Fully Accredited Program 2023 Australia Fair Work Legislation and Employment Law

The Fair Work Legislation is one of Australia’s most significant employment laws, and the constantly evolving workforce makes the legislation more complex. Recently, the Fair Work Act 2009 has undergone several vital amendments while many are pending approval. Some critical amendments relate to minimum wages, unfair dismissal regulation, casual employment regime, and inclusion of sexual harassment in the Anti-Bullying regime. Employers must comply with the laws to provide a safe, secure and comfortable work environment free from bullying, harassment, and discrimination.

This program provides insights into the legislation and imparts the skill sets necessary to deal with various aspects of employment benefits in conformity to the Fair Work Laws. You will learn about the latest and critical amendments to the Australia Fair Work Act 2009 that will help to ensure better protection of your employees by adhering to the minimum wage rate and the recently implemented legislation about modern award entitlement. You will also learn about the newly introduced laws to protect employees from unfair dismissal and termination. This program will enlighten you about the fundamental changes affecting casual employment, insecure workers, and workers of the Australian gig economy for establishing the minimum safe working standards comprising employment benefits and fair treatment and protection of general workers.

Upon completing this program, you should be more confident handling employee disputes within the legal framework.  


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This program will entitle you:

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  • Attain your Certificate in Australia Fair Work Legislation and Employment Law that you can use across your professional credentials (including LinkedIn and CV)
  • This certificate will demonstrate you have extensive experience in understanding Australia’s Fairwork legislation and employment law
  • Over 2 days of intensive employment law learning
  • Real case studies and best practices on managing employment legislation
  • For inquiries, chat with our Program Advisers at [email protected] or call us at
    • Singapore & Asia Pacific: +65 6716 9980
    • Australia/New Zealand: +61 3 9909 7310
    • Europe/UK: +44 (020) 335 57898



This program is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Professional Certifications, which maintains the governing standards for all professionals who have completed this program. The content of this program has been fully certified and accredited by CPD Certification Service as conforming to Continuing Professional Principles. CPD is the leading independent CPD accreditation institution operating across industry sectors to complement the Continuing Professional Development policies of professional institutes and academic bodies. The CPD Certification Service provides support, advice and recognized independent CPD accreditation compatible with global CPD principles.

What Can You Expect

Australia’s Fair Work Legislation and Employment Law govern the employer and employee relationship. The employer has an obligation to comply with these laws to ensure their employees can work peacefully in an environment that is safe and free from bullying, harassment, and discrimination while protecting the organization's interests. Due to the constantly evolving workforce, the government has brought in several significant amendments to the Fair Work Act 2009.

Led by Beverley Honig, an award-winning lawyer and recipient of the prestigious Top 100 Women for Influence award by The Australian Financial Review, this course will help you stay up-to-date with the key amendments to the Australia Fair Work Act 2009 and employment law in 2023. You’ll gain insights on changes to the minimum wages, the modern award entitlement, and the legal framework to protect employees from unfair dismissal and termination. The course will also walk you through changes in employee benefits for casual employment and gig economy workers to establish minimum safe working standards and fair treatment. Additionally, you’ll know the updated laws to protect employees’ mental health and well-being, such as Sexual Discrimination and the introduction of Family and Domestic Violence (FDV) Leave.

By the end of this course, you’ll be prepared to handle employee benefits, implement corporate compliance policies, and resolve employment disputes as per the newly amended laws.

Key Skills You Will Gain

  • Australia Fair Work Act 2009
  • Australia Employment Law Compliance
  • Dispute Management
  • Managing Fair Termination
  • Fair Dismissal Management
  • National Employment Standards’ Modern Award
  • Casual Employment Protection
  • Workplace Sexual Harassment Law
  • Employee Benefits
  • Employment Compensation & Benefits
  • Family and Domestic Violence (FDV) Leave
  • Understanding Employee Rights
  • Labour Relations
  • Workplace Relations
  • Workplace Bullying and Discrimination Law
  • Industrial Relations
  • Fair Work Amendment

Your Faculty Director

Beverley Honig
Beverley Honig
Internationally Qualified Lawyer and Author of Best-Selling Book “Making Contracts Work”

Beverley Honig is a world-renowned speaker, lawyer, and author. She is a recipient of the prestigious Top 100 Women for Influence award by The Australian Financial Review. Currently listed in Who’s Who in Business in Australia, Beverly was also inducted into the  Businesswoman Hall of Fame in 2016.

She has over 20 years’ experience as an internationally qualified lawyer who has worked in Australia, the United Kingdom, and Middle East. She also serves as a Judge for the Essential Services Commission Appeals and is the Chairman of Greenville Developments and Director of Australia Chamber of Commerce for over 20 years.

Beverley has also authored several bestselling textbooks, including “Making Contracts Works” and was a distinguished Lecturer at the University of Melbourne and Queensland University of Technology Business School. She is currently the CEO of an award-winning business consultancy, which has been honored by the Prime Minister of Israel for its outstanding contribution in forging international trade links.

2023 Australia Fair Work Legislation and Employment Law Program Agenda

Module 1 - Overview of the Key Changes to Australian Employment Law
Module 2 - Increases To Minimum Wage Rates For National System Employers
Module 3 - National Employment Standards’ Modern Award in Australia
Module 4 - Unfair Dismissal and Termination Protection Thresholds
Module 5 - Procedural Fairness
Module 6 - Fair Work Amendment - Same Job/Same Pay
Module 7 - Casual Employment And The Fair Work Act
Module 8 - Stability For Insecure Workers
Module 9 - Roadmap For Respect: Reforms To Workplace Sexual Harassment Law
Module 10 - Family And Domestic Violence (FDV) Leave

How You Will Benefit

  • Identify key provisions and amendments to law, including Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) and other relevant legislation as it applies to the employment relationship
  • Understand the role and responsibilities of regulatory bodies in the governing of the employment relationship
  • Identify any compliance gaps/issues in your organization
  • Formulate plans to address any gaps and issues related to the employment relations matter
  • Come to grips with the concept of fairness with relation to casuals and vulnerable workers

Certification in Australia Fair Work Legislation and Employment Law

After successfully attending this program, you will be awarded with the certification in Australia Fair Work Legislation and Employment Law that can be used in your resume, CV and other professional credentials. This certification is industry-recognized with lifelong validity. Globally demanded and recognized, this designation will help you distinguish your skillsets and you have attained expertise and critical knowledge in Australia’s Fair Work Legislation and Employment Law. This program is developed by Chartered Institute of Professional Certifications and the content of this program has been certified by CPD Certification Service as conforming to continuing professional principals.

Pricing & Registration



Dates: 19 - 20 Jan 2023

Venue: Online Executive Program (via Zoom)

Time: 10:00am - 5:30pm Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT)

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By 23 Nov 2022 By 04 Jan 2023 After 04 Jan 2023
Australia Delegates AUD 1,895 AUD 2,095 AUD 2,195

Group Discount: 2nd participant get 10%, or register 3 participants and 4th participant get a complimentary seat (1 discount scheme applies).

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You can download our program brochure below. If you have any inquiries on this program, please contact our Client Service Officer in charge of your account, Alvin at [email protected] or call us at +65 6716 9980 (Singapore) / +44 (0) 20 7129 1222 (London) / +61 3 9909 7310 (Australia).

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2023 Australia Fair Work Legislation and Employment Law

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