Industrial Officers Network

The Industrial Officers Network is a UnionsWA initiative to provide networking and professional development opportunities for union industrial officers and labour lawyers.

Some of the sessions are eligible for Continuous Professional Development (CPD) points from the WA Legal Practice Board.

Network meetings include sessions presented by leading labour law experts and practitioners on topics such as: 

  • Advocacy and Procedure in the industrial courts and tribunals
  • Professional Ethics and Duties of Union lawyers
  • The Federal regulation of democracy within Registered Organisations

The network meets at 3pm on the last Tuesday of every second month. The first meeting for 2014 will be on Tuesday 25th February.

The 2016 UnionsWA Industrial Officer & Lawyer Network Conference and details are available here.

The second annual UnionsWA Industrial Officer & Lawyer Network Conference will be held on Wednesday 21 October 2015 at the CSA Building in downtown Perth. Former Deputy President of the Fair Work Commission, Brendan McCarthy, will give the keynote address on ‘How to Get On-side and Off-Side with Commission Members’.

Register here

For more information please contact Tim Dymond on 08 9328 7877 or

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