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The Hall @ The Camfield

Camfield Drive

Burswood, WA 6100


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The REEFWA IR 2020 Conference is a must attend event to keep up to date on what is happening in the industry.

About this Event

This REEFWA conference will provide you with important information on performance management discussions and workplace behavior, the impact of upcoming workplace laws on the real estate industry and we will also have a mock unfair dismissal hearing.

The Conference will run from 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM on Friday 6 November 2020, this will be followed by a networking session from 4:00-6:00 PM which will include drinks and Canape's.

1.5 CPD points will be available for this event.

Agenda on the day will be:

8:30 to 9:15 AM - REEFWA Annual General Meeting

The REEFWA committee will hold its Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the start of the conference, members are welcome to attend the AGM however if you prefer to not attend then please arrive at 9:15 AM and be ready for the first session to begin at 9:30 AM

9:30 AM to 11:45 AM - Desiree Dyer – Difficult Performance Management Discussions and Workplace Behavior - Policies and Training

Morning Tea will be provided at 10:30 AM

In this session, Desiree will outline the key risks when dealing with employee under-performance, with recent examples from case law, they will go through what to consider when holding discussions about poor performance and dealing with difficult workplace behaviors, they will also discuss the role of workplace policies and training when managing risks in this area.

Desiree is an Associate in Workplace Relations at CCIWA and is responsible for providing practical advice to employers on employment and safety matters. She has a diverse background across a range of industries, including financial services, education, mining and construction.

11:45 AM to 12:45 PM - Paul Moss – The Impact of upcoming Workplace Laws on the Real Estate Industry

Paul Moss will provide an update on proposed changes to WA employment legislation that will impact on the employment practices of all REEFWA members.

As part of recently announced changes to the Long Service Leave Act, the WA Government is deliberately targeting the real estate industry in proposed restrictions on the cashing out of long service leave. The proposed changes are aimed at preventing the long standing practice of factoring long service entitlement into commission payments.

Paul will identify the potential impact of these changes and the steps being taken to address it.Paul will also provide an update on changes to the State’s workplace safety laws, including the proposed industrial manslaughter offences that will result in employers facing jail sentences in the event of any workplace fatality. Paul will explain what impact these changes and how you can best minimise the risk.

Paul is the Principal Workplace Relations Advocate at CCIWA and is responsible for campaigning for an industrial relations and workplace safety system that meets the needs of WA business. With over 20 years’ experience representing employers in workplace relations matters , Paul brings a practical focus on the implications of legislative reform.

12:45 PM to 1:30 PM - Lunch

1:30 PM to 3:00 PM - Justin Lilleyman & Martina Ivanovski - Mock Unfair Dismissal Trial - Commissioner Williams will preside over the mock trial.

You will gain practical insight into unfair dismissal proceedings before an industrial relations commission by being involved in a mock trial.

The unique session will be conducted by legal practitioners with years of experience and overseen by an expert who will outline their views on how the Commission might view the various aspects of the case.

This session will offer you strategies, tips and plenty of practical advice.

Commissioner Williams has been a member of the Fair Work Commission (formerly known as the Australian Industrial Relations Commission) since 2006., prior to Commissioner Williams appointment to the Commission he was the executive director of workplace relations at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry WA and worked at the Chamber for over 20 years. Commissioner Williams has presided over hundreds of unfair dismissal matters and will be able to outline his views on how the Commission might view the various aspects of the case to be heard at the Conference.

Justin is a Senior Associate at CCIWA’s incorporated legal practice, Business Law WA. Justin has over 10 years’ experience in representing employers in relation to complex litigation proceedings in the Federal Court, Fair Work Commission and Western Australian Industrial Commission. Justin has regularly provided advice and assistance regarding all areas of employment law including unfair dismissal matters, general protection claims, contractual benefit claims, enterprise agreement making and negotiations and the drafting of contracts of employment.

Martina joined CCIWA in 2003 and has represented members in the Federal Court, Fair Work Commission, Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission, Industrial Magistrate’s Court, Equal Opportunity Commission and the State Administrative Tribunal, Martina has a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Notre Dame and specialises in Employment Law, Dispute Resolution and Discrimination and Equal Opportunity.

3:00 PM to 3:15 PM - Afternoon Tea

3:15 PM to 3:45 PM - Q & A Session

All the presenters will now come together and form a Q and A session where the floor will be opened to the attendees to ask any questions you have.

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM - Networking Session

At the conclusion of the Q & A session we will be holding a networking session with drinks available at the bar and a selection of light canape's will be served.

Ticket Prices

MEMBER | $220

The ticket includes morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea, and unlimited tea/coffee throughout the day. when purchasing a ticket please let us know if you have any allergies or dietary requirements, and if booking multiple tickets please let us know if you would prefer to be seated together.


This years conference will be held in The Hall function space at The Camfield - a modern venue located on the Swan River, next door to the Optus Stadium in Burswood.


We have received approval for 1.5 points


What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Parking is available next to The Camfield (up to 600 spaces) with additional spaces available in the surrounding areas.

Driving | Take the Victoria Drive exit off Graham Farmer Freeway, turn right at the second set of lights, Roger Mackay Drive.  Take the third exit at the roundabout.  

Public Transport | Burswood train station is the closest station on non-event/game days.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Definitely! If you have any questions, please contact us on:

Email: reefwa@cciwa.com

Phone: (08) 9365 7510 

What's the refund policy?

Full refunds will be given up to 1 day before the event start date.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Don't stress if you forget your ticket on the day - we will have a list of attendees at the door.

Please make sure you arrive by 8.00 AM to register, ready for a 8:30 am if attending the AGM, otherwise please arrive at 9:15 AM and enjoy a cup of tea or coffee and be ready to start at 9:30 AM.

Is my registration fee or ticket transferable?

Yes - you may transfer you ticket to another person. However, as this is a CPD event, please let us know who will be attending in your place to ensure they can successfully register on the day for their CPD points. 

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