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2017 National WHS Forums

The 2017 National Work Health and Safety (WHS) forum program builds on Comcare's commitment of working together with our jurisdiction for safer and healthier workplaces.

Who should attend?

This forum is only open to members of Comcare's jurisdiction. It will be relevant to all members of the jurisdiction who work or have interest in work health and safety.

Download the forum flyer [PDF] to print and place around your workplace to encourage attendance.

Why should you attend?

Download the forum program [PDF].

Raise awareness of an array of contemporary topics.

  • Learn how risk perceptions vary.
  • Identify barriers to good WHS.
  • Understand the practical implications of WHS considerations in contract management.
  • Meet a local Comcare inspector and hear how they respond to a workplace incident.


Places are limited so please register early.

Each forum is a one-day program and has been divided into two parts to allow attendees to choose to attend a morning, afternoon or full day session.

Please register your attendance for these forums using this online form.

The 2017 National WHS forums are free of charge. Numbers are limited so if you find you are unable to attend after registration please inform Comcare so your registration can be reallocated. Alternatively, you are welcome to offer a substitute to attend in your place.

If you have any questions please contact

Dates and locations

All morning sessions will run from 9.00am to 12.30pm.

All afternoon sessions will run from 1.30pm to 4.00pm.

State Date Location
ACT - Canberra Session 1: Tuesday 18 April 2017

Session 2: Thursday 25 May 2017

Session 3: Thursday 22 June 2017

Seagrass and Mangrove Rooms, Comcare
(Ernst & Young Building)
Level 4, 121 Marcus Clarke St (Entry via Childers St)
Canberra ACT 2601
NSW - NewcastleThursday 27 April 2017Noah's on the Beach
Cnr Shortland Esplanade and Zaara Street
Newcastle NSW 2300
TAS - HobartTuesday 9 May 2017The Old Woolstore Apartment Hotel
1 Macquarie Street
Hobart TAS 7000
NSW - SydneyTuesday 16 May 2017Urban Hotel St Leonard
194 Pacific Highway
Greenwich NSW 2065
QLD - BrisbaneTuesday 30 May 2017Hotel Urban
35 Wickham Terrace
Brisbane QLD 4000
QLD - TownsvilleThursday 1 June 2017Mercure Hotel
166 Woolcock St
Townsville QLD 4812
NT - Darwin Thursday 8 June 2017Mantra Pandanas
43 Knuckey Street
Darwin City NT 0800
SA - AdelaideThursday 15 June 2017Education Development Centre
4 Milner Street
Hindmarsh SA 5007
VIC - MelbourneTuesday 20 June 2017Mantra on Russell
222 Russell Street
Melbourne VIC 3000
WA - Perth Wednesday 28 June 2017 Chartered Accountants
Level 11, 2 Mill Street
Perth WA 6000
Page last updated: 27 Mar 2017