NEW DAPA Member Services

The Advisory service hotline operates from 9.00 am to 5.30 pm (AEST) Monday to Friday.
Members can speak with one of the lawyers for up to15 minutes in relation to a single matter, at no charge, on six occasions each year (90 minutes in total) regarding:
• Award interpretation and questions
• legal advice
• OHS information (including WorkCover advisory and training services such as risk assessment and management, safety audits, effective claims management, identifying light duties and dealing with long-term disability)
• equal employment opportunity
• industrial relations matters
• human resources and employment information (including performance management and reviews, change management, work/life balance, recruitment, induction and mediation)
• negotiating employment agreements and contracts
• disciplinary matters
• dismissal and retrenchment

You will be asked to provide your membership number which can be found on the front of your membership card and membership must be current at the time of contact.

AHIG also conducts training sessions on HR and IR topics. Members can register at discount rates. Upcoming sessions are:
Human Resources And Industrial Relations Masterclass
Newcastle 9th Feb Sydney 10th Feb Wollongong 11th Feb
Melbourne 17th Feb Adelaide 24th Feb Brisbane 2nd March
Darwin 9th March Launceston 16th March

HR Essentials and Skills for Employees
Sydney 6th April Newcastle 5th April Wollongong 7th April
Melbourne 13th April Launceston 20th April Brisbane 27th April
Perth 4th May Adelaide 11th May

Performance Appraisal Intensive - Sydney 20th April
Handling Crucial Conversations
Privacy and Clinical Governance
More details on website: