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    • 21 Jul 2020
    • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM (UTC+10:00)
    • Webinar via Zoom

    Invitation to members and guests join us for a webinar "Women, Work and COVID-19”

    Speakers will include:

    Professor Marian Baird – University of Sydney – COVID-19 in Australia: The Gender Agenda. Marian will discuss the scale and history of pandemics and recessions in Australia and their effect on women

    Dr Mihajla Gavin – University of Technology – Emerging from COVID-19: Women, Value and Voice. Mihajla will discuss the Impacts of COVID-19 in female-dominated professions, the value of care and caring professions and spotlight on emerging policies

    Sarah Gardner - Big Steps Deputy Director and Samira Shire – Early Childhood Teacher, Big Steps Leader and UWU Delegate - United Workers Union – Essential but still undervalued – perspectives from early childhood educators on the frontline of the pandemic. Sarah and Samira will discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic reignited a crucial debate about the essential role and value of early education, and how early childhood educators voices continue to be absent from that debate. It’s time for that to change.

    About the Speakers

    Please note

    The webinar link will be sent to all registered participants 48 hours before the event

    • 25 Sep 2020
    • 9:30 AM (UTC+10:00)
    • 27 Sep 2020
    • (UTC+10:00)
    • Crowne Plaza - Terrigal NSW

    Postponed until 25-27 September 2020

    Early Bird options available until June 30th

    Speakers Include:

    • Michael Kaine - National Secretary, Transport Workers Union of Australia
    • Alison Barnes - National President, National Tertiary Education Union
    • The Hon Tony Burke MP - Shadow Minister for Industrial Relations
    • Emma Golledge  - Director, Kingsford Legal Centre
    • Alana Matheson - Associate Director, People and Change, Management Consulting, KPMG
    • Stephen Smith - Head of National Workplace Relations Policy, Ai Group
    • Penny Thew - Barrister, Greenway Chambers
    • Dr Stephen Clibborn - Senior Lecturer and Honours Coordinator (Academics), Work and Organisational Studies - University of Sydney University of Sydney
    • Dr Chris F Wright - Senior Lecturer and Research Coordinator (Academics), Work and Organisational Studies - University of Sydney
    • Cameron Louglin - Head of Employment Legal, Uber
    • Deputy President Sams - Fair Work Commission
    • Commissioner Webster - Industrial Relations Commission of NSW
    • Kate Carnell AO - Small Business Ombudsman
    • Nicole Gower - Vice President, People and Services, Macquarie University
    • Commissioner Johns OAM - Fair Work Commission
    • Lucy Saunders - Barrister - will present our Year in Review

    Take a look at the current program click here

    Important Information

    Please read before making your booking

    Bookings Close 11 September

    • Fees quoted do not include GST. This will be added when the invoice is created.
    • Non Members booking for this Conference will receive membership of IRSNSW until June 2021.
    • Additional options  e.g. booking for Thursday night, booking extra meals or accommodation for your partner can be made at the end of the process before the invoice is generated.
    • If you are booking a Twin room please advise the name of the person you are sharing that room with. There is a place to do this on the booking form. That person will need to have made and paid for their booking before the sharing arrangement can be confirmed. If you are not sharing a room, you will need to book a single room.
    • If you are unable to pay online and choose to use EFT or Cheque it is essential that you email membership@irsnsw.org.au to confirm payment. Your booking cannot be confirmed until we receive this confirmation.
    • Please read our event terms and conditions which apply to bookings for this conference


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