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Paula McDonald

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Digital platform work in Australia: preliminary findings from a national survey

The objectives of this research were to explore the prevalence and characteristics of digital platform work in Australia, gain insight into the characteristics and experiences of those participating in digital platform work, and understand the extent to which they combine digital platform work with other...
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Encourage support act! Bystander approaches to sexual harassment in the workplace

Sexual harassment in the workplace is a persistent and pervasive problem in Australia and elsewhere, demanding new and creative responses. One significant area that may inform prevention and response strategies is the area of ‘bystander approaches’. In examining the potential for bystander approaches to prevent...
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Unpaid work experience in Australia: prevalence, nature and impact

Anecdotal evidence strongly suggests that internships and other forms of unpaid work experience (UWE) are becoming increasingly common in Australia.
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How political, satirical cartoons illustrated Australia's Workchoices debate

Political cartoons are a ubiquitous form of satire which assists the public to interpret political life. This study examined the tone and content of 107 political, satirical cartoon images published in mainstream Australian newspapers in 2005 and 2006.Political cartoons are a ubiquitous form of satire...
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How political, satirical cartoons illustrated Australia's Workchoices debate

Political cartoons are a ubiquitous form of satire which assists the public to interpret political life. This study examined the tone and content of 107 political, satirical cartoon images published in mainstream Australian newspapers in 2005 and 2006, focusing on cartoons depicting reforms of the...