Industrial Officers Conference 2023 - UnionsWA

Industrial Officers' & Lawyers Conference 2023

Registrations for the 2023 WA Industrial Officers' & Lawyers Conference are now open. 

This year, on Tuesday 7th February 2023, we'll be holding sessions on advocacy, evidence, and of course the new era of Secure Jobs, Better Pay Industrial Relations Reform!

Justice Solomon of the Supreme Court of Western Australia

Key speaker: Justice Solomon of the Supreme Court of Western Australia 

We're pleased to announce the full program (now updated with speaker bios), which includes:

Our Advocacy Panel

Moderated by Kay Boey, CSA

  • Commissioner Toni Emmanuel, WA Industrial Relations Commission
  • Robert Bathurst, State Solicitor’s Office
  • Julia Moore, CPSU/CSA

Our Ethics Panel

Moderated by Pearl Lim, ASU

  • Deputy President Melanie Binet, Fair Work Commission
  • Commissioner Tim Kucera, WA Industrial Relations Commission
  • Luke Edmonds, MUA

A Practical Guide to the Industrial Magistrates Court

  • Cory Fogliani, Fogliani.Lawyer

Our Keynote Speaker: Justice Marcus Solomon, Supreme Court of WA

On Ethics and Culture from the Bench

And rounding off the day!

How to Present Your Truth to the Tribunal

  • Maria Saraceni, Francis Burt Chambers

You can find more details - including the CPD Points being sought for the Conference Sessions and speaker bios- by visiting here

Attendees, please send through any burning questions you wish to ask about advocacy and ethics. This is a rare opportunity to hear from pre-eminent practitioners, so don’t let it pass you by!

You can email them to [email protected] 

Remember! Refreshments, including morning and afternoon tea and lunch will be available during the day. Those who have dietary preferences have been included.

Attendees have also been invited to post-conference drinks at Mayfair Lane Pub & Dining Room (72 Outram St, West Perth)

Proud sponsors for this conference are

  • AustralianSuper
  • Fogliani.Lawyer
  • Slater + Gordon Lawyers

Thanks as well to the State School Teachers Union of WA for the venue!

You can find directions on how to get to 1 West Street, West Perth here, along with the housekeeping rules here.



Any other organisation would like to sponsor - please find an sponsor enrolment form here.

Please complete your details below, following which you will be directed to a payments page which can be made online OR by downloading a relevant form for completion and submission. For UnionsWA affiliate Industrial Officers the cost is $25 (union form here), CLC's the cost is $80 (CLC form here) and it's $100 for law firms (form here). 

Affiliates are encouraged to release their Industrial and Legal staff to attend for the full conference.

February 07, 2023 at 8:30am - 4:30pm
Offices of the State School Teachers' Unions WA
1 West St
West Perth, WA 6005
Google map and directions
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Will you come?

$100.00 Law Firm for a UnionsWA Affiliated Union
$80.00 Community Legal Centre Enrolment
CLC Enrolment
$25.00 Industrial Officer of UnionsWA Affiliated Union

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