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As a service for our members, we search the web regularly to maintain this extensive list of return to work related conferences, workshops and training sessions offered Australia-wide.

All events listed here are conducted by external training providers. Members should contact the providers directly to book their place. 

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Wed, 01 Jun 2016
- Thu, 02 Jun 2016
Royce Hotel, 379 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne
A comprehensive program to provide in-depth strategies and insights on psychological injury claims, effective return to work and better mental health and wellness in the workplace.
Wed, 01 Jun 2016 10.00
- Thu, 02 Jun 2016 16.00
Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre
Network with industry peers and stay up to date with the latest legislation, regulations and industry developments.
Thu, 02 Jun 2016
mployers Mutual, Level 15, 26 Flinders Street, Adelaide 5000
This course is valuable to anyone new to Return To Work SA practices, or may be completed as an informative refresher.
Thu, 02 Jun 2016
North Lake
This course aims to expand on the Workers Compensation and Injury Management law covered in the Injury Management Coordinator Course and provide skills to aid early identification and control of injured worker behavioural issues and concerns.
Thu, 02 Jun 2016 9.00
- Thu, 02 Jun 2016 16.30
Sydney
The purpose of this course is to provide participants with specific knowledge and skills to actively undertake the role of a WRP consultant, in accordance with the requirements of the SRC Act.
Mon, 06 Jun 2016 09.00
- Mon, 06 Jun 2016 16.00
Wollongong
A follow-up to the Introduction to Return To Work Coordination course for Return To Work Coordinators with a minimum of 6 months experience, to focus on the issues which impact on the successful return to work of injured workers.
Tue, 07 Jun 2016
- Mon, 08 Aug 2016
North Lake
Provides the participant with an introduction to the rights and obligations enshrined in the Workers’ Compensation and Injury Management Act 1981 and its regulations for all parties involved in the workers’ compensation and Injury Management process.
Tue, 07 Jun 2016 9.00
- Wed, 08 Jun 2016 16.00
Level 12, 2 Market St Sydney 2000
WorkCover NSW approved course providing the skills, knowledge and resources required for your role as a RTW coordinator, and enables you to meet the criteria set out in the Workplace Injury Rehabilitation Compensation Act 2013.
Tue, 07 Jun 2016 9.00am
- Tue, 07 Jun 2016 16.30
VECCI Collins St, Level 2, 150 Collins Street, Melbourne 3000
This program gives you a basic understanding of the WorkCover scheme, including how to manage claims and implement strategies by working with an Authorised WorkCover Agent.
Wed, 08 Jun 2016 9.00am
- Wed, 08 Jun 2016 4.30pm
Brisbane
This course provides participants with an overview of the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 (SRC Act). In particular, the course deals with the relevant legislative provisions and accompanying case law.
Wed, 08 Jun 2016 9.30
- Wed, 08 Jun 2016 12.30
ReturnToWorkSA, 400 King William Street, Adelaide 5000
Discussion on how the workplace can support and take care of its employees' mental health.
Wed, 08 Jun 2016 9.00
- Wed, 08 Jun 2016 16.30
Brisbane
The purpose of the course is to increase participants' legislative knowledge of the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 (Cth) (WHS Act), including the duty holders and their obligations.
Thu, 09 Jun 2016 9.30
- Sun, 05 Jun 2016 12.30
This session will help you understand the difference between communication and consultation.
Fri, 10 Jun 2016
- Sat, 11 Jun 2016
Pan Pacific Perth, 207 Adelaide Terrace, Perth
An ideal forum for occupational therapists to discuss new practice ideas, review current research and engage in stimulating presentations on key occupational therapy concept-participation.
Fri, 10 Jun 2016
Online
A comprehensive, online professional development opportunity designed for accredited exercise physiologists who meet the minimum qualifications to provide workplace rehabilitation services and wish to deliver workplace and functional assessment services.
Tue, 14 Jun 2016
- Fri, 05 Aug 2016
Various States
This year Conferences include 3 State events: Melbourne, Sydney and Perth.
Tue, 14 Jun 2016 9.30
- Tue, 14 Jun 2016 11.30
WorkCover WA, 2 Bedbrook Place, Shenton Park (corner of Lemnos Street)
An introduction to the workers’ compensation scheme in Western Australia.
Wed, 15 Jun 2016
Melbourne
This workshop will focus on developing specialist skills and knowledge required to provide expertise and advice for more complex, serious or long term personal injury claims.
Thu, 16 Jun 2016 13.00
- Sat, 16 Jul 2016 16.00
Adelaide
This session provides an overview of how to best communicate with doctors and specialists for Human Resource Managers, Return to Work Coordinators and other persons responsible for managing workers’ compensation claims.
Thu, 16 Jun 2016
- Fri, 17 Jun 2016
Mercure, Brisbane
Master your skills in managing clients with complex and chronic pain conditions in this 2 day workshop.
Thu, 16 Jun 2016 13.00
- Thu, 16 Jun 2016 16.00
Adelaide
This session provides an overview of how to best communicate with doctors and specialists for Human Resource Managers, Return to Work Coordinators and other persons responsible for managing workers’ compensation claims.
Fri, 17 Jun 2016
Freshwater Bay Room, The Hyatt Regency, 99 Adelaide Terrace, Perth
The session will discuss on musculoskeletal injuries and typical treatment options, followed by introduction to mental health issues and common treatment pathways.
Tue, 21 Jun 2016 9.00am
- Tue, 21 Jun 2016 4.30pm
Canberra
This course provides participants with an overview of the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988.
Wed, 22 Jun 2016 12.00
- Wed, 22 Jun 2016 13.00
Online
This course provides a practical outline of best practice approaches to de-escalating confrontational behaviours.
Wed, 22 Jun 2016 9.30
- Wed, 22 Jun 2016 13.30
Employers Mutual, Level 15, 26 Flinders Street, Adelaide 5000
This session will help leaders learn and apply new skills that will centre on effective WHS engagement and involvement.
Wed, 22 Jun 2016 9.00
- Wed, 22 Jun 2016 16.30
Canberra
The purpose of this course is to provide participants with specific knowledge and skills to actively undertake the role of a WRP consultant, in accordance with the requirements of the SRC Act.
Tue, 28 Jun 2016
- Thu, 30 Jun 2016
The Grace Hotel Sydney, 77 York Street, Sydney 2000
Embedding effective early intervention strategies to mitigate risks.
Wed, 29 Jun 2016 9.00
- Wed, 29 Jun 2016 16.30
Melbourne
The purpose of this course is to provide participants with specific knowledge and skills to actively undertake the role of a WRP consultant, in accordance with the requirements of the SRC Act.
Fri, 01 Jul 2016 13.00
- Fri, 01 Jul 2016 15.30
Level 5, 360 Elizabeth St, Melbourne 3000
This workshop explains how pre injury average weekly earnings (PIAWE) and weekly benefits of your workers compensation claimants are calculated.
Fri, 01 Jul 2016 14.30
- Fri, 01 Jul 2016 15.30
Level 5, 360 Elizabeth St Melbourne 3000
This course explains workers compensation premium arrangements and calculations.
Mon, 11 Jul 2016 9:00
- Mon, 11 Jul 2016 16.30
VECCI Collins St, Level 2, 150 Collins Street Melbourne 3000 ,
This course covers the importance of establishing and implementing return to work plans that give the best chance of measuring a worker's compliance, and the consequences should a worker fail to meet their obligations under the Act.
Tue, 12 Jul 2016 9:00
- Tue, 12 Jul 2016 16.30
VECCI Collins St, Level 2, 150 Collins Street, Melbourne 3000
This course covers the importance of establishing and implementing return to work plans that give the best chance of measuring a worker's compliance, and the consequences should a worker fail to meet their obligations under the Act.
Wed, 13 Jul 2016
Level 26, 367 Collins St, Melbourne
An informative and interactive discussion on the latest trends and directions in Ergonomics and Activity Based Working (ABW).
Thu, 14 Jul 2016
- Fri, 15 Jul 2016
Twin Waters Resort, Ocean Dr, Twin Waters
The conference provides the perfect opportunity to network with your peer group while experiencing contemporary and best-practice OHS solutions showcased by fellow safety professionals.
Thu, 14 Jul 2016
Melbourne
This course provides a brief overview of a supervisor's responsibilities under the WHS Act and SRC Act in relation to injured employees including early intervention, injury management and rehabilitation practices.
Tue, 19 Jul 2016 9:00
- Wed, 13 Jan 2016 16.30
Victorian Chamber Collins St, Level 2, 150 Collins Street Melbourne 3000
This interactive program will familiarise you with your legal obligations as an employer, while also allowing you to share your knowledge and gain from the experiences of others.
Mon, 25 Jul 2016
- Sun, 31 Jul 2016
Westmead 2145
Aiming at de-stigmatising the experience of chronic pain.
Tue, 26 Jul 2016 15.00
- Tue, 26 Jul 2016 17.00
Century Inn, 5 Airfield Road Traralgon 3844
This course will focus on prevention of musculoskeletal injuries and will provide practical ergonomics principles and risk management strategies to implement back in the workplace.
Wed, 27 Jul 2016 7.00
- Wed, 27 Jul 2016 9.00
Easts Leagues Club - 40 Main St, Coorparoo 4151
Helps you understand what mental illness is and how to manage it within the workplace.
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 12.00
- Thu, 28 Jul 2016 13.00
Online
Presented by Sue Kapourelakos from Pendulum Shift, this webinar is suitable for Case Managers, Claims Managers and Claims Administrators.
Thu, 28 Jul 2016 9.00
- Thu, 28 Jul 2016 17.30
Adelaide Oval, War Memorial Drive, North Adelaide 5006
Featuring a clear focus on work health and safety and return to work streams, the event will educate and challenge you to develop knowledge and skills in the critical interplay between workplace health and safety, workforce wellness and return to work.
Sun, 07 Aug 2016
- Tue, 09 Aug 2016
Grand Hyatt Melbourne, Level 8 123 Collins St, Melbourne 3000
“Health Benefits of Good Work – Your Best Investment” is the theme of this year's Conference and attendees will take away a compelling argument as to why this is so.
Wed, 10 Aug 2016
- Thu, 11 Aug 2016
Crown Promenade Melbourne, 8 Whiteman Street, Southbank
Australasia’s premier conference for managers, aspiring managers, practitioners, and academics working in or with the Disability Employment Services sector.
Wed, 10 Aug 2016
- Fri, 12 Aug 2016
Sea World Resort Conference Centre, SeaworldDr, Main Beach
This conference will bring together leading clinical practitioners, academics, service providers and mental health experts to deliberate and discuss Mental Health issues confronting Australia and New Zealand.
Wed, 17 Aug 2016
Employers Mutual, Level 15, 26 Flinders Street, Adelaide 5000
Find out the critical steps necessary in developing a successful health and wellbeing program and how this can create positive outcomes for your organisation.
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 9:00
- Thu, 18 Aug 2016 16.30
Bridges on Argyle, 84-90 Argyle Street, Traralgon 3844
This interactive program will familiarise you with your legal obligations as an employer, while also allowing you to share your knowledge and gain from the experiences of others.
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 12.00
- Tue, 23 Aug 2016 13.00
Online
Exploring pain as an output of the brain provides the basis for a better understanding of why we hurt and what we can do about it.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 9:00
- Thu, 25 Aug 2016 16.30
VECCI (Narre Warren), Casey Corporate Centre, 58-60 Victor Crescent, Narre Warren 3805
This course covers the importance of establishing and implementing return to work plans that give the best chance of measuring a worker's compliance, and the consequences should a worker fail to meet their obligations under the Act.
Fri, 26 Aug 2016 9:00
- Fri, 26 Aug 2016
VECCI (Narre Warren), Casey Corporate Centre, 58-60 Victor Crescent, Narre Warren 3805
This course covers the importance of establishing and implementing return to work plans that give the best chance of measuring a worker's compliance, and the consequences should a worker fail to meet their obligations under the Act.
Mon, 29 Aug 2016
- Tue, 30 Aug 2016
Education Centre, Royal Brisbane & Women's Hospital, Brisbane
Features the latest research and practical case studies, together with interactive workshop sessions.
Tue, 30 Aug 2016 9.00am
- Tue, 30 Aug 2016 12.30
VECCI Collins St, Level 2, 150 Collins Street Melbourne 3000
This anti-bullying training program focuses on the responsibility of managers and supervisors in preventing and effectively managing incidents of bullying within the workplace.
Tue, 06 Sep 2016
- Wed, 07 Sep 2016
Sydney Showground, Showground Rd, Sydney
The annual SIA National Safety Convention brings together the health and safety profession to talk about new ideas and leadership in the field.
Tue, 06 Sep 2016
- Wed, 07 Sep 2016
Sydney Showgrounds, Sydney
The Safety Institute of Australia proudly presents the SIA National Safety Convention 2016
Tue, 06 Sep 2016 13.00
- Tue, 06 Sep 2016 15.00
Level 5, 360 Elizabeth St Melbourne 3000
An overview of how to manage and respond to drug alcohol and fatigue issues in the workplace.
Tue, 06 Sep 2016 9.30
- Tue, 06 Sep 2016 11.30
Level 12, 2 Market Street Sydney 2000
This course examines the issues, methodologies, strategies and best practice solutions related to an ageing workforce.
Tue, 06 Sep 2016 9:00
- Tue, 06 Sep 2016 16.30
Quest Shepparton, 177-183 Welsford Street, Shepparton 3630
This interactive program will familiarise you with your legal obligations as an employer, while also allowing you to share your knowledge and gain from the experiences of others.
Tue, 06 Sep 2016
- Wed, 07 Sep 2016
Employers Mutual, Level 15, 26 Flinders Street, Adelaide 5000
This two day nationally accredited course provides practical information about key mental illnesses and first aid processes for crisis and non-crisis interventions.
Wed, 07 Sep 2016
- Thu, 08 Sep 2016
Sydney Showground, 1 Showground Rd, Sydney 2127
the SIA National Safety Convention 2015 will bring thought leadership to the fore and encourage national and global involvement and networking across the two days.
Thu, 08 Sep 2016 13.00
- Thu, 08 Sep 2016 15.30
Level 5, 360 Elizabeth St, Melbourne 3000
This course will help you understand the relationship between human resource issues and workers compensation claims, and how to manage these issues when they arise at the same time.
Thu, 08 Sep 2016 9.30
- Thu, 08 Sep 2016 12.00
Level 12, 2 Market Street Sydney 2000
An overview of ergonomics in the office environment.
Tue, 13 Sep 2016
- Fri, 16 Sep 2016
Melbourne Convention Centre, 1 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf
Themed “United for the Future” the 2016 APS Congress culminates as a show of unity and strength of the profession celebrating growth of all the constituent sectors of psychology within Australia over the last 50 years.
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 18.45
- Tue, 13 Sep 2016 19.45
National Convention Centre, Canberra 2601
Nominations are invited for the 2016 Comcare Work Health and Safety Awards.
Tue, 13 Sep 2016
- Wed, 14 Sep 2016
National Convention Centre, Canberra
The 2016 Comcare National Conference will be held at the National Convention Centre, Canberra from 13-14 September.
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 8.30 am
- Wed, 28 Sep 2016 4.30 pm
Auckland
For HR, OHS and Claims & Business Managers - a further 5% off the discounted early bird price for RTW Matters members
Wed, 12 Oct 2016
- Fri, 14 Oct 2016
Sheraton Darling Harbour, 161 Sussex St, Sydney 2000
Held every two years this hallmark event features an impressive line-up of local and international keynote speakers and industry experts.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016
mployers Mutual, Level 15, 26 Flinders Street, Adelaide 5000
This course is valuable to anyone new to Return To Work SA practices, or may be completed as an informative refresher.
Wed, 19 Oct 2016 9:00
- Wed, 19 Oct 2016 16.30
VECCI Collins St, Level 2, 150 Collins Street, Melbourne 3000
This program gives you a basic understanding of the WorkCover scheme, including how to manage claims and implement strategies by working with an Authorised WorkCover Agent.
Sun, 06 Nov 2016
- Wed, 09 Nov 2016
Crowne Plaza, 2807 Gold Coast Hwy, Surfers Paradise
Healthy safe and productive by design.
Sun, 20 Nov 2016 9:00
- Sun, 20 Nov 2016 16.30
Mercure Geelong, Cnr Gheringhap & Myers Streets, Geelong 3220
This interactive program will familiarise you with your legal obligations as an employer, while also allowing you to share your knowledge and gain from the experiences of others.
Tue, 22 Nov 2016 9:00
- Tue, 22 Nov 2016 16.00
VECCI Collins St, Level 2, 150 Collins Street, Melbourne 3000
This course covers the importance of establishing and implementing return to work plans that give the best chance of measuring a worker's compliance, and the consequences should a worker fail to meet their obligations under the Act.
Wed, 23 Nov 2016 9:00
- Wed, 23 Nov 2016 16.30
VECCI Collins St, Level 2, 150 Collins Street, Melbourne 3000
This course covers the importance of establishing and implementing return to work plans that give the best chance of measuring a worker's compliance, and the consequences should a worker fail to meet their obligations under the Act.

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