About AWPTI

about AWPTIAbout AWPTI – we specialise in the providing training and investigation of workplace issues such as reasonable management action, workplace misconduct, bullying, harassment, sexual harassment, misuse of resources including internet, email and IT, fraud and theft. We also provide HR consultancy services.

AWPTI – workplace investigations in Sydney and through-out NSW, QLD and Victoria workplace training national wide. enquiries@awpti.com.au

For more details of our training programs and investigations services and our HR Support

For news about what’s happening at AWPTI and our new projects check out our News page

The principal of Australian Workplace Training and Investigation (AWPTI) Phil O’Brien is a highly experienced and skilled workplace investigator, Lawyer and former member of the NSW Police who can guide you through the minefield of workplace investigations.

Phil has extensive experience handling complex investigations in to all areas of misconduct including bullying, harassment, sexual harassment, discrimination, fraud, theft and other interpersonal issues including assault, threatening behaviour and grievances.

In addition Phil is a higher engaging trainer specialising in management, investigation and employee training in the areas of reasonable management action, performance management, complaint handling and investigation, misconduct, bullying, harassment and all other workplace issues. http://awpti.com.au/training/

After having worked for a number of years as a senior investigator for Wise Workplace and having built a respected and highly regarded reputation Phil decided that it was time to start AWPTI to enable him to provide a continually higher level of service and at more competitive rates.

At present Phil works with a number of law and investigation firms providing investigation and training services on a consultancy basis, and in addition is an adjunct lecturer/tutor at the school of Business and HR University of Notre Dame Sydney, teaching Business and Employment Law, HR policy and Employment relations.

Phil is a former member of the New South Wales Police and currently holds a NSW solicitor’s practising certificate.
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Download Phil’s professional profile – Professional Profile Phi O’Brien

AWPTI has been appointed by a number of NSW Local Councils to conduct investigation and Code of Conduct reviews. Details here

Our Consultants & Associates – AWPTI is part of a larger network on highly experienced workplace investigators and trainers – more details

AWPTI – workplace investigations Sydney and through-out NSW, QLD and Victoria. Workplace training national wide
Misconduct investigations, bullying investigations, harassment investigations & sexual harassment investigations, complaint investigations, grievance investigations

www.awpti.com.au
http://awpti.com.au/investigations/

Qualifications
Bachelor of Law
Bachelor of Art (majoring in psychology) .
Certificate IV – Government Investigations
Certificate IV – Training & Assessment
Certificate III – Investigation services
Commonwealth of Australia – Baseline Protected Security Clearance
Commercial and Private Investigator Master Licence – 411939151
NSW Solicitor’s Legal Practising Certificate – 66757

Memberships and Attendance
Member Professional AHRI
Corruption Prevention Network Annual Forum 2015
NSW Ombudsman Handling Serious Incidents in the Disability Sector – 2016
NSW Independent Commission Against Corruption – Forum for Probity Service Providers 2018

Organisations assisted with workplace investigations, training or HR Support
3M
Aboriginal Land Council NSW
Aboriginal Legal Service NSW/ACT
Aboriginal Justice Centre – ACT
Ability Options
Allegan Pty Ltd
Apra/Amcos
Anytime Fitness
Australian Bio Research
Australian Greens
Australian Red Cross
Australian Skills Quality Authority
Australian Institute of Sport
Australian Nuclear Science Technology Organisation (ANSTO)
Australian Research Council
Australaccueil Pty Ltd
Ashfield City Council
Broken Hill City Council
City of Ryde Council
Fairfield City Council
Leichhardt City Council
Mosman City Council
Strathfield City Council
Upper Hunter Valley Shire Council
Willloughby City Council
Wollondilly Shire Council
Wollongong City Council
Bayer Healthcare
Biomerieux Pty Ltd
Bridge Housing
Burns & Burns Real estate
City, Coast Country Training
Choice Magazine
Cochlear
Collaborate HR
Comfortable Cabcharge Australia
Commonwealth Department of Defence
Commonwealth Department of the Prime Minster and Cabinet
Commonwealth Department of Veteran’s Affairs
College of Event Management Sydney
Cranbrook School
Crown Relocations
DP World Sydney
Esperence Port Sea and Land
Garvan Institute
GHD Pty Ltd
Groupon Pty Ltd
Guthy Renker Pty Ltd
Hasting Co-op Limited
Hepatits NSW
Howden Australia
Hungry Jacks Pty Ltd
Hyder Consulting
ING Bank
Intec Credit Union
IRT – In Home Care
KJ Ross & Associates
K-Mart
Kone Elevators
Lander & Rogers Lawyers
Laverty Pathology
LG Pty Ltd
Linfox/Armaguard
Link Up NSW
Lithgow Aged Care
Manly Warringah Pittwater Community Aid
Macquirie University Hospital
Mt St Joseph School
MVS Valuers
NACCO Materials Handling
Nestle Pty Ltd
NextGen.Net
Northern Co-operative Meat Company
NSW Attorney General and Justice
NSW Crown Holiday Park Trust
NSW Crown Solicitor’s Office
NSW Department of Finance, Service & Innovation
NSW Department of Health Pathology North
NSW Department of Justice
NSW Department of Trade & Investment
NSW Department of Trade and Investment
NSW Police
NSW Roads and Maritime Authority
NSW State Emergency Service
NSW Trustee & Guardian
Transport for NSW
Open Colleges
Orica Pty Ltd
Pandora Pty Ltd
PepsiCo Pty Ltd
RACV
RSPCA – ACT
Salvation Army
Sanitarium Pty Ltd
SBS
Serco Australia Pty Ltd
Sharp Corporation of Australia
Smith & Nephew Pty Ltd
SNP Security
St George Community Housing
St Lucy’s School
St Luke’s School
Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority
Sydney Children’s Hospital Network
Sydney Living Museums
The Sisters of Our Lady of China
Toll People
University of Note Dame University Sydney
Uniting Care Burnside
UTS Insearch
Veolia Pty Ltd
Waste Aid NSW
Western Sydney Medicare Local
Wavelength Pty Ltd
Ventia Pty Ltd
Victorian Department of Human Services
YMCA Canberra
Young Life Australia

Phil has also works or has worked as a consultant investigator for
Centuim Group
Capital Workplace Investigations
Evolve Workplaces
Wise Workplace
FCB Workplace Law
McPherson Kelly Lawyers
CLB Lawyers
Teddington Legal