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Getting ready for the new Fair Work anti-bullying provisions

Course outline and objectives

This half-day session will cover:

  • what bullying is under the new provisions
  • what is not bullying, including in particular what is, and is not, reasonable management action
  • strategies for avoiding or minimising bullying complaints in your agency
  • how the Commission will deal with an anti-bullying complaint.


Craig Rawson, Senior Executive Lawyer, Dispute Resolution, will be presenting this session.

Craig advises on workplace relations and work, health and safety matters arising under the Fair Work Act 2009, the Fair Work (Building and Industry) Act 2012 and the Work Health and Safety Act 2011 and on a range of matters arising under the Public Service Act 1999.

He has acted in numerous proceedings, seeking penalties for contraventions of these Acts and their antecedents, and in proceedings seeking revocation of union entry permits, unfair dismissal mattes and disputes before Fair Work Australia.

Craig also has considerable experience in judicial and merits review of government decisions.


This is a half-day course scheduled for 1.30 pm on Wednesday 4 June 2014 at AGS Melbourne.


Standard fee – $600 (inclusive of GST) per person.

No more than 20 people will be accepted on each course, and courses will only be conducted if we receive sufficient nominations.