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WIRO Sydney Seminar 20 February 2019 | Program announced

At this year's WIRO Sydney Seminar we will be providing an overview of the recent reforms to the workers compensation Dispute Resolution System which came into effect on 1 January 2019. 

You can:

  • view the program in the table or print the PDF provided below
  • register to attend here
  • find out more about the WIRO Sydney Seminar here.


    9am WELCOME

    Kim Garling, Workers Compensation Independent Review Officer

    9.10 am Reforms in a nutshell

    Roshana May, Director ILARS, WIRO

    9.40am icare - The new model

    John Nagle, CEO, icare

    10.10am Address by the President of the WCC

    His Honour Judge Gerard Phillips

    10.35 am MORNING TEA


    11.00 am SIRA - Importance of Return to Work

    Darren Parker, A/Executive Director, SIRA

    11.20 am Barriers to my own Return to Work

    Derrick McManus, Injured Police Officer

    11.45am Pitfalls for Self-Insurers

    Mick Franco, Partner, Bartier Perry

    12.25 pm Motivational Speaker

    Anh Do, Author, actor, comedian and artist*



    2.00pm Solutions Group - All complaints

    Jeffrey Gabriel, Director Solutions, WIRO

    2.25pm icare update

    Elizabeth Uehling, Group Executive Personal Injury icare

    2.50pm What WIRO knows about you

    Phil Jedlin, Director Operations, WIRO

    3.15pm Supreme Court case update

    Michelle Riordan, Manager Legal Education, WIRO

    3.35pm Traps for young players

    ILARS Principal Lawyers, WIRO

    3.55pm Closing Remarks

    Kim Garling, Workers Compensation Independent Review Officer

    4.00pm CLOSE



    * Anh Do's presentation will not be available to those joining via live-stream.