Date: Wednesday November 22, 2017 State: ACT,NSW,NT,QLD,SA,TAS,VIC,WA

Webinar: Ageing workers - considerations for rehabilitation professionals over the next 10 years

About the webinar:

The current median age of today’s worker is just over 40, however as Australia’s population ages, it is facing a major workforce shift as an increasing number of mature age workers elect to stay in the workforce longer. 

In this webinar, Kristine Gatt, will review the Australian Bureau of Statistics data on ageing workers and what it tells us, the ageing body and the impact of working longer, the social considerations in the context of the modern work environment and what this means for workplace rehabilitation professionals.

Webinar details:

The webinar will be held on Wednesday, 22 November, from 12.30pm to 1.30pm (Australian Daylight Savings Time).  Participants from outside NSW and Victoria should check the local time in their jurisdiction.

Registration details:

The cost to register is:

  • $20 for ARPA member staff
  • $80 for non-members.

To register to participate, click HERE.

Presenter: Kristine Gatt

Kristine has held senior management positions in rehabilitation, health care, HR and industrial relations.She was the National Manager for CGU Risk Management Services for several years and has worked across several insurance brands for Insurance Australia Group.

As a result of her work in the insurance industry, she became interested in emerging trends related to ourageing workforce demographic in Australia. Kristine joined WCD in 2007 and this has led to her to studyand work with businesses and government organisations; assisting them to manage the needs of theirmature workforce and introduce EmployeeCARE programmes to promote the ‘Health Benefits of Good Work’.

Areas of expertise:

  • Ageing Workforce
  • Business management and leadership
  • Workers' compensation claims and injury management systems
  • Project management
  • Rehabilitation.