Engineering Matters: Encouraging an inclusive working environment in engineering

Learn what it really means to have an inclusive workplace from the Anti-Discrimination Commissioner of Tasmania.
Engineering Matters: Encouraging an inclusive working environment in engineering

How can you encourage a truly inclusive working environment?

Join Engineers Australia Tasmania Division for the next session in the Engineering Matters professional development series and hear from industry experts in equal opportunity.

The Anti-Discrimination Commissioner of Tasmania, Sarah Bolt will give an overview of Discrimination Law including rights and responsibilities in regards to workplace inclusion policies and practices.

Placements are limited so please register early.


Sarah Bolt
Anti-Discrimination Commissioner of Tasmania

Sarah’s career is marked by change and diversity. In the early years she was the Legal Executive for the New Zealand Meat Industry (which fast tracked her life change to being vegetarian).

From there into private practice in South Australia – practicing mainly in Industrial/employment law with an obligatory stint, for most young female lawyers, in Family Law.

Moving from private practice into the world of Social Justice with the Equal Opportunity Commission (South Australia) as a solicitor, conciliator, trainer and complaints manager.

Inspired by an extremely hot Adelaidian summer came a change in professional direction – Station Leader at Mawson Station –Antarctica.

From the ice to slightly warmer climes Sarah was appointed to the position of Anti-Discrimination Commissioner Tasmania in 2005. Being in Tasmania she was able to maintain her close links with the Antarctic Division as a member of the Selection Advisory Committee (recruitment of Antarctic expeditioners).

In 2011 Sarah was appointed as the Police Ombudsman (South Australia) responsible for the oversight of investigations into allegations of misconduct of serving members of the South Australian Police force.

In February 2017 Sarah was reappointed to the role of Anti-Discrimination Commissioner Tasmania.

CPD Hours

This session is worth up to 2 Engineers Australia CPD Hours.

18 / 10 / 2017 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Registration Closes
16 / 10 / 2017 05:00 pm
Engineers Australia Tasmania Division Offices
Level 5, 188 Collins Street
  • Member Rate: $30.00 ($27.27 excl. GST)
  • Society Member Rate: $60.01 ($54.55 excl. GST)
  • Student Member Rate: $30.00 ($27.27 excl. GST)
  • Non-Member Rate: $60.01 ($54.55 excl. GST)
Engineers Australia Tasmania Division
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    Engineers Australia Member Services
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    1300 653 113
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Maximum CPD Hours