Past Events

13 Oct

Both Sides of the Fence 19

Friday 13 October 2017

Adelaide Oval

We know that you enjoy the convenience and ambience of the facilities at the Adelaide Oval so we are back there this year for another Both Sides of the Fence Workers Compensation Seminar.

22 Sep

SISA 2017 AWARDS DINNER

Friday 22 September 2017 - 6:00pm - 12:00 midnight

Adelaide Entertainment Centre

** BOOKINGS ARE NOW OPEN FOR THE SISA 2017 AWARDS DINNER ** All bookings must be made by email to gail@sisa.net.au No telephone bookings will be taken

16 Aug

CHG Demonstration/Q&A Night: Pre-Employment Assessments

Wednesday 16 August 2017 - 5:15pm

CHG Clinic, 10 Railway Terrace 'North' (Cnr Hughes Street), MILE END

Please join us on Wednesday 18th August for a short presentation, demonstration and Q&A session with health professionals. We are providing an opportunity for you to see our pre-employment assessment tools in action and to discuss how these might assist your recruitment processes.

22 Mar

Taking a Stand Against Workplace Bullying

Wednesday 22 March 2017 - 8am-10.30am

QBE Office, Lvl 9, 400 King William St.

Brodie’s Law has changed perception about the serious nature of bullying and the damaging consequences it may have.

15 Feb

Finlayson's Lawyers Workplace Connections - Bullying and Harassment; Update on key risks

Wednesday 15 February 2017 - 5.15pm

Level 12, 81 Flinders Street, Adelaide SA 5000

In this session, we will break down the legal complexities to provide guidance to managers and HR practitioners on how claims get effectively managed and defended. An overview of recent cases will also assist those attending to assess where their internal risks sit.

23 Nov
Reducing Workplace Trauma & Burnout

Reducing Workplace Trauma & Burnout

Wednesday 23 November 2016 - 9.15-12.45

The Lion Hotel, 161 Melbourne Street, North Adelaide

Presented by renowned Adelaide Psychologist, Samantha Young, Director Broomhall Young Psychology, this workshop explores the “costs of caring” and provides information, self-audit, skills and self-care processes and tools to support professionals working in tough jobs that expose them to secondary trauma.

3 Nov

Workplace Connections Work Health Safety: Refresh, update and where to next?

Thursday 3 November 2016 - 5.15-7.30pm

Finlaysons Boardroom, Level 12 81 Flinders Street, Adelaide SA 5000

New safety laws have been in place in SA for almost 4 years. It’s a good time to take stock of how the laws are being applied (in SA and across Australia) and to consider the direction taken by regulatory bodies and by businesses in response.

27 Oct

Are we sure we know, what we think we know, about the RTW Act?

Thursday 27 October 2016 - 2.30pm - 5.00pm

Adelaide Pavilion Corner South Road & Peacock Terrace

MSVS is proud to present another session from our panel of well respected professionals on the challenges and experiences post implementation of the new RTWSA Act.

12 Oct

Australian Insurance Lawyers Association (AILA) National Conference

Wednesday 12 October 2016 to Friday 14 October 2016

Adelaide Oval

Register soon for the Australian Insurance Lawyers Association (AILA) National Conference to be held 12-14 October 2016 at the Adelaide Oval. As the name of the conference suggests the 2016 conference is all about the ‘Game Changers’ in the law and the insurance industry.

16 Sep

2016 Faculty of Pain Medicine Spring Meeting - Managing pain in the workplace

Friday 16 September 2016 to Sunday 18 September 2016

Adelaide Hills Convention Centre, Hahndorf

The Faculty of Pain Medicine would like to invite you to historic Hahndorf for this inspiring three day event. This year, the theme “Managing pain in the workplace” will examine the complex issues accompanying pain management and rehabilitation in the setting of occupational injury.

8 Sep

Women's Health Event

Thursday 8 September 2016 - 9.30am - 12.30pm to Thursday 8 September 2016

COTA 16 Hutt Street ADELAIDE SA

“SECRET WOMEN’S MATTERS”

11 Aug
Managing Challenging Personalities in the Workplace

Managing Challenging Personalities in the Workplace

Thursday 11 August 2016 - 9am-4pm

The Lion Hotel, 161 Melbourne Street, North Adelaide

Are you a manager, HR professional or team leader looking to learn how to understand and effectively manage challenging personalities in the workplace?

7 Aug
7th National ARPA Conference - Health Benefits of Good Work – Your Best Investment

7th National ARPA Conference - Health Benefits of Good Work – Your Best Investment

Sunday 7 August 2016 to Tuesday 9 August 2016

Grand Hyatt Hotel, Melbourne

The Conference Organising Committee has developed a vigorous program around the Health Benefits of Work. As a result Workplace Rehabilitation Professionals, HR Managers, Life Insurers, Workers’ Compensation Agents amongst others will be attracted to gain more knowledge as to why it is the best investment.

28 Jul
SISA Annual Conference Thursday 28th July 2016

SISA Annual Conference Thursday 28th July 2016

Thursday 28 July 2016 - 8.30 - 5.00 pm to Thursday 28 July 2016

The Adelaide Oval, War Memorial Drive, North Adelaide

Don’t miss Closing the Loop 2016! This year will offer a stronger program than ever. You will hear from a broad range of expert and entertaining speakers on advances in workforce wellness, safety and return to work in the new environment of the Return to Work Act 2014.

14 Jul
SA Safety Seminar Series OHS 70 years on

SA Safety Seminar Series OHS 70 years on

Thursday 14 July 2016 to Friday 16 September 2016

West Adelaide Football Club Function Room 57 Milner Road, Richmond

August 2016 marks the 70th Anniversary of the FIRST ever Australian Safety Conference, which was held here in Adelaide. In 1946 there were no workplace safety laws as we know them today. How far have we really progressed in 70 years?

21 Jun
Legal essentials to manage bullying and harassment

Legal essentials to manage bullying and harassment

Tuesday 21 June 2016 - 2.30pm to 3.30pm

Webinar

Will Snow of Finlaysons will be hosting a 1 hour webinar Legal essentials to manage bullying and harassment on 21 June, from 2:30 – 3:30 (CST).

15 Jun
Reducing Workplace Trauma & Burnout - BYP Workshop Facilitated By Samantha Young

Reducing Workplace Trauma & Burnout - BYP Workshop Facilitated By Samantha Young

Wednesday 15 June 2016 - 9am-12pm

The Lion Hotel, 161 Melbourne Street, North Adelaide

Does your work involve helping others? Do you hear/see/read traumatic stories regularly at work? Are you exposed to "the cost of caring"? Vicarious Trauma & Burnout are occupational hazards from working in caring professions that can seriously impact well-being.

16 May
Safety Institute of Australia South Australian Safety Symposium

Safety Institute of Australia South Australian Safety Symposium

Monday 16 May 2016 to Tuesday 17 May 2016

Stamford Plaza Hotel, North Terrace Adelaide

Get clued up on the very latest Workplace Health and Safety (WHS) guidelines and remain compliant in all areas of your business, at the Safety Institute of Australia’s annual South Australian Safety Symposium 2016.

10 May
Konekt Market Report Vol 3 Launch

Konekt Market Report Vol 3 Launch

Tuesday 10 May 2016

The Adelaide Oval, Cathedral Room, War Memorial Drive, North Adelaide

The Konekt Market Report is the most comprehensive review of return to work (RTW) cases in Australia. The third volume outlines seven years of rehabilitation outcomes, analysing more than 130,000 referrals.

12 Nov
Difficult Conversations: Managing Difficult Personalities the Workplace

Difficult Conversations: Managing Difficult Personalities the Workplace

Thursday 12 November 2015 - 8.45am - 4pm

Adelaide Pavilion cnr South Terrace & Peacock Road, Adelaide

Aggression, grandiosity, self-interest, emotional drama, dependence, passive aggression; even rampant narcissism and psychopathy. For the leader charged with managing individuals who display such behaviour in the workplace, the challenge becomes understanding the difference between “annoying” and “inappropriate” behaviour.

11 Nov
The New Era: How mental health impacts performance

The New Era: How mental health impacts performance

Wednesday 11 November 2015

ASC Training & Development Level 4, 144 North Terrace (My Budget Building)

This one day event highlights how organisations and managers can become more equipped to manage employees who have experienced a psychological injury, a traumatic event or some other form of emotional breakdown.

29 Oct
YHY & Associates Educational Film Night Focusing on Spinal Injury - 'The Intouchables'

YHY & Associates Educational Film Night Focusing on Spinal Injury - 'The Intouchables'

Thursday 29 October 2015 - 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Palace Nova Eastend Cinemas, 3 Cinema Place Adelaide

This event will be attended by multiple disciplines with a focus on spinal specialty. This is a unique Educational Film night which will be an RACGP accredited event where we will be screening the French film “The Intouchables”. This is a story from the patient’s perspective following his journey in a unique and beautiful way.

23 Sep

Employers Duty to Provide Work under the RTW Act 2014

Wednesday 23 September 2015 - 8.30am to 11.30am

ITR 490 Regency Rd Enfield SA

We have now been trained in what section 18 says. So — do you know how to convert this into an operational process to ensure you can meet your obligations?

23 Sep
Understanding the Corporate Psychopath

Understanding the Corporate Psychopath

Wednesday 23 September 2015 - 7.15am to 8.45am

Adelaide Pavilion cnr South Terrace & Peacock Road, Adelaide

The term “Psychopath” is often used (and at times overused). However, Corporate Psychopaths do exist and where they do, bullying nearly doubles and staff turnover increases. Luke Broomhall will provide an insight to the psychopathic mind and basic strategies for organisations seeking to manage destructive behaviour in the workplace.

22 Sep

SANE Mindful Employer Workshop

Tuesday 22 September 2015 - 1pm - 4.30pm

CMR Personnel, 251 Richmond Road, RICHMOND SA

This 3 hour workshop, run in partnership with Sane Australia, will provide participants with appropriate information on mental illness and training to recognise the early warning signs and the appropriate skills for early intervention.

26 Aug
Specialist Opinion Services for GPs and Injured Workers

Specialist Opinion Services for GPs and Injured Workers

Wednesday 26 August 2015 - 8.30am to 10.30am

Adelaide Pavilion cnr South Terrace and King William Road

The new Return to Work Act 2014 has been the most significant change to the workers compensation scheme in South Australia since 1986. A key intent of these changes is to engage workers and support treating doctors to get the best outcomes for workers. We have introduced a new service for General Practitioners (GPs) called GPS2 designed to help workers get on the right clinical track to recovery.

25 Mar

Strategic Planning for Psychologically Safe & Healthy Workplaces

Wednesday 25 March 2015 - 8.45-10.45am

TBA

With growing recognition that awareness and diagnosis based initiatives are largely ineffective in stemming the rise of workplace psychological health concerns, many organisations are investing more time, in up-front planning and in ongoing program review, to ensure they are maximising their impact in this area.

31 Oct

Both Sides of the Fence 16

Friday 31 October 2014 - 8am to 5pm to Friday 31 October 2014

Stamford Plaza, North Terrace Adelaide

The ever-popular Both Sides of the Fence conference will be held on Friday 31st October 2014 at the Stamford Plaza, North Terrace Adelaide.

13 Jun

Xchanging Industry Forum

Friday 13 June 2014 - 8:30am to 11:00am

The Rob Roy Hotel 106 Halifax Street Adelaide

This Xchanging Industry Forum is devoted to workers compensation with updates on WorkCover including registered employers and self-insured employers.

4 May

Next Practice - the 6th National ARPA Conference

Sunday 4 May 2014 - 8.00am to Tuesday 6 May 2014

Sheraton on the Park Sydney

Professionals from all areas are familiar with the term best practice, but how do we improve on that? For this reason ARPA wants to go to the next level and consider Next Practice in the Modern Workplace.

24 Mar

Xchanging Industry Forum

Monday 24 March 2014 - 1pm-5.30pm to Monday 24 March 2014

Xchanging, Level 2, 201 Elizabeth Street Sydney

This Xchanging Industry Forum is devoted to workers compensation with updates on the WorkCover and Comcare self-insurance sectors, initiatives driving return to work performance and legislative reform.

2 Jul
UniSA 3 day course - Safety in Laboratories - AS 2243 and AS 2982

UniSA 3 day course - Safety in Laboratories - AS 2243 and AS 2982

Tuesday 2 July 2013 to Thursday 4 April 2013

UniSA Mawson Lakes Campus

UniSA is hosting this 3 day course on Safety in Laboratories. The courses are open to UniSA staff and research students with places also available to participants from outside the university.

1 Jul
UniSA short course - Safety in Nanotechnology

UniSA short course - Safety in Nanotechnology

Monday 1 July 2013 to Monday 1 July 2013

UniSA Mawson Lakes Campus

UniSA is hosting this short course on the new field of nanotechnology. The courses are open to UniSA staff and research students with places also available to participants from outside the university.

8 Nov
Personality in the Workplace: The Elephant in the Room - 10% discount for SISA members

Personality in the Workplace: The Elephant in the Room - 10% discount for SISA members

Thursday 8 November 2012 - 8.30-4.45

Sebel Playford Adelaide

This workshop will address the role of personality in the workplace and how to work with personality-based issues. The presenter will be Dr Peter Cotton, Clinical and Organisational Psychologist specialising in occupational mental health and how organisational environments influence employee behavioural and wellbeing outcomes. SISA members registering for the event will receive a 10% discount.

19 Oct

Industrial Relations Society of SA State Convention: Striking A Balance: 2012 and Beyond

Friday 19 October 2012 - 8.30am

National Wine Centre, Adelaide

Join IRSSA for an enjoyable and informative Convention at the National Wine Centre. The presenters will discuss topics such as: - ?General Protections?, following the expected handing down of the High Court?s decision in Barclay; - workplace negotiations for success; - the future of industrial relations following Fair Work Act review.

21 Sep

SISA 2012 AWARDS DINNER

Friday 21 September 2012 - 6.00pm - 12 midnight

Adelaide Entertainment Centre

SISA 2012 Awards Dinner

30 Aug

HFESA Seminar - Improving Facility Design in Health

Thursday 30 August 2012 - 0830-4.30

RDNS training rooms, 1 Richmond Rd, Keswick

The Human Factors and Ergonomics Society of Australia is pleased to present this one day workshop on designing health and aged care facilities for safety. The workshop is hosted by the Healthcare Ergonomics Special Interest Group (HealthSIG) in conjunction with the South Australian Branch of HFESA and the national professional development program.

20 Aug

HR and WHS Conferences

Monday 20 August 2012 to Wednesday 22 August 2012

Adelaide Convention Centre

Human Resources Seminar and Expo, WHS Conference Trade Show 2012

26 Jul

SISA CONFERENCE - CLOSING THE LOOP 2012

Thursday 26 July 2012 - 8.30 - 5.00PM

Hilton Hotel Adelaide

Closing the Loop 2012 will equip you with a practical understanding of the challenge of developing integrated WHS and RTW management systems and continuous improvement and the benefits it can deliver.

5 Jul

Resilience at Work 2012

Thursday 5 July 2012 to Thursday 5 July 2012

Hilton Hotel, Adelaide

Following the successful 2011 Resilience at Work conference, Gary Collis and Associates are pleased to announce the 2012 Resilience at Work conference 'Stress: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly?.

2 Jul

Fatigue Management & OHS performance in the workplace

Monday 2 July 2012 - 8:00am ? 4.00 pm

Appleton Institute CQU 44 Greenhill Road WAYVILLE SA

Prof Drew Dawson is nationally and internationally recognised for his contributions to the scientific community and to industry in the areas of sleep research, organisational psychology and human factors, industrial relations negotiations and the human implications of hours of work.

8 May

Changes & Challenges 2012

Tuesday 8 May 2012 - 8am-6pm to Tuesday 8 May 2012

Adelaide Convention Centre

On 8 May 2012, Business SA will host its annual Changes and Challenges Business Conference, sponsored by Employers Mutual, SISA and a range of other organisations. Join South Australian company leaders, business owners and executives to learn more about the changes and challenges facing business today and how to overcome them.

26 Oct
Safety ? It's People: Adelaide Conference & Expo by the Safety Institute of Australia

Safety ? It's People: Adelaide Conference & Expo by the Safety Institute of Australia

Wednesday 26 October 2011 to Wednesday 26 October 2011

Adelaide Event & Exhibition Centre, Ridley Pavilion, Goodwood Road Wayville SA

Presented by The Safety Institute of Australia Inc, Safety ? It's People: Adelaide Conference & Expo will be promoted broadly throughout Australia. The SIA offers a flexible range of promotional opportunities which will enable you to meet and influence people with a proven interest in the safety arena.

14 Sep
WorkCover SA Conference 2011 - Staying Connected

WorkCover SA Conference 2011 - Staying Connected

Wednesday 14 September 2011 - Registration opens 8.15am to Wednesday 14 September 2011

Adelaide Convention Centre

This year?s WorkCover SA conference is about ?Staying connected? and focuses on workplace relationships, communication and working together, all key factors in helping injured workers remain at or return to work.

16 Aug

Reading People

Tuesday 16 August 2011 - To be advised to Wednesday 17 August 2011

To be advised

The 2011 version of the New Intelligence ?Reading People? program incorporates the latest in research & techniques for increasing your ability to practice the Art & Science of Reading People. Attendees at various SISA functions will have seen and heard the MD of New Intelligence Steve Longford presenting on this keenly sought after topic. Feedback from these presentations has been overwhelming & many have asked for more.

26 Jul
SISA Conference - Closing the Loop 2011 - Registration

SISA Conference - Closing the Loop 2011 - Registration

Tuesday 26 July 2011 - 8.30am

Hilton Hotel Adelaide

Following the success of Closing the Loop 2010 the Self Insurers of South Australia (SISA) is pleased to announce that the Closing the Loop 2011 Conference will continue the theme of work health and safety and rehabilitation/RTW as a single living cycle that informs and improves itself.

22 Jun

The Human Factors & Ergonomics Society of Australia Inc 'Knowledge through Sharing'

Wednesday 22 June 2011 - 10am-4.30pm to Wednesday 22 June 2011

Adelaide Pavilion, Veale Gardens, Cnr South Terrace & Peacock Road, Adelaide

Listen as four highly respected and experienced professionals share their knowledge and skills in improving workplace health and well-being through the application of Human Factors and Ergonomics.

7 Jun
Changes & Challenges Conference 2011

Changes & Challenges Conference 2011

Tuesday 7 June 2011 - 8.30am to Tuesday 7 June 2011

Adelaide Convention Centre

SISA is proud to sponsor the 2011 Changes and Challenges Business Conference. Join many of South Australia?s company leaders, business owners and executives to discuss and learn about the changes and challenges facing business today and how to overcome them.

19 May
Challenging perceptions ASORC National Conference 2011

Challenging perceptions ASORC National Conference 2011

Thursday 19 May 2011

The Menzies Sydney Hotel

The Australian Society of Rehabilitation Counsellors (ASORC) Conference Organising Committee invites you to join us at the 2011 ASORC National Conference. The conference will be held at the Menzies Sydney Hotel on the 19th & 20th May 2011 with the Pre-Conference Workshop as well as the Welcome Reception on the 18th May.

5 May

Workplace Health and Safety Intensive

Thursday 5 May 2011 - 9.30am

Adelaide Pavilion, Veale Gardens, cnr South Road, Adelaide

With the implementation of new work health & safety laws in 2012, it is timely to take stock of where your organisation is currently at in relation to its workplace health and safety status.

3 Nov
Assoc for Research between Italy and Australia (ARIA) presents Working Out Back Pain

Assoc for Research between Italy and Australia (ARIA) presents Working Out Back Pain

Wednesday 3 November 2010 - 5.30pm

LG28, Lower Napier Building, University of Adelaide, North Terrace Campus

Working Out Back Pain is a session to be presented on behalf of ARIA by Dr Phillip Donato, Chair, Chiropractic Board of Australia and Dr Orso Osti, Orthopaedic and spinal surgeon. Together, they will explore the question - "The back pain epidemic in the workforce: myth or reality?".

16 Sep

Pilates in Rehabilitation

Thursday 16 September 2010 - 5pm-6.30pm

Smart Health, 12-22 Richmond Road, Keswick

What is Pilates really and does it work? Pilates seems to be the exercise of the decade, but does it fit in the rehabilitation arena? If you have always wondered what Pilates was truly all about, Smart Health Training & Services is conducting a FREE 90-minute informative and practical education session, supported by Self Insurers of South Australia.

23 Aug
Motivational Interviewing - Maximising Return to Work Outcomes: 10% off for SISA members

Motivational Interviewing - Maximising Return to Work Outcomes: 10% off for SISA members

Monday 23 August 2010

Sebel Playford Hotel

Motivational Interviewing is a highly effective therapeutic approach to empower people to make healthy behavioural choices. It has also been found to enhance the effectiveness of other treatments when used as a prelude to that treatment. This workshop will look at how MI is effectively applied in the vocational rehabilitation and return to work (RTW) environment to achieve better outcomes.

18 Aug
Ai Group - Managing the Recovery

Ai Group - Managing the Recovery

Wednesday 18 August 2010 - 7:45 am ? 10:30 am

Deloitte Offices Level 17, 11 Waymouth Street, Adelaide

Australia?s economic recovery is on track to be stronger than expected, while uncertainties about the global economy remain. With an improved economic outlook come new challenges for business, governments and the Reserve Bank.Hear from The Hon. Kevin Foley Deputy Premier and Treasurer, leading economists and industry specialists on how to manage your business through the recovery.

29 Jul
SIA July 2008 Seminar - Innovative Safety Solution - Loading Dock Barrier

SIA July 2008 Seminar - Innovative Safety Solution - Loading Dock Barrier

Tuesday 29 July 2008 - 6pm

Woolworths Regional Office Training Rooms 1 and 2, 599 Main North Rd Gepps Cross

This session has been designed to give you some background information on the safety issue that was identified with the Dock Levellers in the Woolworths Temperature Controlled Distribution Centre.