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Safety in Action Presents: The Return to Work Conference

Supporting our workers towards safe, productive and sustainable return to work

9–10 October 2018 | Sydney Showground

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The Return to Work Conference is a two-day, high profile conference for rehabilitation, HR and Workplace Health & Safety leaders. All employers are required under workplace health and safety laws to have in place policies and plans for the return to work of injured workers. This year’s program will look into best practice strategies that supports employees through the process of rehabilitation and manages their return to the workplace in a timely and safe manner.

Running concurrently with the The Safety in Action Conference and Workplace Wellness Conference, and in adjacent rooms, you will be able to switch sessions and plan a track to suit your requirements.

To receive updates on the conference, register your interest and we will notify you of updates as they happen.

Co-located with the two conferences is the Safety in Action Tradeshow, Australia’s leading occupational health and safety event. The Safety in Action Show is trade only event and is free to attend. Find out more here.


Return to Work Conference

  • Super Early bird rate $900 + GST – save up to $695 // Register by 31 March 2018
    Enter code P18K20SEB when registering
  • Early bird rate $1,395 + GST – save up to $200 // Register by 30 June 2018
  • Standard rate $1,595 + GST // From 1 July 2018


2017 Interviews

Safety in Action Tradeshow

The Safety in Action Conference is held concurrently with the Safety in Action Tradeshow. The Safety in Action Show is Australia’s leading Occupational Health and Safety event dedicated to the safety, security and wellbeing of the Australian workforce. For the last eighteen years the Safety in Action series of exhibitions have been the meeting place for the Australian health & safety industry. Thousands of OH&S professionals across the industry have visited Safety in Action to discover new solutions to help them achieve their goals in creating safer workplaces.

Engage in three dedicated safety zones, network with over 120 exhibitors, learn from industry experts during free safety seminars and workshops, source the latest innovative products and services and get involved in the interactive opportunities the Show has to offer. A must-attend for every OH&S professional.

Safety in Action is trade only event and is free to attend. For more information, visit the Safety in Action Show website.

Watch the 2017 Highlights Video

Supporting Partner


Elizabeth Uehling

General Manager - Return to Work and Support, iCare

Michele Ghassemi

Regional Workplace Safety & Wellbeing leader, David Jones

Larissa Meysner

Manager Psychological Services (WA), PeopleSense by Altius

Shaun Meehan

General Manager, Gallagher Bassett

Jason Vella

Psychological Services Manager, Injury Treatment

Sally Kirkright

CEO, Access EAP

Amanda Johnston

State Manager - Victoria & ACT, Interact Group

Senior Representative, RMIT University

Michael Stoddart

Head of Injury Management, Lend Lease & Principal Consultant, Aumento

Elizabeth Bennett

Workplace Support Coordinator, Canberra Institute of Technology

David Brentnall

Specialist Muscoskeletal Physiotherapist & Managing Partner, Axis Rehabilitation at Work

Dr Peter Cotton

Clinical Psychologist, Approved Medlaw

Natasha Jager

National Manager Workplace Services, ADF

when & where

09 - 10 Oct 2018

Sydney Showground
1 Showground Road
Sydney Olympic Park
NSW 2127


Still have a question?

Leah Dansie
Conference Producer
02 9080 4109

Josko Kazija
Sponsorship Manager
02 9080 4143

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