Invitation to be part of our studio audience
Michelle Baxter, Safe Work Australia CEO, invites you to join the studio audience for a live broadcast on the facts and fallacies behind mentally healthy workplaces, presented by Ms Lucy Brogden, Dr Peter Cotton and Ms Carolyn Davis.
Monday 10 October 2016
Arrive at 10:45 am for a 11 am start
50 MC Theatre, 50 Marcus Clarke Street, Canberra
Lucy brings extensive experience in psychology and has more than 25 years’ commercial experience with companies including Macquarie Group and Ernst & Young and more than ten years in organisational psychology. Specifically, Lucy has worked in trusted advisory roles with some of Australia’s leading CEOs, Managing Partners, Ministers and Chairs in investment banking, finance, law and government.
Peter is a Clinical & Organisational Psychologist specialising in how work environments influence employee mental health, wellbeing and behaviours. He works as an advisor to government and the corporate sector. Peter was the lead author of the Australian Public Service Commission and Comcare guidelines – Working as One: Promoting Mental Health and Wellbeing at Work. Peter has an ongoing part-time role with WorkSafe and Transport Accident Commission Victoria and also conducts a private clinical practice.
Carolyn has more than twenty years’ experience in work health and safety and workers’ compensation management, policy, advocacy and implementation. She has held senior roles in major Australian companies and in academia as well as running her own consultancy for many years. Her early qualifications and background were in industrial chemistry and occupational hygiene. Until recently, Carolyn was Director Work Health, Safety and Workers Compensation Policy in the Australian Chamber. In this role she worked to ensure practical information and support for all Australian businesses large and small, and not just in WHS. Carolyn continues to be passionate about sustainable businesses that value their people and have good systems in place to face the challenges of today. This includes sensible approaches to mental or psychological health.
Please respond and RSVP by 4 October 2016 to firstname.lastname@example.org so we have your name upon signing in at the security door. Please let us know if you have any access requirements. If you believe this event would be of interest to any of your colleagues please feel free to extend them this invitation and ask them to also RSVP to VSS@swa.gov.au.
Your attendance at the panel is considered your consent to be filmed.
This seminar will be broadcast live from the Safe Work Australia website as part of the Virtual Seminar Series. Ask our panellists questions on social media using #virtualWHS.