Welcome to Capital Workplace Investigations, The Workplace Experts. We help you troubleshoot your human resource and industrial relations issues so you can concentrate on your core business.
Jo and Craig are highly qualified, experienced and acknowledged experts in workplace investigations, governance and training. We are able to provide services in all facets of workplace misconduct, policy and governance to all industries.
We are a Supply Nation certified Indigenous supplier. Supply Nation (supported by IBA and DEEWR) define an an Indigenous business as one that is at least 51 per cent owned by Indigenous Australians and the principal executive officer is an Indigenous Australian and the key decisions in the business are made by Indigenous Australians.
Jo Kāmira (FAIM) has 30 years experience in investigations with expertise in workplace misconduct and diversity issues. This, coupled with her investigative background means she is a leading workplace investigator for complex and sensitive matters. As a Principal of Capital Workplace Investigations, Jo fully understands the practical and commercial realities facing employers when workplace grievances and complaints arise. These are key considerations when she plans and conducts workplace investigations or management inquiries.
Jo has managed and conducted hundreds of investigations and management inquiries for Commonwealth and State government, not for profit and private sector clients in matters concerning a wide range of workplace misconduct. Jo combines her practical knowledge of contemporary workplace investigation principles and laws, particularly those relating to procedural fairness, and key workplace policies concerning misconduct with her specialist investigative and analytical skills, to develop and provide services aimed at helping clients investigate and manage workplace issues efficiently, expeditiously and fairly.
Jo has worked as a law enforcement educator (Head of Intelligence Training for the AFP, National Strategic Intelligence Coordinator and lecturer at CSU Centre for Investigative Studies and Crime Reduction) and consultant specialising intelligence, investigations, human resource management and training. Jo also taught at Canberra University.
Jo is the co-author of ‘Procedural Fairness – A Practical Guide for Workplace Investigators’. She has also given numerous papers at law and investigations conferences on workplace investigations.
Bachelor of Social Science (Justice Studies) Charles Sturt University 2000
Advanced Diploma of Government (Management)
Certificate IV Training and Assessment
Craig Sams has over 30 years investigation experience. He is employers’ investigator of choice in matters involving fraud, misconduct and indigenous issues. He has worked extensively for Commonwealth and State government, not for profit and private sector clients.
Craig had an impressive career as a detective for the Australian Federal Police where he gained expertise in intelligence analysis. Craig then moved to the indigenous services sector where he not only honed his policy advice skills but also continued high level investigative work as an investigator and fraud corruption prevention officer with ATSIC/ ATSIS.
Craig also has a tertiary teaching background having been a Subject CoOrdinator and Lecturer at the University of Canberra, and tutor at Charles Sturt University.
As the Principal of Capital Workplace Investigations, Craig is perfectly positioned to understand the practical and commercial realities facing employers when workplace grievances and complaints arise. These are key considerations when he plans & conducts workplace investigations or management inquiries. Craig has considerable experience in managing complex and sensitive investigations. He has recently investigated matters concerning allegations of fraud, misuse of employer resources and bullying and harassment (including sexual harassment).
Aboriginal Justice Centre Inc: Chairperson 2006 - 2013
Aboriginal Justice Advisory Board: Member 2003 - 2006
Crime Prevention & Community Forum: Member 2008 - 2009
Police Consultative Board: Member 2005 - 2007
Certificate IV Government (Investigation)
Certificate IV Government (Fraud Control)
Certificate IV Training and Assessment
Bachelor of Applied Science (Cultural Heritage Management) University of Canberra - 1998