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An ergonomist brings knowledge of the capabilities & limitations of humans to systems so both the system & people work effectively.

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HFESA Events Calendar

Social Networking Victorian Branch

Wednesday 29 June 2016
Location: The Corkman - 160 Leicester Place, Carlton VIC

ACT Branch Fireside Dinner 2016

Wednesday 29 June 2016
Location: Wilbur's Cafe Bar, 14 Hackett Place, Hackett ACT

WA Branch Proposed WHS Regulations Changes Information Seminar

Thursday 7 July 2016
Location: Seminar Room 3, Gascoyne House Rear of Graylands Campus off John XXIII Ave, Mount Claremont

HealthSIG Journal Club - Sydney South

Wednesday 13 July 2016
Location: Boyles Sutherland restaurant, 808 Old Princes Highway Sutherland

ICTTP 2016 - 6th International Conference on Traffic & Transport Psychology

Tuesday 2 August 2016
Location: Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Qld.

QHFESA Mindfulness Breakfast with Manish Singh & QHFESA AGM

Thursday 4 August 2016
Location: Upstairs at The Ship Inn, corner Sidon & Stanley Street, Southbank Parklands QLD 4101

ARPA National Injury Management Conference 2016

Sunday 7 August 2016
Location: Grand Hyatt, Melbourne VIC

TranSIG Journal Club Series: August

Tuesday 16 August 2016

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Other events and conferences...

HFESA 2016 Conference
6-9 November 2016
Gold Coast

OzCHI 2016 Conference
29 November - 2 December 2016
Launceston, TAS

HFESA wins APAC Business Award 2015

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Other Conferences

OzCHI 2015

IEA 2015 Congress (Australia)

IEA 2018 Congress (Florence)

Special Interest Groups

Anthropometry Resource Australia SIG

Computer Human Interaction SIG

Design SIG

Defence SIG

Healthcare Ergonomics SIG

Occupational Health & Safety SIG

Resources & Energy SIG

Student SIG

Human Factors in Transport SIG


Dr Carmen LawrenceDr Carmen Lawrence

Read more about HFESA's patron, and her background in psychology and politics at state and federal levels.