ABOUT THE EVENT

In response to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic the ALLA Conference will be held as a Virtual event on 11 and 12 November 2021.  

This year's theme will be 'Regulating Work in  an Evolving Economy: Challenges for Fairness at Work and Collective Labour Law.'

We are very excited to have a fantastic lineup of speakers and the program features keynotes, plenary panels and more than 30 papers presented across the two days.

SPEAKERS

The Hon. Tony Burke MP

Shadow Minister for Industrial Relations
Australian Labor Party

Senator The Hon. Amanda Stoker

Assistant Minister for Women, Assistant Minister to the Attorney-General and Assistant Minister for Industrial Relations
The Attorney-General's Department

Sandra Parker

CEO
Fair Work Ombudsman

Josh Bornstein

Principal Lawyer
Maurice Blackburn Lawyers

Innes Willox

Chief Executive Officer
Australian Industry Group

Anna Booth

Director
CoSolve

Marilyn Pittard

Professor
Monash University

Anthony Forsyth

Professor
RMIT University
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Agenda details

11 November, 2021

Welcome and Day 1 Opening Plenary Session

04:30 AM - 04:30 AM
By The Hon. Tony Burke MP, Senator The Hon. Amanda Stoker, Sandra Parker

The Exploitation of Vulnerable Workers – How Should the Law Respond?

Lunch Break

07:15 AM - 07:15 AM

Concurrent 1a - Criminal and civil regimes for enforcement and compliance with labor laws

07:45 AM - 07:45 AM
By John Howe, Timothy Kariotis, Anna Boucher , Tess Hardy , Shae McCrystal

Break

09:15 AM - 09:15 AM

Concurrent 2a - Workplace harassment and discrimination

09:30 AM - 09:30 AM
By Alysia Blackham, Ali Gronow, Assoc/Prof Dominique Allen, Adriana Orifici

Break

11:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Concurrent 3a - Reforming casual employment and insecure work

11:15 AM - 11:15 AM
By David Chin SC, Charles Power, Jennifer van Bronswijk, Marius Olivier

12 November, 2021

Welcome and Day 2 Opening Plenary Session

04:30 AM - 04:30 AM
By Innes Willox, Josh Bornstein, Anna Booth

Lunch Break

06:35 AM - 06:35 AM

Concurrent 4a - Workplace Harassment and Discrimination

07:05 AM - 07:05 AM
By Kate Walawski, Belinda Smith, Blade Atton

Break

08:35 AM - 08:35 AM

Concurrent 5a - New ways of working and labor rights

08:50 AM - 08:50 AM
By Ryan Murphy , Marilyn Pittard , Gabrielle Golding

Break

10:20 AM - 10:20 AM

Concurrent 6a - Criminal and civil regimes for enforcement and compliance with labour laws

10:35 AM - 10:35 AM
By Tae Kim, Eugene Schofield-Georgeson , Kerry O'Brien

Conference Close and Prize Announcements

12:05 PM - 12:05 PM
By Anthony Forsyth, Marilyn Pittard

To join this session as a participant with access to your camera and microphone, please access the session outside the platform, via Zoom with the following link: https://arinex.zoom.us/j/96141426110
11 November, 2021

Concurrent 1b - Comparative and transnational perspectives

07:45 AM - 07:45 AM
By Gordon Anderson , The Hon. Reg Hamilton , Matt Nichol

Break

09:15 AM - 09:15 AM

Concurrent 2b - Migrant workers and addressing exploitative work practices

09:30 AM - 09:30 AM
By Sayomi Ariyawansa , Asha Verma, Jackson Taylor

Break

11:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Concurrent 3b - Employment rights and climate change

11:15 AM - 11:15 AM
By Joo-Cheong Tham, Colin Long, Dawn Duncan

12 November, 2021

Concurrent 4b - Rights at work

07:05 AM - 07:05 AM
By Ian Neil SC, Joo-Cheong Tham, Kelly Thomas

Break

08:35 AM - 08:35 AM

Concurrent 5b - Issues in labour law 

08:50 AM - 08:50 AM
By Renee Burns, Anthony Forsyth, Larissa Andelman , Christopher Arup

Break

10:20 AM - 10:20 AM

Concurrent 6b - Emerging Issues in Labour Law

10:35 AM - 10:35 AM
By James Fleming, Anna Chapman, David Peetz