Event Details

Thursday, 26 September, 2019 - 09:00 to 17:00
Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST)


The Function Centre
Tasmanian Hockey Centre
1 Bell Street
New Town TAS 7008


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



The 2019 Symposium and Trade Show will provide Health & safety professionals with access to Australia's leading WHS professionals, researchers and legal minds.

It will showcase contemporary trends and emerging issues that will challenge the way you look at traditional safety leadership and compliance.  
The Trade Show will expose you to Tasmania's leading safety suppliers and vendors, who share the Safety Insitute's vision.

Date: Thursday 26 September 2019
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Venue: The Function Centre, Tasmanian Hockey Centre, Bell Street, New Town, TAS 7008
Early Bird (available until 6 September 2019)
AIHS Individual / Corporate / AIOH / HFESA Member - $195 + GST
AIHS Member Regional Rate - $95 + GST
Non Member - $250 + GST

Standard (available from 7 September 2019)
AIHS Individual / Corporate / AIOH / HFESA Member - $245 + GST
AIHS Member Regional Rate - $145 + GST
Non Member - $300 + GST

Please note: Regional rates are available (AIHS Members only) living 100km from Hobart.
To access this rate, please contact the AIHS on or call (03) 8336 1995.


Click here to download the program in full


8:15am - 8:55am  Delegate Registration
8:55am   Welcome  
 David Clarke, CEO, Australian Institute of Health & Safety
9:00am Introduction
Kevin Jones, OHS Consultant & Editor, Safety at WorkBlog
9:05am - 9:20am  WHS Update
 Presented by Shane Gregory, General Manager, State Roads, Department of State Growth, TAS
9:20am - 10:00am  Keynote: Avoiding the Future - 10 pathways to Death & Disaster
 Presented by Emeritus Professor, Michael Quinlan, University of NSW
10:00am - 10:30am  Morning Tea Break
10:30am - 11:10am  Legal Insights: The WHS Legal Year in Review
 Presented by Rod Collins, Director, Edge Legal
11:10am - 12:00pm  State of the Nation: The Irrepressible Rise of Industrial Manslaughter Offences
 Presented by Alena Titterton, Partner, Clyde & Co
12:00pm - 1:00pm  Lunch Break
1:00pm - 1:40pm  Preparing for ISO45001 - The new WHS System Standard
 Presented by Mario Machado, National Practice Leader - WHS, Aon
1:40pm - 2:20pm Legislation, compliance and the law of unintended consequences
 Presented by David Bentley, Human Factor Specialist, Science of Safety
2:20pm - 3:00pm  Afternoon Tea Break
3:00pm - 3:40pm  Contractor Safe: Contractor Management / COR - Where are We Now
Presented by Sue Bottrell, Director, SOS Safety and Legal/ ContractorSAFE
3:40pm - 4:20pm  Interventions during incident investigations and their unexamined impact on liability in the contracting relationship.
Presented by Phil Walton, HSE Manager, John Holland
4:45pm - 4:50pm Summary & Close



Places are still available for organisations interested in becoming a sponsor or exhibitor at the upcoming Tasmanian Safety Symposium & Trade Show. If you would like to know more please feel free to download the sponsorship prospectus here or contact us on 03 8336 1995.