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WA Determinative Forum

16 August 2017

Time: 5:15 PM -7:00 PM
Venue: Squire Patton Boggs
Level 21, 300 Murray Street
Perth WA 6000
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This event is complimentary to members and guests.

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Wednesday, 16 August

Join Ian Munns and Daniel Kearney, as they explain the continuing role of the Construction Contracts Act within the new Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety. The speakers will consider the changes to the Act that have been in force for the last seven months and discuss what changes might lie ahead. They will also consider the educational initiatives that are being undertaken to create greater awareness and use of the Act amongst smaller players within the construction industry.

You are invited to submit your queries on the future operation of the Act to Resolution Institute (addressed to Helen Goddard) by 7 August 2017 so the speakers can address these in their informal discussions with the group.

Resolution Institute thanks Squire Patton Boggs who are generously hosting this event.

Speaker Profiles

Ian Munns

Ian is the Acting Executive Director for the Building Commission since July 2017. He was the Executive Director of the Corporate and Governance Services Division for fifteen months in the then Department of Commerce. Before that he was the Director of Policy and Education in the Worksafe Division for five years. Ian also worked for 24 years in the Australian Public Sector where he was involved in a variety of activities including enforcement, advice and policy.

Daniel Kearney

Dan has been the Principal Policy Officer with the Building Commission since February 2016. He has been responsible for advising on recent amendments to the Construction Contracts Act 2004 and managing the operational functions performed under the Act. Before joining the Building Commission, Dan worked for the Western Australia Police in a variety of management and policy advisory roles, mostly in the areas of traffic law and road safety.