Event Details

Friday, 21 October, 2022 - 10:30 to 17:00
Australian Central Standard Time (ACST)
SA Branch


The Sanctuary
Adelaide Zoo
1 Plane Tree Drive
Adelaide SA 5000


Early Bird Rates:
AIHS Individual & Corporate Members  (conference only)   $190+GST
AIHS Individual & Corporate Members  (conference & dinner) $320+GST
Non Member & Join AIHS  (conference only)  $390+GST
Non Member & Join AIHS  (conference & dinner)  $520+GST
Dinner Only $150+GST
Student   (conference only)  $75+GST
Student (conference & dinner) $205+GST

Standard Rates 
AIHS Member ( Symposium only) $240+GST
AIHS Member ( Symposium & Dinner) $320+GST
Non-Member ( Symposium only ) $390+GST
Non-Member (Symposium & Dinner) $520+GST
Non-Member & Join AIHS ( Symposium only ) $390+GST
Non-Member & Join AIHS ( Symposium & Dinner) $520+GST
AIHS Member Dinner Only $150+GST
Non-Member Dinner only $175+GST
Student ( Symposium only) $75+GST
Student ( Symposium & Dinner) $205


Event Organising Body: 
Australian Institute of Health & Safety
Event Organiser: 
Australian Institute of Health & Safety
(03) 8336 1995



The Australian Institute of Health & Safety invites you to join us for the 2022 Annual South Australian AIHS Branch Symposium which will be held on Friday 21 October 2022 located at the Adelaide Zoo

The Symposium will commence at 10:30 and will run until 17:00. A light morning tea will be served on arrival.

A separate annual Branch dinner event will be held after SALUS 2022 preceded by drinks amidst the animals for which all attendees at the Symposium are warmly invited to book in at a discounted rate.

There will be a broad focus for the SA Learning and Update Symposium for 2022 (SALUS22). It will include keynote speeches by the new SA WHS Minister the Hon. Kyam Maher and by distinguished WHS lawyer and AIHS Fellow and Lifetime Achievement awardee Michael Tooma. 

Other major topics at SALUS 22 are a regulatory update by the head of Safework SA, Martyn Campbell including on dust diseases; addressing workplace bullying as a WHS issue by Professor Michelle Tuckey; research on improving WHS in the transport industry by A/Professor Anjum Naweed; WHS issues in major construction projects by Sonya Barber; anxiety, workplace performance and WHS by Professor Petrina Coventry; WHS issues in disability care by Garry Velt; a WHS legal update by Luke Holland and Daria McLachlan; and insights from WHS leaders by Andrew Barrett. 

Those who can are warmly invited to also book into the separate annual drinks and dinner event that follows with guest speaker Alex Thomas who will speak about WHS in the agriculture and rural sector.

Kym Bills, Chair

Event details
Date: Friday 21 October 2022
Time: 10:30 
-  17:00 (ACDT) 
Venue: Sanctuary conference facility, upstairs before the entrance Adelaide Zoo, 1 Plane Tree Drive, Adelaide 5000


Super Early Bird Rates (Closes 31 August 2022)
AIHS Individual & Corporate Members (conference only) $140+GST
AIHS Individual & Corporate Members (conference & Dinner) $270+GST
Non-Member & Join AIHS (conference only) $340+GST
Non-Member & Join AIHS (conference & dinner) $470+GST
Dinner Only $150+GST
Student (conference only) $75+GST
Student (conference & dinner) $205+GST

Early Bird Rates (Closes 16 September 2022)
AIHS Individual & Corporate Members  (conference only)   $190+GST
AIHS Individual & Corporate Members  (conference & dinner) $320+GST
Non Member & Join AIHS  (conference only)  $390+GST
Non Member & Join AIHS  (conference & dinner)  $520+GST
Dinner Only $150+GST
Student   (conference only)  $75+GST
Student (conference & dinner) $205+GST            

Standard  Rates
AIHS Individual & Corporate Members (conference only)  $240+GST
AIHS Individual & Corporate Members (conference & dinner) $370+GST
Non Member & Join AIHS (conference only) $390+GST
Non Member & Join AIHS (conference & dinner) $520+GST
Dinner Only $150+GST
Student (conference only)  $75+GST
Student (conference & dinner)  $205+GST


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Click here to download a copy of the program 

10:00  Registration & light morning tea
10:30  Opening by Kym Bills, Chair: venue safety, Acknowledgment of First Nations; Reminder of lost lives, injuries & health impacts of inadequate workplace health & safety; sponsors; SALUS overview

Ministerial Keynote: The Government’s WHS priorities 2022-2026, Presented by SA WHS Minister & Attorney General Hon. Kyam Maher. 


Regulatory update (incl dust diseases including silicosis), Presented by Martyn Campbell, Head Safework SA.


Risk Management of Workplace Bullying as a WHS Safety Hazard, Presented by Prof Michelle Tuckey UniSA.


Keynote: WHS legal responsibilities and ‘New View’ safety metrics, Presented by Michael Tooma, Managing Partner Clyde & Co.

12:25   Lunch break and Networking in foyer 

Research on improving WHS in the transport industry, Presented by A/Prog Anjum Naweed CQUni/HFESA


Major construction projects & WHS Issues, Presented by Sonya Barber SA Department for Infrastructure andTransport


Anxiety, workplace performance and WHS, Presented by Professor Petrina Coventry

14:30  Afternoon tea and networking in foyer

WHS Legal Update, Presented by Luke Holland & Daria McLachlan Sparke Helmore


Disability Care WHS issues, Presented by Garry Velt, CEO Barossa Enterprises


Insights from WHS leaders, Presented by Andrew Barrett, Safety on Tap

16:15 Ignite student summary WHS research presentations (CQUni, Flinders, UniSA, UofA) and Augusta Zadow awardees
16:50  Overview and Close of SALUS22: by Kym Bills, SA Branch Chair
17:00 End of Symposium