Alera National Conference 2021, Melbourne, Australia, 15th & 16th October 2021 

ALERA National Conference 2020, Melbourne, 16th to 17th October

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ALERA is an independent, non­partisan association which encourages research, discussion and debate on a wide range of issues affecting employment relations. The Association welcomes members involved in, studying or interested in industrial, labour or employment relations, labour law and human resources. 

ALERA's objective is to organise and foster discussion, research, education and publication within the field of workplace relations. ALERA is governed by an Executive Committee of representatives from its affiliated State and Territory societies, including the Industrial Relations Society of Victoria (IRSV), which is hosting this conference. 

ALERA brings together people from academia, consulting, employers, governments, the legal profession, unions and other fields. 

These people work to contribute to the promotion of better workplace relations through ALERA affiliates’ newsletters, training, lectures, workshops and an ALERA biennial conference. Participation facilitates an exchange of opinions, an understanding of different points of view and new friendships, which can all help to create goodwill and understanding in the field of workplace relations. 

ALERA (then called the Industrial Relations Society of Australia) began in the 1950s. One of its first initiatives was to launch the Journal of Industrial Relations. ALERA is affiliated to the International Labour and Employment Relations Association (ILERA).

To become a member of one of the constituent bodies of Australian Labour and Employment Relations Association (ALERA) or for more information about them, click HERE