Seminar: Current issues in the practice of employment and industrial law

The Judges of the Federal Court of Australia invite practitioners to 'Current issues in the practice of Employment and Industrial Law'


Welcome by Chief Justice Debbie Mortimer followed by four short presentation.

  • Statistics and practice in the Employment and Industrial Relations National Practice Area Justice Darryl Rangiah of the Federal Court of Australia
  • Issues in adverse action and other Fair Work litigation
    Judge Jonathan Forbes and Judge Amanda Mansini of the Federal Circuit and Family Court of Australia (Division 2)
  • Employment law class actions
    Jonathan Kirkwood SC and Siobhan Kelly of the Victorian Bar
  • The positive duty to prevent sexual harassment
    Kirsty Stewart and Paris Dean of the South Australian Bar


Date: Wednesday, 13 September 2023
Time:5.30 pm to 7.00 pm (Eastern Standard Time)
3.30 pm in Perth
5.00 pm in Adelaide and Darwin
Venue: The seminar will be held in person in the Melbourne, Sydney and Adelaide registries of the Federal Court and streamed nationally via the Federal Court of Australia's YouTube channel to other locations.

Attendees in Melbourne, Sydney and Adelaide are invited to remain for drinks after the presentation.
RSVP:Leanne Lyons at by Wednesday, 6 September 2023 indicating whether you will be attending in person (Melbourne, Sydney or Adelaide) or viewing online.

Although it is hoped that this will be a predominantly in person event, please advise if you are unable to attend in person and alternative arrangements can be made.
Livestream::Livestream link for online viewers