron McCallum Debate

The 9th Annual Ron McCallum Debate topic was Representation and voice in the new world of work. Moderated by the Hon Geoff Giudice AO, with reflections from Emeritus Professor Ron McCallum AO, the panel discussion featured: Natalie James, Partner, Deloitte and former...

NTEU Symposium

Professor Anthony Forsyth, from the Graduate School of Business & Law, RMIT and Renee Burns, Executive Director, Australian Institute of Employment Rights, will discuss the “Ensuring Integrity Bill”. When: Tuesday the 17th September Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am...

Watch the 2018 Ron McCallum Debate

The 2018 Ron McCallum Debate topic was Collective Bargaining: Delivering in the public interest? Watch our panel explore the state of enterprise bargaining and discuss the form of collective bargaining into the future. Read our summary of the debate and download our discussion paper.

Ron McCallum Debate 2018

Collective Bargaining: Delivering for the public interest? Enterprise bargaining under the Fair Work Act 2009 is failing. Agreements under our system may be reached without the involvement of trade unions and absent any actual process of bargaining. The number of...

2017 Ron McCallum Debate: summary

The 2017 Ron McCallum Debate provided an excellent and robust discussion on the current failings of the workplace relations system and proposals to fix it. Our amazing panel covered a whole range of issues in the course of the event. If you missed it, read our summary or watch the Debate