Compensation Law Bar Events & Cpds

Compensation Law

The Workcover Scheme Modernisation Act – Get the Inside Info

The Compensation Law Bar Association
24Jun

The Workplace Injury Rehabilitation and Compensation Amendment (Workcover Scheme Modernisation) Act 2024 was passed earlier this year. The Compensation Law Bar Association is honoured to host Tom Lynch (Director, Dispute Management Division) and Jason Lardelli (Executive Director, Return to Work Victoria) from Worksafe to present on the changes to the Workplace Injury Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 2013, in conjunction with barrister Luke Perilli, who will provide insight into what the changes mean for practice in the State workers' compensation arena.

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This is an in-person event and will also be available online via livestream. 

Speaker(s): 
Kim Bradey (Chair), Tom Lynch (Director, Dispute Management Division), Jason Lardelli (Executive Director, Return to Work Victoria) and Luke Perilli
When: 
Monday, 24 June, 2024 - 17:15 to 18:15
Where: 
Neil McPhee Room, Level 1 Owen Dixon Chambers East
205 William Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Australia
1 CPD point(s):
Substantive Law;

Workers' Compensation - A Year in Review

The Compensation Law Bar Association
30Nov

Falling behind on your reading of case law in this exciting and ever evolving jurisdiction? Wanting to develop a practice in this area, but need to upskill your substantive law knowledge? Come along to hear the highly experienced barrister Lachlan Allan present on the most important decisions from 2023 in relation to statutory workers compensation law. Not to be missed, whether you are just starting out, or have been practicing in the jurisdiction for decades.

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This is an in-person event and will also be available online via livestream.

Speaker(s): 
Kim Bradey (Chair), Lachlan Allan
When: 
Thursday, 30 November, 2023 - 17:15 to 18:15
Where: 
Neil McPhee Room, Level 1 Owen Dixon Chambers East
205 William Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Australia
1 CPD point(s):
Substantive Law; Barristers Skills;

What you wanted to know about the Comcare system but didn’t want to ask: an overview of the SRC Act

The Compensation Law Bar Association
16Aug

Some regard the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988 (Cth), the 'Comcare' system as a mystery. This session is aimed at demystifying Commonwealth workers' compensation law and encouraging barristers to practise in the area. It will cover eligibility for compensation, benefits available under the SRC Act, the curtailment of common law rights and more.

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This is an in-person event only.

Speaker(s): 
Brendan Johnson (Chair), Ray Ternes
When: 
Wednesday, 16 August, 2023 - 13:00 to 14:00
Where: 
Neil McPhee Room, Level 1 Owen Dixon Chambers East
205 William Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Australia
1 CPD point(s):
Substantive Law;

Statutory benefits and issue estoppel: the potential consequences of settlements and judgments in statutory benefits cases

The Compensation Law Bar Association
16Feb

The settlement, or running, of a proceeding for statutory benefit entitlements has the potential to create an issue estoppel, both in future statutory benefits proceedings and at common law.

This CPD will discuss the circumstances in which an issue estoppel might be created and the consequences of that for a worker and an insurer.

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This is an in-person event only.

Speaker(s): 
Robert Paoletti (Chair), Megan Cameron
When: 
Thursday, 16 February, 2023 - 17:15 to 18:15
Where: 
Neil McPhee Room, Level 1 Owen Dixon Chambers East
205 William Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Australia
1 CPD point(s):
Substantive Law;

Compensation Law: Case Law Review 2022

The Compensation Law Bar Association
10Nov

A review of recent compensation law decisions encompassing issues including: accord and satisfaction and whether there is preclusion from further claims; the role of 'guidelines' for the purpose of medical and like expenses; recent decisions on 'worker' questions under the Act; leave to include additional disputes and payment of interest on weekly payments.

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This is an in-person event only.

Speaker(s): 
Lachlan Allan (Chair), Brendan Johnson, Luke Perilli
When: 
Thursday, 10 November, 2022 - 17:15 to 18:15
Where: 
Neil McPhee Room, Level 1 Owen Dixon Chambers East
205 William Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
Australia
1 CPD point(s):
Substantive Law;