Industrial Relations Briefing by the Fair Work Commission - Online briefing


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How the Fair Work Commission deals with Workplace Sexual Harassment Applications  

Commissioner McKinnon of the Fair Work Commission will present on how the Commission deals with workplace sexual harassment and will provide a brief overview of the new sexual harassment provisions under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth).


Our presenter - Commissioner McKinnon 

Commissioner McKinnon is Deputy National Practice Lead for the Fair Work Commission’s bullying and sexual harassment jurisdiction. She was appointed to the Commission from 1 May 2017. Prior to the appointment she was a member of the National Workplace Relations Consultative Council and General Manager of Workplace Relations and Legal Affairs at the National Farmers’ Federation, where she also served on the Board of Rural Skills Australia, as Secretary of Farmsafe Australia and Secretary of the Australian Farmers’ Fighting Fund.

Her early professional years were spent managing a boutique workplace relations consultancy in Sydney and later as a Principal Government Lawyer in the Commonwealth Department of Employment during the writing of the Fair Work Act 2009. She completed her Bachelor of Laws at the University of Technology, Sydney and holds a Bachelor of Economics (Social Sciences) from Sydney University. She was admitted to legal practice in 2005.

Registration and event details 

  • Tuesday 16 May 2023 - 5.30pm - 6.30pm 
  • This is a free event open to members and non-members but registration is required
  • Online event - zoom link will be made available to registrants the week of the event


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5/16/2023 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
AUS Eastern Standard Time
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