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Wise Workplace Investigations

June 2012

  • News
  • Fairness, the FWA and Craig Thompson
  • Out of hours conduct
  • What's On 
  • We want your feedback!


WISE welcomes its first students...

May saw Harriet Stacey and Stewart Rainnie deliver our first 'Advanced' public courses in Conducting Workplace Investigations. The course was attended by some very high caliber participants and we all enjoyed some robust discussions over the two day course. A similar program specialising in investigating reportable conduct was delivered the week after with excellent reviews, the only criticism being a request for 'more time'! We now have six people enrolled in our certificated programs and are looking forward to more new enrolments before the end of the financial year.

Introducing Jody Harper, Business Development Manager

Jody joined WISE at the start of the year. With a background in marketing and small business management Jody is there identify emergent needs with our existing clients and source new opportunities.


Harriet Stacey on Social Media Policies and Reputation Management

Harriet will be conducting a half day workshop on 11 July. "The Call is coming from inside the house - Effective internal policy for social media to avoid reputation collapse from with in your own organisation" The workshop will form part of Tonkin's Reputation Management conference in Sydney July 9,10 and 11 2012.

Fairness, the FWA investigation and Craig Thompson

It has been difficult to ignore the barrage of media reports concerning the salacious details of allegations of impropriety by Craig Thomson MP, when he was senior executive member of the HSU.

The recently released Fair Work Australia (‘FWA’) report on its 3 year investigation into these and other allegations has ensured that the scandal remains a frontline story...

Click here for full article by Alison Page, legal council WISE...

Craign Thompson

Out of hours conduct under the investigative spotlight

Bundy-ing off does not necessarily mean that employees’ behaviour is no longer under scrutiny by their employer.

Increasingly, Wise is being asked to investigate misconduct occurring outside the physical confines of the traditional workplace at hours that are usually considered private.

Alison Page legal council WISE, considers circumstances where employees’ out of hours conduct might fall under the investigative spotlight.

Click here for full article...


What's on

Cognitive Interviewing Master Class

Don't miss this rare opportunity to hear Dr Becky Milne, international expert on Investigative Interviewing present a one day Masterclass on Cognitive interviewing in Sydney. The class will cover memory, eyewitness suggestibility and the cognitive interview method.

Date: 12 August 2012
Venue: Sydney CBD - TBD
Cost: $850, Early Bird $750 open until 20 July
Contact: WISE Workplace Investigations

2nd Annual National Public Sector Fraud and Corruption Congress

Date: 25 - 26 July 2012
Venue: Rydges World Square Sydney
Contact: Interpid Minds

NCAB 5th biennial conference 'Social Media Bullying and Vulnerability: Connect. Respect. Protect.'

The conference will focus on ways youth are using social media for connecting, learning and creating and how social media can be used to support young people with a disability.

The conference will be of interest to anyone involved in bullying of young people and social media.

Date: 15 - 16 June 2012
Venue: Melbourne Convention Centre
Online Brochure

Reputation Management Symposium

The conference covers the essential aspects of both building a positive reputation and protecting it. Learn from real life case studies on how to practically approach the event of media crisis, unavoidable in today's world. The conference focuses on all aspects of reputation management including traditional media and social media.

Date: 9 - 11 July 2012
Venue: The Grace Hotel Sydney
Details: Website

Anti-Discrimination Board Training

The ADB is offering 3 new seminar topics this year:

  • Social Media
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Age Discrimination

Click here for more details on these and other ADB seminars

We want your feedback!

It is important for Wise Workplace Investigations to gain feedback from everything we do - we would welcome your comments on this newsletter - particularly with regard to what you wish to see in future issues.

Please email us with any comments or questions you may have!

Wise Workplace Investigations

We want your feedback!

For more information please contact harrietstacey@wiseinvestigations.com.au

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