Understanding New Limits on Fixed Term Contracts Webinar

From 6 December 2023, new limitations will apply to fixed term contracts of employment. Join Business Chamber Queensland's Workplace Services Advisory Team to understand these changes and help your business be compliant.

The changes include: 

  • two years limit on the maximum duration of fixed term contracts,
  • requirement to provide a new Fixed Term Contract Information Statement, 
  • contracts may have one extension and total combined contract length cannot exceed two years, 
  • penalties to address avoidance measures and consequences for exceeding the limit, and
  • exceptions to the limit under few circumstances, including reliance on government funding

Join the webinar to know the major changes occurring before December 6 and understand what these changes mean for your business.


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Webinar speakers

Ezra Pyers

Manager, Workplace Relations, Business Chamber Queensland

Ezra is an experienced Workplace Relations and Human Resources Advisor across multiple industries including hospitality, fuel retail, government and not-for-profit

Prior to joining Business Chamber Queensland, Ezra worked with the Queensland Trucking Association, the peak employer association for the Queensland road transport sector. In this role, he also supported Queensland businesses in the bus and waste sectors, advocating for members at both state and national levels.

Ezra has significant experience representing employers before the Fair Work Commission and Queensland Human Rights Commission, successfully managing disputes start-to-finish. He is experienced in managing claims before the Queensland Industrial Relations Commission, Fair Work Ombudsman and advocating member interests to Queensland state parliament.


Madaleine Zeigler

Workplace Relations Advisor, Business Chamber Queensland

Maddy joined the Workplace Services team in April this year. She is in her final year of university, completing a Bachelor of Business with a dual major in Employment Relations and Management.

Through focused application to her studies, Maddie received the Griffith Award for Academic Excellence in 2020, 2021, and 2022.

Prior to joining Business Chamber Queensland, Maddie was a Workplace Relations Advisor at Health Industry Employment Services.

She has experience drafting employment contracts, salaried arrangements, and external policies and procedures. Maddie prides herself on being an effective communicator who is able to provide detailed, accurate, and timely advice on a range of workplace matters.

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