mlcoa Queensland

Level 15, 333 Ann Street                         

Brisbane  QLD  4000

Ph: 07 3839 1999
Fax: 07 3831 4506
E: contactqld@mlcoa.com.au

mlcoa QLD Updates

November Update:

Welcome to our monthly bulletin update and thank you for joining us.

mlcoa wishes to thank you for all for your support throughout the year as we look forward to planning our events and educational sessions for 2018. If you have any suggestions and or topics that you feel would benefit from having the forum of an educational session please email Vanessa and Fernanda on eventsqld@mlcoa.com.au

mlcoa is proud to welcome a new consultant to our team:  Associate Professor Michael Reid Orthopaedic Surgeon who is based in Cairns. Associate Professor Michael Reid’s area of expertise is polytrauma also a specialist in lower limb and shoulder trauma. Please join mlcoa in welcoming Associate Professor Reid. If you would like any further information in  regards to Associate Professor Reid’s availabilities in Cairns please don’t hesitate to contact our customer services team on 07 3839 1999.

Regional Specialist Dates

Townsville

  • 20.11.2017 Psychiatrist Dr Lucas Murphy
  • 27.11.2017 Psychiatrist Dr Wasim Shaikh
  • 1.12.2017 Occupational Physician Dr Andrew Lingwood
  • 30.11.2017 Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr James Price
  • 01.12.2017 Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr Simon Journeaux
  • 14.12.2017 Psychiatrist Dr Curtis Gray

Cairns

  • 29.11.2017 Psychiatrist Dr Mary O’Hare
  • 30.11.2017Orthopaedic Surgeon Dr Jason Beer

 

 

Educational Events

 

HR Series: Seminar 3 - Personal Liability And The Cost Of Getting It Wrong

This presentation, a follow up from the hugely successful Fitness for Duty Assessments from a Legal Perspective and Dealing with Obstructive Employees will touch on and further expand upon:

  • Circumstances where managers have been sued personally for e.g. discrimination, and the types orders courts and tribunals can make; and
  • The types of costs incurred in defending against claims for e.g. discrimination or adverse action, covering both awards of compensation and costs orders etc. made by courts and tribunals.  

Presenter: Mr John Dwyer, Barrister at Law

Where: The New Incholm Hotel & Suites, 73 Wickham Terrace, Brisbane QLD

When: Thursday, 23rd November 2017

Cost: On Us!

Time: 8:15am arrival for an 8:30am start. Session to conclude at 10:00am.

RSVP: Please complete the registration form below and return it to Vanessa and Fernanda via eventsqld@mlcoa.com.au. For further information please call Vanessa or Fernanda on (07) 3839 1999.

Registration Form

 

 

HR Series: Seminar 1 - Fitness For Duty Assessments From A Legal Perspective - Townsville

This presentation, a follow up from the hugely successful Fitness for Duty Assessments from a Legal Perspective, will again touch on and further expand upon:

  • An employee’s ability to safely or effectively perform their role
  • The role of a Fitness for Duty Assessment (FFDA) in a Human Resource and Industrial Environment
  • Considerations from a legal perspective when referring an employee for a FFDA 

Presenter: Mr John Dwyer, Barrister at Law

Where: The Ville Resort Townsville, Sir Leslie Thiess Drive, Townsville QLD

When: Friday, 24th November 2017

Cost: On Us!

Time: 8:15am arrival for an 8:30am start. Session to conclude at 10:00am.

RSVP: Please complete the registration form below and return it to Vanessa and Fernanda via eventsqld@mlcoa.com.au. For further information please call Vanessa or Fernanda on (07) 3839 1999.

Registration Form

 

 

Alcohol And Drug Misuse In Personal Injuries - Townsville

This presentation will provide insight into the significance of Alcohol misuse in personal injury claims and explore:

  • Medicinal Cannabis and Substance misuse in context of pain management
  • Investigation and testing techniques/ developments 
  • Case Examples and context for insurers and plaintiff/ defendant lawyers. 

Presenter: Dr Wasim Shaikh, Psychiatrist

Where: The Ville Resort Townsville, Sir Leslie Thiess Drive, Townsville QLD

When: Monday, 27th November 2017

Cost: On Us!

Time: 11:15am arrival for an 11:30am start. Session to conclude at 1:00pm.

RSVP: Please complete the registration form below and return it to Vanessa and Fernanda via eventsqld@mlcoa.com.au. For further information please call Vanessa or Fernanda on (07) 3839 1999.

Registration Form

 

 

Common Orthopaedic Work Injuries: An Open Discussion Forum - Cairns

Please join us for a brief insight and discussion on common work injuries such as: back strain, shoulder bursitis and the most appropriate management of these conditions. This session will also explore insight into recovery time frames for improvement.

We will also discuss when further radiology and specialist intervention is required and what to expect when intervention is required and approved.

Presenter: Dr Jason Beer, Orthopaedic Surgeon

Where: Boland's Centre, 14 Spence Street, Cairns QLD

When: Thursday, 30th November 2017

Cost: On Us!

Time: 8:15am arrival for an 8:30am start. Session to conclude at 10:00am.

RSVP: Please complete the registration form below and return it to Vanessa and Fernanda via eventsqld@mlcoa.com.au. For further information please call Vanessa or Fernanda on (07) 3839 1999.

Registration Form

 

Regards,

The mlcoa Team