AIHS introduces the National Health & Safety Conference, taking place on 18-20 May 2021. A New Perspective: Rising to the Challenge

The conference will be a virtual event held over three days. We are investing in the latest technology to create a excellent online learning platform.

We will be bringing the National Conference to every state and territory, with Covid still presenting a risk to the world, we are running our conference without the need to leave your state. 

We have an outstanding list of national and international speakers. Each speaker will examine different aspects of the theme, presenting a wide variety of new ideas, innovations and research. With Guest keynote speakers examining the evolving perspectives on the new normal for WHS, lessons learnt from recent disruptions to workplace practices and predictions on how we should prepare to move forward as a profession.

The 2021 program will have 3 main session categories:


There will also be sessions from Women in Safety & Health (WISH) and Emerging Leaders. See the full conference program here

The conference will challenge the thinking of health and safety professionals and set the agenda for the future of safety. Local and International thought leaders will examine the evolving perspectives on the new normal for WHS, lessons learnt from recent disruptions to workplace practices and predictions on how we should prepare to move forward as a profession.

A Virtual ticket will enable you to view the sessions from anywhere. Can’t watch each session live, sessions will be available for 6 months after the event.

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Key Note Speakers


THURSDAY 20 MAY 1530 – 1630 – New leadership in COVID normal – thriving in uncertainty

A specialist in disruptive strategy, a private company director and advocate for social and economic inclusion, Holly Ransom is recognized globally for her super-human ability to synthesize and simplify complex issues, and create engaging, thought-provoking conversation.  Holly breaks open obscure technical language and ambiguous challenges to ignite inclusive debate and drive pragmatic responses.

Bernard Salt is widely regarded as one of Australia’s leading social commentators by business, the media and the broader community.

[The Australian]

TUESDAY 18MAY 0930 – 1010 – Health, safety and the workplace in the post covid world


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Call for Speakers

Thank you to everyone that has submitted an expression of interest for the closed 2021 AIHS National Health & Safety Conference.

The call for speaker has now closed and will reopen for our 2022 conference in July 2021.

Sponsorship Opportunities

If you are interested in sponsoring for the AIHS National Conference, for further details see our sponsorship page.

AIHS Events Team  e:  events@aihs.org.au   p (03) 8336 1995