HR Masterclass Series - 2022

Our HR Masterclasses are back in 2022!

HR Masterclass Series - 2022


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HR Masterclass Series 2022

‘Attraction and Retention  - finding solutions’

Our HR Masterclasses are back in 2022!

We've partnered with Country Universities CentreLGIAsuper and the Department of Transport and Main Roads Queensland (TMR), to bring you another informative series of HR Masterclasses over 6 full-day sessions, across Queensland from May to September.

The theme this year is 'Attraction and Retention - finding solutions' for Councils and their communities'.

Note: Eligibility to attend this Masterclass Series is restricted to officers and executives from Local Governments, Not for Profit organisations and State Government entities and provided at no cost. 


Date Location

May 26
June 16
July 13
August 10
August 25
September 15

Barcaldine (NEW DATE)


Time Session

Arrival and networking for 09:00 start


Introductions and Acknowledgement of Country


Peak Legal Presentation 

  • Flexible work practices
  • Creative contracts and negotiation
  • General protections

LGIA Super presented by Brendan Laws

Supporting employee financial wellness

  • Benefits and retention outcomes of financially literate employees
  • Employee wellness programs and how they can support attracting and then retaining employees
  • Showcase some key online educational modules offered by us for no cost across super, budgeting, building good money habits and debt management
  • Take home pay increases for some employees that don’t cost the Council anything using salary sacrifice  
  • Retirement outcomes of a LG employee vs regular employee is 100,000s better over a lifetime

Morning Tea and networking


Roundtable 1 - led by Peak Legal

Benefits, rewards and incentives


Country Universities Centre

'Growing Our Own'

  • Building remote and regional capability by growing your own workforce
  • Workforce migration into the community and liveability
  • Case studies on the CUC model 
  • Talent acquisition and candidate sourcing
  • Employee Value Proposition
  • The advertising formula
12:30    Lunch and networking

Go Far Out campaign

A RAPAD Case Study


   Peak Recruitment presentation

  • Talent acquisition and candidate sourcing
  • Employee Value Proposition
  • The advertising formula

Rountable 2 - led by TMR

Succession Planning

14:30    Open discussion and Q&A with presenters
15:00    Close

You'll hear from  Peak's Legal and Workforce Team about contract negotiation, offering flexibility and providing incentives like paying superannuation while on paid parental leave. Our Recruitment Team will discuss talent acquisition, how to develop employee value propositions and using the correct advertising formula to attract the right candidates.

Duncan Taylor, CEO of Country Universities Centre will lead a session on the CUC model that was an initiative of Snowy Hydro to address recruitment challenges and skills shortages and has grown throughout NSW and into Southwest Queensland.

LGIA Super will provide insights about financial wellness supporting employee attraction and retention.

And, TMR will share how they're addressing the skills shortage crisis impacting our regions.

Book your HR Masterclass Session!

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