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AAWI Annual Conference 2018

Workplace Investigations: Maximum impact, minimum harm. Conducting effective investigations with care.

Thursday 30 - Friday 31 August 2018
Mantra on Salt Beach | Gunnamatta Avenue | Kingscliff, NSW, 2487 | Australia

Registration and Full Details

Workplace investigations can be challenging, particularly emotionally, for all participants, whether they are the complainants, respondents, witnesses, colleagues, an HR department or the investigator. This conference will explore best practice in investigations with a focus on how to achieve outcomes that minimize the negative impacts. The conference will conclude with a facilitated workshop to develop standards for Australian workplace investigations including the suitable supports for participants.

Guest Speakers

Graeme Colgan

Mr Graeme Colgan, Former Chief Judge of the Employment Court, New Zealand

About Graeme:

Graeme Colgan retired as Chief Judge of New Zealand’s Employment Court in 2017 after 28 years on the bench. He has returned to practice as a barrister specialising in employment law. Graeme is closely involved in the expanding field of independent workplace investigations to which he brings not only his experience of first instance and appellate litigation, but an acute appreciation of judicial expectations of employment investigations and reports.


Commissioner Peter Hampton, Fair Work Commission Adelaide, Australia

About Commissioner Hampton:

Peter Hampton is a Commissioner in the Fair Work Commission based in Adelaide, having been appointed in January 2010. In that capacity he is also a Member of the Annual Wage Review Bench.

Immediately prior to that appointment, Peter was Director of Policy and Strategy for SafeWork SA, the Department of the Premier and Cabinet.

Prior to joining SafeWork SA in 2006, he was for 12 years a Deputy President of the South Australian Industrial Relations Commission and in a dual capacity for ten of those years as a Deputy President of the Australian Industrial Relations Commission.