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2016 Clubs Australia Industrial Workplace Relations and Human Resources Conference

Registration is now open for the Clubs Australia Industrial Human Resources and Workplace Relations Conference. To be held at the Kirribilli Club Lavender Bay. This two day conference will take place over 8 & 9 August 2016, preceding the Australian Gaming Expo (AGE).  To register click here

Headlining this year’s conference will be Emeritus Professor Gillian Triggs – President, Australian Human Rights Commission and the Honourable Peter Sams AM – Deputy President, Fair Work Commission. As a key educational event, the Conference will provide an unrivalled opportunity to network and meet with experts in the field of human resources and workplace relations. 

Expert speakers will be addressing key topics, including:

 - Critical communication skills for managers
 - Conducting workplace investigations
 - Dealing with Unions and employee representatives
 - Employment law myths
 - Enhancing your workplace culture
 - HR and the future of technology
 - Managing employees through major change
 - Winning support for HR initiatives

The Conference is ideal for anyone involved in managing employees, particularly CEO’s, Human Resource Managers & Payroll, Operations and Duty Managers.

Registration is $890.00 per person, with a 15% discount when you register 3 or more attendees. For more information, including the conference program, click here to visit our website.

For further information please contact member enquiries on 1300 730 001 or email


2015 Clubs Australia Industrial Workplace Relations and Human Resources Conference

The third Annual Clubs Australia Industrial National Human Resources and Workplace Relations Conference will be held on 10 & 11 August 2015, at the Kirribilli Club in Lavender Bay Sydney.

The annual conference will examine the major issues facing human resources and industrial relations sector in 2015 as they affect the club industry, including the productivity commission and modern award review. Guest presenters include representatives of the Coalition Government, the Fair Work Commission and the Anti-Discrimination Board, in addition to numerous other industry experts.

Attendance at the two-day conference includes registration in all seminars, your choice of one workshop and the Monday evening cocktail function, featuring guest speaker Annabel Crabb.

Registrations now open.  Please click here


Preventing and Responding to Workplace Bullying 

Clubs Australia Industrial (CAI) has made a submission in relation to Safe Work Australia’s proposed draft code of practice titled ‘Preventing and Responding to Workplace Bullying’ (the Code).  For a copy of our submission, please click here


Part-time Provisions and the Modern Award Review

The start of 2012 marked the beginning of the modern award review process.  The most significant aspect of this for the industry was Clubs Australia Industrial’s fight to remove the restrictive and unworkable part time provisions in the modern award to create flexible part time provisions for clubs and employees across the country.  To download the latest version of the Registered and Licensed Clubs Award, please click here.