2020 ESSA WA State Symposium: Workers Compensation

Due to the success of the previous Symposiums, the ESSA WA State Chapter are proudly presenting another State Symposium, this year on the targeted specialty of Workers Compensation. This day will bring together a variety of ESSA professionals at this event, which promises to be a great learning day for all. 

The ESSA Western Australia State Chapter 2020 Annual General Meeting (AGM) will immediately follow this professional development.


Perth, WA
Saturday, 28 November 2020 
10:00am - 3:15pm


10:00am - 10:15am

      Opening Ceremony
David Beard, WA State Chapter Chair
10:15am - 11:00am

  Overview of the Workers Compensation
Alixe Marion, Absolute Balance
11:00am - 11:45am
  An insurers' perspective 
11:45am - 12:30pm

  The role of  Vocational Rehabilitation 
Peter Kitt, The Recovre Group Pty Limited 
12:30pm - 1:30pm
1:30pm - 2:15pm

  Understanding the legislation and WorkCovers'
2:15pm - 3:00pm

  Motivational interviewing 
Amy-Lee Robilliard, Guardian Exercise Rehabilitation
3:00pm - 3:15pm

  Closing Ceremony
David Beard, WA State Chapter Chair

Program is correct at time of publication and is subject to change at anytime without notice. 


Mrs Alixe Marion, AES, AEP, ESSAM
Absolute Balance
Alixe completed a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology graduating from Murdoch University in 2014, she has been working at Absolute Balance as an Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP) in the Workers’ Compensation system since finishing her degree. Alixe has worked in the Health and Fitness industry for just over 12 years, working as a personal trainer prior to becoming an Accredited Exercise Physiologist. Alixe has a vast amount of experience and knowledge in all areas of health and fitness, with her primary focus being clinical exercise rehabilitation in the Workers’ Compensation system. Alixe specialises in the rehabilitative management of injuries sustained in the workplace, ranging from post-operative rehabilitation to late-stage work hardening for physically demanding job roles. She has a special interest in post-operate shoulder and knee rehabilitation and managing lower back injuries conservatively. Alixe is passionate about helping patients get back to their best, achieving the best outcome possible with a holistic, biopsychosocial approach to rehabilitation. 

Mr Peter Kitt, AES, AEP, ESSAM
The Recovre Group Pty Limited 
Peter is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP) who graduated from Murdoch University in 2013. He worked for 2 years’ in a clinical rehabilitation setting collaborating with Doctors and private clients with a vast range of clinical issues. He has been undertaking a variety of roles at Recovre since 2016 including working as an injury management advisor/Health Coordinator for a large not for profit organisation and a similar injury management adviser role for a large manufacturing company. 

Miss Amy-Lee Robilliard, AES, AEP, ESSAM
Guardian Exercise Rehabilitation
Amy-Lee Robilliard is a Senior Clinical Exercise Physiologist, working within the Worker’s Compensation, MVA and Income Protection schemes at Guardian Exercise Rehabilitation for the past three and a half years. Throughout her time working for Guardian, Amy-Lee has gained firsthand clinical experience in schemes throughout both NSW and Perth Australia, treating those debilitated with musculoskeletal, mental health and chronic health conditions via structured exercise programmes. 
Amy-Lee has developed an intense passion in providing those ill-effected with mental health injuries, through quality and meaningful programmes to promote the physiological and psychosocial benefits that have been commonly associated with exercise and physical activity. To enhance her capabilities in this space she is currently undergoing her Masters of Mental Health with a focus on effective goal setting and motivational interviewing to elicit positive behavioural change within patients. 

More to follow...


Rates per person

        Earlybird rate
registrations received & paid
on or before 28 October 2020 
           Standard rate 
registrations received & paid
on or after 29 October 2020
ESSA Member          $125.00   $145.00
ESSA Student Member
Student Non-Member

Please see terms & conditions for registration type definitions.


  • Full day professional development 
  • Arrival tea & coffee, lunch and afternoon tea 
  • Workbook in a softcopy format
  • Certificate of attendance, gaining you valuable ESSA CPD points
  • Networking with the presenters and your peers


Target Audience

Any Accredited Exercise Scientist and/or Accredited Exercise Physiologist with an interest in Workers Compensation




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  • All accredited persons, regardless of any professional development completed/ attended must refer to their accreditation’s Scope of Practice/Standards, and only treat/practice within the same.  
  • ESSA confirms that at the date of release, this professional development meets the requirements of the ESSA Continuing Professional Development Points Guidelines. The information contained in this professional development is of a general nature only, and while every effort and care has been taken to ensure that all representations are accurate as at the date of its release, ESSA accepts no legal liability for any loss or damage suffered as a result of any information provided in this professional development. 
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  • All Professional Development logistics are correct at time of publication. Subject to change at anytime without notice.
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