Queensland’s agriculture industry is working together to help farm businesses reduce risks and increase efficiency and compliance in series of one-day workshops throughout the state. These workshops are being funded the Queensland Government and facilitated by the Queensland Agriculture Workforce Network (QAWN).

The Workplace Essentials workshops have been specifically tailored for farm managers, team leaders and supervisors, and aim to boost your farm business’ health, safety and people management skills.

During the full day workshops, the following topics will be covered:

SESSION ONE: Workplace health and safety
• Update on Workplace Health and Safety laws and regulations
• WHS compliance checklist
• Understanding and managing risks and hazards
• When and how and to report incidents
• Overview of useful WHS services and resources available to businesses

SESSION TWO: People management
• Performance and behaviour management
• Handling conflict, bullying and difficult conversations in the workplace
• Supervisor responsibilities
• Update on workplace relations laws, regulations and programs
• Overview of further training and funding available

$30 per person – includes workshop, resources, morning and afternoon tea, and lunch.

Save 20% if booking for three or more people from the same business.

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NOTE: A minimum of five registrations in any region will be required to proceed. If you cannot attend after you register, please contact Growcom on growcom@growcom.com.au or phone 07 3620 3844 to cancel your registration or send someone in your place.

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The Workplace Essentials Seminars will be presented by Donna Mogg and Rebecca Fing.

Donna has worked with farmers for the past 10 years around employment and workplace relations. She has a strong reputation for delivering professional and practical advice, information and resources to support farmers all over Queensland with managing their employment obligations.
Rebecca is the director of House Paddock Training and Consulting – a business offering training, project management and consulting services with an interest in Work Health and Safety and Human Resource Management. Rebecca enjoys working with a range of businesses from state and federal government, industry bodies and landholders to help ensure a safe, profitable and sustainable workforce for rural industries and regional communities. Rebecca has been on over 400 farms from Cloncurry to the Adelaide Hills and has a great understanding of practical, yet compliant Work Health and Safety and HR systems. She holds a Bachelor of Rural Science, a Diploma of Human Resource management and is currently completing a Diploma of Work Health and Safety. She enjoys delivering training and workshops to assist producers to manage the risk in their business.