The HR Breakfast Club -

THE HR BREAKFAST CLUB

Held in Canberra on the third Friday of every month from 8am-9am

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The HR Breakfast club was established in October 2016, and runs on the third Friday of every month in Canberra. To join the club for free, please click here.

News & Podcasts

News & Podcasts

Skipping breakfast today?  HR Breakfast Club News and Podcasts are great way to catch up and stay up-to-date on the latest issues and solutions in the HR industry. Listen now.

HR Documents

HR Documents

Our Corporate Partner, BAL Lawyers, has compiled a range of policies and contracts for your business. If your current documents need a revamp or you’re just starting out, please click here.

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Coming up…   The HR Breakfast Club Schedule 15 February 2019 Pitfalls and perils: general protections under the Fair Work Act James Macken, Barrister, Blackburn Chambers 15 March 2019 ‘STOP THAT!’ – Responding to Stop Bullying Applications Rebecca Richardson, Lawyer Employment & Industrial Law Group, BAL Lawyers 19 April 2019 Flexible Working Arrangements Helen Parrett, […]

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Industry

Choose your industry: Aged Care  This corner is for HR professionals working in the aged care industry. Finding, retaining and motivating staff is a key challenge in this growth industry. Learn more. Education  This corner is for HR professionals working in education (schools and childcare). Child protection, performance management, workplace diversity and  union management are […]

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Podcast Guest

The HR Breakfast Club podcast tackles issues facing the HR industry, with a legal spin.  If you have a particular HR passion or event, or HR experience in a particular industry, we would love to have you as a guest on our show! All our podcasts are expertly hosted by journalist and broadcaster Genevieve Jacobs, […]

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Previous Podcasts

Listen to our previous podcasts –  a new one is added monthly.

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HR Policies

HR Policies are a vital part of an organisation’s employment framework. But less can be more. As HR manager, you need to make sure your organisation: has the HR policies that it needs (and only those that it needs) has HR policies that comply with the law in a way that actually works for the […]

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About Us

About the HR Breakfast Club The HR Breakfast Club has been a running since October 2016. Established by BAL Lawyers as a meeting place for Human Resources professionals to hash out the latest HR issues in a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Since it’s inception in 2016, the breakfast club has grown into a network of […]

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News

Enterprise Bargaining: HR Breakfast Club January Summary

Enterprise Bargaining: HR Breakfast Club January Summary

25 Jan , 2019   HR Breakfast Club Summary

This month, John Wilson, Managing Legal Director – Employment & Industrial Law Group at BAL Lawyers, spoke about the enterprise bargaining process and the wage and working conditions being negotiated at the level of the individual organisations. John  gave us an introduction to the main differences between Enterprise Agreements and Modern Awards as well as […]

Drug and Alcohol Testing at Work: HR Breakfast Club December Summary

Drug and Alcohol Testing at Work: HR Breakfast Club December Summary

21 Dec , 2018   HR Breakfast Club Summary

This month Gabrielle Sullivan, Director Employment and Industrial Relations Team at Bradley Allen Love Lawyers, spoke about drug and alcohol testing at work and lawful and reasonable directions. Gabrielle discussed the complexities around testing your employees for drugs and alcohol. In particular she reminded us that the most defensible testing is in instances where: There […]

Developing Your Network – The First Step to Network Leadership: November Summary

Developing Your Network – The First Step to Network Leadership: November Summary

20 Nov , 2018   HR Breakfast Club Summary

This month Andrew Marshall, Senior Account Manager at SHL, spoke about managing HR Networks and gave us an introduction to network and enterprise leadership. The key take away from Andrew’s presentation was to always be thinking ‘PALM’ when networking: Plan Have a plan when entering into a possible networking situation. Consider some goals that you […]