This paper outlines the context within which the flexible ongoing proposal arose, the WorkPac vs. Skene decision, and the NSWBC’s concerns about “double dipping.” It then examines the nature of casual work in Australia and provides an analysis of how the proposed flexible ongoing category...
Australia can learn much from the policy leadership of the Ardern Government in New Zealand and its reforms to address stagnant wages and rebuild a more inclusive workplace relations framework, according to this research.
This inquiry was initiated to examine options for greater involvement by private sector life insurers in worker rehabilitation, including support after return to work, with particular reference to the interaction of Income Protection (IP) insurance and Total and Permanent Disability (TPD) insurance with State, Territory,...
Quality of growth has been the mantra this year, underscoring the profound transformation that is taking place in the Chinese economy in terms of how it should be managed. At a macro level, a slower growth rate is necessary but not sufficient for mitigating financial...
This report argues that every organisation has a role to play to support its people who are experiencing domestic and family violence, and create a culture that does not tolerate violence or discrimination and actively promotes gender equality.
This review is a comprehensive document, based on the experiences and perceptions of staff and stakeholders, to frame and assess the Australian Olympic Committee's ethical framework.
Drawing on the latest evidence and experience, this report offers a set of recommendations for how organisations can engage men effectively to achieve gender equality at work.
This report seeks to provide practical steps to deliver fairer workplaces and a more efficient, innovative economy.
In September 2015, Malcolm Turnbull was elected leader of the Parliamentary Liberal Party, thereby becoming Australia’s twenty-ninth Prime Minister. In his first press conference as Prime Minister, Mr Turnbull pledged that ‘this will be a thoroughly Liberal Government. It will be a thoroughly Liberal Government...
This resource presents Victoria’s first Gender Equality Strategy, which aligns with other equality strategies and is intended to serve as a gateway to pursuing equality in all its forms.
In issues of key scholarly social work journals over the past few years ( British Journal of Social Work , Practice and Australian Social Work ), articles have addressed the importance of work-based resilience for social work professionals. To date, however, the process of developing...