AMMA Industry Briefings

As the leading workforce experts across the resource industry, AMMA provides a number of valued events/webinars to keep our members on top of the latest news and developments covering workplace relations, human resources and other ‘people’ areas impacting your organisations.

Join us in your local areas below:

Singapore Industry Briefing

Steve Knott, Chief Executive AMMA

Johnpaul Dimech

Johnpaul Dimech, CEO Mining Worldwide, Energy & Resources Sodexo Remote Sites Australia Pty Ltd

Monday 20 November 2017
Pan Pacific Orchard
10 Claymore Road
Room: Upper deck – Lobby Lounge
Time: 4:00pm – 6:00pm

Cost: Complimentary for AMMA members
Cost: $75.00 for non-members


National Webinar
The elephant at work – Dealing with Mental Health and Wellness

Peter Cooke, Principal Workplace Relations Consultant AMMA

Gretchen Masters, Wellness Manager GU Health

Wednesday 22 November 2017
Time: Midday – 1:00pm EDST

It’s common knowledge that mental health and wellness plays a significant role in the health and productivity of Australian workforces.

Join us for the practical insights & best practice tips for addressing anxiety, depression and other mental health and wellness in the workplace.

AMMA’s Principal Workplace Relations Consultant, Peter Cooke and GU Health Wellness Manager, Gretchen Masters, will cover different perspectives on how to:

  • normalise mental health and wellness, making it easier to address
  • recognise when staff are affected by mental health and wellness
  • target those who need help the most
  • improve the likelihood of long-term recovery
  • navigate the risks associated with illness & injury management processes.


Worksafe for Better Work Tasmania

Stephen Dowling, Delivering Safe Services and Production

Jimmy Thomson, Head of Operations & Principal Consultant The Jonah Group

Thursday 30 November 2017
Silver Hills Motel
Penghana Road
Queenstown, TAS
Time: 10:30am – 1:00pm

Partnering with Worksafe for Better Work Tasmania and co-hosting a networking event the following speakers are:

Stephen Dowling from Delivering Safe Service – “Strategies to overcome the stigma of Mental illness at work”.
Stephen’s presentation will draw on lessons learnt by the RU OK? Foundation and Mental Health First Aid Australia, and also address practical organisational issues to translate health and wellness strategies to action, including:

  • Evaluating mental health first aid and wellness strategies to reduce the risk of mental health problems in high risk workplaces
  • Moving from a stand-up-and-cope culture to a Mental Health First Aid program that delivers care
  • Enabling workers, co-workers and managers to gain and use evidence-based skills to recognise warning signs
  • Utilising Mental Health First Aid to mitigate adverse impacts of mental health problems in the workplace
  • Achieving successful return to work following depression, anxiety, substance use, and related mental health problems
  • Sustaining cost-effective mental health first aid programs and digital platforms to deliver benefit to many 24×7 and demonstrate ROI.

Jimmy Thomson from The Jonah Group – “Exploring the impact of Limbic Risk to Safety”
Jimmy’s presentation will cover:

  • Why the brain disengages
  • The five key elements of Limbic Risk
  • What are your crocodiles?
  • What you can do for yourself and your workforce
  • Making a two degree shift to transform your safety results


Perth End of Year Function

Perth team

Wednesday 6 December 2017
AMMA Perth Office
Level 7, 12 St Georges Terrace
Room: Pilbara Room
Time: 5:00pm – 7:00pm

Cost: Complimentary for AMMA members
Cost: $75.00 for non-members


Brisbane End of Year Function with Minister Canavan

Tara Diamond, Director Industry Services AMMA

Senator The Hon Matt Canavan Minister for resources and Northern Australia

Tuesday 12 December 2017
AMMA Brisbane Office
Level 3, 22 Cordelia Street
South Brisbane
Room: Boardroom
Time: 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Cost: Complimentary for AMMA members
Cost: $75.00 for non-members


Contact details:
Gail Gifford | Events on 07 3210 0313 or [email protected]