ALPMA Members now have the opportunity to ask our panel of experts questions directly through our Member Discussion Forum. (Members need to login to access)
Our expert panel has been assembled to help our members navigate the current climate and provide advice and guidance to our members.
- Members can post questions directly within the Forum (viewable by all ALPMA Members) by logging into our website
- Popular and unanswered (due to time restraints) Webinar questions will also be followed up and answered here.
Meet our Experts
Leonie Green - Corvus Group
Leonie works as a coach, facilitator and business advisor on all things people related. Leonie has a Masters in Workplace and Employment Law from Monash University. Leonie worked in private practise as an employment and industrial relations lawyer for nearly 10 years before leaping into a series of roles in the multi-national corporate world including Group Industrial Relations Manager, Group Shared Services Manager and HR Director (Aus/NZ).
In 2014 Leonie launched her first business, Conscious Workplace and her second business Corvus Group Australia in 2017.
Leonie brings both her employment law background and practical commercial experience in management and leadership roles, to work with clients in a pragmatic way, always seeking to drive an improvement in the workplace experience for everyone.
Leonie is a certified practitioner in DISC Advanced, EQ-i2.0, EQ360 and MBTI. In 2019, Leonie published her first book, Stop Doubting, Start Leading: Your Own Unique Way.
Justine Alter - Transitioning Well
Justine is a registered psychologist with a Masters in Organisational Psychology. She specialises in supporting organisations and their people to navigate the challenges where life and work intersect. With over eighteen years experience in transition coaching, short term solution focused counselling, and training, in 2011, Justine went on to co-found Transitioning Well.
Transitioning Well is a leading organisation that works with forward-thinking companies to support employees through work-life transitions including, parental, work-life, and mature-age.
Justine uses primarily a structured, solution focused and outcome based approach with individuals, managers and HR. She is results orientated and builds rapport easily at all levels of organisations, utilising her sound relationship building and listening skills. Having three children and transitioning back to work after each child, she is passionate about the need for work/life integration support.
Sarah Rey - Justitia
Sarah Rey is the managing partner of workplace-relations law firm Justitia. Her practice is focussed on State Government agencies, local government, education and professional services. Sarah and Justitia have been recognised by Doyle's Guide as one of Victoria's leading employer-focused Victorian employment lawyers and law firms in 2020. Justitia has received awards including "Law Firm of the Year" from the Law Insititute of Victoria and the Sir Ken Robinson Award for Workforce Flexibility by AHRI.
As a Director of the Association of Workplace Investigators in the US, she has been instrumental in creating the Australasian chapter.
Magda Marciniak- Justitia
Magda’s professional passion is a tricky legal question about a contract, award or enterprise agreement. From Magda's perspective, the trickier the question is the more interesting the work will be. Consequently, she has a large following of loyal clients who she advises on a wide range of employment law, discrimination and IR issues. Magda is regularly asked to present on complex legal topics and concepts which she is able to convey with great clarity.
Magda assists her clients with a wide range of equal opportunity and employment law matters, including discrimination and sexual harassment complaints, enterprise agreements, modern award obligations and transfer of business. She has a particular interest in advising clients about compliance issues and interpreting industrial instruments. She works with private, public and community sector clients across a range of industries, in particular local government, professional services, public entities and social and community services. Magda regularly represents clients defending claims in the Fair Work Commission, VCAT and the Federal Court and assists her clients in their dealings with the Fair Work Ombudsman. She is also an experienced workplace investigator and is consistently rated highly for her training. Magda is often invited to present papers on employment law topics for human resources and other industry professional conferences. She has published numerous articles and blogs. Magda is also the Pro Bono Coordinator at Justitia and mentors law students through the Victorian Women Lawyers mentoring program.