Upcoming Events

Women in Safety WA Sparkling High Tea

10 March 2020
Duxton Hotel, Perth

Join us for the Women in Safety WA Sparkling High Tea for International Women’s Day! This WISWA-X format special event brings you numerous speakers that will educate and inspire you to be a powerful force in the safety industry.

Click to book or to register your interest, please email wiswa@ifap.asn.au

Safe Way Awards Gala Dinner

1 May 2020
Crown Towers, Perth

Presentations of the 2019 IFAP/CGU Safe Way Achiever Awards and the Safety Innovation Award. Celebrate the safety successes of Western Australian organisations at the Safe Way Awards Gala Dinner held in the Grand Ballroom at Crown Towers, Perth.

Past Events

WISWA Breakfast for Mental Health Month

Tuesday 29 October 2019

IFAP invites you to join us at our relaunch breakfast event for the Women in Safety WA Network during Mental Health Month and National Safe Work Month!

Join us at the Westin in the heart of the CBD to network with fellow industry professionals over breakfast and hear from Shannyn Dodrill – Manager of Health & Safety at Synergy as she shares her own personal mental health journey.

Shannyn will be discussing workplace health and the role of leaders driving change from the top as she truly believes that “organisational leaders play a critical role in driving policies and practices that promote mental health”.

Tickets on sale now for just $66 inc. GST.

To book a spot at the WISWA Breakfast click here
For more information about WISWA click here.

Perth Safety Symposium 2019

SafetyGenX:M – 2020 and beyond

Friday 4th October 2019 – Save the Date

The Safety Institute of Australia (WA Branch) Perth Safety Symposium will be on held on Friday 4th October 2019.

Addressing the theme ‘SafetyGenX:M – 2020 and beyond’ you will hear from experts in an informative and an exciting ‘SafetyGenX:M’ format, and be entertained in our “Great debate”, followed by networking and refreshments.

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Maritime Day 2019

Saturday 2nd November 2019

Come to Fremantle Port between 10am – 4pm on Saturday November 2 to celebrate Maritime Day 2019!

Victoria Quay will be host to more than 90 displays, including Border Force protection dogs, tug and emergency response vessels, free harbour rides, musical entertainment and information about exciting careers and maritime education opportunities!

Members of IFAP will also be there to answer any questions about future careers & career development. Providing a scope of the high calibre workplace health and safety training courses we have on offer.

We hope to see you there!

IFAP AGM Breakfast

Wednesday 11 September 2019

“A Regulator’s view on the present and future states of the Offshore Industry”

 

Vault @ Riff, Ground Floor 45 St Georges Tcs, Perth
Free for IFAP Members

Enjoy a delicious breakfast whilst networking with other Safety Professionals and Industry Representative for IFAP’s Annual General Meeting. With special guest speaker Stuart Smith – CEO of the National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Authority (NOPSEMA) to present his view on the present and future states of the Offshore Industry.

To register for the IFAP AGM Breakfast, please email:
Annette Smith – asmith@ifap.asn.au before Wednesday 4 September 2019.

Contemporary Issues in Mental Health

30 May 2019

SIA and IFAP have joined forces again to bring you the Contemporary Issues in Mental Health Event. In this Seminar you will hear from Government Experts and Research Organisations regarding mental health issues.  You will also have an opportunity to discuss contemporary issues with Mental Health Speakers and other participants.

WorkCover WA Conference 2019 – Facing Forward

8 – 9 May 2019

Pan Pacific Hotel, Perth

As an exhibitor, IFAP looks forward to welcoming you to the WorkCover WA Conference 2019 – Facing Forward, at a time when we need to embrace change.

The WorkCover WA Conference will provide a platform to share knowledge and information on themes relevant to workers’ compensation and injury management matters. It will provide an invaluable opportunity to meet with other industry representatives in one place.

Safe Way Awards Gala Dinner

3 May 2019

Duxton Hotel, Perth

Presentations of the 2018 IFAP/CGU Safe Way Achiever Awards and the Safety Innovation Award. Celebrate the safety successes of Western Australian organisations at the Safe Way Awards Gala Dinner held in the Ballroom at Duxton Hotel, Perth.

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AOG – 2019 Australasian oil & Gas Exhibition & Conference

13-15 March 2019

Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre

The annual Australasian Oil & Gas Exhibition & Conference is the platform event for the Australian oil and gas industry featuring over 300 exhibiting brands and over 8,000 global visitors. IFAP will be exhibiting at stand L7 over the three days.

Perth Safety Symposium

SafetyGenX:M – Improving safety and health across the generations

28 September 2018

Edith Cowan University, Mount Lawley Campus

The Safety Institute of Australia (WA Branch) Perth Safety Symposium will be on held on Friday 28 September 2018 at ECU Mount Lawley campus.
Addressing the theme ‘SafetyGenX:M – Improving safety and health across the generations’ you will hear from experts in an informative and an exciting ‘SafetyGenX:M’ format, and be entertained in our “Great debate”, followed by networking and refreshments.

Modernising WA OHS Legislation – contribute and develop your feedback

28 August 2018

Edith Cowan University, Mount Lawley Campus

The SIA (WA) and WA Government have held several events to encourage people to submit their feedback on the proposed OSH legislation changes.
We know the time to review the 44 recommendations in association with the 216 pages of Model Act could be a challenge!

This session will provide an efficient way to develop your submission, and contribute to an SIA/IFAP submission. Several industry experts will attend the event, and you will be encouraged to contribute your ideas.
We will provide the Government template for you to record your feedback, and we will use some voting technology to automate the collection of feedback from the audience, so please bring a laptop or mobile phone.

LEARNING OUTCOMES: Understand the proposed changes to the WA OHS legislation, understand different perspectives on the proposed changes and contribute to an SIA/IFAP submission or personal submission.

Modernising WHS Legislation in WA: The Union Perspective

8 August 2018

Edith Cowan University, Mount Lawley Campus

The Safety Institute of Australia’s WA Branch and IFAP are delighted to host Simon Millman, MLA State Member for Mount Lawley and Owen Whittle from Unions WA on Wednesday 8 August 2018. Both Simon and Owen were on the Ministerial Advisory Panel(MAP) for the Modernised Work Health and Safety Legislation.
They will share their perspectives on the 44 recommended changes to the model WHS Act. There will be a panel session and opportunity to ask questions, so that you may form you own view on the 44 recommended changes and if so desired contributed to the SIA/IFAP’s submission or make a submission of your own prior to the closing date of the 31st August 2018.

LEARNING OUTCOMES : Understand the changes proposed for OSH legislation in WA, understand the role of the MAP and understand how individuals and organisations can contribute their feedback on the draft legislation

New OSH Legislation in WA: outcome of the Ministerial Advisory Panel

5 July 2018

The Safety Institute of Australia’s WA Branch in partnership with IFAP, is delighted to host Ms Stephanie Mayman who will present a summary of the outcomes of the Ministerial Advisory Panel (‘MAP’) at 5.30 pm (AWST) on Thursday 5 July 2018.

Ms Mayman is the Chair of the OSH Commission, and, also Chaired the MAP.
MAP has recently made a series of recommendations to the Minister concerning the new ‘multi-industry sector’ and ‘harmonsied’ OSH legislation in WA. With the draft legislation hot off the press this is an excellent opportunity to hear, first hand, about proposed changes in the new OSH legislation, and how you can provide your feedback. Ms Mayman says there will be some controversy and possibly a few surprises!

Following the presentation, there will be opportunity to ask questions, and then network with other attendees.
Food and drinks provided.

IFAP / CGU Safe Way Awards

26 April 2018

Presentations of the 2017 IFAP/CGU Platinum, Gold, Silver and Bronze Safe Way Achiever Awards and the Safety Innovation Award. The WA safety community enjoyed the 39th annual IFAP Safe Way Awards in style with a cocktail function at the new Optus Stadium!

WISWA #BeBoldForChange Breakfast

13 September 2017

Our September Women in Safety WA networking event was the #BeBoldForChange Breakfast. Featuring presentations from Julian Gimpel, Australian Medical Association WA, Megan McCracken, Arc Infrastructure, & Maree Gooch, FarmSafe WA.

2017 Safety Symposium

13 October 2017

The Safety Institute of Australia (WA Branch) held their 2017 Safety Symposium “The Future of Health & Safety: An Agenda for Change” on Friday 13 October 2017 at Edith Cowan University, Mount Lawley Campus.