Professional Development On Demand

Effective Advocacy in the Fair Work Commission

On 31 August 2020, Jack Tracey of the Victorian Bar spoke with Vice President of PD, Claire Brown, together with members and friends of the IRSV on Effective Advocacy in the Fair Work Commission. 

Tips for Effective Investigations

On 28 September 2020, Julie Zhou of the Victorian Bar spoke with Vice President of PD, Claire Brown, together with members and friends of the IRSV on Tips for Effective Workplace Investigations.

Please note that the video starts at approximately 4 minutes and regretfully Claire's introduction of Julie did not record.  

A copy of Julie's slides can be downloaded here

The interest-based approach to negotiation: defining the agenda, moving past impasse and building relationships

On 10 November 2020, Deputy President Anna Booth of the Fair Work Commission spoke with IRSV Assistant Vice President, Natascha Boehm, on the interest-based approach to negotiation and problem solving that is central to the Commission’s Cooperative Workplaces Program.

A copy of DP Booth's slides can be downloaded here

Zoom the Commission

On 18 November 2020, Deputy President Val Gostencnik of the Fair Work Commission spoke with IRSV Vice President, Amanda Threlfall, on the Commission’s response to the COVID19 pandemic.

A copy of DP Gostencnik's slides can be downloaded here

2020 Patron's Night Oration

On 26 November 2020, Professor Anthony Forsyth spoke with IRSV Assistant Vice President, Natascha Boehm, on The Digital Picket Line: How Australian Unions are Innovating to Rebuild Collective Power in the Workplace.

A copy of Anthony's slides can be downloaded here