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SPA Member Benefits with WorkPlacePLUS

WorkPlacePLUS is HR/IR partner to Speech Pathology Australia

Speech Pathology Australia (SPA) is the national peak body for speech pathologists in Australia, representing more than 14,000 members.

WorkPlacePLUS is SPA’s workplace relations partner and preferred human resources and industrial relations (HR/IR) provider. Since 2015, SPA has engaged WorkPlacePLUS to advise and support SPA members on HR management, industrial relations and employment matters.

WorkPlacePLUS can provide outsourced HR support when you need it. Whether your needs are short or long term, WorkPlacePLUS is available to assist with all your HR requirements. We can partner with you to:

  • Develop strategies and processes to prevent and respond to workplace issues

  • Comply with various employment regulations and mitigate risk

  • Deliver practical business outcomes

  • Address complex HR issues so that you can focus on the everyday business operations of your practice

WorkPlacePLUS provides support, assistance and resources for a broad range of workplace matters, for example:

  • Developing and implementing your practice’s HR frameworks

  • Developing or updating policies and contracts

  • Filling in when your HR manager on long service or parental leave

  • Conducting a payroll audit and attending to Fair Work issues

  • Conducting management and supervisor training

  • Facilitating difficult discussions and internal communications

  • Addressing serious incidents e.g. bullying and harassment

  • Conducting an independent workplace investigation

  • Managing a significant change project e.g. restructuring

  • Improving staff performance and engagement

  • Monitoring and improving the work culture

WorkPlacePLUS also offers a fully integrated Employee Assistance Program (EAP) and additional tools for workplace wellness.

Since 2013, WorkPlacePLUS has developed a sound reputation for providing flexible, practical, cost-effective solutions and excellent customer service to Australia’s allied health sector.

The experienced team of consultants at WorkPlacePLUS are skilled and accredited workplace investigators, mediators and HR generalists. They are professional, unbiased, and independent of your practice’s internal issues.

SPA Member Benefits with WorkPlacePLUS

Educational Resources

SPA members can access member-only resources provided by WorkPlacePLUS including HR/IR updates, compliance checklists, educational articles, e-Learning modules, webinar recording and podcast recordings. Some of these resources may be time-sensitive and subject to changes.

Workplace Relations Advisory Line

WorkPlacePLUS has established a workplace relations advisory line for SPA members.

SPA members can access an initial complimentary phone consultation of up to 30 minutes. The advice provided is general in nature and can assist your decision-making for matters affecting your practice, such as:

  • pay rates, awards, leave & entitlements

  • employee & contractor agreements

  • hybrid & flexible working arrangements

  • HR policies, systems & processes

  • performance management

  • + more...

To activate this member benefit, please call Anna on (03) 9492 0958 or email Please have your member number handy.

Discounted Rates

If you require tailored advice for specific issues, WorkPlacePLUS can provide a cost estimate for you to review. SPA members receive a discount on WorkPlacePLUS standard consultancy rates.


For more information, please contact us today.


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