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The Workers' Compensation Regulator is proud to present the program for the North Queensland Return to work Conference 2014. Please contact us on for any enquiries.


Pre-Conference networking event
The Brewery
Thursday 3 April 2014
5:30pm Networking event opens
8:00pm Networking event closes
The North Queensland Return to work Conference 2014 Program
Townsville Exhibition and Convention Centre
Friday 4 April 2014
7:00am Welcome breakfast
7:45am Conference opens
  MC Toby Travennor
8:00am Keynote Speaker
Dr Brett Halliday and Occupational Therapist David Norris
Turning Grey Into Gold: The Alchemy of Returning the Injured Mature Worker to Work
8:40am Recovering at work in North Queensland
Liz Raw and Michelle Turton, WorkCover Queensland
9:20am Workers' compensation scheme speaker
Paul Goldsbrough, Workplace Health and Safety Queensland
9:40am Morning tea
10:10am Keynote speaker
Kirsten Way
The critical role of supervisors in work-related stress and conflict
10:40am Workshop
Kamal Sarma
Mental Resilience
12:10pm Lunch
1:00pm Keynote speaker
Toby Travanner
Communicating with influence and motivation
2:00pm Keynote speaker
Graeme Cowan
Back from the Brink - managing mental health in the workplace
3:00pm Conference wrap-up - MC
3:30pm Conference closes