Renee Robson

Renee Robson

Organization - Widex
Business Credit


G'Day To HR In Australia

Learning Objectives

1. Understand what is awesome about HR in Australia;

2. Evaluate what is terrible about HR in Australia - and what you can learn from it; and,

3. Understand what lessons can be taken from Australia and applied to your organisation.


You will learn about the innovative practices and emerging HR trends in Australia so you can incorporate the best ideas into your organization and avoid the worst.

HR management processes in Australia are constantly evolving and learning and operate in a much more regulated environment than the USA. Deeper understanding of what is occurring in the in Australia will help HR professionals to be aware of, and plan for, key issues that could potentially impact their own organizations.

This session will focus on learning from the best HR practices in Australia, illuminate the worst (and help you avoid them too) and give practical lessons as to what you can learn from HR in Australia and use within your organisation.


Renee is a bit of a tech addict who spends far too much time furiously investigating new opportunities and theories in the world of people & culture. She's enthusiastic about the contribution that forward-thinking leaders can make in ensuring that work is a place where people can be fulfilled, and have opportunities to learn, grow and develop. Her background across HR & organisational development started in L&D and means she gets to spend all day equal parts fighting HR fires and planning long term people solutions.

Renee is the Performance & Capability Manager at Widex in Melbourne, Australia. Widex is a global healthcare technology company based in Denmark and the Melbourne office operates across Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong & Singapore. Renee is active on social media and blogs at www.reneerobson.com and other sites, and collaborates globally through Twitter (@ReneeRoberz).