Event – Gold Coast “Smart Start” session – 23 April 2024

Join the Gold Coast CPA branch at the next “Smart Start” session on ‘Employment Law Update – Key Developments’ presented by Kate Simpson. 


Since it was elected in May 2022, the Government has enacted significant employment law reform in Australia.  Join Kate Simpson as she discusses some of the most recent changes arising out of the Fair Work Legislation Amendment (Closing Loopholes) Bill 2023 (Cth).  


Kate will present on:

  • the definition of employee and employer 
  • the definition of casual employee and the right to convert to permanent employment
  • independent contractor protections 
  • right of entry for suspected underpayments, and increased penalties for underpayments 
  • same job, same pay for labour hire workers
  • the small business redundancy exemption 
  • the right to disconnect. 

Tea and coffee will be provided.

Dress code: Smart casual.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Evaluate information from a variety of sources and perspectives through research, analysis, and integration.
  • Apply reasoning, critical analysis, and innovative thinking to solve problems.

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