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 17 May 2019 Whistle Blowing and Grievance Handling Anca Costin, Senior Associate Employment & Industrial Law Group, BAL Lawyers 21 June 2019 Restraint of Trade Ian Meagher, Director Litigation & Dispute Resolution, BAL Lawyers 19 July 2019 Privacy Policy Lauren Babic, Lawyer Business & Corporate, BAL Lawyers […]

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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

Responding to Stop Bullying Applications – March HR Breakfast Club Summary

Responding to Stop Bullying Applications – March HR Breakfast Club Summary

18 Mar , 2019   HR Breakfast Club Summary

This month, Rebecca Richardson, Lawyer – Employment & Industrial Law Group at BAL Lawyers, spoke about the Fair Work Commission’s Anti-bullying jurisdiction and strategies for employers responding to Stop Bullying Applications. Rebecca  gave us an introduction to the definition of bullying under the Fair Work Act 2009: A worker is bullied at work if: (a)  while the worker […]

Fair Work Act – February HR Breakfast Club Summary

Fair Work Act – February HR Breakfast Club Summary

19 Feb , 2019   HR Breakfast Club Summary

This month James Macken, barrister from Blackburn Chambers, spoke about the General Protections provisions of the Fair Work Act. What is the general protections jurisdiction? Section 240 of the Fair Work Act provides: A person must not take adverse action against another person: (a)  because the other person: (i)  has a workplace right; or (ii)  […]

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 […]