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Tuesday, 30 April, 2019 -
07:30 to 09:30


MinterEllison Lawyers, Waterfront Place,
1 Eagle Street
Brisbane QLD 4000


SIA Member - Complimentary
Non Member - Complimentary


Event Organising Body: 
Safety Institute of Australia
(03) 8336 1995


Hosted by MinterEllison Lawyers, the Safety Institute of Australia invite SIA members and non-members to the Brisbane Region quarterly meeting: WHSQ and WHS Legal Update on Tuesday 30 April 2019.
The Five Year Strategic Plan 2019-23 developed by Queensland's WHS Board in response to the Best Practice Review of WHSQ presents an exciting and proactive platform for WHS in Queensland. We are delighted to welcome Peter Thorning, Director, Regulatory Strategy and Board/ISSC Services, to the SIA's Brisbane Region Meeting to present on the four focus areas in the Strategy and to provide an update on what Queensland can expect for WHS in the coming years.
For our WHS Legal Update we are delighted that Deanna McMaster, Partner, Minter Ellison will provide us with her insights on changes to Queensland's WHS legislation, recent court cases and the changing climate of WHS in industry. Deanna is a Leading Qld WHS Lawyer (Doyles Guide) and recognised for her experience, practical and timely advice about statutory regimes and safety systems.
Event Details
Date: Tuesday 30 April 2019
Time: 7:30am - 9:30am
Venue: MinterEllison Lawyers, Waterfront Place, 1 Eagle Street, Brisbane, QLD, 4000
Learning Outcomes
  1. Gain insights on WHSQ’s Five Year Strategic Plan 2019-23 and what Queensland can expect from WHS in the coming years.
  2. Receive an update changes to Queensland’s WHS legislation, recent court cases and changing climate of WHS industry.
  3. Hear an update on the SIA’s member services and Brisbane Region events 2019.
  4. Meet and network with SIA members and non-members working in WHS.

7.20am         Registration & Networking    

7.40am         Welcome & Introduction
                       Jo Kitney, SIA Brisbane Region Representative

 7.45am        WHSQ Update      
                       Peter Thorning, Director, Regulatory Strategy and Board/ISSC Services     

8.25am         WHS Legal Update
                      Deanna McMaster, Partner, Minter Ellison Lawyers       

9:00am         SIA Update 
Jo Kitney, Brisbane Region Representative and Chair SIA Certification      
                       Governance Committee      

9.15am         Networking 

9.30am         Close 

Our thanks to MinterEllison Lawyers for hosting our meeting. SIA members and non-members are welcome and we look forward to seeing you there. Please feel free forward this invitation to others who may be interested.
Jo Kitney, Jane Willis and Cameron Caldwell
SIA Brisbane Region Representatives