In today’s digital age, where work often transcends traditional office hours, understanding the Right to Disconnect is crucial for both employers and employees alike. To shed light on this evolving concept, we’re excited to announce a free webinar in collaboration with Mills Oakley, where practical law experts will delve into the intricacies of the Right to Disconnect and its implications for workplaces.

What is the Right to Disconnect?

The Right to Disconnect encompasses the fundamental right of employees to disengage from work-related communications and tasks outside of their designated working hours. In our upcoming webinar, we’ll explore the legal framework surrounding this right, defining it and its scope.

Purpose and Implementation

Why does the Right to Disconnect matter, and how will it operate in practice? Our webinar will address these questions comprehensively. From examining the purpose of this right to providing insights into its practical implementation, attendees will gain invaluable clarity on navigating this new frontier in employment law.

Navigating Intersections: Additional Hours, Work Health, Safety, and Discrimination

The Right to Disconnect doesn’t exist in isolation. It intersects with various aspects of workplace regulations, including reasonable additional hours, work health and safety protocols, and anti-discrimination laws. Our webinar will explore these intersections, offering practical guidance on ensuring compliance and fostering a healthy work environment.

Dispute Mechanisms and Next Steps for Employers

Inevitably, questions may arise regarding the enforcement and resolution of disputes related to the Right to Disconnect. Our webinar will equip employers with the knowledge needed to navigate potential conflicts effectively and outline proactive steps to integrate this right seamlessly into their organizational policies and culture.

Meet the Speaker: Nade Petreska, Associate at Mills Oakley

Nade Petreska, an esteemed Associate specialising in Workplace Relations, Employment, and Safety at Mills Oakley, will lead the discussion. With her expertise and insights, attendees can expect an engaging and informative session that provides actionable takeaways for fostering compliance and best practices within their organisations.

Event Details and Registration

Join us for this insightful webinar on the Right to Disconnect, scheduled for:

  • Thursday, May 16, 2024, at 2 pm AEST
  • Tuesday, May 21, 2024, at 2 pm AEST

Attendance is free, but registration is required. Don’t miss this opportunity to stay ahead of the curve on this significant reform in employment law.

Upon registration, participants will receive access to the live webinar, along with supplementary materials, including slides and practical resources to aid in understanding and implementing the Right to Disconnect effectively.


The Right to Disconnect represents a pivotal shift in how we approach work-life balance and employee well-being in the modern workplace. Our upcoming webinar aims to demystify this concept, providing employers with the knowledge and tools necessary to navigate its complexities successfully.

Register now to secure your spot and ensure that your organisation is well-prepared to embrace this important evolution in employment law. We look forward to seeing you there!